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TRUE STORY ABOUT 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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UKRAINIAN CRISIS: ROOT CAUSES AND BLAME GAME (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK )

The scale of the Ukrainian crisis eclipsed a fundamental issue of who and why provoked it. All the ratchet, which broke loose like hell in Western med...

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Remarks by Ambassador A.Yakovenko at the reception on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition of The Orenburg Shawl

Dear friends, I am delighted to welcome you to this unique exhibition. It is held within the framework of the Russian-British Year of Culture which w...

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Reinvigorating, Refreshing and Reviving Relations With the UK-Russia Year of Culture (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Huffington Post)

Two weeks ago, an estimated three billion people around the world tuned in to watch the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics. Like Danny Boyle's acc...

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Statement by Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko at the reception in Parliament on the occasion of the opening of Russian-British Year of Culture

Lord Speaker, Deputy Prime Minister, Lords and Members of Parliament, Dear friends, To what has already been said, I would like to add that a spec...

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The humanitarian crisis in Syria must be solved “on the ground” (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

As is known, the second round of inter-Syrian talks began on 10 February in Geneva. Everybody seemed to be aware of the critical importance of maintai...

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Mutual cultural presence: Helping Russia and Britain understand each other better (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

This year, for the first time in history, Russia and Britain are holding a ‘Year’ of each other's culture. It means that already substanti...

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Growth, inequality are key challenges for global economy (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

In 2013 world leaders took a number of important policy decisions and practical steps that helped to tackle key risks, improve situation in the financ...

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Sochi: new beginnings when the party is over (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK)

  In little more than a week, the Winter Olympic Games start in Sochi, but the prospects after this landmark event are visible now. I am talking...

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Why Russia cares about human rights in the West (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

Erosion of Western human rights standards runs counter to the interest of building a common democratic space in the Euro-Atlantic. The Russian Foreig...

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Russia, UK kept up a positive momentum in 2013 (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

The events of the last year have confirmed the normalisation of political dialogue between Russia and the UK has become a steady trend. Our relations...

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Russia, UK kept up a positive momentum in 2013 (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

The events of the last year have confirmed the normalisation of political dialogue between Russia and the UK has become a steady trend. Our relations...

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Year of diplomatic breakthrough on Syria (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

2013 will remain in everybody’s memory as a watershed in international affairs. World development has been increasingly complex and dynamic in...

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Ambassador's Notebook: Combating Corruption Requires International Cooperation (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for RIA Novosti)

December 9 was International Anti-Corruption Day. Ironically, it coincidedwith news of an ongoing investigation into a corrupt scheme that wasreported...

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Ambassador Yakovenko on the achievements in the Russian-British relationship in 2013 (Interfax)

The events of the passing year have confirmed that normalization of our bilateral political dialogue has become a stable and steady trend. Our relatio...

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Deal with Iran: New opportunities for region (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

The successful talks on the Iranian nuclear program (INP) in Geneva have brought us closer to a solution to one of the most complex international prob...

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Lavrov's Iran visit: Building on Geneva nuclear agreement (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

Russia’s Foreign Minister is on his first visit to Iran since President Rouhani took office. Consistent implementation of the key Geneva agreeme...

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