Friends Celebrate Selene Obolensky’s Birthday

Ambassador of Bulgaria Elena Poptodorova, birthday lady Selene Obolensky
Mary Bird
Ambassador of Bulgaria Elena Poptodorova, birthday lady Selene Obolensky

Princess Selene Obolensky, American-born and titled by her marriage to the late Prince Alexis Obolensky of Russian nobility and Chief of the State Department's Russian Translation Section, who helped draft arms-reduction treaties at a tense time in U.S.-Soviet relations, was celebrated by her many friends on May 28. She is the founder of the grand Russian New Year’s ball, which benefits “Children of Berezichi,” residing at the Boarding Schools for Special Children in Ulianova and Sosenskaya, Russian Federation.

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