19 December 2014
Moscow: 17:35
London: 13:35

Consular Section:  
+44(0) 203 668 7474   
info@rusemb.org.uk  

 

PRESS RELEASES

14.10.2011

“Digital barbecue” at the Russian Embassy in London

On 13 October 2011 the Russian Embassy in London welcomed top British and local Russian-speaking bloggers and social media activists for a discussion on the role of social media in modern politics in the UK and elsewhere, e-government and diplomacy. The guests were greeted by the Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko. A lively discussion, tweeted live with the hashtag #digitalbbq, was followed by an informal reception at the Ambassador’s residence.
The Embassy remains committed to engagement with the thriving British online community.




LATEST EVENTS

19.12.2014 - RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR MEETS FOREIGN OFFICE MINISTER FOR EUROPE

On 18 December Russian Ambassador Dr Alexander Yakovenko met Foreign Office Minister for Europe David Lidington. The state and prospects of Russo-British relations were discussed, as well as topical issues on international agenda, including the Ukrainian crisis and the EU-Russia relationship.


16.12.2014 - Ambassador Yakovenko visits Ming exhibition at the British Museum

On 16 December 2014 Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko together with the Chinese Ambassador took part in the private viewing of “Ming: 50 years that changed China” at the British Museum in London.


16.12.2014 - British Defence Secretary: hypothesizing a bit too far

In his interview with The Telegraph over the weekend Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said, that he didn’t trust President Putin “at the moment and we have to prepare for the worst”.


10.12.2014 - In Conversation with Dmitry Medvedev. Interview with five television channels

The Russian Prime Minister answered questions from TV anchors Irada Zeinalova (Channel One), Sergei Brilyov (VGTRK), Marianna Maksimovskaya (Ren TV), Vadim Takmenyov (NTV) and Mikhail Zygar (TV Rain).


08.12.2014 - Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev's message to participants and guests of the XXV Glinka International Vocal Contest

Dear friends, I am honoured to congratulate you on the opening of the 25th Glinka International Vocal Contest, which has an additional dimension in the Year of Culture underway in Russia.


05.12.2014 - On parliamentary hearings related to the Russia-EU relations

On 4 December a session of the House of Lords EU External Affairs Sub-Committee, which is holding an inquiry into the current state of relationship between Russia and the EU, has taken place.


03.12.2014 - Ambassador A.Yakovenko takes part in the YotaPhone 2 Global Launch in London

On 3rd December 2014 Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko took part in the YotaPhone 2 Global Launch in London with the participation of the Yota Devices company CEO Vlad Martynov.


02.12.2014 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s message to the organisers and participants of the Eighth European Russian Forum

I would like to extend a warm welcome to the organisers and participants of the Eighth European Russian Forum.


02.12.2014 - Ambassador A.Yakovenko opened the Russian Banking Forum in London

On 2nd December 2014 the Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko opened the 21st international Russian Banking Forum, organised in London under the auspices of the Adam Smith Conferences, with the participation of a number of leading Russian and foreign banks and other financial institutions, including Sberbank, Gazprombank, VTB Bank, Credit Suisse, Raiffeisen, Tesco Bank, Citibank, etc.


02.12.2014 - New book on Hermitage Museum released

A new 2 volume, 1700 pages illustrated book dedicated to the 250th Anniversary of the State Hermitage Museum has been recently published in the UK.



all messages