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26.05.2016

Approaching International Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg (By Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

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26.05.2016

MFA spokesperson M.Zakharova briefing (26 May 2016)

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30.05.2016

Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans

EMBASSY INFORMS

30.05.2016 - Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry

On May 29, Foreign Ministry Sergey Lavrov spoke over the phone with US Secretary of State John Kerry at the latter’s initiative.

30.05.2016 - PHOTO: Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 27 May Attaché of the Embassy Oleg Shor presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr Kenyon George Coulson MANSFIELD, Mr George Robert Victor WRIGHT, Mr Kenneth George NUNN, Mr George William ADAMS, Mr Douglas Fred ENGLAND, Mr George William WAKEFIELD and Mr Edward Cecil HARMAN, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.

30.05.2016 - Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 26 May Attaché of the Embassy Oleg Shor presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr Harold John KNAPP, Mr Walter James DYBLE, Mr Michael Joseph MULLARKEY, Mr John Edmund MCKERNAN, Mr Albert William WICKHAM and Mr Аrthur Robert TOWLSON, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.

28.05.2016 - President Putin's joint press conference with Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras

Following the Russian-Greek talks, Vladimir Putin and Alexis Tsipras made a joint statement for the press. Mr Prime Minister, ladies and gentlemen, First of all, I would like to express my gratitude to the leadership of the Hellenic Republic, to all our colleagues for a warm and hearty welcome. Jointly with President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras we held substantial and detailed talks, and considered a broad spectrum of issues of the bilateral and international agendas. I would like to highlight the impressive number of documents signed as part of the visit. We were at one in thinking that despite negative factors, Russian-Greek relations, the partnership between our countries continue to develop on a steady basis. The Year of Russia held in Greece and the Year of Greece held in Russia are outstanding examples of this.

27.05.2016 - PHOTO: Historical plaque dedicated to Tsar Nicholas I unveiled in Scotland

On May 24 in Moffat a commemorative plaque to the Russian Emperor Nicholas I was inaugurated. It is installed in the same hotel where he stayed during the trip to Scotland 200 years ago - in 1816.

27.05.2016 - Remarks by Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich at the OSCE Permanent Council meeting on the situation in Ukraine and the need to implement the Minsk Agreements Vienna, May 26, 2016

We would like to draw our colleagues’ attention to the Normandy format leaders’ telephone conversation of May 24. One of its most important outcomes was the parties’ agreement on the need for all-round implementation of the Minsk Package of Measures.

27.05.2016 - Briefing by Foreign Minister Spokesperson Maria Zakharova, Moscow, May 26, 2016

Briefing by Foreign Minister Spokesperson Maria Zakharova, Moscow, May 26, 2016

27.05.2016 - Answer to media question regarding cost of "sanctions war"

Question: According to Prime Minister David Cameron’s statements, UK is the most vocal advocate of sanctions against Russia in the EU. How do Russian experts estimate the value of profits lost due to this policy? Answer: Today the situation in agricultural trade is the following. In 2013 UK’s annual food and drink exports (including alcohol and non-alcoholic drinks) to Russia amounted to £115mln, notably including fish, cheese, poultry and vegetables. According to "Farmers Weekly", 30% of EU milk production was sold to Russia annually prior to 2014.

26.05.2016 - VIDEO: MFA spokesperson M.Zakharova briefing (26 May 2016)

MFA spokesperson M.Zakharova briefing (26 May 2016)

26.05.2016 - Approaching International Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg (By Ambassador Yakovenko for RT)

Planning to go to the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). It is a huge annual international conference on economic and business issues, held under the auspices of the President of the Russian Federation. The next Forum will be held on June 16 to 18 under the theme “Capitalizing on the New Global Economic Reality”.

26.05.2016 - Joint Statement of the Fourth Round of the Ministerial Strategic Dialogue between the Russian Federation and the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC), Moscow, May 26, 2016

The fourth round of the Strategic Dialogue between Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the GCC member states and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation took place in Moscow on May 26, 2016.

25.05.2016 - Russian Ambassador to the UK met President of the National Farmers Union of the UK Mr Meurig Raymond

On 24 May Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko met President of the National Farmers Union of the UK (NFU) Mr Meurig Raymond. Mr M.Raymond briefed the Ambassador on situation in the UK agriculture. The issues related to the development of cooperation between Russian farmers and the NFU were discussed.

25.05.2016 - Russian Ambassador to the UK met Hermitage Foundation UK

On Wednesday 25 May 2016 Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko met the new Chairman of the Hermitage Foundation UK Mr James Dawnay, the Director of the Hermitage Foundation Mrs Geraldine Norman and the Deputy Chief Executive of the Foundation Mrs Janice Sacher.

25.05.2016 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with Hungarian newspaper Magyar Nemzet, published on May 25, 2016

Question: Mr Minister, Russia-Hungary relations could be described as exemplary in the past five years, as evidenced by regular bilateral contacts. What do you see as their basis: strategy, tactics or pragmatism? Sergey Lavrov: Hungary is an important and reliable partner of Russia in Europe. Our bilateral relations are based on good traditions and have a large potential. We highly value the Hungarian leaders’ sincere resolve to further develop our relations, which we believe is in line with the fundamental interests of our nations.

25.05.2016 - PHOTO: Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 24 May Attaché of the Embassy Oleg Shor presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr Donald TAYLOR, Mr Terence Ronald BISHOP, Mr Alec Richard MCCREEDY, Mr Ronald Frederick BUCKINGHAM, Mr Trevor Edward FENNA and Mr Montague WALLEY, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.


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TWITTER NEWS

MFA_Russia

RT @mod_russia: #SYRIA Report of the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides (May 30) https://t.co/VFT8wOP1g2 https://t.co/cfuF…

30 May

russianembassy

Truly impressed by holographic @SymphtoaLostGen revisiting #WWI w/ music, dance &poetry, incl. from Russia #YoLL2016 https://t.co/vDKLmuRcWD

30 May

MFA_Russia

#Lavrov: We will continue to take effort to prevent outbreaks of diseases in Africa https://t.co/LLHs0xAIfA

30 May

MFA_Russia

#Lavrov: Russia-Africa partnership is in the interests of our peoples, it promotes global and regional security and stability

30 May

MFA_Russia

#Lavrov: Russia is interested in further expansion of ties with the African Union, with sub-regional associations https://t.co/eoH4xAnO26

30 May

MFA_Russia

#Lavrov: We will continue to support Africa both on bilateral basis & at multilateral forums, including #UN, the Group of Twenty, #BRICS

30 May

MFA_Russia

#Lavrov: Russia supports the Africans in their striving to play a decisive role in the development of their own continent

30 May

MFA_Russia

#Lavrov: We welcome readiness of the African people for joint work in fight against global challenges, first of all against terrorism

30 May

MFA_Russia

#Lavrov held an official reception marking Africa Day https://t.co/Xn1UMUQ12z https://t.co/SHCWB7yHId

30 May

Amb_Yakovenko

RT @RussianEmbassy: .@mod_russia: Camp for 2500 IDPs (1300 children) in Latakia received 15 tons humanitarian aid https://t.co/qyXSagnJWb

30 May

Amb_Yakovenko

RT @RussianEmbassy: Lavrov-@JohnKerry: closing Syria-Turkey border for terrorists’ traffic asap is essential https://t.co/bgg17tHkle

30 May

Amb_Yakovenko

When remembering Verdun it’s worth recalling successful Brusilov offensive on Eastern front launched in May 1916 https://t.co/p8rIJz1nzx

30 May

russianembassy

.@mod_russia: Camp for 2500 IDPs (1300 children) in Latakia received 15 tons humanitarian aid https://t.co/qyXSagnJWb

30 May

MFA_Russia

RT @IntlCrimCourt: Lomonosov Moscow State University wins #ICC Moot Court Competition, Russian version https://t.co/Sn0IFHpLcH https://t.co…

30 May

russianembassy

Lavrov-@JohnKerry: closing Syria-Turkey border for terrorists’ traffic asap is essential https://t.co/bgg17tHkle

30 May

russianembassy

Lavrov-@JohnKerry discussed situation in Syria focused on joint action against terrorists&support of polit.process https://t.co/samcTx2XpX

30 May


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