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PRESS RELEASES

29.11.2012

Visit of the Delegation of the State Duma

On 26–29 November 2012 the delegation of the Russian State Duma headed by Vice-Speaker Vladimir Vasyliev and comprising of Chairman of the Constitutional Committee Vladimir Pligin, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee Alexey Pushkov and First Deputy Chair of the Committee on Housing E.Nikolaeva visited London at the invitation of the Conservative Party. During the visit the Russian parliamentarians met Minister for Europe David Liddington MP, Deputy Speakers of the House of Commons Nigel Evans MP and Lindsay Hoyle MP, Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee of the House of Commons Sir Malcolm Rifkind MP, PPS to Minister of State for Employment Harriet Baldwin MP and other British MPs. Comprehensive and frank exchanges of views on topical issues of the international agenda as well as substantial discussion of the ways to further enhance of Russo-British inter-parliamentary dialogue took place.




LATEST EVENTS

23.10.2014 - On the London Session of the Moscow Exchange Forum

The Moscow Exchange annual forum took place on 22 October 2014 in London with participation of representatives of Russian, UK and international financial institutions.


19.10.2014 - Ambassador Yakovenko meets Russian singer Valeriya

On 18 October 2014, Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko met with well-known Russian singer Valeriya and her producer Iosif Prigozhin.


16.10.2014 - Ambassador Yakovenko speaks at the opening of the Russian Avant-Garde Theatre: War, Revolution and Design, 1913-1933 exhibition in the Victoria and Albert Museum (16 October 2014, London)

Dear friends, I am delighted to welcome you to this unique exhibition. It is a significant event in our cultural ties.


16.10.2014 - Russian Avant-Garde Exhibition opens in the Victoria and Albert Museum

The Russian Avant-Garde Theatre: War, Revolution and Design, 1913-1933 exhibition was opened today in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.


16.10.2014 - Russian President Vladimir Putin's interview to Politika newspaper, 15.10.2014

Ahead of his visit to Serbia, Vladimir Putin gave an interview to the leading Serbian daily Politika.


16.10.2014 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin visits Serbia

President of Russia Vladimir Putin began his working visit to Serbia with a visit to the Liberators of Belgrade Memorial Complex, where together with President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic he paid tribute to the memory of World War II victims by laying wreathes at the Liberators of Belgrade Monument and the Monument to Soviet Soldiers.


15.10.2014 - Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko visits Media City UK

On October 13 the Russian Ambassador Dr Alexander Yakovenko visited Media City UK in Manchester and met Director of Communications Mr Paul Newman.


14.10.2014 - Interview by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for a film timed to the 70th anniversary of the Moscow Institute of International Relations (University), 13 October 2014

Question: You said once that 80 percent of Foreign Ministry employees are selected from among MGIMO graduates. What makes them so much in demand in your ministry? Sergey Lavrov: Each year is different, and the figure is not always 80 percent. More than half – about 60-70 percent – are MGIMO graduates.


14.10.2014 - Remarks by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the opening of the 2nd International Forum of MGIMO(U) Graduates, Moscow, 13 October 2014

Ladies and gentlemen, Mr Torkunov, you’ve described the relationship between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia and MGIMO in terms of paternal care.


14.10.2014 - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's remarks at an unveiling ceremony for the Alexander Gorchakov monument, Moscow, 13 October 2014

Dear friends, Good morning. I am pleased to see so many graduates and friends of MGIMO here for this ceremony at such an early hour.



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