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Company News

13 September 2005

Aeroflot to cooperate with the organizers of a Russian art masterpieces exibition in New York timed to UN's 60-th Annivesary

Today Mr. V. M. Okulov, Director General of Aeroflot, will held a party in New York dedicated to the opening on September 16-th in Guggenheim museum of Russian art masterpieces exhibition "Russia!", dedicated to UN's 60-th anniversary. Main organizers of the exhibition are Russian Federal Agency for Culture and Cinematography, Charity Fund of V. Potanin and Solomon Guggenheim museum. JSC "Aeroflot" stands as the official carrier partner of the exhibition.

Aeroflot quite fruitfully cooperates with Guggenheim museum in implementing of this large scale project and takes an earnest care in providing of museum stuff and assets transportation services.

For exhibiting in New York more than 250 art masterpieces ranging from ancient XII century icons-paintings to the modern art works were provided from the collections of largest Russian museums: Hermitage, the Tretyakov Gallery, the Russian Museum, the Kremlin, Historical Museum, Russian Province Museum.

Acting as Russian national carrying company always standing on the principles of social responsibility, Aeroflot is providing a permanent support to the undertakings aimed at popularization of Russian art and culture masterpieces abroad. "Partnership with the organizers of "Russia!" exhibition is a natural step in the process of implementation of this honorary mission of Aeroflot", stated V. Okulov.