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

Reception to celebrate 125 years of Shell in Russia

On 3 October the Embassy hosted a reception to celebrate 125 years of Shell in Russia and launch a book about this anniversary. “Shell” is...

Embassy hosts presentation of online platform “InArt”

On 3 October the Embassy hosted a reception and presentation of the analytical online platform “InArt” (https://in-art.ru/en/) by the foun...

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov’s meeting with US Ambassador-Designate Jon Huntsman

On October 2, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov met with Ambassador-Designate of the United States to Russia Jon Huntsman who presented copies of...

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Alexey Meshkov’s meeting with Head of the EU Delegation to Russia Markus Ederer

On October 2, Deputy Foreign Minister Alexey Meshkov received new Head of the EU Delegation to Russia Markus Ederer who presented copies of his creden...

Russia’s initiative on protecting SMM OSCE in South-East of Ukraine (by Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

<p>On 5<sup>th</sup> September, at the 9<sup>th</sup> BRICS Summit in Xiamen President of the Russian Federation Vladimi...

CONVENTION of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization on Combating Extremism

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization Member States,Deeply concerned about the spread of extremism as a serious breeding ground for terrorism, which p...

Russian Embassy Spokesperson’s comment on Theresa May’s anti-Russian statements during her visit to Estonia

Question: The Prime Minister Theresa May said during her visit to Estonia that “Russia’s continued aggression represents a growing danger...

Press release on reception at the Embassy on the occasion of the fourth President’s cup in sambo

On 29 September the Russian Embassy hosted the reception on the occasion of the fourth President’s cup in sambo. The first cup was played in Lon...

Quartet Envoys' Joint Press Statement, September 28, 2017

The Envoys of the Middle East Quartet from the Russian Federation, the United States, the European Union and the United Nations welcome efforts, inclu...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s greetings to organisers and participants of the 3rd Caspian Media Forum

I would like to extend my cordial greetings to the organisers and participants of the 3rd Caspian Media Forum. Your meetings are becoming a high-dema...

Embassy requests FCO to make sure POW graves in Alderney are respected (response to Russian media question)

Following British media reports that the construction works for the France – Alderney – Britain energy project have damaged the burial sit...

Former Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization Nikolay Bordyuzha made a report at the Russian Embassy

On 27 September Former Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (1998-1999) Nikolay Bordyuzha presented a report on "Ensuring...

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Ambassador's Articles


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...

Letter to the Editor of the Daily Telegraph, published on 23 February 2015

SIR – You report, in accordance with the unfriendly statements of Michael Fallon, that the flights of Russian strategic bombers were, so the MoD...

Whose planes over whose borders (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The extraordinary hysteria launched in the British media after Defence Secretary Michael Fallon accused Russia of preparing an attack against the Balt...

Political transition – the only solution to Yemen crisis (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

On February 15, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2201 aimed at resolving the crisis in the Republic of Yemen in resp...

UN Security Council should give political impetus to Minsk agreements on Ukraine (by Ambassador Yakovenko)

The next day after a ceasefire for eastern Ukraine was agreed in Minsk, the Russian delegation at the UN Security Council proposed a draft resolution...

RUSSIA’S INITIATIVE ON TARGETING ILLEGAL OIL TRADE BY TERRORISTS ADOPTED (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

On February 12, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2199 on curbing the revenues that terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq are getting from trade...

Inter-Syrian contacts in Moscow: step in the right direction (by Ambassador Yakovenko)

The four-day inter-Syrian meeting in Moscow has come to an end. It was the first time since the talks were suspended in 2014 that representatives of t...

Russian military flights: facts and myths (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Yesterday FCO Permanent Under-Secretary Simon Fraser and I discussed Russian aircraft flights in the international airspace on 28 January. The British...

WHAT I’M TELLING FOREIGN OFFICE ON UKRAINE (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Russia is actively working with its European partners on the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis, including within the Normandy format. We stress for t...

Terrorist attacks in Paris: need for deeper counterterrorism cooperation (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The terrorist attacks in the centre of Paris, where extremists killed journalists of the “Charlie Hebdo”, police officers and customers of...

RUSSIA AND BRITAIN: A RELATIONSHIP IN A CONTEXT (Full version of Alexander Yakovenko’s article for Daily Telegraph’s supplement RBTH of 16.12.2014)

The year of 2014 has not been particularly successful for our bilateral relations, to put it mildly. Indeed, it’s a challenge to profess optimis...

CIA TORTURE: SHOCK, BUT NO AWE (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The world has been shocked by the US Senate report on the use of torture by the CIA in their “war on terror”. Even the published version,...

New hegemon for Europe: back to the future? (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

  It is a surprise that some in Britain, utterly ambivalent about the relationship with the rest of Europe, are longing for a shepherd-hegemon f...

Save Christians in the Middle East! (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

  Russia is currently considering the possibility of initiating a draft decision of the UN Human Rights Council on the protection of Christians...

Russia’s initiative on No First Placement of Arms in Outer Space is winning growing support (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Preventing the deployment of weapons in outer space remains one of the key objectives of the Russian diplomacy. We believe that space should be used s...

Brisbane shows we need a new geopolitics in a time of crisis (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

President Vladimir Putin stressed at the final press-conference at this month’s G20 summit in Brisbane that “the work took place in a very...

EUROPEAN SECURITY: UKRAINIAN STRESS TEST

Ambassador Yakovenko contributes to the ongoing debate in The Financial Times on the issue of European security architecture: EUROPEAN SECURITY: UKRA...

Asia's Vector of the Russian policy (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

The Asia-Pacific region is one of the strategic priorities in the Russian foreign policy. As President Vladimir Putin stated at the APEC summit in Bei...

Donbass elections: chance for peace in Ukraine (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

On 2 November, elections were held in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine in an orderly manner and with a high voter turnout. These are the two...

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