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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Official holiday at the Consular Section

Due to official holiday the Consular Section will be closed on 3 and 10 May. On 4, 6 and 7 May the Consular Section is open during working hours. Th...

Transit flights to Russia for UK citizens

According to the new decision of the Government of the Russian Federation, dated 14 April 2021 N 963-р, the current way of entry to Russia for UK citi...

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova's Comment on new legislative initiatives in the UK

We have noted the publications announcing a number of upcoming legislative initiatives of the UK government aimed at countering the hostile activities...

New regulation on COVID measures in Russia

According to the last decision of Rospotrebnadzor which is responsible for public health, dated 16 April 2021 N 13 (entered into force on 21 April), f...

President Vladimir Putin's Address to the Federal Assembly, 21 April 2021

The President of Russia delivered the Address to the Federal Assembly. The ceremony took place at the Manezh C...

Press release on summoning US Deputy Head of Mission to Foreign Ministry

On April 21, Deputy Chief of Mission of the US Embassy Bart Gorman was summoned to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he was handed a note...

Extended suspension of flights from the UK to Russia

The Government of the Russian Federation has decided to extend the suspension of flights from the UK to Russia until 23 h 59 min of 1 June 2021. Such...

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Embassy comment on the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office statement concerning “Russia’s malign cyber activity”

  We consider the FCDO statement of 15 April on “malign activity by Russian intelligence services in cyberspace” as nothing but an a...

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Ambassador's Articles


No alternative to a peace settlement on the Korean Peninsula (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

Russia is deeply concerned over the situation on the Korean Peninsula, where confrontation is moving into its hottest phase than ever before. North Ko...

Iran has the right to develop its missile programme (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

The launch by Iran on 27 July of the missile “Simurg” caused a lot of speculations and aimed at putting additional pressure on the country...

DPRK tested medium-range, not intercontinental ballistic missile

<p>The latest developments on the Korean Peninsula have become a matter of a grave concern against the backdrop of yet another launch of a balli...

DPRK tested medium-range, not intercontinental ballistic missile

<p>The latest developments on the Korean Peninsula have become a matter of a grave concern against the backdrop of yet another launch of a balli...

Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: playing with fire (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

On July 7, the work on the draft Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (PNW) was completed in New York. Russia considers this Treaty as counter...

Russia’s efforts in Syria: we invite all to join (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

Russia continues its efforts in Syria aimed at normalizing the humanitarian situation and eliminating terrorism in the region. Along with fighting ISI...

The role of nuclear weapons in the Russian military strategy: setting the record straight (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

We continue to see efforts to blame Russia for allegedly lowering the threshold for the use of nuclear weapons. Against the backdrop of current anti-R...

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...

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...

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