E-book of condolences For Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Russian President Vladimir Putin met President of Syria Bashar al-Assad
President Putin visited Khmeimim Air Base in Syria
Press release on First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov’s consultations with British Minister of State for Europe and the Americas Alan Duncan
Moscow Exchange Forum in London
Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko's remarks at the Roscosmos "Sputnik" exhibition launch at Rossotrudnichestvo
Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s message of greetings to organisers and participants in the 7th international forum The Arctic: Present and Future
Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans
Russian Ambassador visits Scotland
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with the Libero, Italy
Afghan opium production jumps to record level (by Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko for RT)
Trade between Russia and the United Kingdom could double in the next five years
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks at the Russian International Affairs Council’s general meeting, Moscow, November 28, 2017
Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans
FIFA World Cup host cities' tourist and investment potential presented

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E-book of condolences For Dmitri Hvorostovsky

E-book of condolences For Dmitri Hvorostovsky

FIFA World Cup host cities' tourist and investment potential presented

On 24 November the Russian Federal Agency for Tourism organized the road-show presentation of a number of Russian cities’ tourist and investment...

Response by the Press Secretary of the Embassy to a media question

Question: Could you comment on the “novelties” in the language policy in Ukraine and the position of the British authorities on this issue...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov meets with UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura

On November 24, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov received UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura in Moscow. During t...

Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko's remarks at the reception at the Embassy dedicated to Russian Film Week (24 November 2017)

Ladies and gentlemen, Dear friends I am delighted to welcome you at our reception dedicated to the Russian Film Week and the environmental causes it...

President Vladimir Putin opened the 6th St Petersburg International Cultural Forum

President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Ladies and gentlemen, friends, Mr President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev, I am pleased to...

Russian cities’ tourist and investment potential ahead of the World Football Championship in 2018 presentation

On 24 November the Russian Federal Agency for Tourism organised the road-show presentation of a number of Russian cities’ tourist and investment...

Reception to mark the Russian Film Week at the Russian Embassy

24 November 2017 the Embassy hosted the reception to mark the Russian Film Week 2017. The film festival, launched but a year ago, is a major success a...

Joint statement by Presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey

President of The Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani, President of The Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and P...

Dmitri Hvorostovsky has passed away

The Embassy of the Russian Federation to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has the sad duty to inform that the world famous ope...

Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko's remarks at the launch of the Russian Film Week (19 November 2017)

Ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me to be at the opening of the second edition of the Russian Film Week here in London – which this y...

Response of the Embassy’s press-secretary to the media question on Syria

Question: UK Special Representative for Syria Martin Longden via Twitter accused Russia of “lack of commitment to protecting international peace...

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Ambassador's Articles


Khan Sheikhoun: we must establish the truth (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

The question of what really happened in Khan Shaykhun on April 4 still remains unanswered. Russia’s critical attitude to the methods of work and...

Real actions, not sanctions, needed to save public health in Syria (by Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko for RT)

The humanitarian situation in Syria remains complex. According to the UN, 13,5 million Syrians or more than half of the country’s population nee...

Russian and Chinese initiative on solving Korean Peninsula’s problems (by Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko for RT)

The recent DPRK’s missile launch caused serious concerns in the international community. These actions contradict relevant UN Security Council r...

The chemical incident in Khan Sheikhoun: why is the West not interested in the truth? (by Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko)

There are speculations about the chemical incident in Khan Sheikhoun on April 4 flared up by the recent report by the OPCW Fact-Finding Mission in Syr...

Collective Security in Eurasia: Managing Diversity and Multiple Threats (by Ambassador Yakovenko for OCA Magazine)

25 years ago several independent states, formerly Republics of the Soviet Union, including Russia, Kazakhstan, Belorussia, Armenia, Tajikistan and Kyr...

There can be only political solutions on the Korean peninsula (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

There is no doubt that what we are living through in present is one of the most dramatic developments on the Korean peninsula showing that the threat...

The OPCW investigation of Khan-Sheikhoun chemical incident: how credible? (Article by Ambassador Yakovenko for The Daily Telegraph)

Unfortunately, there is still no proper reaction by the OPCW to the alleged use of sarin in Khan Sheikhoun of 4 April. The work of the OPCW Fact-Findi...

Investigation into Khan Sheikhoun: rules-based order tested by Western scheming (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

There is still no proper reaction by the OPCW to the alleged use of sarin in Khan Sheikhoun in Syria on 4 April.Unfortunately, the work of the OPCW Fa...

UK is blocking independent international investigation into Khan Sheikhoun incident (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

On April 18, in response to a statement by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on British experts at Porton Down lab having analyzed some samples taken at...

Liberation of Mosul: a new catastrophe? (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

We are deeply concerned over the deteriorating plight of the civilians in Mosul, who are paying an excessively high price for their liberation from te...

The growing Russian economy is increasingly open for business (article by Ambassador Yakovenko for The Daily Telegraph, 6 March 2017)

Tough challenges, including weak global growth, low energy prices and Western sanctions have been used by the Russian Government as incentives to make...

Remembering Ambassador Churkin (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

Work in New York, at a mission to the United Nations differs a lot from any Embassy. Especially so for a mission of a nation-permanent member of the S...

Deal is straightforward yet Kiev drags its feet (by Ambassador Yakovenko for FT)

Sir, The latest flare-up in eastern Ukraine is just more evidence of the Kiev government choosing war over reform (Letters, February 1). It has been d...

MEPP: inter-Palestinian conference in Moscow (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

On 15-17 January in Moscow there was held an inter-Palestinian informal meeting organized by the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy...

Crimea and Minsk Agreements: what the British media would not tell? (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

The recent escalation in eastern Ukraine is again presented in the British media as Russia’s attempt to wage a proxy hybrid war against Kiev&rsq...

Finally there is hope for peace in Syria. Now let's concentrate on fighting Isil (article by Ambassador Yakovenko in The Daily Telegraph, 25 January 2017)

For almost a year and a half, as the British government and media were accusing Russia of pursuing a military solution in Syria, we have patiently sai...

Back to basics in international relations (letter by Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko for Evening Standard, published on 17 January 2017)

Recently we have seen a trend of questioning electoral outcomes in Western nations under the pretext of undue outside interference, first of all &ldqu...

Why the elites blame post-truth politics for their failures, by Ambassador Yakovenko for RBTH, published 22 December

Establishment leaders in Europe and America need a reality check and to address voters' genuine concerns in a globalized world. The year 2016 has see...

Bringing peace to Syria (by Ambassador Yakovenko for "Sunday Mirror", published on 20.11.2016)

It has to be borne in mind that Russia sent its Air Force to Syria only on 30 September 2015. According to our Western interlocutors, it was a critica...

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