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PRESS RELEASES

13.09.2011

Full version of the special issue of FIRST magazine dedicated to the PM David Cameron’s visit to Russia

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Realising the potential of the Russian economy (158Kb)

Introduction by Rt Hon William Hague mp, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, United Kingdom (99Kb)

Foreword by The Rt Hon Lord Hurd of Westwell CH CBE PC Chairman, FIRST Advisory Council (89Kb)

Introduction from Sergey Lavrov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (153Kb)

UK and Russia: Open for business By DAME ANNE PRINGLE DCMG Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Russian Federation (79Kb)

Russia and the UK: trading up Interview with LORD GREEN OF HURSTPIERPOINT Minister of State for Trade and Investment (196Kb)

Firm foundations for the future By Rt Hon Lord Howe of Abera von CH QC President, Great Britain-Cina Centre (135Kb)

Prosper thy neighbour By ALDERMAN MICHAEL BEAR Lord Mayor of the City of London (116Kb)

Modernising Russia’s economy By Sergey Katyrin President, Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation (RF CCI) (147Kb)

Business to the fore By Nick Lyne Senior Staff Writer, FIRST (173Kb)

The value of cultural exchange By Mikhail Shvydkoy Special Envoy of the President of the Russ ian Federation for International Cultural Cooperation (112Kb)

Building cultural understanding By Ekaterina Genieva Director General, Margarita Rudomino All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature (94Kb)

Cooperation in Space exploration By Vladimir Popovkin Head of the Federal Space Agency, Russ ian Federation (135Kb)

From Britain with caution By Dr Alexey Gromyko Deputy Director, Institute of Europe, Russian Academy of Sciences and Head, Centre for British Studies (89Kb)

From brownfield to greenfield By DR JAMES HENDERSON Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Oxford Institute of Energy Studies (258Kb)

Meeting Europe’s energy needs By ALEXANDER MEDVEDEV Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee, Gazprom and Director General, Gazprom Export (16Kb)

Russia on the edge of change By RICHARD SAKWA Professor of Russian and European Politics, University of Kent and Associate Fellow, Chatham House (176Kb)

Economic cooperation By Siman Povarenkin Controlling Shareholder and Member of the Board, GeoProMining (80Kb)

A welcome step forward By STEPHEN DALZIEL - Executive Director, Russo-British Chamber of Commerce (RBCC ) (97Kb)




LATEST EVENTS

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.


10.09.2014 - Comment by Konstantin Dolgov, Foreign Ministry Commissioner for Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law, on the Amnesty International report concerning the crimes of the Aidar punitive battalion in the Lugansk Region

We have read Amnesty International’s report, published on 8 September, on the crimes and abuses committed by the Aidar punitive battalion in the Lugansk Region.


10.09.2014 - Handover ceremony of a Red Star order belonging to a Soviet war hero, who died during the liberation of Kiev in 1943, and which was found during a search

On the 9 September, during a solemn ceremony, the Secretary of State, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, Grigory Karasin, handed over the Red Star Order to relatives of Ivan Semyonovich Goloulin, a guard master sergeant of the tank landing squadron of the 45th guard motorized infantry machine gun battalion of the 20th guard tank brigade, who died during the liberation of the capital of Ukraine, Kiev, on the 8 November 1943.


04.09.2014 - Remarks by Alexander Kramarenko, Minister-Counsellor, at the ceremony of presentation of Ushakov Medals to British veterans of Arctic Convoys

Dear friends, We are often asked by British media, why we do it, why we care now, 70 years after the end of WWII. May I try to explain. Some reasons are on the surface. We were allies. The convoys were material and human incarnation of that alliance till the opening of the second front in Europe. But there are deeper reasons.


03.09.2014 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin sent his profound condolences to the family and friends of Andrei Stenin.

In a message sent to Mr Stenin’s mother, Vera Stenina, the President said, in particular: “We believed that Andrei would return to his family and friends, but the tragic news has crushed these hopes. He carried out his professional and human duty right to the end and did everything possible so that people all around the world would know the truth about the tragic events taking place in Donetsk.”


02.09.2014 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin sent a message of greeting to President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Truong Tan Sang on the 69th anniversary of the country’s independence.

The Russian President spoke highly of Vietnam’s success in the economy, the social sector, science and technology, as well as the country’s authority in regional and international affairs.


01.09.2014 - Ceremony to mark the joining of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline’s first section

Vladimir Putin and Vice Premier of China’s State Council Zhang Gaoli took part in a ceremony to mark the joining of the Power of Siberia mainline gas pipeline’s first section.


31.08.2014 - 2014 Judo World Championship

President of Russia Vladimir Putin attended the finals competition at the 2014 Judo World Championship and met with Russian athletes.



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