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ARTICLE

26.08.2014

Interview by the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to Russia Beyond the Headlines, supplement of the Rossiyskaya Gazeta to The Daily Telegraph, August 26, 2014

VIDEO

26.08.2014

Briefing of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (in Russian), 25 August 2014

PHOTO REPORT

26.08.2014

The Ushakov medal awarding at the Russian Embassy

 

22.08.2014

Ushakov Medals presented to three British veterans of the Arctic Convoys

DIFFERENT OPINIONS

29.05.2014

It’s not just about gas: why China needs Russia (by Fyodor Lukyanov, Editor in chief of the journal Russia in Global Affairs, Chairman of Presidium of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy)

EMBASSY INFORMS

27.08.2014 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin took part in the meeting of the Heads of State of the Customs Union with President of Ukraine and representatives of the European Union.

Vladimir Putin took part in the meeting of the Heads of State of the Customs Union with President of Ukraine and representatives of the European Union.

27.08.2014 - Commentary by the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Information and Press Department on the meeting of Russian and US experts

Following the claims of “secret negotiations” between Russia and the United States regarding the situation in Ukraine that allegedly took place on Boistö, Finland, we would like to note that in late June an expert meeting did take place on the island.

27.08.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department regarding the statement by EU Commissioner for Justice Martine Reicherts on the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Totalitarian Regimes

We took note of the irresponsible statement made by member of the outgoing European Commission Martine Reichert on 23 August, in which she blamed Russia, a victor country, for unleashing World War II, on the eve of celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the defeat of fascism.

26.08.2014 - PHOTO: The Ushakov medal awarding at the Russian Embassy

On 26 August 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 34 veterans of the Arctic convoys (prize list attached).

26.08.2014 - Interview by the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to Russia Beyond the Headlines, supplement of the Rossiyskaya Gazeta to The Daily Telegraph, August 26, 2014

Question: Minister Lavrov, there has been repeated speculation, particularly in Western media, that Russian troops could be deployed in Ukraine and even that they have already crossed the border into Ukrainian territory. Is such an action possible in your view?

26.08.2014 - Libya update

The Libyan developments seem to be devolving from bad to worse. Amid the simultaneous escalation of fighting in eastern and western Libya, mainly in Benghazi and Tripoli, the very system of public authority created during the “post-revolutionary” period is being destroyed.

26.08.2014 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov gives a briefing on Ukraine’s humanitarian crisis in Moscow on 25 August 2014

Good afternoon. Today we have deemed it useful to meet and talk about the developments surrounding Ukraine’s humanitarian crisis, primarily in its southeastern regions.

26.08.2014 - VIDEO: Briefing of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (in Russian), 25 August 2014


25.08.2014 - Statement by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Ryabkov on the situation surrounding the start of Russian humanitarian aid delivery to the southeastern regions of Ukraine

We have, of course, paid attention to a number of statements by Ukrainian officials accusing us. The situation is presented as if Russia were on the verge of violating international law by sending a humanitarian aid convoy to the population of the southeastern regions of Ukraine.

25.08.2014 - Comment by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on the blocking of the Russian draft of the UN Security Council statement on the provision of humanitarian aid to southeastern Ukraine

On 21 August, Russia proposed that the UN Security Council issue a decision to support the delivery of humanitarian relief aid to southeastern Ukraine.

25.08.2014 - Russian participation in fighting Ebola

Because of the ongoing spread of Ebola fever in West Africa, the Government of the Russian Federation decided to send an anti-epidemic specialised team with a mobile set equipped with modern diagnostic equipment to the Republic of Guinea.

25.08.2014 - Meeting between the Deputy Russian Foreign Minister, Igor Morgulov, and the Ambassador of Japan to Russia, Chikahito Harada

On the 22 August, the Deputy Russian Foreign Minister, Igor Morgulov, met the Ambassador of Japan to Russia, Chikahito Harada.

25.08.2014 - Konstantin Zhuravlyov, a Russian national, captured by IAF militants in Syria

The Russian national Konstantin Zhuravlyov disappeared on 30 September 2013 in Syria, when he was implementing his project 'Alone with the desert', a hitch-hiking trip from Turkey through the territory of Syria to the Sahara, where he planned to spend several weeks.

22.08.2014 - PHOTO: Ushakov Medals presented to three British veterans of the Arctic Convoys

On 22 August 2014 three Britons, Mr James Alec Haine, Mr Cecil Desmond Cox and Mr Alec Geoffrey King were presented the Ushakov Medals awarded to them by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of 10 March 2014 for their personal courage and bravery displayed during their service in the Arctic Convoys in WWII.

22.08.2014 - RUSSIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY STATEMENT ON THE START OF THE DELIVERY OF HUMANITARIAN RELIEF AID TO SOUTHEASTERN UKRAINE

The endless delays hampering the initial deliveries of the Russian humanitarian relief aid to southeastern Ukraine have become intolerable.


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TWITTER NEWS

MFA_Russia

RT @RT_com: 60 Ukrainian military personnel have crossed into Russia's Rostov Region to ask for asylum (LIVE UPDATES) http://t.co/YtaPqc0umM

27 August

MFA_Russia

RT @Amb_Yakovenko: #Putin: Russian soldiers in #Ukraine by accident. Previous cases of Ukrainian soldiers entering Russian territory easily…

27 August

MFA_Russia

RT @KremlinRussia_E: Telephone conversation with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel http://t.co/OP8CLYU031

27 August

MFA_Russia

Vitaly #Churkin: Facts prove #Russia helicopter shot down in #SouthSudan http://t.co/22uwNMdDPW @RussiaUN @UNPeacekeeping @UN

27 August

Amb_Yakovenko

Reading Salinger to understand why geopolitical conformism is self-destructive for EU, Nato and now Germany. It nips intelligence in the bud

27 August

Amb_Yakovenko

Read John Mearsheimer in ForeignAffairs on why the Ukraine crisis is the West’s fault

27 August

russianembassy

#freeAndrew

27 August

Amb_Yakovenko

#Putin: held in-depth discussion with Ukraine, EU on econ consequences of Association. Our concerns heard. Experts to talk further

27 August

Amb_Yakovenko

#Putin: Russian soldiers in #Ukraine by accident. Previous cases of Ukrainian soldiers entering Russian territory easily resolved

27 August

Amb_Yakovenko

#Putin: all agree that humanitarian situation in East #Ukraine is catastrophic. Some understandings with Kiev on co-op in aid delivery

27 August

Amb_Yakovenko

#Putin: Russia to contribute to speedy launch of peace process in #Ukraine. But it's up to Kiev, Donetsk and Lugansk to reach agreement

27 August

MFA_Russia

#Russia FM demands immediate investigation of helicopter crash in #SouthSudan http://t.co/bgTAMmykyv @UN @RussiaUN @UNPeacekeeping

27 August

MFA_Russia

RT @natomission_ru: Hybrid warfare is #NATO invention. NATO allies have been perfecting their disinformation skills for years in Bosnia,Ira…

27 August

MFA_Russia

RT @natomission_ru: References to multiple intelligence reports are meaningless, if they are not proved by facts http://t.co/PNQoFg8woc

27 August

MFA_Russia

RT @natomission_ru: It seems that #NATO does not consider #Russia a partner, but rather a 'hostile actor

27 August

MFA_Russia

RT @natomission_ru: #Russia and #NATO have had different understanding of 'strategic partnership' http://t.co/PNQoFg8woc

27 August


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