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Syria: setting up effective work on the ground (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The most positive news came these days from Syria – a large-scale and unprecedented international operation for removal of all components of the...

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ON HUMANITARIAN SITUATION IN UKRAINE (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The situation in Ukraine gradually leads to a humanitarian catastrophe. It is aggravating every day. Russia sees it as its duty to expand assistance t...

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IRAQ: TIME TO DRAW PROPER CONCLUSION (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Extremely acute and tense situation is continuing in Iraq. According to incoming reports, ISIL militants are attempting to extend the area under their...

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Speech of Ambassador Yakovenko at the reception in the Russian Embassy in London on the occasion of the Day of Russia (12 June, 2014)

Your Royal Highnesses, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am glad to welcome you all at our National Day. Year after year, this holiday has bee...

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European Missile Defense: Where is the Logic? (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

European Missile Defense: Where is the Logic? As has become known, the organizers of the 10th annual International Conference on Missile Defence to b...

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FUTURE CLIMATE REGIME: THE RUSSIAN POINT OF VIEW (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The world’s climate and weather patterns are changing. Global temperatures are rising, causing more extreme weather events, like flooding and he...

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Remarks by Ambassador Yakovenko at the opening of Russian Art Week and presentation of model of Shukhov Tower at GRAD gallery, London, 30 May 2014

I am delighted to welcome you to the official opening of the Russian Art Week. It happens twice a year in June and November. This time it is held with...

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Who undermines the Budapest Memorandum (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Yesterday, at one of my meetings in London, my interlocutors asked me about the future of the Budapest Memorandum of 5 December 1994, that is widely s...

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EURASIAN ECONOMIC UNION - A NEW REALITY IN WORLD AFFAIRS (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Today President Vladimir Putin, Presidents of Kazakhstan and Belarus Nursultan Nazarbayev and Alexander Lukashenko singed the Agreement establishing t...

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We must keep calm and carry on trading (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK)

Russia and the UK have always been active trading partners, but today that relationship is being tested. Ukraine is weighing heavily on the political...

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We must carry on trading (Russian Ambassador to UK Alexander Yakovenko, special to RBTH)

Ukraine is weighing heavily on the political dialogue and there are attempts to hamper our commitment to economic co-operation. This is not the right...

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The need to combat modern fascism (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Every year on 8 and 9 May Europe celebrates the liberation from fascism. It is a day to commemorate those who died during the Second World War, but al...

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Ukrainian crisis: the way towards solution (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Russia is giving all its attention to settling crisis in Ukraine. Nobody can be indifferent to what is happening there. It is beginning clearer to ev...

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What must be done to reduce tensions in Ukraine (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The situation in Ukraine is tense, though there are signs of diplomatic progress. At the Geneva meeting on April 17, Russia, the US, the EU and the Ki...

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What must be done to reduce tensions in Ukraine (Russian Ambassador to UK Alexander Yakovenko, special to RBTH)

The situation in Ukraine is tense, though there are signs of diplomatic progress. At the Geneva meeting on April 17, Russia, the US, the EU and the Ki...

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On federalism, Ukraine, rhetoric and accountability (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

  The issue of federalism has become a focal point in the international effort to settle the Ukrainian crises. It started with the EU ill-concei...

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Remarks by Ambassador Yakovenko at the opening of Russia's stand at the London Book Fair-2014

Ladies and Gentlemen! I am delighted to welcome you to the London Book Fair-2014. It is quite remarkable that Moscow has been chosen as the Spotlight...

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Why Ukraine needs a new constitution fair to all (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The current situation in Ukraine is nothing short of a deep social and political crisis. Severe tensions have been unleashed in the country provoked b...

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Libya impasse: urgent measures needed (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Critical situation unfolding in Libya remains a matter of serious concern. The level of violence has dramatically increased recently, especially in th...

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PARALYMPIC GAMES IN SOCHI (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

The colorful closing ceremony brought down the curtain on the XIth Paralympic Winter Games. But british media paid little attention to these great com...

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