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ARTICLE

22.10.2014

What Ambassador says in Foreign Office on ISIS (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

VIDEO

28.09.2014

Interview of the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for "Russia Today" channel and "Vesti nedeli" program, New York, 27 September 2014 (in Russian)

PHOTO REPORT

24.10.2014

Russian scientist checks the Titian painting in the Embassy

 

15.10.2014

Ushakov Medals presented to 73 veterans of the Arctic Convoys in Manchester

DIFFERENT OPINIONS

15.09.2014

Western delusions triggered this conflict and Russians will not yield (by Professor Sergey Karaganov for FT)

EMBASSY INFORMS

25.10.2014 - Meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club

Vladimir Putin took part in the final plenary meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club’s XI session. The meeting’s theme is The World Order: New Rules or a Game without Rules.

24.10.2014 - Ambassador Yakovenko attends the opening of the Information Age gallery at the Science Museum

On 24 October 2014, Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko and a group of senior diplomats, as well as Mr Vladimir Shukhov - great grandson of the famous Russian engineer and inventor Vladimir Shukhov, attended the ceremony of the opening of the Information Age gallery in the Science Museum in London.

24.10.2014 - Foreign Ministry Spokesman Alexander Lukashevich’s interview with Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency in connection with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s visit to Norway

Rossiya Segodnya: It was announced that Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will visit Norway on 24-25 October. What are the goals and agenda of this visit? Alexander Lukashevich: Minister Lavrov will visit Norway (Kirkenes) at the invitation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway Borge Brende. The visit was timed to coincide with a major event in Russian-Norwegian relations, the 70th anniversary of the Red Army’s liberation of northern Norway.

24.10.2014 - Comment by Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Alexander Lukashevich regarding the Human Rights Watch report on the use of cluster munitions by the Ukrainian Armed Forces in populated areas of the Donetsk Region

We have carefully reviewed the expert findings and evidence of the extensive use of cluster munitions in southeastern Ukraine contained in a report released by the international NGO Human Rights Watch.

24.10.2014 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov takes questions following a meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club, Sochi, 23 October 2014

Question: Did the meeting include a discussion of the situation in Ukraine, which has gone from a local to a global crisis? How long could it last? What steps should the parties take to reach an accommodation? Sergey Lavrov: Of course, we discussed the Ukrainian crisis. No one attempted to predict how long it could last, which would be pointless, in my opinion.

24.10.2014 - PHOTO: Russian scientist checks the Titian painting in the Embassy

On 22 October 2014, a high-tech event took place in the Russian Embassy in London. Professor Roman Maev, a Russian scientist, demonstrated unique equipment for verifying authenticity of paintings. As part of the demonstration, the Titian painting, which belongs to the collection of the Residence of the Russian Ambassador, was checked with the help of that breakthrough technology.

23.10.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding pre-election controversy in the Republic of Moldova

A recent ruling by the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova has raised serious concerns ahead of the 30 November parliamentary elections. The judges held that only European integration is in keeping with the country’s constitutional identity, while any other political course “is a priori unconstitutional.”

23.10.2014 - Opening remarks by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a meeting with the Youth Public Chamber of Russia, Moscow, 22 October 2014

Mr Surovtsev, friends, I’m very excited about this opportunity. Thank you for the invitation. I believe it is critically important to promote contact with civil society. This is important for all areas of focus and activity of our state, a fact that is constantly emphasised by President Putin. This principle is absolutely applicable to diplomacy.

23.10.2014 - On the London Session of the Moscow Exchange Forum

The Moscow Exchange annual forum took place on 22 October 2014 in London with participation of representatives of Russian, UK and international financial institutions.

22.10.2014 - What Ambassador says in Foreign Office on ISIS (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Russia firmly supports the efforts of the Iraqi government to combat terrorism in all its aspects. It is necessary to unite the efforts of the country’s patriotic political movements and parties to confront the common threat posed by the Islamic State terrorist group.

22.10.2014 - Reply by Alexander Lukashevich, Spokesman for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to media question regarding the Der Spiegel publication

Question: Germany’s Der Spiegel weekly magazine has published a sensational story that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was allegedly downed by the “pro-Russian separatists,” quoting an anonymous report by the BND, the German Intelligence Service. Some politicians have immediately grasped at this theory. What does Moscow think about this ruse? Answer: Supposing that Der Spiegel’s quoting of the BND report is authentic, we cannot but feel surprised that the BND so easily discloses information whose accuracy cannot be confirmed. The Russian side has repeatedly insisted that all data relating to the tragedy should be immediately submitted to the concerned board of inquiry. This is precisely what the Russian Defence Ministry has done, submitting its factual materials to The Hague.

22.10.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the statements by Deputy Secretary General of NATO Alexander Vershbow

We have noted the latest in a series of anti-Russian statements made by Deputy Secretary General of NATO Alexander Vershbow.

22.10.2014 - Introductory remarks by Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov before the meeting with United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, Moscow, 21 October 2014

Mr de Mistura, We appreciate this opportunity to discuss a key issue in international relations with you in Moscow. Currently, Syria is the focus of numerous problems plaguing the Middle East and North Africa.

22.10.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia on the discovery of chemical weapons in Iraq

An article in The New York Times drew our attention. Citing official sources and until recently classified documents of the US Department of Defence, the article talks about the discovery and secret destruction by the occupying coalition forces in Iraq in 2004-2011 of up to 5,000 different chemical munitions produced during the Iran-Iraq conflict, including those produced using technology provided by Western countries.

22.10.2014 - Ambassador Yakovenko discusses Iraq, Syria, MEPP, Yemen with FCO Minister for Middle East

Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko met Foreign Office Minister for Middle East and North Africa Tobias Ellwood on 20 October 2014.


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TWITTER NEWS

Amb_Yakovenko

#Putin: Key problem is that we don’t see our partners in Kiev willing to solve issues with the South-East through peaceful negotiations

25 October

Amb_Yakovenko

#Putin: Russia doesn’t need exclusive place in world. While respecting interests of others, want our own interests to be taken into account

25 October

Amb_Yakovenko

#Putin: We have integration-oriented, positive, peaceful agenda aimed at developing ties between governments, not dissociating

25 October

Amb_Yakovenko

#Putin: Priorities are further improving our democratic and open economy institutions, internal development, and consolidating society

25 October

Amb_Yakovenko

#Putin: Westerners call same people fighters for democracy, and then Islamists; first they write about revolutions and then call them riots

25 October

Amb_Yakovenko

#Putin: Western colleagues tried to use regional conflicts and design ‘colour revolutions’ to suit their interests, but genie escaped bottle

25 October

Amb_Yakovenko

#Putin: In absence of legal and political instruments, arms becoming focal point of global agenda; used without any UNSC sanctions

25 October

Amb_Yakovenko

#Putin: We have no intention of shutting ourselves off from anyone. Open to dialogue, normalization of our economic and political relations

25 October

Amb_Yakovenko

#Putin: Western sanctions are undermining WTO rules and dealing a blow to liberal model of globalisation based on freedom and competition.

25 October

Amb_Yakovenko

#Putin: Instead of establishing a new balance of power, US threw the system of international relations into sharp and deep imbalance

25 October

Amb_Yakovenko

#Putin: Having declared itself the winner of the Cold War, US decided to reshape the world to suit their own needs and interests

25 October

MFA_Russia

RT @ria_novosti: #LAVROV: All external players should persuade Ukraine to deliver on Minsk agreements

25 October

MFA_Russia

RT @ria_novosti: MORE: #Lavrov says Norway joined #sanctions against Russia due to external reasons http://t.co/m89PTzJn0e

25 October

MFA_Russia

RT @NorwayMFA: Marking the 70th anniv. of the liberation of Finnmark in Kirkenes FM @borgebrende and Russian FM #Lavrov @mfa_russia http://…

25 October

MFA_Russia

RT @BarentsObserver: King Harald of Norway thanked the Red Army http://t.co/CiLMuBWtjk

25 October

MFA_Russia

#Russia and #Norway FMs press-conference / Пресс-конференция глав МИД России и Норвегии @NorwayMFA @RusEmbNo http://t.co/TsPWUU9EGz

25 October


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