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Unpublished letter to the Editor of The Times (sent 12 October)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

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Presentation of the book “The Mystery of Repentance” held at the Russian Embassy

On 22 September 2017 the Russian Embassy in London hosted the launch of the book “The Mystery of Repentance” by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with TASS and The Associated Press, New York, September 20, 2017

Question (in English): After your meeting with Secretary Tillerson, how would you evaluate the relationship with the United States? And has Russia giv...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s opening remarks during talks with President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni, New York, September 19, 2017

Mr President, Sorry for a small delay. Very nice to see you again. We believe that our dialogue is important. After your visit five years ago, this w...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's opening remarks during talks with President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic, New York, September 19, 2017

Mr. President, I am happy to see you. We value any opportunity to hear your views on developments in the region, as well as to coordinate our further...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's opening remarks during talks with President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, New York, September 19, 2017

We are happy to have this opportunity to meet with you. Once again, I would like to thank you for the hospitality you showed us several months ago. W...

Сonference dedicated to the Centenary of Russian studies at the University of Glasgow

On 15-17 September 2017 large celebrations were held at the University of Glasgow dedicated to the centenary of Russian studies at this honorable high...

Collector’s edition of the Illustrated Chronicles of Ivan the Terrible presented to University of Glasgow

On 15th September 2017 at the celebrations of the centenary of the Russian studies at the University of Glasgow on the instructions of the Russian Min...

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with Under-Secretary-General of the UN Counter-Terrorism Office Vladimir Voronkov

On September 18, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Under-Secretary-General of the UN Counter-Terrorism Office Vladimir Voronkov on the sidelines...

Joint statement by Iran, Russia and Turkey on the International Meeting on Syria in Astana 14-15 September 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...

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

On September 16, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the initiative of the US side...

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

On September 16, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the initiative of the US side...

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Ambassador's Articles


Russia’s UNSC presidency focused on Middle East conflicts (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

This month Russia is taking over the presidency of the UN Security Council. The Council is going to be busy with the opening of the UN General Assembl...

The Middle East: learning from history or repeating it? (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for the Daily Telegraph)

The successful conclusion of the talks with Iran on its nuclear program is a rare bright spot on the otherwise gloomy horizon of the Middle Eastern af...

Threats to cyber security can only be deterred together (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are being increasingly used for unlawful and hostile purposes that are inconsistent with the basic p...

70th anniversary of the United Nations: as relevant as ever (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

In September, the UN General Assembly session will be opened by marking the 70th anniversary of the United Nations Organization. The principles that h...

Ukraine: Road to peace runs through Minsk-II (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

More than 6 months have passed since the February 12 Minsk Agreements on the settlement in Ukraine were struck. However, the ongoing crisis in th...

National System of Payment Cards: more independence (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

The today’s geopolitical environment made urgent the task of creating the national payment system in Russia. That issue leapt to the top of the...

The Middle East: time for a genuinely collective effort to fight terrorists (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

Tensions in the Middle East are increasing and the situation in many countries of this region is deteriorating dramatically. The region’s implos...

Eurasian Economic Union reaches out to South-East Asia (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

The development of regional economic integration is an objective process. In a globalizing and increasingly competitive international environment ther...

ISIS will be defeated if double standards are rejected (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

Important meetings on the situation in the Middle East, including Syria, Iraq and the fight against ISIS, have taken place in Doha, Qatar. Russian For...

Brics nations offer the world a taste of genuine economic partnership (article in The Daily Telegraph, 3 August 2015)

The seventh BRICS Summit just held in Ufa, Russia, marked a major milestone in partnership. Leaders discussed issues of common interest internationall...

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization Ufa summit: a major step forward (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

The SCO summit just held in Ufa, Russia, marked a major step forward in the development of this regional forum. For the first time in its 15-year hist...

MH17: who hampers the investigation (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

After the failure of the hastily arranged Security Council vote on a resolution that hadn't been properly debated, Russia is once again being accused...

MH-17 tradedy: the way to justice (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for London Evening Standart, full version)

298 persons lost their lives in the sky over Eastern Ukraine a year ago. The least the international community should do is to ensure that justice is...

Ambassador Yakovenko: Key points of the Russian position on MH-17 flight

• We express our deepest condolences to the relatives of all 283 passengers and 15 crew members – victims of this dreadful tragedy. •...

Deal on Iranian nuclear programme: diplomacy at work (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

July 14 marks the end of the negotiating marathon in pursuit of a final settlement of the Iranian nuclear issue. It is worth mentioning that the Joint...

Why Russia launched New Technology Initiative (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

Rapid technological progress in the 21 century promotes global transformations and, among other things, shapes a new world order, where leadership bel...

Srebrenica: a tragedy against peace and reconciliation (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

On 8 July the UN Security Council discussed a draft resolution regarding the tragedy at Srebrenica, proposed by the UK. The Russian delegation voted a...

International community should concentrate on fighting our common threat – terrorism (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

An objective analysis of the current situation and contacts with countries of the MENA region reveal growing concern both in the region and beyond ove...

Climate Change: Russian factsheet

Climate change is one of major global challenges in the 21st century, which goes beyond the scope of pure science and represents a complex interdiscip...

BRICS: New way of partnership (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

BRICS is a product of the dynamic development of globalization and new centres of economic growth and political influence. It aligns interests of Braz...

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