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12.03.2018 - Embassy Press secretary responds to BBC question

Q: Has your mission made any contact with the UK authorities over the wellbeing of Sergey and Julia Skripal? A: Literally the next day after the first reports on the poisoning of Mr Skripal and his daughter the Embassy officially requested the Foreign Office to provide information on their health situation and the investigation. This is important to us since his issue has become quite a negative factor for the relations between our countries due to the unfounded accusations against Russia advanced by the media. British officials don’t provide any additional information and don’t distance themselves from the media campaign. The investigation is being concluded in a non-transparent manner, whenever for the Russian side nor for the public. Quite naturally, this is a source of concern.

07.03.2018 - Embassy’s Press Officer replies to a question on the “Sergei Skripal case”

Q: Has the Embassy received information from the British authorities upon request on the “Sergei Skripal case”?

06.03.2018 - Embassy’s Press Officer comments on the statement by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson concerning the case Sergei Skripal

We are impressed by the statement of the Foreign Secretary in Parliament today. The Foreign Secretary spoke in such a manner as if the investigation was already over and Russia was found responsible for what had happened in Salisbury. We regret that instead of a proper official clarification on the issue the Foreign Secretary chose to threaten Russia with retribution. Looks like the script of yet another anti-Russian campaign has been already written.

06.03.2018 - Embassy’s Press Officer comments on the incident with Sergei Skripal

Q.: How would you comment the situation with the alleged poisoning of MI6 agent Sergei Skripal in Salisbury? A.: The situation regarding the hospitalisation of Sergey Skripal and another person on 4 March, as described by the British media, causes serious concern.

06.03.2018 - An update on Eastern Ghouta

Given the continued media speculation on Russia's role in Eastern Ghouta, and in the light of Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's statement of 5 March, accusing Russia of acting contary to UN Security Council resolution 2401, we believe it useful to briefly recapitulate the main facts pertaining to the situation in Eastern Ghouta.

05.03.2018 - Embassy’s Press Officer reply to a question on the situation in Eastern Ghouta

Q: According to the Downing Street spokesperson, Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump “agreed that the overwhelming responsibility for the heart-breaking human suffering lay with the Syrian regime and Russia”. How does it relate to the real situation on the ground and Russia’s efforts in bringing an end to suffering of the population in Eastern Ghouta? A: There are at least three reasons why we cannot accept these allegations. Firstly, the UN Security Council resolution 2401 aimed at alleviating suffering of the people in Eastern Ghouta calls upon all the countries with influence in Syria, including the United Kingdom and the United States, to pressure warring sides to end the fighting.

03.03.2018 - Meeting with Bulgarian diaspora activists

On 3 March, Bulgaria’s national holiday Liberation Day, members of the Bulgarian community in London came to the Russian Embassy to express gratitude for the liberation of their country from the Ottoman yoke. .

02.03.2018 - Russian Seed Company visits British Companies in Сounty Suffolk

On 28 February – 1 March 2018 the Agricultural Attaché of the Russian Embassy Vladimir Derbenskiy and the Russian company «Ailita», specializing in production of flower and vegetable seeds for amateurs market, visited world-known British seed companies «Mr. Fothergill’s» and «Thompson & Morgan» in the county of Suffolk.

01.03.2018 - Memorable gifts are presented to relatives of the Scottish Veteran of Arctic Convoys

On 27th February 2018, the Russian Consul General in Edinburgh Mr Andrey A.Pritsepov visited relatives of the WWII Veteran who took part in the Arctic Convoys, Mr Robert Stewart.

01.03.2018 - Visiting to Glenalmond college

During a working trip to Perthshire on February 27 this year, Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh, Andrey A.Pritsepov visited one of the best known private schools in Scotland – Glenalmond college for children aged 12-18. It was launched in 1847 by Prime Minister of Great Britain William Gladstone.

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