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PRESS RELEASES

19.07.2012

Anatoly Lysenko appointed director of Russia’s public television

Vladimir Putin signed an executive order appointing Anatoly Lysenko, television journalist and president of public organisation International Academy of Television and Radio, director of Russia’s public television.

The President also signed Executive Order On Approving the Membership of the Public Television Council. The Council has 25 members, including well-known Russian journalists and writers, representatives of public organisations, sportspeople and religious figures. Among those named to the Council, in particular, are Leonid Roshal, Svyatoslav Belza, Oleg Tabakov, Karen Shakhnazarov, and Alexei Nemov.




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.


18.12.2014 - Prime Minister Medvedev sends condolences to Prime Minister of Pakistan on the terrorist attack at a school in Peshawar

Prime Minister Medvedev’s message to Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif reads, in part:


18.12.2014 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin sends condolences to President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif

President of Russia Vladimir Putin sent a message of condolences to President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif following the terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar.


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.



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