Statement of the Russian Federation on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, Marrakesh, December 11, 2018
Embassy comment on the state of the investigation into the death of Nikolay Glushkov
Joint statement by Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bolivia (plurinational state of), Burundi, China, Comoros, Congo, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Russian Federation, State of Palestine, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Viet Nam, Zimbabwe at the Fourth review conference of the chemical weapons convention, the Hague, November 30, 2018
Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the UK position on chemical weapons attack in Aleppo, Syria
Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the accusations of “Russian involvement” in the cases of Scott Young and Alexander Perepilichny
Embassy Comment on the situation with Russian nationals Sergei and Yulia Skripal
Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning recent publications in the British media concerning alleged increase of Russian intelligence activity
Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning recent appeals of the British officials to impose new sanctions against Russia

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Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question on the UK plans to provide assistance for Idlib province in Syria

Question: How would you comment on the statement by the UK government on its intention to provide assistance for Idlib province in Syria? Answer: We...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question on cooperation between the UK and the OPCW with regard to the investigation of Salisbury and Amesbury incidents

Question: How would you comment on the recent information regarding the OPCW experts’ visit to the UK upon the British authorities request for &...

Agricultural Attaché Vladimir Derbenskiy visits School of Veterinary Sciences University of Bristol

On 15 August 2018 the Agricultural Attaché of the Russian Embassy Vladimir Derbenskiy visited the School of Veterinary Sciences University of B...

Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko speaks on RT's "Going Underground"

The Russian Ambassador to the UK Alexander Yakovenko was the guest speaker on RT's show "Going Underground". His Excellency talked about Skripal poiso...

Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko's interview for "Salisbury Journal"

The Russian Ambassador said he stands together with the people of Salisbury in a meeting with the Journal last week, as the United States announced ne...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning possible reputational costs to the UK and the US following the Salisbury incident

Question: How would you comment on the claims that the refusal of the British authorities to cooperate with Russia on the investigation of the Salisbu...

Embassy Press Officer’s comment on the UK media speculations around the Arctic

We have taken note of a number of publications in the British media (including today's issue of the Daily Telegraph), presenting the conclusions of th...

Foreign Ministry statement

As is known, on August 8, the US administration announced the imminent imposition of new sanctions against Russia on the basis of the US national law...

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TRUE STORY ABOUT PARALYMPIC GAMES IN SOCHI (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

The colorful closing ceremony brought down the curtain on the XIth Paralympic Winter Games. But british media paid little attention to these great com...

UKRAINIAN CRISIS: ROOT CAUSES AND BLAME GAME (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK )

The scale of the Ukrainian crisis eclipsed a fundamental issue of who and why provoked it. All the ratchet, which broke loose like hell in Western med...

Remarks by Ambassador A.Yakovenko at the reception on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition of The Orenburg Shawl

Dear friends, I am delighted to welcome you to this unique exhibition. It is held within the framework of the Russian-British Year of Culture which w...

Reinvigorating, Refreshing and Reviving Relations With the UK-Russia Year of Culture (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Huffington Post)

Two weeks ago, an estimated three billion people around the world tuned in to watch the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics. Like Danny Boyle's acc...

Statement by Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko at the reception in Parliament on the occasion of the opening of Russian-British Year of Culture

Lord Speaker, Deputy Prime Minister, Lords and Members of Parliament, Dear friends, To what has already been said, I would like to add that a spec...

The humanitarian crisis in Syria must be solved “on the ground” (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

As is known, the second round of inter-Syrian talks began on 10 February in Geneva. Everybody seemed to be aware of the critical importance of maintai...

Mutual cultural presence: Helping Russia and Britain understand each other better (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

This year, for the first time in history, Russia and Britain are holding a ‘Year’ of each other's culture. It means that already substanti...

Growth, inequality are key challenges for global economy (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

In 2013 world leaders took a number of important policy decisions and practical steps that helped to tackle key risks, improve situation in the financ...

Sochi: new beginnings when the party is over (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK)

  In little more than a week, the Winter Olympic Games start in Sochi, but the prospects after this landmark event are visible now. I am talking...

Why Russia cares about human rights in the West (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

Erosion of Western human rights standards runs counter to the interest of building a common democratic space in the Euro-Atlantic. The Russian Foreig...

Russia, UK kept up a positive momentum in 2013 (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

The events of the last year have confirmed the normalisation of political dialogue between Russia and the UK has become a steady trend. Our relations...

Russia, UK kept up a positive momentum in 2013 (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

The events of the last year have confirmed the normalisation of political dialogue between Russia and the UK has become a steady trend. Our relations...

Year of diplomatic breakthrough on Syria (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

2013 will remain in everybody’s memory as a watershed in international affairs. World development has been increasingly complex and dynamic in...

Ambassador's Notebook: Combating Corruption Requires International Cooperation (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for RIA Novosti)

December 9 was International Anti-Corruption Day. Ironically, it coincidedwith news of an ongoing investigation into a corrupt scheme that wasreported...

Ambassador Yakovenko on the achievements in the Russian-British relationship in 2013 (Interfax)

The events of the passing year have confirmed that normalization of our bilateral political dialogue has become a stable and steady trend. Our relatio...

Deal with Iran: New opportunities for region (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

The successful talks on the Iranian nuclear program (INP) in Geneva have brought us closer to a solution to one of the most complex international prob...

Lavrov's Iran visit: Building on Geneva nuclear agreement (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK, for Russia Today)

Russia’s Foreign Minister is on his first visit to Iran since President Rouhani took office. Consistent implementation of the key Geneva agreeme...

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