Welcome to the Westminster Russia Forum
The Westminster Russia Forum (WRF) is a UK-wide apolitical voluntary organisation created for those with an interest in Russian politics, business, history and culture, with the aim of improving relations through greater understanding.
To join WRF today, click here.
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
Our Important Work Over The Last Year
Posted on September 28, 2013
It can be easy to forget the important work that Westminster Russia Forum does, so we wanted to take a moment to remind you! Over the last year we have: – Hosted more than twenty events, with speakers including Tim Yeo MP; Charles Tannock MEP; Peter Tatchell; Andrew Pierce; and Sir Jeremy Greenstock … on […]
Interview with Soviet Jewellery News
Posted on September 6, 2013
Interview by Dmitry Tamoikin for Soviet Jewelry News. Ladies and gentlemen, today we had the pleasure to interview Mr. Richard Royal, Chairman of Westminster Russia Forum, a UK based nonprofit organization that seeks to bridge the gap between the West and the East. Richard is a political commentator, activist and consultant who regularly contributes to […]
Does Russia need new Spokespeople to Overcome its Stereotypes?
Posted on August 7, 2013
Does Russia need new Spokespeople to Overcome its Stereotypes? An analysis of Westminster Russia Forum’s Summer Reception with Guest Speaker John Mann, PR Advisor to Roman Abramovich (originally appeared in Russian Mind Magazine) The awe-inspiring setting of the House of Commons was the backdrop to this year’s Westminster Russia Forum Summer Reception. Guests of varying […]
Has Putin’s Misjudgement Created a Monster?
Posted on July 23, 2013
Article by WRF Chairman Richard Royal, also featured on ShoutOutUk, ConservativeHome and www.richardroyal.com (this is an opinion piece, not representative of WRF or its membership) Has Putin’s Misjudgement Created a Monster? In a claustrophobic courtroom in the city of Kirov, ironically named after a popular and prominent Bolshevik who fell victim to a jealous Stalin in […]
ABRAMOVICH PR GURU: “RUSSIA NEEDS FAIRER MEDIA REPRESENTATION AND BETTER SPOKESPEOPLE”
Posted on July 16, 2013
ABRAMOVICH PR GURU: “RUSSIA NEEDS FAIRER MEDIA REPRESENTATION AND BETTER SPOKESPEOPLE” Russia has a PR problem but its issues are being exacerbated by the Western media, was the central message given by Roman Abramovich’s PR Guru last week. John Mann, the experienced Public Relations professional who has worked alongside the billionaire Russian owner of Chelsea […]