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ARTICLE

15.08.2014

Fighting ISIS only in Iraq is like extinguishing only half of a fire (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

VIDEO

01.08.2014

Lecture "Middle East Unraveling" by Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies and Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, professor Vitaly Naumkin at the Russian Embassy

PHOTO REPORT

19.08.2014

The Ushakov medal awarding at the Russian Embassy

 

12.08.2014

The Ushakov medal awarding at the Russian Embassy

DIFFERENT OPINIONS

29.05.2014

It’s not just about gas: why China needs Russia (by Fyodor Lukyanov, Editor in chief of the journal Russia in Global Affairs, Chairman of Presidium of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy)

EMBASSY INFORMS

20.08.2014 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko.

The discussion focussed on preparations for the upcoming meeting in Minsk on August 26 between the heads of the Customs Union member-states and the President of Ukraine with the participation of European Commission representatives.

20.08.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation regarding a call by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland on the governments of the Council of Europe member states

We welcome the Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland sending a letter on 19 August to the foreign ministers of the Council of Europe member states that draws their attention to the critical humanitarian situation in eastern Ukraine, which is worsening in the wake of the ongoing conflict.

20.08.2014 - Commentary by the Department of Information and Press of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on statements by the Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

We remain perplexed by the continuous speculations, inventions, and open provocative lies regarding the shipment of Russian humanitarian relief aid to the afflicted people of southeastern Ukraine.

20.08.2014 - Statement by Konstantin Dolgov, Special Representative of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law on the developments in Ferguson, Missouri

The clashes in Ferguson, Missouri, following the tragedy of Michael Brown, 18, an unarmed African American shot dead by a policeman, reveal the racial tensions that persist in the United States.

20.08.2014 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s phone conversation with President of the International Committee of the Red Cross Peter Maurer

On 19 August, Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov had a phone conversation with President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer, who highly praised Russia’s humanitarian relief to the population of south-east Ukraine.

20.08.2014 - Opening remarks by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a meeting with Saeb Erekat, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organisation and head of the Palestinian delegation in talks with Israel, Moscow, 19 August 2014

Dear friends, We are glad to have you in Moscow. A week ago, a telephone conversation took place between President Vladimir Putin and President of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas, during which the sides discussed the situation surrounding the Gaza Strip. The leaders agreed that you would come to Moscow and share with us your assessment of the situation.

20.08.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the breach of the humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza Strip

On the 19 August the Palestinian groups acting in the Gaza Strip and the Israeli Army restarted their exchange of fire.

20.08.2014 - On a meeting between Russia’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Ryabkov and Mr Laurent Corbaz, ICRC Head of Operations for Europe and Central Asia

On 20 August, Russia’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Ryabkov met with Mr Laurent Corbaz, Head of Operations for Europe and Central Asia of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

20.08.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the desecration of the memorial commemorating the burial of fallen Soviet war heroes in Sofia

We are deeply outraged at the desecration of the monument commemorating the burial of Soviet liberating troops in the Lozenets Sofia district on the night of the 18 August. The sculptural composition and the wall bearing names of the fallen were splashed with red paint in some places.

19.08.2014 - PHOTO: The Ushakov medal awarding at the Russian Embassy

On 19 August ceremony of Ushakov medal awarding took place at the Russian Embassy. On behalf of Russian President Vladimir Putin Ambassador of Russia to UK Alexander Yakovenko solemnly presented Ushakov medals to 34 veterans of the Arctic convoys (prize list attached).

19.08.2014 - Remarks by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his answers to media questions during a news conference following the meeting of the foreign ministers of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine, Berlin

Ladies and gentlemen, We have had a busy day of talks at the level of the foreign ministers of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine. T

19.08.2014 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s phone conversation with President of the International Committee of the Red Cross Peter Maurer

On 19 August, Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov had a phone conversation with President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer, who highly praised Russia’s humanitarian relief to the population of south-east Ukraine.

19.08.2014 - Opening remarks by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a meeting with Saeb Erekat, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organisation and head of the Palestinian delegation in talks with Israel, Moscow, 19 August 2014

Dear friends, We are glad to have you in Moscow. A week ago, a telephone conversation took place between President Vladimir Putin and President of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas, during which the sides discussed the situation surrounding the Gaza Strip. The leaders agreed that you would come to Moscow and share with us your assessment of the situation.

19.08.2014 - Assisting the Republic of Belarus in the implementation of the UNICEF Child Injury Prevention project

By the order of the Government of the Russian Federation, 500,000 US dollars were allocated to the budget of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for the implementation of the Child Injury Prevention project in the Republic of Belarus. The project intends to ensure a 10% reduction of child mortality and child disability indicators resulting from consequences of injuries and other external causes (including traffic injuries, drowning, poisoning, falling and fire-related deaths) by 2017.

18.08.2014 - A meeting of foreign ministers from Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine

The ministers of foreign affairs from Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine held a meeting in Berlin on 17 August to discuss issues related to the international effort to assist Ukraine in settling its internal crisis.


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