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ARTICLE

12.11.2014

EUROPEAN SECURITY: UKRAINIAN STRESS TEST

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

24.11.2014

Ushakov Medal presented to British veteran of the Arctic Convoys

 

21.11.2014

Ushakov Medal presented to British veteran of the Arctic Convoys

DIFFERENT OPINIONS

15.09.2014

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

EMBASSY INFORMS

24.11.2014 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin's interview to TASS News Agency

President of Russia Vladimir Putin answered questions from Andrei Vandenko, a journalist of the Russian News Agency TASS. The interview was recorded as part of the Top Officials special project on November 13, 2014.

24.11.2014 - An exchange of congratulatory telegrammes between Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and African Integration of Chad, Moussa Faki Mahamat

On 24 November, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and African Integration of the Republic of Chad, Moussa Faki Mahamat, exchanged congratulatory messages on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

24.11.2014 - Remarks by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the XXII Assembly of the Council on Foreign and Defence Policy, Moscow, 22 November 2014

I’m happy to be at this annual Assembly of the Council on Foreign and Defence Policy (Russian abbreviation SVOP). It is always a great pleasure for me to meet people and feel the intellectual potential, which enables the Council, its leaders and representatives to respond to global developments and analyse them.

24.11.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the approval by the Third Committee of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly of a resolution against the glorification of Nazism

In New York on 21 November, the Third Committee of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly approved the Russian-initiated resolution on “Combating the Glorification of Nazism, Neo-Nazism and Other Practices that Contribute to Fuelling Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance,” that was co-sponsored by another 43 states. The resolution was supported by 115 states, with three (US, Canada and Ukraine) voting against, and 55 states abstaining from the vote.

24.11.2014 - PHOTO: Ushakov Medal presented to British veteran of the Arctic Convoys

On 23 November Third Secretary of the Russian Embassy Pavel Kozlov presented the Ushakov Medal to Mr Richard Victor Davies, who was awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of 10 March 2014 for his personal courage and bravery displayed during their service in the Arctic Convoys in WWII.

21.11.2014 - Ambassador Yakovenko takes part in the high-level Energy Policy Event at the Royal Institute of International Affairs

On 21 November 2014 Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko participated in the high-level Energy Policy Event jointly organized by the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) and the Embassy of Switzerland, and made a presentation on the subject of “Russian Energy Policy in Europe”.

21.11.2014 - PHOTO: Ushakov Medal presented to British veteran of the Arctic Convoys

On 20 November Third Secretary of the Russian Embassy Sergey Belyakov presented the Ushakov Medal to Mr Francis Vincent Melbourne, who was awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of 10 March 2014 for his personal courage and bravery displayed during their service in the Arctic Convoys in WWII.

21.11.2014 - Security Council meeting

Vladimir Putin held an expanded Security Council meeting in the Kremlin to discuss the draft Strategy for Countering Extremism in the Russian Federation through 2025.

21.11.2014 - Joint Press Statement issued by Sergei V. Lavrov, Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, and His Royal Highness Prince Saud al-Feisal, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

On November 21, in Moscow Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov had talks with His Royal Highness Prince Saud al-Feisal, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

21.11.2014 - Comment by Spokesman of the Russian Foreign Ministry Alexander Lukashevich on the provocative remarks by the President of Lithuania

In an interview with a local radio station on 20 November, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė once again broke out into what have become her traditional rude attacks against Russia, this time going as far as calling our country, in the context of the Ukrainian events, a “terrorist state.”

20.11.2014 - PHOTO: The Ushakov medal awarding at the Russian Embassy

On 20 November ceremony of Ushakov medal awarding took place at the Russian Embassy. On behalf of Russian President Vladimir Putin Ambassador of Russia to UK Alexander Yakovenko solemnly presented Ushakov medals to 46 veterans of the Arctic convoys (prize list attached).

20.11.2014 - Talks between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Hungarin Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto

On 19 November, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov held talks with Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto, who was in Moscow on a working visit. The parties had a constructive discussion on a wide range of issues pertaining to the Russian-Hungarian relations and prospects for their further progressive development based on pragmatism and respect for each other’s interests.

20.11.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the examination of the human rights dossier of the United States by the UN Committee Against Torture

On the 12-13 November, the UN Committee Against Torture in Geneva examined US reports on the implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

20.11.2014 - Remarks by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during the Government Hour in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Moscow, 19 November 2014

Esteemed deputies of the State Duma, I’m pleased to have this opportunity to speak to you again as part of the Government Hour. The Foreign Ministry appreciates the deputies’ focus on cooperation between our ministry and the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the corresponding committees of the State Duma and the Federation Council.

20.11.2014 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov makes a speech and answers questions following his talks with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Moscow, 18 November 2014

Ladies and gentlemen, We have had constructive talks with the Foreign Minister of Germany and will continue them during a business lunch. I am happy to welcome Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Moscow.


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TWITTER NEWS

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24 November

Amb_Yakovenko

#Lavrov: BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organization not blocs, but fora based on community of interests.

24 November

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#Lavrov: Russia will pursue an FTA between Customs Union and EU, i.e. integration of integrations

24 November

Amb_Yakovenko

#Lavrov: Business as usual no longer possible with EU. Only on the basis of equality.

24 November

Amb_Yakovenko

#Lavrov: Indivisibility of security has to be ensured both legally and in practice.

24 November

Amb_Yakovenko

#Lavrov: Major powers to agree how to conduct relations on basis of UN Charter. It will mean democratization and rational self-restraint.

24 November

Amb_Yakovenko

#Lavrov: It’s not possible to keep the Palestinian state issue frozen indefinitely.

24 November

Amb_Yakovenko

#Lavrov: High time that we speak of Christian-phobia. Russia will raise the issue at OSCE in Basel. Europe cannot deny its Christian roots.

24 November

Amb_Yakovenko

#Lavrov: State, societal and civilizational structures are falling apart in the Middle East. Arab-Israeli settlement moving nowhere.

24 November

Amb_Yakovenko

#Lavrov: It’s not about anti-Americanism. Simply the American push provokes reaction according to Newton’s third law.

24 November

Amb_Yakovenko

#Lavrov: No world order will be sustainable if nobody is able to speak up one’s mind.

24 November

Amb_Yakovenko

#Lavrov: RKipling spoke of white man’s burden, but today’s world is multi-colour. Key in world affairs is the art of shaping consensus.

24 November

Amb_Yakovenko

#Lavrov: Russia wouldn’t put up with being victim of US holding congressional elections every two years.

24 November

Amb_Yakovenko

#Lavrov: LGelb: EU rushing things with Ukraine’s association aimed at preventing its entry into the Customs Union.

24 November

Amb_Yakovenko

#Lavrov: EU-Russia relationship facing moment of truth. EU started braking china, thinking Russia will blink first.

24 November

Amb_Yakovenko

#Lavrov: Accelerated development is the best guarantee of Russia’s future. It cannot be isolated from outside world.

24 November


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