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Russian economy: overcoming difficulties fast (by Russian Ambassador to UK Alexander Yakovenko, special to RBTH)

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Ushakov Medals presented to 34 British veterans of the Arctic Convoys in Hastings

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28.05.2015 - Comment by the Information and Press Department on the next meetings in the Normandy Four format for the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis

On May 27, a number of Ukrainian media reported with reference to an anonymous source in the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry that a Normandy format meeting at the deputy foreign minister level was allegedly “derailed” by the Russian side.

28.05.2015 - Comment by Foreign Ministry Spokesman Alexander Lukashevich on the arrest of FIFA officials

The arrest of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) officials in Switzerland under a US request on charges filed by a US court raises a number of questions for Russia. A group of people from different countries is being accused of about fifty instances of financial malfeasance.

27.05.2015 - Russian economy: overcoming difficulties fast (by Russian Ambassador to UK Alexander Yakovenko, special to RBTH)

For many prominent international observers it is obvious that despite tough challenges, including low energy prices, weak rouble and western sanctions, Russia’s economy has managed to overcome the worst, and started to stabilize, adapting to the new economic reality.

27.05.2015 - Press release on Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with the top executives of French companies working in Russia

On May 26, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with the top executives of French companies working in Russia.

26.05.2015 - Comment by the Information and Press Department on the atrocities committed by ISIS militants in Syria’s Palmyra

Reports of massacres perpetrated by extremists against Syrian army soldiers, government officials or anyoneelse suspected of sympathy for the Syrian government have been coming from the Syrian city of Palmyra seized on May 21 by the militants from the Islamic State (ISIS)terrorist group.

26.05.2015 - On Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s phone conversation with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

On May 25, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke over the phone with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on the initiative of the Egyptian side.

26.05.2015 - Comment by the Information and Press Departmenton the completion of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference

On May 22, the 9thReview Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) completed its work in New York City.The conference included 162 countries, parties to the Treaty, and observers from over 115 inter-government and non-government organisations.

25.05.2015 - PHOTO: Ushakov Medals presented to 34 British veterans of the Arctic Convoys in Hastings

On 22 May at a ceremony in Hastings Counsellor Sergey Nalobin presented Ushakov Medals, as well as commemorative medals “70 Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945” to 34 British veterans, who were awarded these honours for their personal courage and bravery displayed during their service in the Arctic Convoys in WWII.

25.05.2015 - A telephone conversation between Russian President Vladimir Putin and British Prime Minister David Cameron took place on 25 May

The Russian President once again congratulated David Cameron on his reappointment as Prime Minister as a result of the 7 May 2015 general election.

25.05.2015 - Statement by Foreign Ministry Spokesman Alexander Lukashevich on a terrorist attack in Saudi Arabia

On the evening of May 22, a suicide bomber blew himself up during Friday prayers at the Imam Ali Ibn Abi Taleb mosque in the eastern Qatif Province in Saudi Arabia, killing 21 and wounding about a hundred. Responsibility for the attack has been claimed by ISIS.

25.05.2015 - Press release on the meeting of BRICS deputy foreign ministers on the situation in the Middle East (West Asia) and North Africa

On May 22, 2015 as part of preparation for the annual VII summit of BRICS member-states to be held on July 8-9, Moscow hosted the meeting of Deputy Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa with the aim of discussing the situation in the Middle East (West Asia) and North Africa.

22.05.2015 - PHOTO: On lecture of Russian cosmonaut Alexey Leonov at Science Museum in London

On 21 May 2015 the Russian cosmonaut Alexey Leonov, the first man in open space, held a lecture at the Science Museum in London. The event was dedicated to the 50th anniversary of his flight. During the lecture Mr.Leonov described his historical space mission in detail.

22.05.2015 - Commentary by the Information and Press Department concerning Canada’s refusal of entry to Russian delegation for PSI working group meeting

The Canadian authorities’ decision to deny visas to a Russian delegation at the Proliferation Security Initiative Operational Experts Group (PSI OEG) meeting was an openly unfriendly move that contradicts the normal practice of multilateral events.

22.05.2015 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s message of greetings at a party on the occasion of Africa Day, Moscow, May 21, 2015

Ladies and gentlemen, friends, Please accept my heartfelt congratulations on the upcoming Africa Day. As per tradition, greetings from President Vladimir Putin on this holiday will be sent to the heads of African states and governments on May 25.

22.05.2015 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov answers media questions before President Vladimir Putin’s talks with Prime Minister of Iraq Haider Al-Abadi, Moscow, May 21, 2015

Question:The US Embassy in Russia has officially confirmed that, acting at the request of Secretary of State John Kerry, you helped facilitate the release of two US nationals detained in the Donetsk People’s Republic. Sergey Lavrov:Come on! Do you really believe this?


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