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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

28.03.2015

Dmitri Kogan performs at the Russian Embassy in London

DIFFERENT OPINIONS

15.09.2014

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

EMBASSY INFORMS

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.

26.03.2015 - NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY: RUSSIA’S REFLECTIONS

On 5 March, the international community marked the 45th anniversary of the NPT entry into force.

26.03.2015 - ANOTHER OUTBURST AGAINST RUSSIA IN LONDON

Mr Philip Hammond, while addressing the diplomatic corps last night at Lord Mayor’s reception, used unacceptable and undiplomatic language on Russia’s count.

26.03.2015 - Comment by the Foreign Ministry on the situation in Yemen

The military and political situation in the Republic of Yemen (RY) has worsened sharply. In the early hours of March 26, the Saudi Arabian Air Force carried out strikes on a number of sites in Yemeni territory, including the capital Sanaa, in response to an offensive by the Ansar Allah rebels on Aden, RY’s second major city.

26.03.2015 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s opening remarks before his meeting with Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, Managua, March 25, 2015

Mr Comandante, Friends, I am happy to be in Nicaragua once again and to feel the traditional hospitality of our close friends.

26.03.2015 - Comment by the Information and Press Department on the use of US nuclear fuel at Ukrainian power plants

We have taken note of a recent statement made by Westinghouse President and CEO Daniel Roderick in Kiev on the company’s decision to do as much business in Ukraine as possible.

26.03.2015 - Comment by the Information and Press Department on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's meeting with his counterparts from the member-countries of the Central American Integration System (SICA)

On March 26, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet with his counterparts from the member countries of the Central American Integration System (SICA) that unites Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama and El Salvador.

26.03.2015 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s statement for the press at a joint news conference following talks with Foreign Minister of Colombia María Ángela Holguín, Bogota, March 24, 2015

Madam Minister, I’d like to thank you once again for your traditional hospitality and the warm atmosphere at our meetings and talks. We are grateful to President Juan Manuel Santos and to you for the highly constructive talks.

26.03.2015 - Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s visit to Cuba

On March 24, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov visited Cuba during his Latin American tour. Mr Lavrov was received by Raúl Castro, President of the Council of State of Cuba and President of the Council of Ministers of Cuba.


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