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

Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko's response to the media question

Question: Accusations that Russia “undermines the British democracy” and was somehow involved in the result of the Brexit referendum appea...

Treaty for the prohibition of nuclear weapons: thoughts and arguments (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

The emergence of а Treaty for the prohibition of nuclear weapons will not change reality in the field of strategic stability that mandates us to exerc...

6th Moffat Literature Conference "The Russian Phoenix: Art and Literature in the era of the 1905 and 1917 Revolutions"

On 20-22 October 2017 an international conference "The Russian Phoenix: Art and Literature in the era of the 1905 and 1917 Revolutions", jointly organ...

Agricultural Attache Derbenskiy visits British farms in county Devon.

On 19 - 20 October 2017 the Agricultural Attaché of the Russian Embassy Vladimir Derbenskiy visited five agricultural farms in county Devon....

Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko met Lord Mayor of the City of London Dr Andrew Parmley

On 20 October Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko met Lord Mayor of the City of London Dr Andrew Parmley. The issues of Russian-British trade and e...

Russian Embassy Spokesperson comment

Question: A former head of GCHQ, Mr Hannigan warned that Russia had long been waging a cyberwar on western nations - likely to include Britain. &ldquo...

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova’s reply to a media question on exemptions for Hungarian and other EU languages in Ukraine’s Law on Education

Question: Can you comment on the information about exemptions for Hungarian and other EU languages in Ukraine’s Law on Education? Maria Zakharo...

Meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club

The general topic of the Valdai Club this year is Creative Destruction: Will a New World Order Emerge from the Current C...

Poetry festival Pushkin in Britain launched at the Embassy

On 20 October 2017 the traditional Russian poetry and culture festival "Pushkin in Britain" was launched at the Russian Embassy in London. The Embassy...

Why to fight with memorials (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

The campaign in Poland against World War II memorials to Soviet officers and soldiers, who had liberated the country from the Nazi occupation, is gain...

Syria: collective humanitarian efforts, not sanctions, are needed more than ever (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

<p>The situation in Syria is undergoing serious transformation. Due to the de-escalation process, it has now become possible to drastically redu...

Visit to University of Aberdeen

On 29 of September 2017 during the trip to Aberdeen Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey A.Pritsepov visited University of Aberdeen and met wi...

Visit to Scottish textile company Johnstons of Elgin

During a visit to Aberdeenshire on 29th of September 2017 Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey A.Pritsepov visited the largest company produci...

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Ambassador's Articles


Minding Isis Threat Jointly (full text of article by Ambassador Yakovenko for London Evening Standard)

Now, that John Kerry and Sergey Lavrov, Ashton Carter and Sergey Shoigu have talked Syria, and Gideon Rachman, Martin Wolf and Con Coughlin have spoke...

On recent Chatham House pieces: minding Ukraine's and one's own business

Sir Andrew Wood writes of the 'flawed' Minsk-2, though he knows, as a diplomat, that those agreements stopped fighting when the Ukrainian forces, incl...

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...

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