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EMBASSY INFORMS

14.01.2012

Calls for Libya human rights violations to be investigated

Russian Deputy Prime Minister, former Permanent representative to NATO Dmitry Rogozin said at a press conference in Brussels that all the violations of human rights during the military conflict in Libya should be properly investigated. It is vital, he said, to implement all the initiatives put forward by Russia both at UN and in other international formats, in order to promote a comprehensive review of what happened in Libya, evidence of gross human rights violations in that country.




LATEST EVENTS

01.11.2014 - On Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko’s visit to Northern Ireland

On 30-31 October, Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko visited Northern Ireland. During the visit the Ambassador met with the Lord Mayor of Belfast Nichola Mallon, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Investment of Northern Ireland Arlene Foster, Honorary Consul of the Russian Federation in Northern Ireland Duchess of Abercorn and presented Ushakov Medals to the British veterans of the Arctic convoys from Northern Ireland.


31.10.2014 - Press release on negotiations between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh

On 30 October, negotiations took place between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Nasser Judeh, Foreign Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, who arrived in Moscow on a brief working visit.


31.10.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department on the report by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe High Commissioner for Human Rights, on the results of his visit to Ukraine and the Russian Federation

We were disappointed with the report by Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe High Commissioner for Human Rights, on the results of his September visit to Ukraine and the Russian Federation, including Crimea, which was posted on the CE’s website. We are dissatisfied both with its form and its content.


31.10.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department on the post-election situation in Ukraine

One of the most controversial election campaigns in Ukrainian history came to an end last Sunday.


31.10.2014 - Press release on the meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Speaker of the House of Representatives of Uruguay’s General Assembly Anibal Pereira

On 30 October, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Speaker of the House of Representatives of Uruguay’s General Assembly Anibal Pereira, who is in Russia on an official visit.


31.10.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the statements by Chairman of the Munich Security Conference Wolfgang Ischinger

Recently, there have been many so-called analyses on the Ukrainian crisis of a clearly biased and provocative anti-Russian character. We regret to note that Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference, has joined the array of those who resort to double standards and contrived accusations.


30.10.2014 - PHOTO: Russian Embassy representative attends Exhibition-Seminar «Russian technologies and new materials»

On 29 October 2014, representative of the Russian Embassy in Britain, Counsellor Ernest Chernukhin, took part in the exhibition-seminar on Russian technologies and new materials that was held at Rossotrudnichestvo office in London.


30.10.2014 - PHOTO: Ushakov Medals presented to British veterans of the Arctic Convoys

On 26-27 October Third Secretary of the Russian Embassy Tikhon Kirichenko and Attaché Vadim Retyunskiy presented the Ushakov Medals to nine Britons, Mr Jack Dix, Mr John Dunbar, Mr Tom Jackson, Mr Edward Desmond Palmer, Mr Joseph Ashley Rawlings, Mr John Clifford Sandham, Mr John Hutchinson, Mr James Ewing and Mr John Welson Ellis, 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 during their service in the Arctic Convoys in WWII.


30.10.2014 - A meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Michael Georg Link, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

On 29 October, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Michael Georg Link, OSCE/ODIHR Director, in Moscow. They discussed matters related to OSCE activities and Russia’s cooperation with the Organization’s human rights institutions.


30.10.2014 - Russian Foreign Ministry statement on the implementation of the Minsk agreements on a settlement in Ukraine and elections in its southeastern regions

Considering the ultimatum issued by Kiev and some Western capitals that elections not be held in the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk people’s republics, it would be logical to remind the following.



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