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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

02.05.2016 - Ambassador Yakovenko welcomes the participants and guests of UCLan Conference “A Culture of Discontinuity? Russian Cultural Debates in Historical Perspective”

London, 2 May 2016 To participants and guests of UCLan Conference “A Culture of Discontinuity? Russian Cultural Debates in Historical Perspective” Please accept my sincere greetings for all those involved in today’s conference. I’m confident that this event will help British people to better understand Russian culture which enjoys sincere and deserved respect here.


01.05.2016 - Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry

On April 29, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke over the phone with US Secretary of State John Kerry. The call was initiated by the US side.


01.05.2016 - Comment by Foreign Ministry Commissioner for Human Rights, Democracy and Rule of Law Konstantin Dolgov on the anniversary of the setting on fire of the Odessa House of Trade Unions on May 2, 2014

May 2 marks the second anniversary of one of the most tragic events in the Ukraine conflict – the barbaric setting on fire by neo-Nazi Bandera followers of dozens of civilians who took refuge from them in the House of Trade Unions in Odessa. This grave crime, which has all the attributes of a crime against humanity, took the lives of 48 people, whose only fault was in openly expressing their civic stance against the anti-constitutional coup in Kiev in February 2014, and the unrest caused by the ultra-radicals in Ukraine.


30.04.2016 - Ambassador Yakovenko visited the Hermitage Foundation Gala dinner

28 April Mr Ambassador Yakovenko visited the Hermitage Foundation Gala dinner at Kensington Palace with participation of Professor Piotrovsky, Director of the State Hermitage Museum, this year's event celebrated the “Hermitage International Endowment Fund”.


30.04.2016 - Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry

On April 29, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke over the phone with US Secretary of State John Kerry. The call was initiated by the US side.


30.04.2016 - Comment by Foreign Ministry Commissioner for Human Rights, Democracy and Rule of Law Konstantin Dolgov on the anniversary of the setting on fire of the Odessa House of Trade Unions on May 2, 2014

May 2 marks the second anniversary of one of the most tragic events in the Ukraine conflict – the barbaric setting on fire by neo-Nazi Bandera followers of dozens of civilians who took refuge from them in the House of Trade Unions in Odessa. This grave crime, which has all the attributes of a crime against humanity, took the lives of 48 people, whose only fault was in openly expressing their civic stance against the anti-constitutional coup in Kiev in February 2014, and the unrest caused by the ultra-radicals in Ukraine.


29.04.2016 - Ambassador Yakovenko meets FCO Political Director Tim Barrow

On 29 April Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko met Foreign and Commonwealth Office Political Director Tim Barrow. A wide range of international and bilateral issues have been discussed.


29.04.2016 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s opening remarks before talks with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Beijing, April 29, 2016

We are happy to be here in hospitable Beijing and hold events that have a direct impact on stepping up our cooperation both in bilateral relations and the global agenda issues. This is our key foreign policy priority. We are convinced that Russia’s comprehensive cooperation with the People’s Republic of China meets both the interests of our nations and the objectives of a more stable international policy.


29.04.2016 - VIDEO: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi, Beijing, April 29, 2016

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi, Beijing, April 29, 2016


29.04.2016 - Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova on UK Foreign Office releases its Human Rights Report 2015

We have taken note of the UK’s Human Rights and Democracy: The 2015 Foreign and Commonwealth Office Report, which was released a few days ago. The fact that it puts Russia in the spotlight did not come as a surprise to us.



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