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“In light of the illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia and continuing Russian support to the separatist destabilization of eastern Ukraine, Her Majesty’s Government has withdrawn all Ministerial and senior official involvement in the Year of Culture,” the British embassy in Moscow told Interfax.

At the same time, “the British Council is overseeing the UK program in Russia which we hope will build long term people to people and institutional links,” the embassy said.

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