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City news, 21.10.2005 12:48

Russian and British naval officers mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar.

britain_trafalgar Russian and British naval officers mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar in St. Petersburg Friday.

A spokesman for the British Consulate General in St. Petersburg said that events started with a Trafalgar concert on October 19, with the Admiralty Orchestra of the Leningrad Naval Base performing British classical music. A new Web site dedicated to the Battle of Trafalgar, designed by lecturers and students from the St. Petersburg University State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, was presented.

The British Consul General in St. Petersburg George Edgar and Naval attache in Moscow Jonathan Holloway hosted a Trafalgar dinner at the Leningrad Military District officer's club Thursday.

News source: rian.ru

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