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THE RUSSIANS CLUB IN SINGAPORE

THE RUSSIANS HAVE COME

Alexander Blinov with Farid Muhametshin, Head ofRossotrudnichestvo

Founded in 2007, the Russian Club in Singapore is a non-governmental non-profit organisation created to unite Russian-speaking expats. It organises children’s festivals and theme parties for Russians in Singapore, as well as for anyone keen on learning more about Russian language and culture.

In September 2008, the Russian Club was registered with the Registry of Societies, Singapore. In November 2008, its President, Alexander Blinov, took part in the annual World Congress of Compatriots in Moscow, where delegates from 90 countries discussed issues of Russian expatriates overseas, such as the preservation of the Russian language, culture and education in the CIS countries and overseas.

“The peculiar aspect of the Russian community in Singapore, which counts about 2,000 people, is that most of them are here for only a couple of years due to business,” divulges Blinov. “The burning issue is the lack of classes taught in Russian. There has been a long felt need for a Russian kindergarten or school, or weekend classes, which is more applicable to our situation. Another downside is that the Russian Club has no premises of its own. Being a non-profit organisation, we cannot achieve the desired level without sponsors’ support. We are currently actively working on it.”

By Elena Chigasova

 

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I am true-blue Singaporean. For too long Russia has been demonized by the English-speaking press. I want to know what it's really like.
Nikolai, 2012-10-04
Dear friends
Privet Vcem!
I would like meet Russians/Speaking people.
I am an architect graduated from Russia, I have come from Chennai, India
,Please inform about any event
98126200
Bhoobalan
Cpocibo
Bhoobalan, 2011-10-26
Welcome all the Russians to Singapore.
Iam Singaporean and love to know more about Russian food and culture.
Pls invite me for all Russian events--my number is 94550747

Cheers
Siva
Siva, 2012-05-11

Hi, I would like to experience Russian foodstuff in Singapore. Any Russian Supermarkets or Grocery store in Singapore?
Jeremiah, 2012-07-08
Hi,
I graduate from Russia and working as a doctor in delhi..... I like to join the people who speak Russian bcoz some times I am coming to Singapore use to office work and during that time a can meet and enjoy to them
With regards
Mob no-+91-9911468300
Dr Rajeev Jaiswal, 2012-11-24
There is actually a russian cafe in burlington square that serves russian food at a reasonable price with russian music playing a nice place to go for dinner!
Brendan, 2012-12-09
I graduated university in Russia, now working in a travel company.
I am Singapore citizen now. I would like to meet Russians or Russian speaking people, if possible, please invite me for all Russian events in Singapore,welcome all of you to Singapore!
Zhu Qiaolin, 2013-03-04
privet!!! i am a singaporean learning the russian language... would really like to meet someone so i can practise this beautiful language.... please contact me at this number +6594597814
abraham, 2013-07-15
I am thai in bangkok. I need ruusian speaking guide
in singapore for my friends 3 paxs on 28 july 13
if any one there, pls contact +66 863201920 (mobile)
pradit, 2013-07-22
Or my email: pradit101@hotmail.com
Thank you
pradit, 2013-07-22
Privet,

Do you guys know where I can get Khvanchkara and Pirosmani wine in Singapore?
Aaron, 2013-08-09

Hi! My wife and I are planning to visit Moscow and St. Petersburg in July. I checked with Dynasty Travel yesterday. They have a 8-day in Moscow and St. Petersburg itinerary I felt was to short to appreciate what both cities has to offer in terms of its history, culture, architecture and the arts. I am also interested in meeting up with local Russians to understand them better. I think I will be able to accomplish this only with a local Russian travel agency who can tailor such a program for us. The key question is: Which one is is reliable? And, there are many to be found on the internet. Would you have anyone living in Singapore who is interested to give us some tips or recommend a reliable tour agency for a tailored program of about 14 days in Moscow and St. Petersburg and some off the usual tourist spots? Appreciate any assistance you can give us. regards.

Louis
Louis Tan, 2014-02-12

Hi Louis, i'm a Singaporean who lived in Russia for 3 years. Just came back in Jan 2014. I can give you some advice. Skype me at ies.moscow.oc. Cheers!
Hanly, 2014-02-18
Hi....I'm relocating from Singapore to Perth Australia. Does anybody know a Russian or Ukraine piano teacher over there? If you do, could you please contact me? I woukd like to finish my grades. Many thanks Federica
Federica, 2016-05-24
I'm interested in learning Russian language. I'm a Chinese but study in America and learn from Russian coach about skating, later I'm interested in watching Ballet from Russian, learn Russian culture, food cooking, sports, etc. I would like to meet Russian/Speaking teacher who can teach me Russian language from starter.
Dania, 2015-12-01
This website can definitely use a good make over.

I Love Russia!
Russia, 2017-07-18

 
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