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

Comment by Russian MFA Spokesperson Maria Zakharova on the anti-Russian statements by Theresa May

We have taken note of the statement concerning Russia made on 13 November by the British Prime Minister Theresa May at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet...

Students of Russian school "Znaniye" presented exams certificates at the Russian Embassy

On 13 November 2017 the Embassy hosted the presentation of A-levels exams certificates to the students of the educational centre Znaniye (Knowledge)....

Russian schoolchildren, winners of the Robert Burns Competition, visit Scotland

In 2017, a student of Gymnasium No. 61 in St. Petersburg Tamara Santrosyan became a winner of the the Robert Burns competition. This creative competit...

Remembrance Sunday at Soviet War Memorial

On 12 November 2017 a traditional ceremony of wreath laying took place at the Soviet War Memorial in London, near the Imperial War Museum. The solemn...

Commemorative ceremony at the Memorial of the Russian legendary Naval cruiser «Varyag»

118 years ago on 1November 1899 the Russian legendary Naval cruiser «Varyag» was launched.  In memory of this event on 2 November 201...

Visit to Scottish textile company Beggs of Ayr

During a visit to South Ayrshire on 2d of November 2017 Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey A.Pritsepov visited a textile company producing c...

Visit to Glasgow Prestwik Airport

During a visit to South Ayrshire on 3d of November 2017 Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey A.Pritsepov had a tour of Glasgow Prestwik Airpor...

Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump approved a joint statement on Syria

President Trump and President Putin today, meeting on the margins of the APEC conference in Danang, Vietnam, confirmed t...

Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s talks with Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade of the Republic of Mauriti...

Lecture at Heriot-Watt University

On 8th November 2017 Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey A.Pritsepov gave a lecture to students studying international relations at the Herio...

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

Question: On 7 November Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson said in the House of Commons that “We must continu...

Agricultural Attache Derbenskiy visits the Farm Business Innovation Show 2017

On 8 November 2017 the Agricultural Attaché of the Russian Embassy Vladimir Derbenskiy visited the Farm Business Innovation Show 2017, one of t...

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Ambassador's Articles


Collectivism and connectivity at the heart of APEC (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

On 19–20 November 2016, Lima hosts regular meeting of the Asia‑Pacific Economic Cooperation. 21 countries’ leaders gather in ord...

OPCW decision on Syria is deeply regrettable (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

On 11 November, a group of Member States of the Executive Council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) secured support f...

BRICS: a new model of global cooperation (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RBTH)

BRICS has become a solid inter-continental force within the existing system of global governance. There is nothing revolutionary or iconoclastic about...

5 Things Everyone Needs To Know About Russia's Position On Syria (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

1. On 18 October, the Russian Aerospace Forces in Syria and Syrian Air Force ceased airstrikes against terrorists in Aleppo. In coordination with the...

It’s time for West to see reason and stop supporting terrorists (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

On 21 October, on the UK initiative the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) met for the 25th special session to discuss the recent situation in Aleppo. Disc...

Syria. Who should be ashamed? (by Ambassador Yakovenko for The Observer)

The novel way of diplomacy, proposed by Foreign Secretary Johnson has so far materialized in a lone gentleman with a poster outside our Embassy &ndash...

Russian position on OPCW-UN JIM report on Syria (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

Recently, the OPCW-UN Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) has presented to the UN Security Council its third report, in which it concluded that the Sy...

Why Russia was forced to suspend PMDA (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

Russia has suspended the implementation of the Russia-US plutonium management and disposition agreement (PMDA). The agreement was signed at a time whe...

Who is rattling “nuclear sabre” in Europe? (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

Some in the West have recently ratcheted up their rhetoric about Russia’s “nuclear sabre-rattling” in Europe. Indeed, the USSR did d...

Migrant and refugee crisis: we need to address its root causes (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

Seeking solutions to the problem of migrants and refugees, fleeing their homes due to wars and domestic armed conflicts, is one of the pressing issues...

Syrian settlement: setting the record straight (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

A grave humanitarian situation in Aleppo today is the most topical issue within the context of settlement in Syria. Over past two weeks, as the Syrian...

Russia-ASEAN: new level of cooperation (By Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

The ASEAN countries remain Russia's primary focus in South-East Asia. Driven by the desire to have partners in developing trade and strengthening secu...

‘We definitely have to move in our relations with UK’ – Russia’s Ambassador to Britain Mr Alexander Yakovenko, for RT

While relations between Russia and Britain might not be enjoying their easiest moment, Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko told RT that doors between the t...

Approaching International Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg (By Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

Planning to go to the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). It is a huge annual international conference on economic and business iss...

Primaries – a new practice in Russian political process (By Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

On 22 May “United Russia” political party held primary elections, or primaries around the whole country. Nearly 9 million people chose to...

Russia will continue to fight nazism (By Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

Russia attaches a great importance to the initiative on combating glorification of Nazism and will continue to put forward at the UN General Assembly...

"Shakespeare and Tolstoy – the best rescue team for Russia-UK relations" (By Ambassador Yakovenko for RBTH)

“Two households, both alike in dignity, from ancient grudge break to new mutiny” – applying Shakespeare’s words to the current...

Fighting corruption and related crimes (By Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

Corruption, money laundering, tax evasion and related crimes are global problems that concern all nations. They destabilise economies, violate human r...

Russia calls upon EU to engage with EAEU (By Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) became a new meaningful element of the global economic architecture. It is a huge economic market that comprises 18...

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