4th Assembly of the Russian compatriots in Malta was held in Valletta

On April 14, 2019 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russian Federation to the Republic of Malta Vladimir Malygin and Director of Russian Centre for Science and Culture Andrey Muraviev participated in the 4th edition of the Assembly of the Russian compatriots in Malta.

The participants discussed the achievements of the Coordinating Committee of the Assembly (CCRCA) and elected a new Board. The chairwoman is Ms Natalia Camilleri, director of Malta Crown Russian boarding school.

The Assembly was opened by the speech of the Ambassador Malygin. He stressed that over the years CCRCA has accumulated considerable experience in organizing important social and cultural events, such as Maslenitsa, New Year parties for children as well as commemorative events on the occasion of Victory Day, namely "Immortal Regiment" and "St. George's ribbon" activities. He valued CCRCA’s contribution to consolidation of the Russian community in Malta, its efforts to help people preserve their spiritual ties with their motherland, transfer of traditional cultural values to the younger generation.

RCSC director Andrey Muraviev thanked everyone for their active participation and stressed that RCSC is happy to support interesting projects and proposals from the Russian compatriots in Malta. He wished Russian compatriots every success.

Also during the Assembly, the Russian Ambassador awarded Russian compatriots’ companies with the letters of gratitude for organizing the traditional folk festival "Maslenitsa-2019".