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27.03.2015

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

VIDEO

21.03.2015

Interview by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, 21 march 2015 (in Russian)

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27.03.2015

Counsellor Ernest Chernukhin visits Queen Mary University of London

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27.03.2015 - Ambassador Yakovenko's address at the concert by Dmitri Kogan at the Russian Embassy in London

Your Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me tonight to present to you one of Russia’s most renowned violinists, Dmitri Kogan. Mr Kogan belongs to a legendary Russian musical dynasty; he studied at The Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory and at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. He is an Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation and regularly performs at the most prestigious concert halls around the world. He has a phenomenal repertoire, which covers all the major violin concertos.

27.03.2015 - PHOTO: Counsellor Ernest Chernukhin visits Queen Mary University of London

On 26 March, Counsellor of the Embassy Ernest Chernukhin attended an annual International Scholarships Reception at London’s Queen Mary University. He met Prof Simon Gaskell, President and Principal of the University, as well foreign PhD students. Different issues of Russian-British cooperation in the field of higher education were discussed.

27.03.2015 - PHOTO: Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko meets Rokeby school students

On 26 March Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko received at his residence a group of Russian language students from the mathematics and languages Rokeby school, East London.

27.03.2015 - PHOTO: Ushakov Medals presented to British veterans of the Arctic Convoys

On 25 March Attaché of the Russian Embassy Elizaveta Vokorina and Attaché of the Russian Embassy Vadim Retyunskiy presented the Ushakov medals to five British veterans of the Arctic Convoys - Mr Calvert Townend, Mr Norman Riches, Mr Frederick Diamond, Mr Alan Brown and Mr Norman Robinson, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of 10 March 2014 for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.

26.03.2015 - 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. Russia is constantly advocating for further limitations and reductions of nuclear weapons stockpiles along with strengthening international regimes of arms control and non-proliferation. One of the examples in the field of nuclear disarmament is the Russia-US new START Treaty, which entered into force in 2011. Under this Treaty, the sides committed themselves to limiting their nuclear arsenals by one third compared to the previous agreements.

26.03.2015 - NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY: RUSSIA’S REFLECTIONS

On 5 March, the international community marked the 45th anniversary of the NPT entry into force.

26.03.2015 - ANOTHER OUTBURST AGAINST RUSSIA IN LONDON

Mr Philip Hammond, while addressing the diplomatic corps last night at Lord Mayor’s reception, used unacceptable and undiplomatic language on Russia’s count.

26.03.2015 - Comment by the Foreign Ministry on the situation in Yemen

The military and political situation in the Republic of Yemen (RY) has worsened sharply. In the early hours of March 26, the Saudi Arabian Air Force carried out strikes on a number of sites in Yemeni territory, including the capital Sanaa, in response to an offensive by the Ansar Allah rebels on Aden, RY’s second major city.

26.03.2015 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s opening remarks before his meeting with Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, Managua, March 25, 2015

Mr Comandante, Friends, I am happy to be in Nicaragua once again and to feel the traditional hospitality of our close friends.

26.03.2015 - Comment by the Information and Press Department on the use of US nuclear fuel at Ukrainian power plants

We have taken note of a recent statement made by Westinghouse President and CEO Daniel Roderick in Kiev on the company’s decision to do as much business in Ukraine as possible.

26.03.2015 - Comment by the Information and Press Department on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's meeting with his counterparts from the member-countries of the Central American Integration System (SICA)

On March 26, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet with his counterparts from the member countries of the Central American Integration System (SICA) that unites Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama and El Salvador.

26.03.2015 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s statement for the press at a joint news conference following talks with Foreign Minister of Colombia María Ángela Holguín, Bogota, March 24, 2015

Madam Minister, I’d like to thank you once again for your traditional hospitality and the warm atmosphere at our meetings and talks. We are grateful to President Juan Manuel Santos and to you for the highly constructive talks.

26.03.2015 - Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s visit to Cuba

On March 24, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov visited Cuba during his Latin American tour. Mr Lavrov was received by Raúl Castro, President of the Council of State of Cuba and President of the Council of Ministers of Cuba.

26.03.2015 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s statement and answer to a reporter’s question following his visit to Havana, Cuba, March 24, 2015

During the visit to Havana, talks were held with President of the Council of State and of the Council of Ministers of Cuba Raul Castro, Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Co-chair of the Intergovernmental Russian-Cuban Commission on Trade, Economic and Scientific and Technical Cooperation Ricardo Cabrisas Ruíz and Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla.

26.03.2015 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s opening remarks before talks with the Cuban Vice-President of the Council of Ministers, Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, Havana, March 24, 2015

Thank you for your hospitality and the kind words addressed to me and to the Russian delegation. There are special relations between our countries that date back many decades. We have always identified with the Cuban people, especially now when Cuba is implementing vital reforms and taking additional efforts to overcome the consequences of the blockade.


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Dmitri Kogan and @Amb_Yakovenko http://t.co/6Vky45Zswj

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RT @mfa_russia: Sergey Lavrov's Visit to Central America,Mar.23-27, 2015/ Визит C.Лаврова в Центральную Америку (23-27 Марта 2015 г.) http:…

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Dmitri Kogan: Stradivarius=perfection. He made this violin at the age of 92! http://t.co/Ah378geFh0

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@RussianEmbassy this was an Amati violin from 1665

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The performance by Dmitri Kogan has started http://t.co/xWn6tnhNcU

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.@Amb_Yakovenko opens the concert of Dmitry Kogan http://t.co/XqnOmkDOyZ http://t.co/XXoqSiggHn

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Russian #UN envoy Vitaly Churkin: #Russia to firmly stand for #MiddleEast Christians’ protection - http://t.co/pbdaAaD6x7 @RussiaUN

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Russian UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin: Terrorism in the Middle East was triggered by rash actions of external players http://t.co/zN9zMJpqDy

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RT @UN_HRC: #HRC28 #HumanRights Council pays tribute to all victims of #SecondWorldWar #WW2 in a presidential statement #HRCPres just adopt…

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RT @RussianEmbassy: .@Amb_Yakovenko: Global stability & nuclear deterrence remain the facts we have to live with http://t.co/strUe4RqwF htt…

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RT @Amb_Yakovenko: #Lavrov:US support of ousted President in #Yemen but not in #Ukraine exposes double standards. Russia calls for reconcil…

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RT @RusArtCulture: NEWS: The Russian Museum opens its first overseas branch in #Malaga, Spain @GRMinternet http://t.co/wDmghfB7SD http://t…

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RT @RussianEmbassy: #ArcticConvoys veterans from N Yorkshire receive Ushakov medals - read in full at http://t.co/Adfn7p1u6y http://t.co/6S…

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RT @RusEmbSG: First Deputy PM #Shuvalov to attend #LeeKuanYew State Funeral in #Singapore http://t.co/JkaGExowUl @ChannelNewsAsia http://t.…

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RT @Amb_Yakovenko: Statement of @UN_HRC President on 70th anniversary of the end of #WW2 confirms the everlasting meaning of the Victory

27 March

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RT @KremlinRussia_E: A telephone conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu http://t.co/lrSeWXx4GI

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