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

Press release on State Secretary and Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin’s meeting with Ambassador of the Delegation of the European Union to Russia Markus Ederer

On November 7, State Secretary and Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin received Ambassador of the Delegation of the European Union to Russia Marku...

Comment by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova on the introduction of new anti-Russian sanctions by Canada

We have repeatedly warned the Canadian authorities against attempts to exert pressure by imposing sanctions on Russia. We told them that such actions...

Statement of the Deputy Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Oleg Khramov at the international OSCE conference on cybersecurity, Vienna, 3 November 2017

Ladies and Gentlemen, It is absolutely clear that in the foreseeable future global informatization will be the key trend in the development of societ...

Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova

Sergey Lavrov’s upcoming meeting with OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger   On November 3, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is set to h...

APPEAL OF THE COUNCIL OF THE FEDERATION OF THE FEDERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Unofficial translation   The Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation notes that on 14 July 2015 the “P5+1...

Reception at the Russian Embassy

On 2 November 2, 2017 2017 the Russian Embassy in London hosted the reception «The first wave of the Russian emigration». Many prominent g...

Statement by the Russian Federation on behalf of the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States Sochi

The Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States agree that the world faces significant challenges in terms of biosecurity, including...

President Putin had a bilateral meeting with President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani.

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani (retranslated): Mr President, welcome to the Islamic Republic of&nbs...

Joint statement by Iran, Russia and Turkey on the International Meeting on Syria in Astana 30-31 October 2017

The Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey as guarantors of the observance of the ceasefire regime in the Syrian...

Russian Embassy press-secretary response to media question

Question: Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson once again blamed Russia for covering up the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian authorities. What is the...

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman

On October 27, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, who has begun his work in Moscow. The discussion focused...

Russian Embassy press-secretary response to media question

Question: British MPs, debating on global LGBT rights in the House of Commons on 26 October, repeatedly mentioned «the discrimination against LG...

Russian Embassy press-secretary response to media question

Question: The Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon giving evidence to the Commons defence committee on 25 October mentioned «Russian ag...

Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova

The 30th meeting of the Foreign Ministry’s Council of the Heads of Constituent Entities of the Russian Federation chaired by Sergey Lavrov &nbs...

Russia Embassy’s spokesperson’s response to a media question

Question: Recently, at the debates in the House of Lords the question of British support for the Syrian opposition was discussed. How does Russia view...

Russian Embassy's spokesperson's response to the media question

Question: Yesterday Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson expressed disappointment at the non-renewal of the mandate for the UN-OPCW Joint Investigative Mec...

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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...

Russia helped create conditions for peaceful process in Syria (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

In full compliance with international law and at the request of the legitimate Government of Syria, Russia launched a military operation in this count...

Russian air strikes on Syria have driven out terrorists and helped start talks (by Alexander Yakovenko for The Independent)

Since the beginning of the military operation in Syria, Russia has carried out more than 9,000 flights, and for the first time, massive strikes with b...

Russia and the West: between old geopolitics and collective action (article by Alexander Yakovenko for The Independent)

It is unfortunate that many nowadays engage quite lightly in the new Cold War rhetoric. It does not reflect the reality, only helps distort...

Is the world ready for further reduction of nuclear weapons? (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

One of the most important tasks in the field of international security is to rid the world of the threat posed by weapons of mass destruction. Russia...

Syria: Sorting the Mess Out (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for Evening Standard)

The recent meeting of the IGSS in Munich came up with the plan to try to find ways to reach a cessation of hostilities between Syrian patriotic opposi...

Russia is not a threat to the West (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

On 31 December, 2015 President Vladimir Putin signed the update National Security Strategy 2016. It is an updated key strategic planning document. In...

Russia's Approach To Humanitarian Problems In Syria

The Syrian conflict has unfolded into a horrific humanitarian disaster that should be dealt with through joint effort by all parties involved. On its...

Kiev must understand there is no alternative to Minsk (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

Nearly a year has passed since the Minsk Agreements on the settlement in Ukraine were reached. However, the ongoing crisis in the South-East Ukraine a...

Libya: a hard road ahead (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

The situation in Libya has reached a critical point, when its very survival is in question. The situation has been significantly aggravated due to a g...

Russia’s contribution to global efforts to contain climate change (full text of article by Ambassador Yakovenko for RBTH)

The world’s climate and weather patterns are changing. Global temperatures are rising, causing more extreme weather events, like flooding and he...

Russia and Britain should beat Isil as we did the Nazis: together (by Ambassador Yakovenko for The Telegraph)

Sir Winston Churchill knew that faced with evil, Britain and Russia must stand united.As Britain debates its role in fighting Islamic State of Iraq an...

Vienna meeting on Syria: fighting terrorism should become a priority (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

With the world discussing ways to defeat the ISIS, we are witnessing positive momentum in agreeing a political process for Syria. A second round of co...

What Russia does vs doping usage in sports (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

In 2009, the National strategy for sport and physical culture was accepted in Russia. One of the cornerstones of the program was heavily stressed anti...

There should be no place for weapons in outer space (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

On 23 October 2015, on the margins of the UN General Assembly, the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) adopted a Joint...

Chemical weapons in Syria: who is guilty

Against the background of many complex events occurring in the Middle East, the West continues to regularly accuse the Syrian government of using chem...

Facing down Isis threat in Syria together (full text of article by Ambassador Yakovenko for RBTH)

Isis established a bridgehead in Syria and other countries of the Middle East. The terrorists do not conceal their far-reaching plans for further expa...

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