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09.11.2016 - Speech by Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko at the Reception at the Russian Embassy marking Russian’s participation in the World Travel Market

Russia has always paid a significant attention to developing tourist potential of the country and attracting foreign guests. This is the reason why Russia is well represented at the annual International Exhibition “World Travel Market” (7-9 November). I’m happy to have today here with us the representatives of two major Russian cities and tourist destinations - St Petersburg and Kazan, which are to make presentations of these two magnificent cities’ tourist and investment potential.


09.11.2016 - PHOTO: Ushakov Medal presented to Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 4-5 November 2016 Third Secretary of the Russian Embassy Elizaveta Vokorina presented the Ushakov medals to the veterans of the Arctic Convoys Mr Sydney ATKINSON, Mr Thomas Henry ROBINSON, Mr Stanley FERGUSON, Mr Bertram Henry MILLARD and Mr William James MITCHELL, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.


09.11.2016 - Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko’s response to the question of the “Rossiya” TV Channel

Question: What consequences, in your view, will the election of Donald Trump have for the Russo-British relationship? Response: Here they noted that Donald Trump’s victory is an event in the same league, as that of Brexit. In other words, the United States is on the threshold of change. However, as Sergey Lavrov pointed out today, Russia will judge the new US Administration by its deeds and will respond to them by deeds as well.


09.11.2016 - President Putin sent a message of congratulations to Donald Trump on his victory in the US presidential election.

In his message, Mr Putin said he hopes for work together to lift Russian-US relations out of the current crisis, resolve issues on the international agenda, look for effective responses to global security challenges.


09.11.2016 - Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko's response to a question of the “Rossiya” TV Channel

Question: What is the attitude in Britain toward the present presidential campaign in the US?


09.11.2016 - Joint statement by the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the People's Republic of China following the first joint inspection of the Russia-China border, St Petersburg, November 7, 2016

The Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as the “Parties”), in accordance with the provisions of the Agreement signed by the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the People's Republic of China on Russia-China state border regime on November 9, 2006, during the period from 2011 to 2016, held the first joint inspection of the Russia-China state border (hereinafter referred to as the “joint inspection.”)


08.11.2016 - PHOTO: On the reception at the Russian Embassy to mark Russia’s participation in the World Travel Market

On November 8 a reception on Russian participation in the World Travel Market was held at the Russian Embassy.


07.11.2016 - Ambassador Yakovenko took part in the “Urals Day” Conference

On 7 November 2016 Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko took part in the Conference “Urals Day”, organized in London under the auspices of the St. Petersburg International Mercantile Exchange (SPIMEX). The event gathered around 300 leading British and international experts and professionals of the energy market, trading and financial companies.


07.11.2016 - Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

On November 7, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke on the phone with Foreign Minister of the Arab Republic of Egypt Sameh Shoukry at the initiative of the Egyptian party.


07.11.2016 - Reply by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova to a media question in connection with reports on US military hackers’ penetration of Russia’s telecommunications networks and electric grid

Question: How would you comment on the reports that US military hackers have penetrated Russia’s telecommunications networks and electric grid? Maria Zakharova: Regarding the recent media reports that US military hackers have penetrated Russian’s telecommunications networks and electric grid, as well as “the Kremlin’s command systems”, we expect a response from the US authorities, including the White House and the Department of State with a legal assessment of the reports.



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