CG visited Russian Presidential National Academy for National Economy and Public Admn and discussed prospects for bilateral cooperation with Director of the Institute Mr. V.A. Shamahov on 12 Apr 2013. The Academy trains civil servants of the region.
Holi was celebrated by "Joy of Life" club on 31 Mar 2013. The St Petersburg school no 653 celebrated Holi on 25 Apr 2013. Both programmes had nice performances (Hindi songs, Indian classical/folk/bollywood dances).