Why to fight with memorials (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)
Syria: collective humanitarian efforts, not sanctions, are needed more than ever (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)
Visit to University of Aberdeen
Visit to Scottish textile company Johnstons of Elgin
Unpublished letter to the Editor of The Times (sent 12 October)
First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov’s answer to a media question regarding British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s visit to Russia
Press-conference of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s and Minister of External Relations and International Cooperation of the Republic of Burundi Alain Aime Nyamitwe
Evening with Professor Valentina Polukhina: Joseph Brodsky and his heritage
Foreign Ministry statement on the situation in the Autonomous Community of Catalonia, Spain
Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov’s meeting with Deputy Foreign Minister of Afghanistan Hekmat Khalil Karzai
Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

News


Statement by the Foreign Ministry on the seizure of Russian diplomatic buildings in the United States

Despite warnings, US authorities have refused to listen to reason and abandon their illegal intentions. Today they seized the remaining premises of th...

Statement by the Foreign Ministry on the seizure of Russian diplomatic buildings in the United States

Despite warnings, US authorities have refused to listen to reason and abandon their illegal intentions. Today they seized the remaining premises of th...

Meeting of Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey A. Pritsepov with the Lord-Provost of Aberdeen

On 28th of September during a working visit to Aberdeenshire Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey A. Pritsepov held a working meeting with the...

Memorable gifts presented to Scottish Veterans of Arctic Convoys

On 28th September 2017, the Russian Consul General in Edinburgh Mr Andrey A.Pritsepov visited two WWII Veteranы who took part in the Arctic Convoys, M...

Reception to celebrate 125 years of Shell in Russia

On 3 October the Embassy hosted a reception to celebrate 125 years of Shell in Russia and launch a book about this anniversary. “Shell” is...

Embassy hosts presentation of online platform “InArt”

On 3 October the Embassy hosted a reception and presentation of the analytical online platform “InArt” (https://in-art.ru/en/) by the foun...

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov’s meeting with US Ambassador-Designate Jon Huntsman

On October 2, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov met with Ambassador-Designate of the United States to Russia Jon Huntsman who presented copies of...

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Alexey Meshkov’s meeting with Head of the EU Delegation to Russia Markus Ederer

On October 2, Deputy Foreign Minister Alexey Meshkov received new Head of the EU Delegation to Russia Markus Ederer who presented copies of his creden...

Russia’s initiative on protecting SMM OSCE in South-East of Ukraine (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

<p>On 5<sup>th</sup> September, at the 9<sup>th</sup> BRICS Summit in Xiamen President of the Russian Federation Vladimi...

CONVENTION of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization on Combating Extremism

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization Member States,Deeply concerned about the spread of extremism as a serious breeding ground for terrorism, which p...

Russian Embassy Spokesperson’s comment on Theresa May’s anti-Russian statements during her visit to Estonia

Question: The Prime Minister Theresa May said during her visit to Estonia that “Russia’s continued aggression represents a growing danger...

Press release on reception at the Embassy on the occasion of the fourth President’s cup in sambo

On 29 September the Russian Embassy hosted the reception on the occasion of the fourth President’s cup in sambo. The first cup was played in Lon...

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Ambassador's Articles


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...

Liberation of Palmyra as a sign of inevitable defeat of ISIS (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

On 27 March the Syrian Army backed by the Russian Air Force liberated Palmyra from ISIS terrorists. It is not only a symbolic victory. The liberation...

Kiev continues to undermine the Minsk Agreements

The Minsk Agreements on the settlement in Ukraine were signed on 12 February, 2015. Unfortunately, there has been little progress in their implementat...

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