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Unpublished letter to the Editor of The Times (sent 12 October)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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The West’s counter-ISIS efforts cost Iraq and Syria dearly (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

<p style="text-align: justify;">According to the UN, mass media and NGOs, as a result of air and artillery strikes by the US-led count...

No alternative to a peace settlement on the Korean Peninsula (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

Russia is deeply concerned over the situation on the Korean Peninsula, where confrontation is moving into its hottest phase than ever before. North Ko...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s opening remarks at a meeting with Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, Vladivostok, September 5, 2017

Madam Minister, Friends, We greatly appreciate this opportunity to hold talks on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum. We have things to dis...

Vladimir Putin’s news conference following BRICS Summit

Vladimir Putin’s news conference following BRICS Summit Vladimir Putin answered Russian journalists’ questions following his visit to Chi...

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

On September 2, US authorities seized the buildings of the General Consulate of the Russian Federation in San Francisco and the Trade Representation i...

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

We express our deep concern at test of a “thermonuclear explosive device for an intercontinental ballistic missile” announced by the DPRK...

Russian jewellery brands presented in London

On 4 September 2017 International Jewellery London fair hosted a presentation of Russian brands under the auspices of “Made in Russia” E20...

Russian President Putin's article BRICS: Towards New Horizons of Strategic Partnership

The 9th BRICS Summit will be held in Xiamen, China, on September 4 and 5. I consider it important in this regard to present Russia’s approaches...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to questions at a meeting with the students and faculty of MGIMO University and the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Moscow, September 1, 2017

Mr Torkunov, Mr Bazhanov, Friends, I am happy to welcome all of you to our meeting, traditionally held at the beginning of the academic year, inclu...

Newly-appointed Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov in an interview with Kommersant newspaper

Question: What do you feel as you depart for Washington? Are you concerned about the close attention given by the US establishment and media to your p...

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

On August 31, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a telephone conversation with Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif,...

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Ambassador's Articles


Sweden’s “submarine scare”: time to stop this kid stuff (By Ambassador Yakovenko)

Sweden’s “submarine scare”: time to stop this kid stuff “The public has the right to know”: this phrase is frequently u...

Russia’s contribution to Iran nuclear talks (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Following the recent talks between the P5+1 and Iran, a framework political agreement on the final settlement of Iran’s nuclear program has been...

The Arctic: a territory for non-politicized dialogue for the benefit of mankind (by Ambassador Yakovenko)

The Arctic region has always been very important to Russia. At present, our country is implementing a strategy for a full-scale, balanced and complex...

Yemen: West’s double standards again? (by Ambassador Yakovenko)

  The international community is extremely concerned over the latest developments in the Republic of Yemen, the sovereignty, unity and territori...

NATO’S activity near Russia’s borders: why? (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Some recent statements about a buildup of US troops in Eastern Europe in the framework of the so-called military operation “Atlantic Resolve&rdq...

US National Security Strategy – a blueprint for confrontation? (by Ambassador Yakovenko)

In February 2015 the National Security Strategy was adopted by the United States. It calls for containment of ”Russian aggression“, especi...

NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY: RUSSIA’S REFLECTIONS

The Non-Proliferation Treaty is the cornerstone of the nuclear non-proliferation regime. The Treaty has contributed hugely to the prevention of the sp...

RUSSIA AND NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT

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

NEW REALITIES: PARLIAMENTARY BRICS (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The idea to establish a parliamentary forum emerged as a result of active development of diverse cooperation within the framework of BRICS.Leaders of...

Crimea: one year on (by Ambassador Yakovenko)

A year after the peaceful re-unification of Crimea with Russia I can still hear the voices of some of my British interlocutors, who, for one reason or...

On Russia’s Anti-crisis Measures (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Given the negative trend in the Russian economy in late 2014 - early 2015, caused by a complex of internal and external factors, including the sharp d...

THE FUTURE OF ARMS CONTROL IN EUROPE (by Ambassador Yakovenko)

  For many years Russia has been undertaking every possible step to maintain a viability of the conventional arms control regime in Europe. We h...

Protection of Christians in the Middle East must become an international priority (by Ambassador Yakovenko)

The Middle East, the cradle of Christianity and human civilisation, today has been swept by a wave of extremism, while its interfaith and civilisation...

HUMAN RIGHTS UNDERMINED WHEN USED AS POLITICAL TOOL (by Ambassador Yakovenko)

  The Human Rights Council (HRC) is a leading human rights agency in the UN system. Russia believes that the HRC’s fundamental operating p...

RUSSIA’S REFLECTION ON THE ROLE OF THE UN

The United Nations has been and remains the cornerstone of the international system. The goals, principles and rules sealed in the UN Charter are a vi...

THE TRUTH ABOUT RUSSIA’S NEW MILITARY DOCTRINE (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The new version of Russia’s military doctrine, approved by President Putin on 26 December 2014, attracts increased attention in the Western medi...

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