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Afghan opium production jumps to record level (by Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko for RT)

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07.12.2017

Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova

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12.12.2017

Russian Embassy hosts FIFA-2018 World Cup presentation

EMBASSY INFORMS

13.12.2017 - Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko's remarks at the Presentation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia by Russia 2018 Local Organising Committee.

Ladies and gentlemen, dear friends, I am pleased to welcome you to the Russian Embassy at the Presentation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia by Russia 2018 Local Organising Committee. It’s a common knowledge, that football is the most popular game in the world. It is an honour for us to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup for the first time in the history of our country. I believe that those who come to Russia to support their national teams will leave with unforgettable memories.

12.12.2017 - PHOTO: Russian Embassy hosts FIFA-2018 World Cup presentation

On 12 December the official presentation of the FIFA-2018 World Cup Russian was held in the Ambassador’s Residence.

11.12.2017 - Сharity dinner in honor of the Arctic Convoys Veterans on the occasion of St Andrews Day

On 7 December Rotary Club of Motherwell and Wishaw host a charity dinner on the occasion of St Andrews Day with the participation of the Arctic Convoys veterans.

11.12.2017 - President Putin visited Khmeimim Air Base in Syria

December 11, 2017, 13:00, Syria At the air base, Vladimir Putin was met by President of the Syrian Arab Republic Bashar al-Assad, Russian Minister of Defence Sergei Shoigu and Commander of the Russian military group Sergei Surovikin. The Commander-in-Chief ordered the withdrawal of the Russian military group from Syria back to their permanent bases.

11.12.2017 - Russian President Vladimir Putin met President of Syria Bashar al-Assad

President Putin met with President of Syria Bashar al-Assad while on a tour of the Russian airbase at Khmeimim. The two leaders discussed the outcome of the counterterrorism operations in Syria.

09.12.2017 - Press release on First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov’s consultations with British Minister of State for Europe and the Americas Alan Duncan

On December 8, First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov had consultations in Moscow with British Minister of State for Europe and the Americas Alan Duncan.

08.12.2017 - Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko's remarks at the Roscosmos "Sputnik" exhibition launch at Rossotrudnichestvo

Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko's remarks at the Roscosmos "Sputnik" exhibition launch at Rossotrudnichestvo (7 December 2017)

08.12.2017 - Moscow Exchange Forum in London

On 6-7 December 2017 the Moscow Exchange held an Annual Business Forum in London, that marked its 25th anniversary and highlighted investment opportunities in Russia. The event gathered more than 400 top managers and high-ranking representatives of European, American and Asian banks, investment funds, service sector companies and professional associations.

07.12.2017 - VIDEO: Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova

Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova, Moscow, December 6, 2017 (in Russian)

05.12.2017 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s message of greetings to organisers and participants in the 7th international forum The Arctic: Present and Future

Let me cordially welcome the organisers and participants to the 7th international forum The Arctic: Present and Future. Your Forum has confidently asserted itself as an authoritative venue for discussing the current issues on the Arctic agenda. The traditional representative composition of the participants makes it possible to consider every aspect of a broad range of issues related to ensuring the Arctic’s sustainable development and to providing detailed recommendations on how to enhance the effectiveness of measures for this purpose, including development of international cooperation.

04.12.2017 - Lecture at St Andrews University

On 4th December 2017 Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey A.Pritsepov gave a lecture to students studying international relations at the St Andrews University. The talk dedicated to «Post-Western world: a challenge and an opportunity» was met with interest by the audience.

04.12.2017 - PHOTO: Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 2-3 December Third Secretary of the Embassy Vadim Retyunskiy presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr David DOUGLAS, Mr George LANE, Mr Michael LOCKE and Mr Raymond BILBIE, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.

01.12.2017 - Russian Ambassador visits Scotland

During a working visit to Scotland, the Ambassador of Russia to the United Kingdom Alexander Yakovenko read an open lecture at the University of Edinburgh on the topic "Russia's Foreign Policy" and took part in the Q&A session.

30.11.2017 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with the Libero, Italy

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with the Libero, Italy, published on November 30, 2017

29.11.2017 - Trade between Russia and the United Kingdom could double in the next five years

London, 29 November 2017 - The Third Russian-British Business Forum was held in London on 28-29 November, organised by the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, the Trade Delegation and Embassy of the Russian Federation in the UK with the support of Russian and international partners to discuss the development of trade and investment relations between the two countries. Forum participants included His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent, State Secretary-Deputy Minister for Economic Development of the Russian Federation Oleg Fomichev, President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneurs' Rights Boris Titov, representatives of the House of Lords and the House of Commons, representatives of specialized authorities and business associations and leaders of Russian and British companies.


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Maria Shosheva fur collection at Moscow Fashion Week: expensive, but keeps you warm on a chilly London weekend.… https://t.co/wMPKNGLSNj

13 December

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#MFA hosts a New Years reception for Russian media. Sergey #Lavrov greeted the guests https://t.co/SimlsG08l7

13 December

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Meet the official @FIFAWorldCup 2018 football (from yesterday’s #WorldCup presentation at the Embassy) https://t.co/zLDy8uHjwg

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Sergey #Lavrov participated in the opening ceremony for an exhibition of Ilya Glazunov’s works devoted to Nicaragua… https://t.co/WAOCiJa1uF

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New Russian coin celebrating @FifaWorldCup2018. #LuxuryRussia https://t.co/gOqFuPdney

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#Zakharova: Sadly, this propaganda tactic has become part of the country's strategy. It is regrettable that Stockho… https://t.co/Miw1hxhYua

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#Zakharova: The author argues today's anti-Russian atmosphere shows no signs of abating and was caused by a long, d… https://t.co/cr6YpDwJFc

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#Zakharova: Its author, Mattias Goransson, attempts to analyse the roots and reasons for the ongoing Russophobic hy… https://t.co/dhpYOH5Sxv

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#Zakharova: The FAN ID ensures visa-free entry for foreign nationals during the 2018 FIFA World Cup; it is also req… https://t.co/OkkvpfdE4X

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#Zakharova: On December 4, the first European Russian Fan House 2018 opened in Berlin @Rus_Haus. Centres of this ki… https://t.co/VYhOQKX2SI

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@MofaJapan_en @RusEmbassyJ #Zakharova: We are glad that our Japanese partners are looking forward to expanding cult… https://t.co/ulJShu7MYI

13 December

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#Zakharova: Russian Seasons in Japan ended on December 10. According to Japan, more than 3 million people in 42 cit… https://t.co/7JIlP3qS7G

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#Zakharova: We believe in the importance of direct contacts of this kind between international corporate structures… https://t.co/DnjMunmeKp

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#Zakharova: On December 6−7, the Moscow Stock Exchange and Goldman Sachs held in London an annual investment forum… https://t.co/WivlRltFnA

13 December

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#Zakharova: On May 22-24, the 5th Congress of Sister Cities of Russia and Finland took place in Turku under auspice… https://t.co/ZpGCYKIM7N

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