Welcome to the Westminster Russia Forum
The Westminster Russia Forum (WRF) is an organisation created for those with an interest in Russian politics, business, history and culture, with the aim of strengthening relations between the British and Russian communities in the UK.
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You DO NOT need to be a member of any political party to be a member of WRF.
You DO NOT need to be an expert on Russia to be involved!
You should have a genuine interest in Russia, a desire to improve understanding and enhance relations.
WRF is open to anybody with an interest of any level in the subject matter. Speakers and special guests at events are drawn often drawn from key politicians across all parties including MPs, Lords and Government Ministers.
Latest WRF News
DELIGHT AT USHAKOV MEDAL PRESENTATION
Posted on June 16, 2013
WESTMINSTER RUSSIA FORUM DELIGHT AT USHAKOV MEDAL PRESENTATION Westminster Russia Forum has expressed its delight at the very first Ushakov Medals being presented to British World War Two Arctic Veterans by David Cameron and Vladimir Putin today. The British Prime Minister and the Russian President met this afternoon ahead of the G8 Summit to discuss [...]
UK Russia Relations: An interview with the Chairman of the Westminster Russia Forum
Posted on June 4, 2013
Taken from an article on ShoutOutUK, which can be viewed here. UK Russia Relations: An interview with the Chairman of the Westminster Russia Forum At a recent debate you said Russians in London should stop reinforcing stereotypes by ‘partying like Russians’. What other stereotypes of Russians do you think are being perpetrated? And where [...]
STABILITY IS KEY TO UK-RUSSIAN INVESTMENT, SAYS TORY CHAIR
Posted on May 29, 2013
STABILITY IS KEY TO UK-RUSSIAN INVESTMENT, SAYS TORY CHAIR Energy Select Committee Chair Tim Yeo MP told a meeting of the Westminster Russia Forum last night that mutual UK-Russian investment in the energy industry should be encouraged but that the creation of a predictable political and economic environment was central to this. The former [...]
The Voice of Reason or Obstruction? – Russia’s role in the UN
Posted on May 27, 2013
This text is taken from an article in Russian Mind Magazine which can be viewed here. Richard Royal, Chairman of the Westminster Russia Forum, reports on an event with Sir Jeremy Greenstock, Chairman of UNA-UK. The role of Russia in the United Nations has been a pertinent topic throughout the organisation’s 68 year existence, where [...]
“Be more Inclusive” Royal tells Russians
Posted on May 8, 2013
Westminster Russia Forum Chairman Richard Royal has advised Russians in London not to reinforce stereotypes by hosting lavish events at pricey venues. Royal, who was a guest speaker at a Russian Mind debate on ‘Partying like Russians’, said that the post-Communist attraction to symbols of wealth and power was a negative aspect of the Russian [...]