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23rd Ball

The 23rd Annual Russian Summer Ball was held at:

10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH

on Saturday 30th of June 2018 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Emperor Alexander II and the 150th anniversary of the birth of Emperor Nicholas II.

Guest of Honour
H.H Princess Olga of Russia

In aid of the Russian Orthodox Lesna Monastery in Normandy, France and to raise funds to build a memorial in London to commemorate the centenary of the martyrdom of Russian Imperial Martyrs.


11053275_560915137379625_6240297572693042768_n Dance practices prior to the Russian Summer Ball were held.


H.H Princess Theodora Alexeevna of Russia
H.H Princess Olga Andreevna of Russia
HH Prince Rostislav Rostislavovich of Russia
Ambassador of the Russian Federation HE Mr Alexander Vladimirovich Yakovenko

Nina Barclay de Tolly
Baron and Baroness Pavel von Bennigsen
Countess Nicholas Bobrinskoy
Lady Colin Campbell
The Earl of Clanwilliam
Princess Svetlana Galitzine
Alexei Knupffer, Esq.
Michael Knupffer, Esq.
Mr and Mrs Kotschoubey
Mr and Mrs Nicolas Kullmann
Mr and Mrs Sergei Leiferkus
Prince and Princess Dominic Lieven
Prince and Princess John Lobanow-Rostovsky
HE The Don Ataman, Yaropolk Miheyev
The Lord Newall, DL
Prince Ivan Obolensky
The McKerrell of Hillhouse
Mr and Mrs Alexei Rodzianko
Ataman Iegor de Saint Hippolyte
The Royal Stuart Society
Christopher Sokol, Q.C
The Lord and Lady Sudeley
Princess Pierre Sviatopolk-Mirsky
Dr and Mrs Alexis Tchoudnowsky
Mr and Mrs Nikolai Troubetzkoy
Professor and Mrs Mark Watson-Gandy of Myrton
Mr and Mrs Gregory Wolkoff-Mouromtsoff
Captain Fyodor Yakimoff


Alexander I. Suscenko, Esq. (Founder and Chairman)

Ruth Azar
Ilona Babkina
Eleonora Bekova-Stravinsky
Baron and Baroness Michael von Bennigsen
Michael Bucknell, Esq.
Mr and Mrs Richard Cann
Prince Rodion Cantacusene, Count Speransky
Mr and Mrs William Capel Cure
James Shortt of Castleshort
Mr and Mrs Dimitri Chebotarev
Captain and Mrs Timothy Dobson
Sir Alexander and Lady  d’Estoteville Skipwith
Paul Freud, Esq
Rafe Heydel-Mankoo, Esq
Valeri Jerlitsyn, Esq
Professor Neil Kent,FLS
Mr and Mrs Nikolai von Knupffer
Asem Koshkarbayeva
Mr and Mrs Basile Kotschoubey
Kateryna Krasilnikova
Irene Kukota
Dr Milan Njegovic Petrovic Glendza
Prince Peter Obolensky
John Ostroumoff, Esq.
Alexei Owen-Jones, Esq.
Filip Perkon, Esq.
Jon Peters , Esq.
Mr and Mrs Andrei Rodzianko
Ekaterina Sobolina
Count Daniil Tolstoy
Captain Erik Zaicev