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PRESS RELEASES

29.11.2012

Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko met with Sir Timothy O'Shea, Principal of the University of Edinburgh

On 28 November Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko met with Sir Timothy O'Shea, Principal of the University of Edinburgh. The issues of developing cooperation of the University of Edinburgh with Moscow and St. Petersburg universities were discussed.




LATEST EVENTS

16.04.2014 - Direct Line with Vladimir Putin will be held on April 17 at 12 pm

The annual special Direct Line with Vladimir Putin will be broadcast live by Channel One, Rossiya-1 and Rossiya-24 TV channels, and Mayak, Vesti FM and Radio Rossii radio stations on April 17, 2014 at 12 pm Moscow time.


15.04.2014 - Interview by the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, in a special edition of the programme “Voskresny vecher s Vladimirom Solovyovim” on the “Russia 1” TV channel, Moscow, 11 April 2014

Question: Hello, Sergey Viktorovich. I feel that now you are not just a Minister of Foreign Affairs, but a Minister of Military Affairs. Every time I see and hear you, I sense a tremendous concern and think the world has gone mad. My generation does not remember such a level of escalation. What is really happening? Sergey Lavrov: I think that the entire world system is being reformatted, because after the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact disappeared, those whom we call “the West” lost their historical opportunities, when Russia proposed several initiatives, which would not only allow them to truly unite the European continent, but also the Euro-Atlantic region, including Eurasia.


11.04.2014 - Remarks by Counsellor Artem Kozhin at the ceremony of awarding of the Russian 1812 Patriotic War commemorative Cross to British railway engineer Gerry West (10 April 2014, London)

Dear friends, Today we have a remarkable opportunity to praise the effort of a British railway engineer and a devoted enthusiast of Russian history - Mr. Gerry West.


07.04.2014 - St. Petersburg Participating in the London Book Fair for the First Time

Saint Petersburg turns into a book capital of Russia. City administration is sure about this, having its stand at one of the largest book fairs in the world that’ll take place on April 8-10, 2014 in London.


02.04.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding events related to 200 years since the birth of Taras Shevchenko in Russia

According to the plan approved by the Presidents of Russia and Ukraine in December 2013, events devoted to 200 years since the birth of Taras Shevchenko are being held in Russia.


01.04.2014 - Ambassador Yakovenko meets with Les SAISONS RUSSES du XX1e SIECLE team

On 31 March 2014, Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko met with Les SAISONS RUSSES du XX1e SIECLE team including the multi-award winning former Bolshoi Ballet star turned ballet entrepreneur, director and producer Andris Liepa and artistic director of the Moscow State Opera Gregoriy Isaakyan.


27.03.2014 - London Tales on Ukrainia, Crimea and “new Cold War” (Things said or implied in London)

1. The Association Agreement doesn’t require that Ukraine choose between EU and Russia.


26.03.2014 - Regarding recall of the invitation to the Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh to the annual Dinner for the Consular Corps

It is with regret that we have to take note of the fact of recall of the invitation to the Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh to attend the annual Consular Corps Professional Group Dinner hosted by the Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs of the Scottish Government under an artificial pretext of ‘Russian annexation of Crimea’.


25.03.2014 - Presenting Russian Federation state decorations

Order of Honour - Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee.


21.03.2014 - Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic on situation in Ukraine and Crimea

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic has been closely monitoring the situation in Ukraine, including the latest events around the Crimea, and expresses its concern at the escalation of the conflict.



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