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Ambassador Yakovenko: Russo-British Chamber of Commerce – a partner in developing co-operation between Russia and the UK

  Economic co-operation is traditionally one of the most important elements of the developing relations between Russia and the UK. Whatever were...

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A celebration of cultural links with a long and proud tradition (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK)

The governments of Russia and Great Britain have designated the year 2014 as Russian-British Year of Culture. More than 250 cultural events are expect...

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Is a deal with Iran possible? (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

Russia has always been an advocate of a peaceful settlement to the Iranian nuclear problem and respected Tehran's right to peaceful uses of atomic ene...

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Is UNSC reform possible? (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

The reform of the United Nations Security Council is a crucial issue on the current international agenda. Depending on the outcome, it will determine...

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AMBASSADOR YAKOVENKO ON GLOBAL ISSUES

Euro-Atlantic facing a real global competition Now, that the fifth year of the global financial and economic crisis is coming to an end, nobody doubt...

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Moving beyond ‘conflict of civilizations’ to multipolar equilibrium (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

  It appears that the issues of ethnic and cultural identity play a growing role in international affairs, contrary to what was previously thoug...

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Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko’s talking points at Diplomacy in the Middle East Round Table (Global Diplomatic Forum, 22 October 2013)

- The conflict in Syria has no precedents in modern history given its complexity and scope. The crisis has gone beyond Syria and is destabilizing the...

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Ambassador’s Notebook: Why the East Asia Summit Matters to Russia? (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for RIA Novosti)

  Russia welcomes the results of the 8th East Asia Summit (EAS), which was held in Brunei on October 10. The member states share common policies...

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Syria’s chemical disarmament opens way to political settlement (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

The Russian-American agreement on placing Syria’s chemical weapons (CW) under international control with their subsequent elimination, achieved...

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How Russia sees the Asia Pacific region (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

The role of the Asia Pacific region is rising as a factor that will most likely determine mainstream international development in the near future. It...

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Is nuclear disarmament possible? (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

  Russia is constantly advocating further limitations and reductions in nuclear weapon stockpiles along with strengthening international regimes...

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Russia seeks an early entry into force of CTBT (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for RIA Novosti)

Russia is a strong advocate of an early entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, which is to become an essential part of the int...

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Ambassador Yakovenko speaks at the rededication of the monument in memory of Russian and Finnish Crimean War prisoners (Lewes, 28 October 2013)

Ladies and Gentlemen! On behalf of the Embassy of Russia I would like to thank you for joining us today. This is a special and a rather unusual occas...

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Syrian chemical weapons: key step towards Syrian settlement or another tussle in New York? (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK)

Three weeks ago, the world was preparing for another «humanitarian intervention» - some with jubilation, others with concern. For Russia,...

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Push for peace and Road to Damascus (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for RIA Novosti)

The G-20 Summit in Saint-Petersburg became the scene of debate on the Syrian crisis by leaders of major nations of the world. It was an opportunity no...

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Syrian impasse: a tragedy of errors (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

In the course of its walk to Congress the US Administration has to devise a strategy for using force against Syria. That appears to be leading inevita...

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Responding to Syrian crisis: are there shades of international legitimacy? (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for RIA Novosti)

Some western states are announcing that they have conclusive information and evidences to blame Syrian authorities for the alleged chemical attack in...

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Russia’s G20 presidency: decision time in St. Petersburg (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK)

In the run-up to the G20 summit in St. Petersburg, Alexander Yakovenko, Russia's Ambassador to the UK, discusses the agenda of the meeting as well cha...

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Military option in Syria: Between crime and blunder at the expense of a peaceful solution? (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

Washington, London and Paris are saying they have incontrovertible evidence the Syrian government was behind the chemical attack near Damascus, and th...

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