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ARTICLE

27.03.2015

Ambassador Yakovenko's address at the concert by Dmitri Kogan at the Russian Embassy in London

VIDEO

21.03.2015

Interview by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, 21 march 2015 (in Russian)

PHOTO REPORT

30.03.2015

Ushakov Medals presented to British veterans of the Arctic Convoys

DIFFERENT OPINIONS

15.09.2014

Western delusions triggered this conflict and Russians will not yield (by Professor Sergey Karaganov for FT)

EMBASSY INFORMS

31.03.2015 - Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini

On March 30, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met in Lausanne with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.

31.03.2015 - Press release on the meeting of Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov with Foreign and International Development Minister of France Laurent Fabius

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Foreign and International Development Minister of France Laurent Fabius in Lausanne‎ on March 30.

31.03.2015 - Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier

On March 30, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Lausanne.

30.03.2015 - PHOTO: Ushakov Medals presented to British veterans of the Arctic Convoys

On 27 March Third Secretary of the Russian Embassy Sergey Fedichkin presented the Ushakov Medals to Mr Peter James Bloomfield, Mr Leslie Jinks and Mr Arthur R. Howes, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed during the service in the Arctic Convoys in WWII.

30.03.2015 - Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s participation in the plenary meeting of the ministerial negotiations of the P5+1 powers and Iran

On March 30, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov attended a plenary meeting of the foreign ministers of the P5+1 mediators (Russia, the UK, Germany, China, the US and France) and Iran held in Lausanne. Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, was also in attendance.

30.03.2015 - Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s participation in a meeting of six international mediators on the Iranian nuclear programme

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov took part in a ministerial meeting among six international mediators (Russia, the UK, Germany, China, the USA and France) and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.

30.03.2015 - US National Security Strategy – a blueprint for confrontation? (by Ambassador Yakovenko)

In February 2015 the National Security Strategy was adopted by the United States. It calls for containment of ”Russian aggression“, especially with regard to Ukraine.

30.03.2015 - Press release on Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry

On March 29 in Lausanne, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with US Secretary of State John Kerry.

28.03.2015 - The Security Council resolution 2214 (2015) on Libya

Recalling its resolutions 1267 (1999), 1373 (2001), 1624 (2005), 1989 (2011), 2161 (2014), 2170 (2014), 2174 (2014), 2178 (2014), 2195 (2014) and 2199 (2015), and its relevant presidential statements, Reaffirming its primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations.

28.03.2015 - PHOTO: Dmitri Kogan performs at the Russian Embassy in London

One of the most prominent Russian violinists of today, Dmitri Kogan performed at the Russian Embassy in London on 27 March 2015. The musician played on priceless instruments by the great masters Amati, Stradivarius, del Gesu, Guadagnini and Vuillaume. The concert, attended by diplomats, business and culture personalities and prominent members of the Russian diaspora, was followed by a reception. On 30 March Dmitri Kogan will be performing at the Barbican centre (see http://www.barbican.org.uk/music/event-detail.asp?ID=17253)

27.03.2015 - Ambassador Yakovenko's address at the concert by Dmitri Kogan at the Russian Embassy in London

Your Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me tonight to present to you one of Russia’s most renowned violinists, Dmitri Kogan. Mr Kogan belongs to a legendary Russian musical dynasty; he studied at The Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory and at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. He is an Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation and regularly performs at the most prestigious concert halls around the world. He has a phenomenal repertoire, which covers all the major violin concertos.

27.03.2015 - PHOTO: Counsellor Ernest Chernukhin visits Queen Mary University of London

On 26 March, Counsellor of the Embassy Ernest Chernukhin attended an annual International Scholarships Reception at London’s Queen Mary University. He met Prof Simon Gaskell, President and Principal of the University, as well foreign PhD students. Different issues of Russian-British cooperation in the field of higher education were discussed.

27.03.2015 - PHOTO: Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko meets Rokeby school students

On 26 March Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko received at his residence a group of Russian language students from the mathematics and languages Rokeby school, East London.

27.03.2015 - PHOTO: Ushakov Medals presented to British veterans of the Arctic Convoys

On 25 March Attaché of the Russian Embassy Elizaveta Vokorina and Attaché of the Russian Embassy Vadim Retyunskiy presented the Ushakov medals to five British veterans of the Arctic Convoys - Mr Calvert Townend, Mr Norman Riches, Mr Frederick Diamond, Mr Alan Brown and Mr Norman Robinson, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of 10 March 2014 for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.

26.03.2015 - RUSSIA AND NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT

One of the most important tasks in the field of international security is to free the world from the threat posed by weapons of mass destruction. Russia is constantly advocating for further limitations and reductions of nuclear weapons stockpiles along with strengthening international regimes of arms control and non-proliferation. One of the examples in the field of nuclear disarmament is the Russia-US new START Treaty, which entered into force in 2011. Under this Treaty, the sides committed themselves to limiting their nuclear arsenals by one third compared to the previous agreements.


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