UEFA EURO 2020 matches in Saint-Petersburg
Ambassador Andrei Kelin's interview to Guy Faulconbridge on Reuters, May 20, 2021
Embassy Press Officer replies to a media question regarding the speech on the cyber security by the UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab
Embassy reply to a media request from The Guardian
Воок of Condolence for the victims of the tragedy in School №175 in Kazan on 11.05.2021
Ambassador Andrei Kelin's Victory Day Address

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URGENT! SUSPENSION OF ALL PASSPORT OPERATIONS!

Dear visitors! Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 the Consular Section is fully suspending all passport operations for Russian nationals from 25 Jan...

On the situation around Alexei Navalny

Mr Navalny was detained, in full accordance with the law, for violating the terms of probation. He was convicted for fraud back in 2014, and the Europ...

Press release on the future of New START

When it comes to arms control, the previous US administration worked consistently and systematically to destroy the agreements which prevented Washing...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's remarks and answers to media questions at a news conference on the results of Russian diplomacy in 2020, Moscow, January 18, 2021

Ladies and gentlemen, colleagues, This is our traditional news conference on the foreign policy outcomes of 2020. It is traditional, but remote. We...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s statement and answers to media questions during a joint news conference following talks with Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, Moscow, January 14, 2021

Ladies and gentlemen, We had substantive and meaningful talks. We discussed the further development of the friendly and trustworthy relations between...

Concerning the flight ban to Russia

Due to multiple requests concerning the flight ban to Russia we would like to inform you of the following. Because of rapid spread of the new varia...

Extended suspension of flights from the UK to Russia

Due to the wide spread of the new variant of coronavirus across the UK and the current national lockdown the Government of the Russian Federation has...

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Ambassador's Articles


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...

MH17 CRASH MUST BE PROPERLY INVESTIGATED (Ambassador Yakovenko, for RBTH)

The situation around the investigation of the Malaysian Airlines MH17 crash raises serious questions. The preliminary report conducted by Dutch expert...

ON RUSSIA’S AGENDA AT 69TH SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The 69th session of the UN General Assembly has opened in New York on 16 September. We believe that it should aim at consolidating collective approach...

ISIS CHALLENGE MUST BE ADDRESSED COLLECTIVELY (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Aggressive actions by the so-called “Islamic State”, which is also known as ISIS, threaten the future of Iraq as well as that of its neigh...

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation: Allies Of A New Type (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The SCO has become an influential organisation and an important factor in the emergence of a new polycentric world order. The organisation has worked...

Defeating ISIS requires genuinely collective effort and total commitment (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Today, the international community is rightly concerned over the unprecedented surge in ISIS’s terrorist activities in Iraq. Everyone realizes t...

A case study in the failure to learn from history (Russian Ambassador to UK Alexander Yakovenko, special to RBTH)

The Ukrainian crisis has two closely intertwined dimensions: a domestic one and an external one, both testifying to the failure to manage the process...

Fighting ISIS only in Iraq is like extinguishing only half of a fire (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

British politicians and media are expressing their concern over the advance of terrorist Islamic State forces in Iraq and stress the need to counter t...

Risks for Russian-Ukrainian economic relations (by Ambassador Yakovenko)

There has been much speculation lately about the reasons for Russia’s negative stance on the Association Agreement between the European Union an...

Libya: time to unite international efforts (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

We are seriously concerned with the drastically degrading situation in Libya. At the moment this country is becoming a failed state, breaking into sma...

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...

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