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Committee Chair: Aleksandra Efimova
Committee Co-Chair: Piotr Galitzine

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    Moscow Committee Holiday Party Celebrates New Year

    In addition to participating in the American holidays of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s, Russian-Americans also celebrate Russian Orthodox Christmas and “Old New Year,” which is the beginning of the year according to the Julian calendar. In honor of all the Russian and American holidays, the Moscow Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International, chaired by…


    Mosow Committee Welcomes Russian-Austrian Opera Singer, Anna Netrebko

    The Moscow Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International, chaired by Aleksandra Efimova and Prince Piotr Galitzine, was proud to host a reception for Russian-Austrian soprano Anna Netrebko on March 15, 2013. The VIP reception was held at The Graham Room at the Civic Opera House, following Netrebko’s debut performance at the Lyric Opera of Chicago….

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    Moscow Committee Holiday Party

    Join the Moscow Committee of CSCI for their First Annual Holiday Party at the Drake Hotel’s Palm Court on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, from 5:30-8:30 p.m.  The evening will include cocktails & hors d’oeuvres and a concert performance. Tickets are $35. Sponsored by the Moscow Committee of CSCI.


    Russian-American Business Forum

    In connection with the 3rd Annual Russia Day Gala on June 13, and in celebration of the 13th anniversary of Russian independence, the Moscow Committee of CSCI presents the 3rd Annual Russian-American Business Forum from 11:30 am–2 pm on Thursday, June 13 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. The Russian-American Business Forum is one of the premier…


    MOSCOW: Russia Day Gala

    Chairs Aleksandra Efimova and Prince Piotr Galitzine of the Moscow Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International, in partnership with the US-Russia Chamber of Commerce invite you to the Third Annual Russia Day Gala at the Drake Hotel’s Gold Coast Ballroom. The black tie gala will honor His Excellency Sergey I. Kislyak, Ambassador of the Russian…


    Pre-Performance Reception and Performance of the Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg’s “Rodin”

    The Moscow Committee of CSCI hosts a private pre-performance reception with Boris Eifman in honor of the opening night of the Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg’s production of Rodin on Friday May 17, 2013 from 5–7 p.m. The performance of Rodin will follow the reception at 7:30 p.m. at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. Visionary choreographer Boris Eifman’s…

    MOSCOW: Russia Day Celebration 2012

    On June 14,2012, the Moscow Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International hosts more than 250 Russians and Americans to celebrate Russia Day at a black-tie gala at the Chicago Cultural Center. The event honors Russia’s national holiday, which is celebrated on June 12 and commemorates the day when the Russian Parliament formally declared sovereignty over…