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‘We definitely have to move in our relations with UK’ – Russia’s Ambassador to Britain Mr Alexander Yakovenko, for RT

While relations between Russia and Britain might not be enjoying their easiest moment, Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko told RT that doors between the t...

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Approaching International Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg (By Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

Planning to go to the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). It is a huge annual international conference on economic and business iss...

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Primaries – a new practice in Russian political process (By Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

On 22 May “United Russia” political party held primary elections, or primaries around the whole country. Nearly 9 million people chose to...

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Russia will continue to fight nazism (By Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

Russia attaches a great importance to the initiative on combating glorification of Nazism and will continue to put forward at the UN General Assembly...

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"Shakespeare and Tolstoy – the best rescue team for Russia-UK relations" (By Ambassador Yakovenko for RBTH)

“Two households, both alike in dignity, from ancient grudge break to new mutiny” – applying Shakespeare’s words to the current...

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Fighting corruption and related crimes (By Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

Corruption, money laundering, tax evasion and related crimes are global problems that concern all nations. They destabilise economies, violate human r...

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Russia calls upon EU to engage with EAEU (By Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) became a new meaningful element of the global economic architecture. It is a huge economic market that comprises 18...

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Liberation of Palmyra as a sign of inevitable defeat of ISIS (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

On 27 March the Syrian Army backed by the Russian Air Force liberated Palmyra from ISIS terrorists. It is not only a symbolic victory. The liberation...

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Kiev continues to undermine the Minsk Agreements

The Minsk Agreements on the settlement in Ukraine were signed on 12 February, 2015. Unfortunately, there has been little progress in their implementat...

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Russia helped create conditions for peaceful process in Syria (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

In full compliance with international law and at the request of the legitimate Government of Syria, Russia launched a military operation in this count...

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Russian air strikes on Syria have driven out terrorists and helped start talks (by Alexander Yakovenko for The Independent)

Since the beginning of the military operation in Syria, Russia has carried out more than 9,000 flights, and for the first time, massive strikes with b...

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Russia and the West: between old geopolitics and collective action (article by Alexander Yakovenko for The Independent)

It is unfortunate that many nowadays engage quite lightly in the new Cold War rhetoric. It does not reflect the reality, only helps distort...

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Is the world ready for further reduction of nuclear weapons? (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

One of the most important tasks in the field of international security is to rid the world of the threat posed by weapons of mass destruction. Russia...

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Syria: Sorting the Mess Out (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Evening Standard)

The recent meeting of the IGSS in Munich came up with the plan to try to find ways to reach a cessation of hostilities between Syrian patriotic opposi...

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Russia is not a threat to the West (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

On 31 December, 2015 President Vladimir Putin signed the update National Security Strategy 2016. It is an updated key strategic planning document. In...

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Russia's Approach To Humanitarian Problems In Syria

The Syrian conflict has unfolded into a horrific humanitarian disaster that should be dealt with through joint effort by all parties involved. On its...

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Kiev must understand there is no alternative to Minsk (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

Nearly a year has passed since the Minsk Agreements on the settlement in Ukraine were reached. However, the ongoing crisis in the South-East Ukraine a...

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Libya: a hard road ahead (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

The situation in Libya has reached a critical point, when its very survival is in question. The situation has been significantly aggravated due to a g...

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Russia’s contribution to global efforts to contain climate change (full text of article by Ambassador Yakovenko for RBTH)

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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