Statement of the Russian Federation on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, Marrakesh, December 11, 2018
Embassy comment on the state of the investigation into the death of Nikolay Glushkov
Joint statement by Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bolivia (plurinational state of), Burundi, China, Comoros, Congo, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Russian Federation, State of Palestine, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Viet Nam, Zimbabwe at the Fourth review conference of the chemical weapons convention, the Hague, November 30, 2018
Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the UK position on chemical weapons attack in Aleppo, Syria
Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the accusations of “Russian involvement” in the cases of Scott Young and Alexander Perepilichny
Embassy Comment on the situation with Russian nationals Sergei and Yulia Skripal
Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning recent publications in the British media concerning alleged increase of Russian intelligence activity
Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning recent appeals of the British officials to impose new sanctions against Russia

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Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning navigation in the Sea of Azov

Question: How would you comment on the recent statement by the Foreign Office spokesperson accusing Russia of “disrupting Ukrainian and internat...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the British Parliament Joint Committee’s on the National Security Strategy Report on Cyber Security

Question: How would you comment on the Report by the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy “Cyber Security of the UK’s Critica...

Information on the Implementation of the Tax Free System in the Russian Federation

Dear guests of the Russian Federation,   Since April 2018, the value-added tax refund system (Tax Free System) has been launched in the Russian...

Embassy’s statement concerning Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet in London

We have taken note of Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet in London on 12 November, of which a significant par...

Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veteran

On 10 November 2018 Third Secretary of the Embassy Vadim Retyunskiy presented the Ushakov medal to the Arctic Convoys veteran Mr Gerald HENRY who was...

… days have passed since the death of Nikolay Glushkov on British soil - no credible information or response from the British authorities

The Russian citizen Nikolay Glushkov was found dead under mysterious circumstances at his London house, on 12 March 2018. The Russian Embassy learned...

… days have passed since the Salisbury incident - no credible information or response from the British authorities

On 4 March 2018 the Russian citizens Sergei and Yulia Skripal were reportedly poisoned with a nerve agent in Salisbury and were taken to Salisbury Dis...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning new claims on alleged links between members of the Russian community in the UK and intelligence services

Question: How would you comment on the claims in the British media that “half of the Russians in London are working for Russian intelligence&rdq...

President Putin awards Sir Angus Grossart with Pushkin Medal

On 4 November 2018 Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded Sir Angus Grossart with the Medal of Pushkin for his contribution to strengthening pea...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the statement by UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations Karen Pierce on Ukraine

Q.: At the UN Security Council Briefing on 30 October UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations Karen Pierce claimed general elections in the...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning “An Invisible Chain” speech by the UK Foreign Secretary

Q: In his speech at the “Policy Exchange” think tank UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has dwelled on the shifts in the global balance of p...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the statements by Prime Minister Theresa May in Norway

Q.: On 30 October UK Prime Minister again claimed that Russia “deployed chemical weapons” in Britain. How would you comment on this statem...

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Ambassador's Articles


‘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...

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...

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