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PRESS RELEASES AND NEWS

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27.04.2018 - Embassy press secretary answers media question on the decline of the number of Russian students in UK public schools

Q: British media informs that the number of Russian students in UK public schools has gone down almost 40% over the past two years. How can you explain it? A: Indeed, the figures made public by the Independent Schools Council are remarkable. British private education is losing its appeal for Russians against the backdrop of worsened relations between the two countries and the anti-Russia campaign unleashed in Britain.


27.04.2018 - Embassy’s Press Officer comment on proposed meeting with membersof the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Russia

Today, the Embassy has sent a letter to the Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Russia Mr Chris Bryant MP proposing a meeting between Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko and members of the group in order to discuss the current unsatisfactory state of affairs between Russia and the UK.


27.04.2018 - Embassy’s Press Officer reply to a question on briefing by Russia and Syria at the OPCW

Q: How will you comment the latest statement by Ambassador Peter Wilson, the UK’s Permanent Representative to the OPCW, describing the briefing by Russia and Syria at the OPCW involving Syrian witnesses as a “stunt” and arguing that the OPCW is “not a theatre”?


27.04.2018 - Opening times of the Consular Section of the Embassy in May

Dear visitors! Please be informed of the changes in visiting hours of the Consular Section during the May national holidays.


26.04.2018 - Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a media question on the situation in Syria

Q: US, UK and French officials claim that the strikes on Syria were a success. What is Russia’s assessment?


26.04.2018 - #Russia2018Quiz kicks off on Twitter

Would you like to get exclusive World Cup gifts and meet the Russian Ambassador? In a few days’ time the followers of the @RussianEmbassy Twitter account will be able to enjoy a quiz marking the 2018 FIFA World Cup.


25.04.2018 - Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a question on the UK’s response to Russia’s request in the OPCW

Q: On 13 April Russia sent a request to the UK on the Salisbury incident under Article IX, paragraph 2 of the CWC. Today is 25 April. Did you receive a reply?


25.04.2018 - Embassy Press Officer’s reply to a question on the coverage of the Salisbury incident in the British media

Q: It looks like the British media have recently lost interest in the Salisbury incident. What do you think is the reason for this?


25.04.2018 - Embassy’s Press Officer reply to a question on the Russia’s alleged international isolation

Q: At their meeting in Toronto G7 foreign ministers claimed that Russia is undermining prospects for constructive cooperation. Does it mean that Russia is facing an international isolation?


24.04.2018 - Commment of the Embassy on the murder of Mr N.A.Glushkov and the concealment of related information by the UK Police

According to the information published by the Metropolitan Police, a Russian citizen Mr N.A.Glushkov was murdered in London on 12 March. Numerous attempts of the Embassy to obtain coherent answers from the Foreign Office, or Scotland Yard, in line with the international obligations of the UK, have failed.


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