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15.11.2016 - Russian-British Business Forum «Partnerships for growth. New Strategies» (30 November 2016)

Working in cooperation with the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation - the Russian Trade Delegation in the United Kingdom is proud to announce the Russian-British Business Forum «Partnerships for growth. New Strategies» which is held as part of Eastern Seasons, an annual week of events in London strengthening business and cultural ties between people and countries of Eastern and Western Europe.


15.11.2016 - Telephone conversation of President Putin with US President-elect Donald Trump

As agreed in advance by both sides, President Putin had a telephone conversation with US President-elect Donald Trump.


14.11.2016 - PHOTO: Students of Russian school "Znaniye" presented exams certificates at the Russian Embassy

On 14 November the Embassy hosted the presentation of Russian language exams certificates to the students of the educational centre Znaniye (Knowledge). In 2016, a total of 19 Znaniye students passed GCSE exams, 25 took AS exams and 23 took A2 exams. The results of their A-levels tests have helped them to enroll in Britain's best universities.


14.11.2016 - Joint Statement by the Russian Federation and the Republic of Ecuador, Sochi, November 14, 2016

Declare that they will not be in any way the first to place weapons of any kind in Outer Space and will make every possible effort to prevent that Outer Space be turned into an arena for military confrontation and ensure security for Outer Space activities. The Russian Federation and the Republic of Ecuador call upon all Nations endowed with space capabilities to follow their example.


14.11.2016 - PHOTO: Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 11 November Attaché of the Embassy Oleg Shor presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr Dennis PETTY, Mr Eric Alfred Roland CRACROFT, Mr Thomas Harold CLEGG, Mr George William LEWTHWAITE, Mr Allen BLAMIRES, and Mr Arthur TAYLOR, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.


13.11.2016 - PHOTO: Remembrance Day at Soviet War Memorial

Today we remember those who fought and died in two world wars for their country. We say “Lest we forget!”. What does it mean today, 100 years after WWI was unleashed? In the first place it means drawing lessons from history in order not to repeat it.


11.11.2016 - Comment by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova on developments in Yemen

According to incoming reports, the humanitarian situation in the Republic of Yemen is steadily deteriorating due to the bloody domestic conflict. UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Stephen O'Brien said at a briefing in the UN Security Council on October 31that over 10,000 people have been killed as a result of hostilities. About 21.2 million Yemenis, or 80 percent of the country’s population, need urgent relief. Fourteen million people are undernourished, while seven million are on the verge of starvation. The number of domestically displaced persons has exceeded three million and the number of refugees is over 300,000.


11.11.2016 - Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova, Moscow, November 10, 2016

The situation in and around Aleppo remains the most critical. The jihadists continue to attack from the southwest, trying to build a corridor towards the eastern quarters of the city. According to various estimates, up to 6,000 rebels are involved in the operation, whose operational and tactical command is performed by Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra) through a central command unit.


10.11.2016 - PHOTO: Agricultural Attache Derbenskiy visits the Farm Business Innovation Show 2016

On 9 November 2016 the Agricultural Attaché of the Russian Embassy Vladimir Derbenskiy visited the Farm Business Innovation Show 2016, one of the most important exhibitions in the agricultural industry.


10.11.2016 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s answers to media questions on the sidelines of the ceremonial presentation of credentials to President Vladimir Putin by appointed ambassadors of foreign states, Moscow, November 9, 2016

Question: Donald Trump has won the presidential election in the United States. Was this unexpected? Sergey Lavrov: Why? We said that the American people would decide. The American people have made their decision. We waited for them to do this and it has happened.



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