Why to fight with memorials (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)
Syria: collective humanitarian efforts, not sanctions, are needed more than ever (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)
Visit to University of Aberdeen
Visit to Scottish textile company Johnstons of Elgin
Unpublished letter to the Editor of The Times (sent 12 October)
First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov’s answer to a media question regarding British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s visit to Russia
Press-conference of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s and Minister of External Relations and International Cooperation of the Republic of Burundi Alain Aime Nyamitwe
Evening with Professor Valentina Polukhina: Joseph Brodsky and his heritage
Foreign Ministry statement on the situation in the Autonomous Community of Catalonia, Spain
Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov’s meeting with Deputy Foreign Minister of Afghanistan Hekmat Khalil Karzai
Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

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Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov’s meeting with Louay Hussein, leader of the Building the Syrian State movement

On August 11, Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov received Louay Hussein,...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to questions at the Terra Scientia on Klyazma River National Educational Youth Forum, Vladimir Region, August 11, 2017

Good afternoon, Thank you for such a warm welcome. I have been invited for the third time running. I am very pleased to receive these invitations bec...

72 UNGA: Broad anti-terrorism front to be created

Russia consistently supports the creation of a broad anti-terrorism front involving all countries in the fight against terrorism, with the UN's centra...

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s visit to the Republic of Indonesia

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov made a working visit to the Republic of Indonesia on August 8-9. Mr Lavrov held talks with Indonesian Foreign Minister...

72 UNGA: Glorification of Nazism must stop

At the UN we have firmly and consistently asserted the principle of inadmissibility of revision of history, the results of World War II. Within this c...

72 United Nations General Assembly: The UN has no alternative

The 72nd session of the UN General Assembly is meant to reaffirm the central and coordinating role of the UN in global affairs. The UN enjoys its uniq...

Press release on the start of issuing e-visas to foreign citizens to visit the free port of Vladivostok

On August 8, 2017, the Foreign Ministry’s specialised website for issuing e-visas to foreign citizens to visit the free port of Vladivostok will...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s opening remarks at the Russia-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting, Manila, August 6, 2017

Mr Co-Chair, colleagues, friends, Before all, I would like to thank our Philippine colleagues for the warm welcome and excellent organisation of our...

Comment by the Information and Press Department on new EU sanctions

We deeply regret the decision by Brussels to include a number of Russian officials and companies in the EU sanctions list as a countermeasure for the...

Comment by the Information and Press Department on the review by the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Participants in the 93rd session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) held in Geneva on August 3-4 revie...

DPRK tested medium-range, not intercontinental ballistic missile

<p>The latest developments on the Korean Peninsula have become a matter of a grave concern against the backdrop of yet another launch of a balli...

DPRK tested medium-range, not intercontinental ballistic missile

<p>The latest developments on the Korean Peninsula have become a matter of a grave concern against the backdrop of yet another launch of a balli...

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

On August 3, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the American side’s...

State Secretary and Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin’s interview with Kommersant newspaper, published on August 2, 2017

Question: How did your meeting with Andrei Neguta go? Grigory Karasin: I asked Moldova’s Ambassador to Russia Andrei Neguta to explain this abs...

Сomment by the Information and Press Department on certain countries blocking the UN Security Council’s statement for the press denouncing attacks on Russian diplomatic mission in Damascus

On August 2, for the third time within one month, the territory of the Russian Embassy in Damascus came under mortar fire from the positions of the te...

E-visa will be available to visit Primorye territory of the Russian Federation

Starting from August 8, 2017, nationals of Algeria, Bahrain, Brunei, India, Iran, Qatar, The People's Republic of China, The Democratic People's Repub...

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Ambassador's Articles


HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN UKRAINE: TIME TO ACT (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The humanitarian situation in South-East Ukraine continues to detoriorate, which requires an urgent international action. Despite the Geneva Statement...

INTERMEDIATE-RANGE NUCLEAR FORCES TREATY: SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The issue of the implementation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) has recently been thrust into the focus of international attenti...

Russia Champions Secure Space (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Preventing the deployment of weapons in outer space remains one of the key objectives of the Russian diplomacy. The current legal framework in this sp...

MH17 crash must be subject to an impartial international investigation (by Alexander Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Russia was the first to call for an impartial and transparent international investigation of the crash of the Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukrai...

Speech of the Russian Ambassador A.Yakovenko at the Ceremony of awarding Ushakov medal to Arctic convoy veterans (22 July 2014)

Dear veterans of the Arctic convoys,Dear friends, Malaysian airliner tragedy occurred a few days ago. Among those who died were 10 Britons. Russia wa...

Brazil BRICS Summit – Noting the Outcomes (by Alexander Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The 6th BRICS Summit in Fortaleza, Brazil, has highlighted the increasing role of emerging countries in international affairs and their ability to sha...

Raising up the BRICS Roof-beam (by Alexander Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

With the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa coming together for the 6th BRICS Summit, it is worth touching once again upon the s...

A MORE STABLE MIDDLE EAST IS IN THE INTERESTS OF ALL (by Alexander Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Recent events in the Middle East have become a tipping point not only for the region but the entire world. The biggest concern now, not to mention Syr...

RUSSIAN PRESIDENCY IN THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL: MAIN ACHIEVEMENTS (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

In accordance with the regular rotation, Russia was presiding over the proceedings of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) during the month of J...

Afghan drugs: a global problem (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

A few days ago under Russian Presidency the UN Security Council held a discussion on the situation in Afghanistan with particular focus on the product...

Syria: setting up effective work on the ground (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The most positive news came these days from Syria – a large-scale and unprecedented international operation for removal of all components of the...

ON HUMANITARIAN SITUATION IN UKRAINE (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The situation in Ukraine gradually leads to a humanitarian catastrophe. It is aggravating every day. Russia sees it as its duty to expand assistance t...

IRAQ: TIME TO DRAW PROPER CONCLUSION (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Extremely acute and tense situation is continuing in Iraq. According to incoming reports, ISIL militants are attempting to extend the area under their...

Speech of Ambassador Yakovenko at the reception in the Russian Embassy in London on the occasion of the Day of Russia (12 June, 2014)

Your Royal Highnesses, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am glad to welcome you all at our National Day. Year after year, this holiday has bee...

European Missile Defense: Where is the Logic? (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

European Missile Defense: Where is the Logic? As has become known, the organizers of the 10th annual International Conference on Missile Defence to b...

FUTURE CLIMATE REGIME: THE RUSSIAN POINT OF VIEW (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The world’s climate and weather patterns are changing. Global temperatures are rising, causing more extreme weather events, like flooding and he...

Remarks by Ambassador Yakovenko at the opening of Russian Art Week and presentation of model of Shukhov Tower at GRAD gallery, London, 30 May 2014

I am delighted to welcome you to the official opening of the Russian Art Week. It happens twice a year in June and November. This time it is held with...

Who undermines the Budapest Memorandum (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Yesterday, at one of my meetings in London, my interlocutors asked me about the future of the Budapest Memorandum of 5 December 1994, that is widely s...

EURASIAN ECONOMIC UNION - A NEW REALITY IN WORLD AFFAIRS (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Today President Vladimir Putin, Presidents of Kazakhstan and Belarus Nursultan Nazarbayev and Alexander Lukashenko singed the Agreement establishing t...

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