A Volgograd Square and a memorial dedicated to the Stalingrad Victory will appear in the center of the British Coventry

Such was the announcement made at the end of the meeting between the Mayor of Volgograd Andrey Kosolapov and the Lord Mayor of Coventry Anthony Skipper. The representatives of Coventry especially noted the high standard to which celebrations of the 75th anniversary of Stalingrad Victory had been held in Volgograd, and the importance of the festivities, which united 28 foreign delegations from 15 countries, for the growing rapport between different nations.



The perspectives of German-Russian relations have been discussed in Berlin

In the evening of March 1, the Russian House of Science and Culture in Berlin hosted the International conference “Perspectives of German-Russian Relations”. The Mayor of Volgograd Andrey Kosolapov took part in it at the invitation of the “DIE LINKE” political faction in the German Bundestag.



“Stalingrad’s Call for Peace” sounded in Rome

On the evening of the 16th February, the exhibition from Volgograd “Stalingrad: a Call for Peace” was opened in the Russian Center for Science and Cultural situated in the Italian capital. The event could boast an excellent attendance including figures from the Italian academic, cultural and business circles, representatives from the Italian twin-cities of Volgograd, leading educational institution of Rome and Volgograd, political experts, students, journalists, members of philanthropic and research organizations. The ceremony was opened by the director of the Russian Center for Science and Cultural Oleg Osipov and the Mayor of Volgograd Andrey Kosolapov.



Volgograd residents and guests of the city celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Battle of Stalingrad

More than 200 guests from Russia and abroad – 28 delegations altogether – arrived in Volgograd in February 2018 to share with the hero-city’s residents the joy of the 75th anniversary of the Stalingrad Victory.



The Battle of Stalingrad in the English-language fiction

The Battle of Stalingrad is one of the central events of the Second World War and a heroic page in the history of our nation. In this fierce battle people showed individual and collective heroism, which would sometimes lead the enemy into confusion, as the Nazis did not understand its causes, its roots, origins... Reading the pages of history, being acquainted with the exploits of soldiers, people marvel at their dedication, strength, will, and courage.



Foreign movies about the Battle of Stalingrad

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the victory of the Soviet Army against the Nazi troops in the Battle of Stalingrad, we offer our readers a series of thematic articles.



Volgograd and Vitebsk sign a “roadmap” on the development of bilateral cooperation

A delegation of the Vitebsk region from the Republic of Belarus had arrived to the Volgograd region. Today, Volgograd City Duma has become a platform for the meeting between the Mayor of Volgograd Andrey Kosolapov with the First Vice-President of Vitebsk City Executive Committee Valentin Tsvetkov. Within the Protocol of Intent signed between Volgograd and Vitebsk in the summer of 2016, the parties discussed and countersigned a joint plan of events aimed at the development of bilateral cooperation.



Experts of the "Dialogue on the Volga" met at 5 round tables

On the second day, November 1, International Forum of People’s Diplomacy “Dialogue on the Volga: Peace and Mutual Understanding in the 21st Century” continued its work at five thematic platforms.



The International Forum of People’s Diplomacy has been held in Volgograd

More than 200 participants - 25 delegations from Armenia, Germany, Cyprus, China, India, Slovakia, Slovenia, the USA and 10 regions of Russia gathered in Volgograd on October 31 and November 1, 2017 during the IV International Forum of People’s Diplomacy “Dialogue on the Volga: Peace and Mutual Understanding in the 21st century”.



Volgograd and Hiroshima artists arranged a joint concert

On the 15th and 16th of October 2017, more than 40 artists from the united amateur choir of the Land of the Rising Sun – featuring representatives of Hiroshima, our partner-city, – visited Volgograd. During the stay in the hero-city the performers went on numerous excursions and also performed together with Volgograd colleagues – the choir of Volgograd State University.


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