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PRESS RELEASES AND NEWS

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12.11.2017 - Visit to Scottish textile company Beggs of Ayr

During a visit to South Ayrshire on 2d of November 2017 Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey A.Pritsepov visited a textile company producing cashmere and woolen cloth Beggs of Ayr where he had a meeting with the management of the company and enjoyed a mill tour.


12.11.2017 - Commemorative ceremony at the Memorial of the Russian legendary Naval cruiser «Varyag»

118 years ago on 1 November 1899 the Russian legendary Naval cruiser «Varyag» was launched. In memory of this event on 2 November 2017, Consul General of Russia Andrey A.Pritsepov and Provost of South Ayrshire Helen Moonie laid wreaths at the monument commemorating the legend of the Russian fleet in Lendalfoot. Representatives of the South Ayrshire City Council and local residents also took part in the event. «Varyag» became famous for her crew's stoicism during the unequal battle of Chemulpo Bay on 9 February 1904 during the Russo-Japanese War.


11.11.2017 - Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump approved a joint statement on Syria

President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of the United States Donald Trump approved a joint statement on Syria following a conversation on the sidelines of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting. The statement reads:


10.11.2017 - Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova

Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova, Moscow, November 9, 2017


09.11.2017 - Lecture at Heriot-Watt University

On 8th November 2017 Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey A.Pritsepov gave a lecture to students studying international relations at the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. The meeting dedicated to BRICS and New International Order met a positive reaction of the audience. They discussed main issues of the international agenda.


09.11.2017 - Agricultural Attache Derbenskiy visits the Farm Business Innovation Show 2017

On 8 November 2017 the Agricultural Attaché of the Russian Embassy Vladimir Derbenskiy visited the Farm Business Innovation Show 2017, one of the most important exhibitions in the agricultural industry.


09.11.2017 - Response of the Embassy’s press-secretary to the media question on Syria

Question: On 7 November Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson said in the House of Commons that “We must continue to emphasise to the Kremlin that, instead of blindly supporting a murderous regime—even after UN investigators have found the regime’s forces guilty of using sarin nerve gas, most recently at Khan Sheikhoun in April—Russia should join the international community and support a negotiated settlement in Syria under the auspices of the UN”. What is your comment on that?


08.11.2017 - Remarks by Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov, head of the Russian delegation at the opening of the exhibition Russia against Corruption on the sidelines of the seventh session of the Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption, Vienna, November 6, 2017

Ladies and gentlemen, Welcome to the opening of the exhibition Russia against Corruption. It is common knowledge that corruption threatens the rule of law, democracy and human rights, that it violates the principles of equality and social justice, and undermines the stability of democratic institutions and the moral foundation of society.


07.11.2017 - Press release on State Secretary and Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin’s meeting with Ambassador of the Delegation of the European Union to Russia Markus Ederer

On November 7, State Secretary and Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin received Ambassador of the Delegation of the European Union to Russia Markus Ederer.


04.11.2017 - Comment by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova on the introduction of new anti-Russian sanctions by Canada

We have repeatedly warned the Canadian authorities against attempts to exert pressure by imposing sanctions on Russia. We told them that such actions would not remain unanswered. To our great regret, Ottawa again introduced restrictions on our citizens under the pretext of the recently adopted Magnitsky Act.


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