Ambassador Andrei Kelin's interview to Andrew Marr on The Andrew Marr Show on BBC, April 18, 2021
Extended suspension of flights from the UK to Russia
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Embassy comment on the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office statement concerning “Russia’s malign cyber activity”
Confirmation of the settled, pre-settled status of EU citizens.
Video address by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight into space, Moscow, April 12, 2021
Stephen Walker presents his new book 'Beyond', dedicated to first human spaceflight by Yuri Gagarin
Ambassador Andrei Kelin’s address on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the first human spaceflight
Interview by Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov to Hindustan Times, April 6, 2021

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Ambassador Andrei Kelin's address on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Ladies and gentlemen! Dear friends!   Today, the Holocaust Remembrance Day is marked worldwide. 76 years ago the Auschwitz concentration camp...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's remarks at the UN Security Council Open Debate on the Middle East settlement held in videoconference format, Moscow, January 26, 2021

Mr Minister, colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, First of all, I would like to express my gratitude to our Tunisian friends for convening today's meeti...

URGENT! SUSPENSION OF ALL PASSPORT OPERATIONS!

Dear visitors! Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 the Consular Section is fully suspending all passport operations for Russian nationals from 25 Jan...

On the situation around Alexei Navalny

Mr Navalny was detained, in full accordance with the law, for violating the terms of probation. He was convicted for fraud back in 2014, and the Europ...

Press release on the future of New START

When it comes to arms control, the previous US administration worked consistently and systematically to destroy the agreements which prevented Washing...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's remarks and answers to media questions at a news conference on the results of Russian diplomacy in 2020, Moscow, January 18, 2021

Ladies and gentlemen, colleagues, This is our traditional news conference on the foreign policy outcomes of 2020. It is traditional, but remote. We...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s statement and answers to media questions during a joint news conference following talks with Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, Moscow, January 14, 2021

Ladies and gentlemen, We had substantive and meaningful talks. We discussed the further development of the friendly and trustworthy relations between...

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Ambassador's Articles


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...

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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