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  • Christmas market at the German School in Moscow Statement 26/11/2022

    On 26 November 2022, the Embassy of Luxembourg participated in the Christmas market at the German School in Moscow, which was organized with the support of the Embassy of Germany. A selection of culinary delicacies and wines from Luxembourg were offered for sale at the beautifully decorated Embassy's stand where visitors could enjoy a glass of Luxembourg Moselle wine or Crémant as well. All proceeds of the day will go to charities.

  • EU-Central Asia Connectivity Conference Statement 18/11/2022

    Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in Moscow, Mr. Frank Braun, participated in the EU-Central Asia Connectivity Conference that was held on 18 November in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. During the Conference, the participants explored ways to enhance the cooperation between the EU and the Central Asian countries in three major areas:digital connectivity, transport connectivity, and energy connectivity. The EU Delegation was headed by HR/VP Borrell...

  • Remembrance of Victims of political repression Statement 29/10/2022

    On 29 October 2022, Mr. Georges Faber, the Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the Russian Federation, took part in the event marking the Day of Remembrance of victims of political repression in the Soviet Union. Members of the Memorial organisation and diplomats from EU member States and like-minded countries laid flowers at the Solovetsky Stone.

  • Mr. Georges Faber, the Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the Republic of Kazakhstan, paid a working visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan Statement 06/10/2022

    From 30 September to 6 October 2022, Mr. Georges Faber, the (non-resident) Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the Republic of Kazakhstan, paid a working visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan. During his visit in Almaty, Ambassador Faber took part at 3rd Congress of Honorary Consuls of Kazakhstan abroad and in Kazakhstan. During his stay in Astana, Ambassador Faber held a series of bilateral meetings with Kazakh senior officials...

  • Travel advice for Russia (update) Statement 03/10/2022

    In view of the Russian military aggression against Ukraine, the Luxembourg Government strongly advises its citizens against all travel to Russia. Those residing or travelling in Russia should strongly consider departing Russia if their presence is not essential and while limited commercial travel options remain. In light of the current unpredictable and volatile situation, travel connections with Russia are strongly impacted. Due to the increasing restrictions on travel options between Russia and Europe, there continues to be a real risk of being stranded in Russia for an indefinite period. Furthermore, as Mastercard and Visa have suspended their operations in Russia, we draw the attention to the fact that it is not possible to access funds through Russian banks or to make payments in Russia with non-Russian credit/debit cards.

    The Government also calls on Luxembourg nationals in Russia to be extra cautious. They are advised to keep themselves informed of developments, avoid mass gatherings and follow the instructions of the authorities. It is also recalled that photographing or filming military equipment or installations is strictly prohibited in Russia.

     

    Information for double nationals

    On 21 September the Russian authorities announced a military mobilization with immediate effect. All double nationals holding both Luxembourg and Russian citizenship should be aware that the Russian authorities only recognize their Russian nationality. Thus, should they be drafted, they will not be able to request consular protection alleging double nationality. Should they wish to leave Russia, they should make arrangements as soon as possible given the limited travel options available.

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