Just so the webguy does not lose the links again, here is some news from Veliky Novgorod
and here is a video from back in 2016 in English and Russian
Here, in Russian, is the story of the origin of Linkages. The video seems to be a collaboration – Dick Fitts and Liza Steffen.
Linkages has learned the sad news that Richard (Dick) Fitts, the founder of our organization, has passed away.Continue reading Remembering Dick Fitts
Our board member, Barbara LeSavoy, PhD is an organizer for the Seneca Falls Dialogs. This event happens every other year, in Seneca Falls, NY. It is a wide-ranging discussion of women’s issues. Due to the virus that changed everything, the Dialogs are online this year. This means the event is free, and available worldwide. Registration is still required. The event is October 23 and 24, 2020. more here
The mayor of Veliky Novgorod, Rochester’s sister city, Sergey Busurin, sent a letter to our Mayor, Lovely Warren. This year is the 30th anniversary of the sister-city relationship.
The Covid-19 public health crisis has left no corner of the globe untouched and Russia, including our sister city, Velikiy Novgorod, has not been exempted. At this writing, Russia is the world’s fourth most-affected country in terms of infections, behind the US, Brazil and India. Russia now reports nearly 830,000 cases.Continue reading Linkages, Russia and Covid-19
Our friends in Veliky Novgorod sent a moving message of hope and friendship:Continue reading A Message from Veliky Novgorod
Alas, all sorts of wonderful activities were planned for the spring and summer of 2020. The virus has put all the plans on hold.