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Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning navigation in the Sea of Azov

Question: How would you comment on the recent statement by the Foreign Office spokesperson accusing Russia of “disrupting Ukrainian and internat...

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Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the British Parliament Joint Committee’s on the National Security Strategy Report on Cyber Security

Question: How would you comment on the Report by the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy “Cyber Security of the UK’s Critica...

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Information on the Implementation of the Tax Free System in the Russian Federation

Dear guests of the Russian Federation,   Since April 2018, the value-added tax refund system (Tax Free System) has been launched in the Russian...

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Embassy’s statement concerning Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet in London

We have taken note of Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet in London on 12 November, of which a significant par...

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Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veteran

On 10 November 2018 Third Secretary of the Embassy Vadim Retyunskiy presented the Ushakov medal to the Arctic Convoys veteran Mr Gerald HENRY who was...

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… days have passed since the death of Nikolay Glushkov on British soil - no credible information or response from the British authorities

The Russian citizen Nikolay Glushkov was found dead under mysterious circumstances at his London house, on 12 March 2018. The Russian Embassy learned...

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… days have passed since the Salisbury incident - no credible information or response from the British authorities

On 4 March 2018 the Russian citizens Sergei and Yulia Skripal were reportedly poisoned with a nerve agent in Salisbury and were taken to Salisbury Dis...

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Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning new claims on alleged links between members of the Russian community in the UK and intelligence services

Question: How would you comment on the claims in the British media that “half of the Russians in London are working for Russian intelligence&rdq...

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President Putin awards Sir Angus Grossart with Pushkin Medal

On 4 November 2018 Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded Sir Angus Grossart with the Medal of Pushkin for his contribution to strengthening pea...

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Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the statement by UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations Karen Pierce on Ukraine

Q.: At the UN Security Council Briefing on 30 October UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations Karen Pierce claimed general elections in the...

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Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning “An Invisible Chain” speech by the UK Foreign Secretary

Q: In his speech at the “Policy Exchange” think tank UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has dwelled on the shifts in the global balance of p...

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Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the statements by Prime Minister Theresa May in Norway

Q.: On 30 October UK Prime Minister again claimed that Russia “deployed chemical weapons” in Britain. How would you comment on this statem...

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