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27.03.2015

Ambassador Yakovenko's address at the concert by Dmitri Kogan at the Russian Embassy in London

VIDEO

16.04.2015

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s comment and answers to media questions following the Normandy format ministerial meeting in Berlin on April 13, 2015

PHOTO REPORT

14.04.2015

Ushakov Medal presented to the British veterans of the Arctic Convoys in Glasgow

DIFFERENT OPINIONS

13.03.2015

NEW RULES OR NO RULES? XI Annual Valdai Discussion Club Meeting Participants' Report

EMBASSY INFORMS

18.04.2015 - 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 contribute to regional and global stability.

17.04.2015 - Russian Ministry of Healthcare Activities: Summing up Results for 2014

Preventive medical care development has reached an unprecedented level RF Ministry of Healthcare has implemented a strategy to encourage the population of Russia to adopt a healthy lifestyle.

17.04.2015 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s answers to questions from Telesur television network, Moscow, April 16, 2015

Question: Do you have any special aspirations for Latin America? Sergey Lavrov: We very much value our relations with Latin America. This is a big world, and I’m sure it is also one of the strongest and most important parts of the multipolar system that’s being formed and which will ensure the stability of international relations.

17.04.2015 - Speech by Sergey Lavrov during a ceremony for opening an exhibition of archive materials on the anniversaries in Russia’s diplomatic relations with certain Latin American and Caribbean countries, Moscow, April 16, 2015

Ms Doyen Your Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, friends, Today, we are opening an exhibition of documents from the Russian Foreign Policy Archive, dedicated to memorable dates in the history of relations between the Russian Federation and Latin America that are being marked this year.

17.04.2015 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks at the 4th Moscow International Security Conference, Moscow, April 16, 2015

Mr Shoigu, Mr Patrushev, colleagues, and friends, The Moscow conference, organised by the Russian Defence Ministry, has firmly established itself as an important platform for an open and constructive exchange of opinions on key aspects of global security. This conversation is highly relevant, taking into account the ongoing buildup of forces of instability and conflict in international relations.

16.04.2015 - Direct line with President of Russia Vladimir Putin (16.04.15) (Full text)

Direct Line with Vladimir Putin was broadcast live on Channel One, Rossiya-1 and Rossiya-24 TV channels, and Mayak, Vesti FM and Radio Rossii radio stations. During the live broadcast that lasted 3 hours and 57 minutes, the President answered 74 questions out of the almost 3 million that were received.

16.04.2015 - Comment by the Information and Press Department on the Ukrainian Foreign Minister’s statements

Moscow has taken note of some statements made by Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavel Klimkin in an interview with the “presidential” television network 5 TV upon returning from the Normandy format ministerial meeting in Berlin.

16.04.2015 - VIDEO: Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s comment and answers to media questions following the Normandy format ministerial meeting in Berlin on April 13, 2015


16.04.2015 - Comment by the Information and Press Department on the adoption of the UN Security Council resolution on Yemen

On April 14, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2216 on the situation in Yemen. The Russian Federation abstained from voting on the draft submitted by Jordan, the United States, Britain, and France.

15.04.2015 - Direct Line with Vladimir Putin will be held at 10 am (BST) on April 16

On April 16, 2015, at 10 am local time the annual special Direct Line with Vladimir Putin will be broadcast live by Channel One, Rossiya-1 and Rossiya-24 TV channels, and Mayak, Vesti FM and Radio Rossii radio stations.

15.04.2015 - Sweden’s “submarine scare”: time to stop this kid stuff

“The public has the right to know”: this phrase is frequently used as a popular motto for the British media. Sometimes though, the media in this country seems not to notice some inconvenient facts. Let’s take last year’s “Baltic submarine scare” as an example. We saw a lot of jingoist rants about Russian submarines allegedly spotted somewhere in Swedish territorial waters. The headlines could horrify even the bravest. In the end no proof could be produced and the anti-Russian ratchet died out.

14.04.2015 - PHOTO: Ushakov Medal presented to the British veterans of the Arctic Convoys in Glasgow

On 8 April 2015 Ushakov Medal was presented to the veteran of the Arctic Convoys Mr William Pickering by the Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey Pritsepov ‘for personal courage and valour shown during the World War II while participating in the Arctic Convoys' in accordance with the Russian President's Decree No 131 of 10 March 2014. The ceremony that took place in Glasgow was also attended by the Deputy Lord Provost Gerard Leonard and Councillor Allan Stewart.

14.04.2015 - PHOTO: Ushakov Medal presented to the British veterans of the Arctic Convoys on the Isle of Skye

On 9 April 2015 Ushakov Medal was presented to the veteran of the Arctic Convoys Mr Norman MacLeod by the Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey Pritsepov ‘for personal courage and valour shown during the World War II while participating in the Arctic Convoys' in accordance with the Russian President's Decree No 131 of 10 March 2014. The ceremony that took place in Portree, Isle of Skye, was also attended by Councillors John Gordon, Drew Millar and Ian Renwick of the Highland Council.

14.04.2015 - Foreign Ministers Normandy Meeting in Berlin, 13 April 2015 Agreed Statement of the Chair

The Foreign Ministers of France, Germany, the Russian Federation and Ukraine, met in Berlin today to discuss the way ahead on the ceasefire and the political process in order to implement the Minsk Agreements in their entirety. The Special Representative of the OSCE-CiO, Ambassador Tagliavini, and the Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission, Ambassador Apakan, were part of the larger meeting.

14.04.2015 - Statement by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the Russian President’s decision to lift the ban on selling S-300 surface-to-air missile systems to Iran, Moscow, April 13, 2015

The Russian President’s executive order on lifting restrictions on deliveries of S-300 surface-to-air missile systems to Iran enters into effect today. The background of the issue is as follows.


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Sergey Lavrov’s comments at a press conference with FM of #Zambia Harry Kalaba - http://t.co/3PDckl9PI7 http://t.co/yFCQ6ww9q4

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