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Art and icons in Perm, Joanna Tulloch
Fantastic Plastic - An exhibition at Perm Museum of Modern Art, Liz Wheater & John Hind
A Journey to the North of Perm Krai, Carole Richardson
Magnificent Minsk and Mogilyov, Catherine Cooper
Book Review of Mark B Smith’s ‘The Russia Anxiety - and how history can resolve it’, David Roulston
News from Perm-Oxford, Galina Gusarova

Perm 2019, Jill Hind
A Balalaika Lesson, John Hind
Georgia on my mind, Catherine Cooper
Perm Again!, Susan Clarkson
Volunteering and Youth in Russia, Elena Polyakova
News from Perm-Oxford, Galina Gusarova
Visit to a Tatar Village, Chris Cowley

Perm’s Most Famous Schoolboy, Martin Spence
Vodka Tasting Evening - May 2019, May Wylie
Book Review of Tony Wood’s ‘Russia without Putin’, David Roulston
An Update on the Anton Chekhov garden, Jessica Vlasova
Oxford International Links, Sue Gregory
Social services for young people in Russia, Anna Balina
A guide to a Russian banya, Jessica Vlasova
Extract from Perm Oxford news, Galina Gusorova

Life of Rivers/Rivers of Life, Alison Watt
Poems, Jane Spiro
On Drinking in Russia, Karen Hewitt
Journalists without Borders, Vadim Skvorodin
What we discovered in Oxford  by visiting scholars from PSU

Chekhov’s Gardens,  Rosamund Bartlett
Civil Society in Perm, Janice Giffen
Learning Russian, Jessica Vlasova
Book Review of ‘Russian Against the Rest’ by Richard Sakwa,  David Roulston
Perm Oxford News
Perm: A Fascinating Feast of Opera and Ballet, Marcus Ferrar

Guests at the Mayor Making Ceremony, Natasha Rudometova (from Perm)
Among the Ukrainians - Peter Shirt, Jonathan Saunders
My First Visit to Perm, Kiril Hewitt
Recent Extracts from our twin city Perm Oxford news, Galina Gusorova
Russian Holidays, Jessica Vlasova

The things that bring us closer: A joint project in clinical psychology, Julia B. Grantham
Why did 'we' learn Russian, Nigel Robertson
Are we really so similar? or UNITY IN DIFFERENCES ,  Perm State University teachers: Ekaterina Isaeva, Elena Mikhailovna, Lev Pleshkov, Evgenia Kharebova, Mikhail Grabevnik and Alexandra Osmolovskaya 
Perm Oxford news items Galina Gusarova 
Book Review of A.J.P. Taylor's autobiography, a Personal History,  Jonathan Saunders 
Friends' House Moscow,  Susan Clarkson
1week, 7 sunrises, and many cups of tea in Perm, Louise Hall

My Perm - A Sentimental Journey - An Honourable Citizen of Perm: Professor Tsymmerman, Julia B. Grantham
Crimea - the crisis in 2014 and what has happened since, Karen Hewitt
Book Review: Alan Sillitoe's working-class novels, and the Russian connection,  Jonathan Saunders 
Book Review: Peter Conradi, 'Who Lost Russia - How the World Entered a New Cold War', Oneworld Publications, 2017, David Roulston
Dividing my time between Knyazhevo and Oxford,  Jessica Vlasova

Perm - a Winter Wonderland February 2017, Margaret Savory
As Others See Us, Karen Hewitt
Book Review Frontline Ukraine, by Richard Sakwa, I B Tauris, London 2015, David Roulston 
Diabetic Foot Programme. Perm. 15th & 16th May 2017., Andrew Adams
Talk by Chief Editor of Award-Winning Perm Local Newspaper, Martin Spence
Millions march throughout Russia, Jessica Vlasova

 

Cherdyn, Alison Watt
Beata's Christmas wish, Ksenia Hewitt
The floating sign, Ekaterina Zueva, Perm State University 
How to enjoy a big birthday party, Karen Hewitt
A day detour to Yasnaya Polyana, David Roulston

Karavai in Liverpool - a positive extension of the Oxford connection, May Wylie
One day in the life of a PSU student, Tatyana Chudinova
A First Trip to Russia, Helen Pighills
Cruising down the Kama to Kazan (and back), Alison Watt

My Perm - A Sentimental Journey An Honourable Citizen of Perm: Evgeny Shirokov, Julia Budnik - Grantham
Vsevolodo-Vilva - a celebration, Karen Hewitt
Hogwarts in Perm, Daria Shemiakina Andreyevna
Modern Art in Perm, Alison Wat

Oxford Goes To Perm, Bob Price 
Provincial and Backward? The distinctive cultural life of Perm, Alexander Mercouris 
Noye's Fludde Twinning Event - October 2015 , Voirrey Carr
Our new Project - Oxford Journalists and Perm Journalism, Karen Hewitt 
Climbing to the top of Magdalen Tower as one of the brightest impressions of Oxford tour, Olga Putina

Visit to Oxford by Karavai Balalaika Quartet, May Wylie 
Extreme Climate, Harriet Buckley
Visiting Perm for the 70th anniversary of the victory over fascism and the end of the Great Patriotic War, Derek Summers
Seeing With The Heart - Visually Impaired Children In Perm, Susan Clarkson
Anniversary celebration talksPerm-36 Museum and Gulag History,  talk by Dan Healey
What is going on in Russia? The views and values of ordinary Russians, talk by Karen Hewitt
The Paintings of Leonid Pasternak, talk by Ann Pasternak-Slater, report by Dana Wentworth

Oxford Perm Association: 20th anniversary celebrations: the visit of Yarmarka,  Sue Gregory
The 70th Aniversary of Victory Day in Perm, Tim Sadler
OXFORD PERM 2015 Our Twentieth Anniversary Year, Committee
A story from Ukraine, Karen Hewitt
People's diplomacy: from Perm with love, Ksenia Hewitt

Perm City Council, inter-ethnic issues and community: learning from Oxford,  Tatiana Grigorieva
V.I.P.in Russia, Susan Clarkson
Russia and Development: Capitalism, Civil Society and the State by Charles Buxton, David Roulston
Modern Russian Writing and the Russian Booker Prize,  Karen Hewitt
My Perm - A Sentimental Journey: Permyak - Salty Ears,  Julia Budnik-Grantham

 

MESH 2014 –Pegasus Festival of International Youth Companies. July 24th – August 1st 2014,  Robin Carr
Kungur: the Tea Capital of the Russian Empire, Susan Purcell
Do the Russians still like us and do we like the Russians? Karen Herwitt
A Urals Tale - the Metal Craftsman, Carole Richardson
Mining Experiences in Russia, Sarah Payne and Bethan Gregory

Visiting the past in Krasnokamsk, Celia Dixie
Oxford Perm Association AGM 13th February 2014, Chair’s Report, Karen Hewitt
From the Oxford International Links Representative, Robin Carr
MESH, Yasmin Sidhwa
A girlfriend for Boris! Rosalyn Roulston
Amsterdam exhibition of Perm Prison photos, 
Extracts from letters of appreciation of Karen Hewitt’s achievements submitted for her MBE award, Cynthia Watson
Russian citizens on the annexation of Crimea, Lyuda K, Ekaterina K, Natalia B
A visit to Perm and Chusovoy April 2014, Susan Gregory

My experiences in Perm, Rosie Lawrence
Perm-Oxford: new experience and opportunities, Irina Petrova
Going North, Anatoly Melentev
Visit to Anatoly’s home, Rosemary Page
2014 UK-Russia Year of Culture
A response to the Foreign Office statement on the UK-Russia Year of Culture, Karen Hewitt
The Russian Pavilion at the 2013 Venice Art Biennale , Mari Prichard
My Perm – A Sentimental Journey: The Art Gallery, Julia Budnik-Grantham

Weight of Memory, Nataliya Kurdina
Saxophone in Perm, George Haslam
Every day is a праздник (prazdnik) at Chusovoy School, Dana Wentworth
My Perm – a sentimental journey: Diaghilev, Julia Budnik

Chair’s Annual Report, Mari Prichard
Anthology of Russian Poetry, Poems of Feeling, Harold Burnett
A Marginal Interest, Nick Allen
Chusovoy: A Town, A School, and a New Project, Karen Hewitt
Liza’s Letter from Chusovoy

 

Those were the days - By the long road, Heather Haslett 
Study visit from Perm, September 30 - October 03, Natalia Nefedova
Book Review: Just Send Me Word: A True Story of Love and Survival in the Gulag
Orlando Figes, Susan Gregory
Book Review: Last Tsar Emperor Michael II, Donald Crawford, David Roulston
December celebrations in Perm of Tsar Michael II, David Roulston
A Brief History of a Russian Publishing Adventure, Karen Hewitt
‘Searching for a Face’ The Old Fire Station Gallery September 2012; 
An exhibition by Inna Rogova & Natalya Korchemkina from Perm, Diana Bell and Marie Darkins
Autumn Exhibition in Oxford, Inna Rogova

Young dancers from Perm at the MESH festival in Oxford: CRUSH in Oxford, May Wylie
Dependence and Independence, Pegasus Theatre, 25 July 2012, Mari Prichard
What you may have missed during the summer!, Rosalyn Roulston
America: US Foreign Policy Since 1945, and the Imperialism of Ignorance, Alexander A, Book Review, Daniel Scharf
The GULAG Museum (Perm-36), David Kadzhaya
Dangerous Passage, Karen Hewitt
White Nights, Perm, Diana Bell

Annual Report of the Oxford Perm Association, Mari Prichard
Perm Pie, Judy Palmer
Salt ( С о ль ), Ivan Kolpakov
Presidential Election: Putin Again, Tom Brothwell

Professional Exchange of Lawyers, Ksenia Hewitt
Book Review The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight ,by Gina Ochsner,Susan Gregory
Russian Prison Theatre, David Roulston
Two Russian Portraits, Sveta’s Box of Words , Derek Summers
Travelling to Perm, Andrew Reekie
Political Demonstrations in Perm, Elizaveta Troitskaya, Darya Vershinina

Mesh Dancers in Oxford, May Wylie
Exploring civil society and local government issues in Perm, Charles Buxton
The Dead Hand: Regan, Gorbachev and the untold story of the cold war arms race, Book Review, Daniel Scharf
Boris Pasternak: Family Correspondence 1921-1960. Translated by Nicolas Pasternak Slater, Book Review, Susan Gregory
Multi-lingual Russia – and a tale of two languages , Mari Prichard

 


Re-tracing the steps of the Royal Navy on the Kama River, Alastair Grant

The AGM at Pegasus and Pegasus at the AGM, Rosalyn Roulston

Salt, Karen Hewitt

The meeting that changed our life…, Petrova Irina, Petrova Ekaterina

Beadwork – and the Oxford Perm Association, Karen Hewitt

Balalaikas in Bletchingdon, Andrew Adams

Karavai, May Wylie

There’s a tourist on the bus, Christine Elliot
Perm, Masha Hewitt
Two most unexpected experiences in Britain, Tanya Trofimova
Food question, Lyudmila Kazhdaya
About three unforgettable weeks, Olga Vagina
The Russian doctors’ diary, Rosalyn Roulston

From Perm with love,  Manon Franklin-Fraiture
An equivocal testament, Karen Hewitt 
May Wylie, David Roulston
On the road to friendship, Galina Gusarova
Memorial visits in Perm, David Roulston

Diaghilev - Perm’s unlikely cultural hero - a new biography and a major exhibition, Geoffrey Findlay
A Russian child’s view of Oxford, Masha Hewitt
Cook’s tour, Colin Cook

 

Three months in Perm: Impressions, John Ellard
Perm Celebrations - some personal impressions, Frances (and Ken) Cugnoni
Night Club fire in Perm, Anon
‘Material interests’ in the activities of zemstvo deputies in late 19th century Perm, Nadezhda Gorbacheva
A library for the Oxford Perm Association?, Karen Hewitt

Karavai in Oxford, Richard Sills

Karavai in London, Rosalyn Roulston

Oxford Russia Fund ‘Perm seminar on contemporary English literature’, Karen Hewitt

Carmen, Maggie Black

A child’s view of Perm, Jennifer Clapham

Kerchevo - the town that once logged, Geoffrey Findlay

Developing Tourism in the Ural Mountains, Igor Volkhin, Olga Votinova
Leonid Pasternak, David Roulston
Upper Heyford, Daniel Scharf

Restoration of young physicists’ school in Perm state University, I L Volkhin, L G Kychova
The Trans-Siberian railway: a traveller’s anthology, Deborah Manley
The conflict in Georgia - viewed from Perm, Karen Hewitt
Russian experiences of an English children’s author - Arthur Ransome, David Roulston

Celebrating the 285th anniversary of the city of Perm, Robin Carr
Karavei in Oxford, anon
Understanding Britain in 6 and a half months, Ksenia Trosheva
Perm welcomes Donald Crawford on the 90th anniversary of Michael Romanov’s death, W George Krasnov

University exchange, anon
Klub Privyet, Gerald Findlay
How to become a tourist guide, Karen Hewitt

My impressions about trips to Great Britain, Igor Volkhin
Golden hands, Jennifer Newman
A Perm village, Harold Burnett

Carmina Burana, Richard Sills
Putin and the restoration of Russia, Karen Hewitt
A Russian year, Philip Clayton
Perm people, Jay Miller
Holy Places, Victoria Arnold

The Perm disabled society, Karen Hewitt

Black Earth City: A year in the heart of Russia, Charlotte Hobson

What’s wrong with Putin?, Karen Hewitt

A Victorian evening, Ann Davis

A Permian Botanist in Oxford, Larissa Novoselova

 

The Russian economy and climate change - a view from the front line, Adrian Hewitt
Non-profit partnership “Perm Oxford” - two years of activities, Galina Gusarova
Putin through the eyes of ordinary Russians, Karen Hewitt
Yarmarka, Christmas Parade and international Christmas fair, David Roulston
Perm in a (mild) winter (and a couple of caveats), Ken Cugnoni

Street children in Perm, Hannah-Louise Mobbs
Perm International Youth Drama Festival, Kerry Norman
Doyle Academy of Irish Dance, Anne-Marie Gallacher

On the trail of Dr Zhivago, Karen Hewitt
The seminar for the Perm Hospice charity trust, Rosalyn Roulston
Some changes in the last ten years, Philip Clayton
Perm in winter, Richard Sills

The Perm Association’s first film night, Mari Prichard
Russian New Year, Olga Kirianova
Would you take a child, Karen Hewitt
A Permian in the Perm Association, Julia Budnik-Grantham

 

Northern Moslems, Olga Kirianova
With Permians to the Altai mountains, Karen Hewitt
Perm Autistic Society, Beryl Knotts

Perm International Festival of snow and ice, Catherine Boyd
Working together with Perm, Deborah Manley
Maslennitsa, Olga Kirianova

The Royal Navy - in Perm!, David Roulston
Dancing in Perm, Sam Coren
Humphrey Carpenter, Karen Hewitt
A day in the life of a Perm head teacher, Irina Petrova
Oxford memories, Tanya Gulyaeva
Making waves - in Perm and beyond, Rosalyn Roulston
Entertaining a Russian visitor, Gilia Slocock
The rough cut diamond that is Perm - a midwife’s view, Ann Davis
Perm shields and flag, anon

Planning, design and conservation in Perm, Robert Parkinson
A Perm visit with a difference, Ken Cugnoni
A first-timer’s visit to Perm, Robin Carr

 

Winter fishing adventures, Olga Kirianova
The Hospice Seminar in Perm, 8th-10th June 2004, Rosalyn Roulston, Kathy Warburton
Folk dance group, David and Rosalyn Roulston
Oxford’s twin city in Russia, Perm, will be a site of a dangerous and illegal experiment, Roman Yushkov

First Class “fair” returns, anon (Yarmarka)
Russian students and the elections, Olga Kirianova
Perm Victorian centre, Karen Hewitt

Perm Youth Theatre, May Wylie
National ‘camp’ for student journalists, Olga Kirianova
Across Europe by bike, Ilya Levchenko

Oxford and Perm - twin towns, Tatiana Grigorieva

Women’s projects, anon

Oxford-Perm-Aviagorodok, anon

Allotments and dachas exchange, Anna Eden

One hour nearer to Europe?, Karen Hewitt
A fairy tale, Ken Cugnoni

 

Folk Dance festival, anon (Yarmarka)
Medical services in Perm, Hugh Nisbet
Two dogs, a lift and a thunderstorm, Peter Barker
Jenny Lewis, anon
A poet in Perm, Jenny Lewis

Folk dance festival, anon
Perm Olympiads, Karen Hewitt
Oxfordshire/Perm voluntary action link, anon

Perm Youth Ballet, anon
A tale of two cities, May Wylie
Perm State University visit, Karen Hewitt
Sounds Russian to me, Edward McKeon
Sounding the Enigma: Russian music and the West, Edward McKeon
Allotments and dachas exchange, Valentina Vereshchagina

AN ABCD of horticulture (Apples, Bees, Cheese, Dachas), Richard Sills
Oxford Youth Council trip to Perm, Maryam Okole

An introduction, Richard Sills

News from Permian friends, Karen Hewitt

Voluntary Action, anon

Sacha and Igor in winter, Karen Hewitt

Housing in Perm, Carold Roberts, Aletta Bruin

 

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