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 concerning the publication of “The Daily Telegraph” regarding the “Perepilichny сase”

Question: How can you comment on the information published in «The Daily Telegraph” on 6 August that, at the start of the police investiga...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning visas for the staff of the Russian diplomatic missions to the UK

Question: Has the Russian Embassy work got back to normal, after the reduction of its staff in March 2018? Are visas being issued to new staff members...

Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova

The situation in Syria   The situation in Syria remains complicated, but the trend towards improvement continues, generally. The operation by...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the current state of the investigation of the Salisbury incident

Question: 4 August marks five months since the Salisbury incident with the Russian nationals Sergei and Yulia Skripal. This length of time would seem...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the investigation into the Amesbury incident

Question: According to media reports, an air ambulance involved in the initial response to the Amesbury incident has been grounded by police, which co...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the investigation of the death of Nikolay Glushkov

Q.: Has the Embassy received any new information from the British authorities concerning the circumstances of the death of the Russian national Mr Nik...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the activity of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory at Porton Down

Question: In one of its earlier comments the Embassy announced that it had requested assistance of the UK authorities in arranging a meeting with Chie...

Final statement by Iran, Russia and Turkey on the International Meeting on Syria, Sochi, July 30-31, 2018

The Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey (hereinafter – the Parties) reaffirmed their strong commitment t...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the statements by Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt on Brexit and Russia

Question: UK Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt has on a number of occasions stated that Vladimir Putin would be “the only person rejoicing” ove...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning The Daily Mirror article on the Salisbury incident

Question: On 29 July The Daily Mirror presented a new version of the incident in Salisbury that “at least two teams of Russian hitmen were respo...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the statement of Mr John Glen MP on the Salisbury incident

Question: On 28 July The Guardian published an interview with Mr John Glen MP where he claimed that Russia was responsible for the incident in Salisbu...

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Independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia: Why it happened (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK)

In August 2008, the President of Georgia, in breach of the UN Charter and in violation of other international obligations and commitments, started a c...

Is it possible to make a nuclear-free world? (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK)

The recent speech by President Barack Obama in Berlin indicated his intention to take further steps towards a nuclear-free world He proposed addition...

Syria: Russia optimistic despite differences (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK)

In the run-up to the G8 Summit at Lough Erne, there was much speculation over the disagreements between Russia and the West on Syria: Claims of chemic...

Russia's 'Global Mind' banking on $50 bln 2020 Expo glory (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK)

World Expo is held every five years. Ekaterinburg is competing with Dubai (UAE), Izmir (Turkey), Ayutthaya (Thailand) and Sao Paulo (Brazil) for the 2...

Future of the Arctic in focus as more countries start playing in the region (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK)

As interest in the Arctic region, its exploration and preservation, rapidly grows, the Arctic Council is getting more hands to help out with the new P...

Speech of Ambassador Yakovenko at the reception in the Russian Embassy in London on the occasion of the Day of Russia

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentleman, I am delighted to welcome you today at the Russian Embassy on the occasion of our national holiday. Dear guests,...

South Stream: A fresh element of Russian-European energy cooperation? (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK)

With a stagnating European economy plans to supply more gas to the West is becoming a challenge. But Russia is taking the risk. South Stream is a mul...

What World War II can teach us about today’s divided Europe (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK)

World War II was one of the most tragic pages in Russian history: We endured suffering unparalleled in modern history. The four-year struggle against...

Address of Ambassador Yakovenko at the Victory Day wreath laying ceremony, Soviet War Memorial (London, 9 May 2013)

Your Grace, Your Excellencies Dear Veterans Friends Today, we have come here, to the Soviet War Memorial, to mark the day of greatest victory, the...

Ambassador Yakovenko’s greetings to the veterans of WWII on the occasion of the VE Day

Dear veterans, Please, accept heart-felt greetings on the 68th anniversary of our common Victory over Nazi Germany. I would like to express our grat...

Statement by Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko, Head of the Delegation of the Russian Federation at the Somalia Conference, London, 7 May 2013

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great honour for me to speak today at this high-level conference which is taking place in London already for the s...

Statement of Russian Ambassador to UK Alexander Yakovenko at the Opening of the First Russo-British Conference: “Challenges of the Global Governance: a sight from London and Moscow”, London, 29 April 2013

Dear ladies and gentlemen, I am glad to welcome you at the Opening of the First Russo-British Conference “Challenges of Global Governance: a vi...

Russia takes lead on global road safety initiatives (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK)

Road traffic injures are the eighth-biggest cause of death worldwide. By 2030, they will become the fifth-largest cause of death, unless urgent action...

Speaking notes of Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko at the Preview Reception on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition "Houghton Revisited: The Walpole Masterpieces from Catherine the Great's Hermitage" 25 April 2013

Ladies and Gentlemen, I am glad to welcome you at today's preview reception on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition "Houghton Revisited: The...

The Russian view of European security (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK)

The history of international relations shows any attempt to achieve one’s own security at the expense of the security of others fails and leads...

Why Russia is against weapons in space (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK)

The prevention of the placement of weapons in orbit is a key objective of international space cooperation. Creating a unified vision on the issue of s...

Consequences of the Arab League decision on Syria (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK)

In November 2011, the Arab League decided to suspend Syrian membership in the organization. Now another anti-Syrian move has been taken in Doha: as th...

Russia-UK strategic dialogue: New modalities (by Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to UK)

The first meeting of the strategic dialogue at the level of foreign and defence ministers of both countries took place on the 13th of March 2013. Thi...

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