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MH17 CRASH MUST BE PROPERLY INVESTIGATED (Ambassador Yakovenko, for RBTH)

The situation around the investigation of the Malaysian Airlines MH17 crash raises serious questions. The preliminary report conducted by Dutch expert...

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ON RUSSIA’S AGENDA AT 69TH SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The 69th session of the UN General Assembly has opened in New York on 16 September. We believe that it should aim at consolidating collective approach...

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ISIS CHALLENGE MUST BE ADDRESSED COLLECTIVELY (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Aggressive actions by the so-called “Islamic State”, which is also known as ISIS, threaten the future of Iraq as well as that of its neigh...

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The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation: Allies Of A New Type (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The SCO has become an influential organisation and an important factor in the emergence of a new polycentric world order. The organisation has worked...

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Defeating ISIS requires genuinely collective effort and total commitment (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Today, the international community is rightly concerned over the unprecedented surge in ISIS’s terrorist activities in Iraq. Everyone realizes t...

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A case study in the failure to learn from history (Russian Ambassador to UK Alexander Yakovenko, special to RBTH)

The Ukrainian crisis has two closely intertwined dimensions: a domestic one and an external one, both testifying to the failure to manage the process...

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Fighting ISIS only in Iraq is like extinguishing only half of a fire (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

British politicians and media are expressing their concern over the advance of terrorist Islamic State forces in Iraq and stress the need to counter t...

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Risks for Russian-Ukrainian economic relations (by Ambassador Yakovenko)

There has been much speculation lately about the reasons for Russia’s negative stance on the Association Agreement between the European Union an...

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Libya: time to unite international efforts (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

We are seriously concerned with the drastically degrading situation in Libya. At the moment this country is becoming a failed state, breaking into sma...

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HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN UKRAINE: TIME TO ACT (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The humanitarian situation in South-East Ukraine continues to detoriorate, which requires an urgent international action. Despite the Geneva Statement...

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INTERMEDIATE-RANGE NUCLEAR FORCES TREATY: SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The issue of the implementation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) has recently been thrust into the focus of international attenti...

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Russia Champions Secure Space (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Preventing the deployment of weapons in outer space remains one of the key objectives of the Russian diplomacy. The current legal framework in this sp...

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MH17 crash must be subject to an impartial international investigation (by Alexander Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Russia was the first to call for an impartial and transparent international investigation of the crash of the Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukrai...

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Speech of the Russian Ambassador A.Yakovenko at the Ceremony of awarding Ushakov medal to Arctic convoy veterans (22 July 2014)

Dear veterans of the Arctic convoys,Dear friends, Malaysian airliner tragedy occurred a few days ago. Among those who died were 10 Britons. Russia wa...

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Brazil BRICS Summit – Noting the Outcomes (by Alexander Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The 6th BRICS Summit in Fortaleza, Brazil, has highlighted the increasing role of emerging countries in international affairs and their ability to sha...

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Raising up the BRICS Roof-beam (by Alexander Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

With the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa coming together for the 6th BRICS Summit, it is worth touching once again upon the s...

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A MORE STABLE MIDDLE EAST IS IN THE INTERESTS OF ALL (by Alexander Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Recent events in the Middle East have become a tipping point not only for the region but the entire world. The biggest concern now, not to mention Syr...

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RUSSIAN PRESIDENCY IN THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL: MAIN ACHIEVEMENTS (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

In accordance with the regular rotation, Russia was presiding over the proceedings of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) during the month of J...

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Afghan drugs: a global problem (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

A few days ago under Russian Presidency the UN Security Council held a discussion on the situation in Afghanistan with particular focus on the product...

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