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New hegemon for Europe: back to the future? (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

  It is a surprise that some in Britain, utterly ambivalent about the relationship with the rest of Europe, are longing for a shepherd-hegemon f...

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Save Christians in the Middle East! (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

  Russia is currently considering the possibility of initiating a draft decision of the UN Human Rights Council on the protection of Christians...

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Russia’s initiative on No First Placement of Arms in Outer Space is winning growing support (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Preventing the deployment of weapons in outer space remains one of the key objectives of the Russian diplomacy. We believe that space should be used s...

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Brisbane shows we need a new geopolitics in a time of crisis (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

President Vladimir Putin stressed at the final press-conference at this month’s G20 summit in Brisbane that “the work took place in a very...

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EUROPEAN SECURITY: UKRAINIAN STRESS TEST

Ambassador Yakovenko contributes to the ongoing debate in The Financial Times on the issue of European security architecture: EUROPEAN SECURITY: UKRA...

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Asia's Vector of the Russian policy (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The Asia-Pacific region is one of the strategic priorities in the Russian foreign policy. As President Vladimir Putin stated at the APEC summit in Bei...

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Donbass elections: chance for peace in Ukraine (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

On 2 November, elections were held in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine in an orderly manner and with a high voter turnout. These are the two...

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Ambassador Yakovenko speaks at Remembrance Day ceremony (Soviet War memorial, Imperial War Museum, 9 November 2014)

Lord Mayor,Your Excellences,Dear Veterans,Ladies and Gentlemen, Today is a day to look back and remember the path we have travelled. We honor and re...

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RUSSIA’S APPROACHES TO NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

  Elimination of the threat posed by the weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear weapons, remains one of the key priorities of the intern...

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What Ambassador says in Foreign Office on ISIS (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Russia firmly supports the efforts of the Iraqi government to combat terrorism in all its aspects. It is necessary to unite the efforts of the country...

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MGIMO, Happy Birthday! (by Ambassador Yakovenko)

On 14 October the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) marks its 70th anniversary. This academic institution, ever since its esta...

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Innopolis – Russia’s New IT-Capital? (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Information and communications technology (ICT) continues to be one of the most progressive and growth-generating sectors of the global economy. Such...

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The Caspian Summit: successful cooperation in the 'oasis of peace' (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

One of the biggest achievements of the Caspian Summit was the considerable progress made in preparing the Convention on the Caspian Sea legal status....

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WHY THE VETO RIGHT IS SO IMPORTANT (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

There is an on-going discussion of the Security Council reform, including the issue of the veto right. The veto right, or the UN Charter’s requi...

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Russian approach to international cooperation in climate issues (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Several days ago the UN climate summit was held in New York. It became another important step in the ongoing discussions of what is to be done to coun...

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Defeating terrorism through a comprehensive approach (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Combating ISIS, the Al-Nusrah Front and other terrorist cells that have long been growing in the Middle East, has now become a top international prior...

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Rights of indigenous peoples within post-2015 Development Agenda (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The international community is approaching a significant milestone in international development process – a new sustainable Development Agenda f...

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Russia in Global Nuclear Energy Market (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Within the context of the recent 58th IAEA General Conference held in Vienna it is worth making an overview of Russia’s position in this importa...

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Growing terrorist threat: what it is and what should be done about it (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

  Analysts are talking about rapidly growing multidimensional terrorist threats. Recent developments in some parts of the world prove their poin...

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