Days of Russia" have been held as part of the Argentine provinces' fair organised in a municipal exhibition complex in the centre of Buenos-Aires. Celia Fischer, a well-known philologist and teacher of the Salvador University (Buenos-Aires), gave a lecture on the influence of Fyodor Dostoyevsky on the world literature. Historian and publicist Igor Andrushkevich reported on the panorama of Russian culture. The programme of the event included a concert of Lilia Boyarinova who sang Russian lyrical songs. After the closing of "Days of Russia" Georgy Todua and Vasily Borisenko, counsellors of the Russian Embassy in Argentine, gave a lecture on present-day Russian-US relations.
Near the United Nations Glass Palace in New York, there is a metallic sculpture entitled "Evil Defeated by Good", representing Saint George transfixing a dragon with his lance. It was donated by the USSR in 1990 to celebrate the INF Treaty concluded with the USA in 1987