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 recent anti-Russian statement by the Foreign Office

Question: How would you comment on today’s statement by the Foreign Office accusing Russia of worldwide cyber-attacks on massive scale? Answer:...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning the BBC journalist Mark Urban’s book on Sergei Skripal

Q.: How would you comment on the Mark Urban’s book on Sergei Skripal published on 4 October? A.: We intend yet to study this book. At the same...

Crossing Russia-Belarus Border by Foreign Citizens and Persons without Citizenship

The Russian legislation (The Federal Law No. 114-FZ dated 15 August 1996 On Procedures to Enter and Exit the Russian Federation, Russian Federation La...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question on INF Treaty

Question: How would you comment on the latest statements by US officials on Russia’s alleged non-compliance with INF Treaty? Answer: Russi...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning new anti-Russian statements by Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt

Question: How would you comment on the new anti-Russian statements made by Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Sunday at the annual Conservative Party co...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question on a new UK Defence Arctic Strategy

Q: How do you assess the statement made by Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson on UK intentions to develop a new Defence Arctic Strategy? A: We call o...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly, New York, September 28, 2018

1809-28-09-2018 Madam President, ladies and gentlemen, The speeches delivered during the general discussion at this session of the UN General Assemb...

Statement by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the Presentation of the Bid by Ekaterinburg to Host Expo 2025

Dear colleagues and friends, Russia is an active member of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE). We uphold the principles and values of the...

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Russia to the OPCW A.Shulgin

Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, Today we invited you here to present the Russian position in relation to the ongoing insinuations by the UK abou...

Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question concerning new media leaks concerning the Salisbury incident

Question: How would you comment on the new claims by the British media that the police and secret services have identified a third Russian national al...

Remarks by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the UN Security Council meeting, September 26, 2018

Mr President, Colleagues, In the modern world, an efficient fight against the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction is becoming increasingly...

Embassy comment on the refusal by the UK to fulfil Russian requests for legal assistance in the Skripals poisoning case

After numerous reminders, on 25 September, the Embassy received a reply from the Home Office informing us of a refusal to fulfil the requests for lega...

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Ambassador's Articles


Russia and the Council of Europe: staunch support for pan-europeanism (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

On 19 May in Brussels the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe will meet for its regular session. In Russia’s view, the session will...

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Effective sovereignty through equality of constituent peoples (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

On May 12, the UN Security Council will hold a debate on Bosnia and Herzegovina. Russia is interested in the sustainable and normal functioning of Bos...

Letter to the editor of the Economist (by Ambassador Yakovenko)

Dear Sirs,   Like many Russian citizens, I do have a problem with your highly biased piece on the Great Patriotic War (The Economist, May 2nd 2...

Yemen: recipes imposed from outside won't work (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

Russia consistently calls for a peaceful resolution of the internal political crisis in Yemen. This should be achieved through an inclusive inter-Yeme...

New Round of Iran nuclear programme talks: Russia's view (Ambassador Yakovenko for Russia Today)

The next round of P5+1 talks with Iran on its nuclear programme may happen next week. The details are being discussed at the meeting of political dire...

Ukraine crisis: facing a Cold War mindset (by Russian Ambassador to UK Alexander Yakovenko, special to RBTH, Full text)

The Ukraine crisis served as a trigger of a broader crisis in the West-Russia relationship. Today, a year and a half after it started, what are the st...

Russia’s bilateral ties with Iran: S-300 issue (by Ambassador Yakovenko for Russia Today)

The decision of the Russian Federation to lift restrictions on delivery of S-300 surface-to-air missile systems to Iran is legal, reasonable and will...

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...

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