UEFA EURO 2020 matches in Saint-Petersburg
Ambassador Andrei Kelin's interview to Guy Faulconbridge on Reuters, May 20, 2021
Embassy Press Officer replies to a media question regarding the speech on the cyber security by the UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab
Embassy reply to a media request from The Guardian
Воок of Condolence for the victims of the tragedy in School №175 in Kazan on 11.05.2021
Ambassador Andrei Kelin's Victory Day Address

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Embassy comment on the third anniversary of the Salisbury incident

Three years have now passed since the highly publicized incident in Salisbury. So far we have learnt little on what really happened. The British autho...

On 8 March the Consular Section will be closed

Dear visitors! Please be informed that the Consular Section of the Embassy of Russia will be closed on 8 March for a national holiday.

New working hours of the Visa Center

Please note the new working hours (on a temporary basis) of the Visa Application Center in London from 1 March. Submission and collection of document...

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Ambassador's Articles


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...

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...

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