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 the British government calls to step up anti-Russian sanctions

Question: How would you comment on the news that the British government has been lobbying a new EU sanctions regime against Russian nationals allegedl...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the ties between “Bellingcat” and secret services

Question: Russian officials claim that “Bellingcat” is connected to intelligence agencies of the Western countries, but do not present any...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the investigation of the death of Nikolay Glushkov

Q.: 12 October marks seven months since the death of Nikolay Glushkov. Does the Embassy have any new information on this case? A.: Unfortunately, onc...

Ambassador Yakovenko’s introductory remarks at the press-conference on 12 October 2018

Ladies and gentlemen, In recent weeks we have received a number of media requests concerning the current state of bilateral affairs between Russia an...

Press conference by Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko, 12 October 2018

On 12 October 2018 the Russian Ambassador to the United Kingdom Alexander Yakovenko held a press conference on the current Russia-UK relations.

Press conference by Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko, 12 October 2018

On 12 October 2018 the Russian Ambassador to the United Kingdom Alexander Yakovenko held a press conference on the current Russia-UK relations.

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the new Bellingcat’s investigation

Question: How would you comment on Bellingcat’s claims that it has “tracked down Alexander Petrov’s real identity”? Answer: T...

Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko speaks at Harrow School

On 4 October, 2018 Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United Kingdom Dr Alexander Yakovenko delivered a speech at Harrow School, one of the o...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the UK authorities’ reaction to Russia’s official requests following recent flagrant media publications

Question: The Embassy declared its intent to request clarifications from the British side following the recent accusations of cyberattacks, and the me...

Embassy comment on another groundless British accusation against Russia

On 4 October, UK Permanent Representative to OPCW Peter Wilson speaking on behalf of Minister for Europe Sir Alan Duncan claimed that the “GRU&r...

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Ambassador's Articles


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...

Waterloo and Vienna: learning from history (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

These days, as the celebrations of the Waterloo 200th anniversary have just concluded in Europe and Britain, it is time to reflect on the legacy of th...

Protecting the rights of refugees is one of the priorities of Russia’s foreign policy (by Ambassador Yakovenko)

This year we also mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the most brutal and destructive disaster in human history that caused tremendo...

The West is mean to Russia, but let’s be friends (by Ambassador Yakovenko for The Telegraph)

Russia and Britain have joint experience and interests, which can be a good starting point for improving relations.Nearly a fortnight ago, on June 12,...

British view of the Russian foreign policy: misunderstanding or distortion? (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

When one listens to what the British officials and media pundits have to say about Russia's policy towards Ukraine, it is hard not to wonder if it is...

Supporting closer ties between European Union and Eurasian Union (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

    As Russian President Vladimir Putin said in his interview to the Italian newspaper “Il Corriere della Sera” on the 6th...

Why is US building up arms in Eastern Europe? (by Ambassador Yakovenko)

US media have recently reported the White House’s plans to position arms stockpiles in NATO’s eastern European countries for the purpose...

Tackling terrorism requires genuinely collective approach (by Ambassador Yakovenko, for RT)

The so-called Islamic State (ISIS) is advancing in Iraq and Syria. Its groups are settling in some regions of Libya, there are problems in Lebanon, an...

Small Arms and Lights Weapons: Russian position (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

On 22 May, the United Nations Security Council adopted the Resolution 2220 on the Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) control. Six out of 15 Security...

Russian economy: overcoming difficulties fast (by Russian Ambassador to UK Alexander Yakovenko, special to RBTH)

For many prominent international observers it is obvious that despite tough challenges, including low energy prices, weak rouble and western sanctions...

Re-engagement between Russia and NATO is in everyone’s interest (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

The end of the Cold War gave unprecedented opportunities to overcome the divisions of Europe. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia has exten...

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