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PRESS RELEASES

20.03.2014

On the language of British officialdom

We are being reassured by Foreign Office that the British Government wants to maintain normal diplomatic relations with the Russian Federation. If that is the wish of our British partners, then this relationship has got to be normal and diplomatic including at the level of rhetoric. Good relations ought to be valued. The British side should mind its language. Unfortunately, that’s not the case with the British Embassy in Moscow.

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It seems that the harsh rhetoric, quite beyond the pale, is meant to cover up the gross inaptitude of the Brussels bureaucracy, who badly mismanaged the entire EU Ukrainian enterprise, and its zero-sum motive to engineer a Cold War type geopolitical grab on Russia’s borders to be financed by EU taxpayers’ money.

The same could be said on the EU sanctions against Russian citizens, including parliamentarians and women, which have been introduced on a shaky legal foundation and betray discriminatory and even misogynist attitude of the EU establishment, bent on meting out extrajudicial punishment to people for speaking up their mind. Who are the judges? Nobody has ever been sanctioned or brought to justice for Britain’s illegal war in Iraq, including the death of 179 British soldiers.

As is known, the British sense of style doomed Sir Oswald Mosley’s guys. Does the same sense put up with the sight of Svoboda thugs, armed with baseball bats, roughing up Ukrainian TV Channel One head Panteleymonov and others who disagree with them? We have not seen London’s reaction to that.




LATEST EVENTS

29.09.2014 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin sent his greetings to participants in the Caspian States’ Business Community Forum.

The Caspian states have traditionally developed relations as friends and good neighbours. We respect each other’s lawful interests and take the view that we all share responsibility for the Caspian Sea’s future. These same principles form the basis for the partnership between our business communities.


29.09.2014 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin sent a message of greetings to participants and guests of the Caspian Youth Summit.

Your forum is taking place on the eve of the 4th Summit of the Caspian Sea littoral states.


28.09.2014 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin sent his greetings to participants in Tiger Day celebrations, annually held in Primorye Territory.

For 15 years now one of the most remarkable environmental festivals in Russia – Tiger Day – has been bringing together those, who care about the future of this beautiful carnivore, those who love wildlife and strive to live in harmony with it, protect it and thereby create a healthy environment for themselves and for future generations.


26.09.2014 - RACHMANINOFF CONCERT IN THE RUSSIAN EMBASSY

On 25 September 2014, a unique concert dedicated to the legacy of one of the most brilliant Russian composers - Sergei Rachmaninoff - took place at the Residence of the Russian Ambassador in London.


25.09.2014 - Ambassador Yakovenko Meets with Russian Honorary Consul Duchess of Abercorn

On 24 September Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko received Duchess of Abercorn.


22.09.2014 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin sent greetings to participants in Cross the Nation Russian National Running Day.

Today, Cross the Nation is being launched in many regions around the country, uniting a record number of participants representing different generations, professions and interests.


21.09.2014 - Pressident of Russia Vladimir Putin sent his congratulations to President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan on the country’s national holiday, Independence Day.

The President noted that Russian-Armenian relations are based on centuries-old traditions of friendship, mutual respect and cultural closeness and are developing with success today in the spirit of an alliance and partnership.


12.09.2014 - Conference on EU Energy Security

On 11 September the Russian Embassy has participated in the Conference on EU Energy Security at the House of Commons along with the representatives of Bulgarian Socialist Party (former Deputy Minister of Energy Yavor Kuyumdjiev), a number of energy experts from UK universities (University of Surrey, Kings College, City University) and representatives of Chatham House.


12.09.2014 - Representative of the Russian Embassy visits the Conference for household and agricultural waste recycling

On 11 July 2014 Agricultural Attaché Vladimir Derbensky of the Russian Embassy took part in a London conference on the issues of urban and agricultural waste recycling.


11.09.2014 - Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko meets Foreign Office Minister for Europe David Lidington

On 11 September, the Russian Ambassador in the UK Alexander Yakovenko met with Minister for Europe of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office David Lidington.



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