Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko speaks at Harrow School

On 4 October, 2018 Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United Kingdom Dr Alexander Yakovenko delivered a speech at Harrow School, one of the oldest and most prominent British private schools for boys.

The head of the Russian diplomatic mission spoke on its history, role, tasks and basic aspects of work. The Ambassador described the current state of the relations between Russia and the UK, including future prospects given the process of Brexit, regular anti-Russian claims by the UK authorities and the recent flare-up following the incident in Salisbury.

Dr Alexander Yakovenko also answered the students’ questions on a vast bilateral and international agenda, including the situation in Syria, the Korean peninsula, Russia-US relations and other pressing issues.