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12.06.2020

Ambassador Andrei Kelin’s congratulatory message on Russia Day

Dear compatriots!

I sincerely congratulate you on the occasion of Russia Day! Today all of us can share the feeling of being a part of a great nation, our home country that we love and feel proud of. This celebration is a symbol of common destiny of the Russian people who lived in peace and harmony throughout centuries. We need to carefully preserve this great heritage, remember the lessons of the past and stand up to the modern challenges. It is important to hear and respect each other, aim for mutual understanding and compromise.

Today Russia, like many other countries in Europe and the world, is on an obstacle course due to the pandemic. New realities emerge. We see not only human losses but also a great hit to the economies and in some cases even increased tensions between states. We can overcome these difficulties quicker and more effectively by working together and helping each other, rather than trying to separate the world into friends and foes, like we see in some cases.

Russia is beginning to rise above these challenges. The country’s progressive development will continue. The state will continue to care for the well-being of its citizens and be a responsible player on the international arena.

I would like to thank everyone who maintains their links with Russia, working passionately and using their knowledge and skills to preserve and promote Russian language, the cultural heritage and spiritual values of our nation.

Everyone is well aware of the genuine Russian cultural and literature masterpieces, the unique scientific discoveries, which clearly demonstrate true love of their creators to the Fatherland. That is why we see State Awards being presented on this day for outstanding achievements in science and technology, literature, art and humanitarian activities.

Russia is ready to share its achievements with the world community, including the UK, as our relations are based on the firm basis of historic, business, cultural and basic human-to-human relations.

Dear friends, the current circumstances do not allow us to duly celebrate this glorious day, yet I am convinced that the good times will soon come. I would like to wish you all well-being and reaching new ambitious goals!

I am absolutely sure that there is nothing impossible for Russia and for the Russian people!

Thank you for your attention.





LATEST EVENTS

08.08.2020

Ambassador Andrei Kelin’s on The Agenda with Stephen Cole at CGTN, 08.08.2020

Ambassador Andrei Kelin gave an interview to Stephen Cole on CGTN Europe's "TheAgenda".


21.07.2020

Ambassador Andrei Kelin's interview with ITV News, 21 July 2020

Ambassador Andrei Kelin gave an interview to ITV News, speaking on the release of the Russia Report and the current state and prospects of Russia-UK relations.


21.07.2020

Ambassador Andrei Kelin's interview with Sky News, 21 July 2020

Q: Thank you Mr Ambassador for speaking to us today. My first question is have you seen the report today, have you read it, what do you think? A: Yes, of course, I’ve seen it and and I have read it this morning. My first impression is that the Shakespeare’s phrase is very much applicable to it: much ado about nothing. The report is called “Russia”. But if you put the name of any other country, it will be the same, because this report is not about Russia. It is about the relationship between different intelligence agencies inside the UK.


19.07.2020

Ambassador Andrei Kelin's interview to Andrew Marr on The Andrew Marr Show on BBC

Ambassador Andrei Kelin gave an interview to Andrew Marr on his BBC programme The Andrew Marr Show


17.07.2020

Ambassador Andrei Kelin's interview to RT Arabic

Russian Ambassador to UK Andrei Kelin gave an interview to RT Arabic programme Newsmaker, speaking on current state and prospects of Russi-UK relations, as well as Russia's view on topical issues of the international agenda.


10.07.2020

Concert at the Russian Embassy in London on the Day of Family, Love and Faithfulness

Concert at the Russian Embassy in London dedicated to the Day of Family, Love and Faithfulness, 8 July 2020.


24.06.2020

British veterans of the Arctic Convoys awarded with Russian commemorative medal '75 years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945'

This year, to mark the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War, British veterans of the Arctic Convoys have been awarded with Russian commemorative medal '75 years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945'. We will allways be grateful to you for your contribution to our common victory against Nazi Germany and we shall never forget those who sacrificed their lives for today's peaceful sky. Thank you!


12.06.2020

Russian Embassy online concert ‘Loving Russia’

Russian Embassy online concert ‘Loving Russia’


09.05.2020

On the "Immortal Regiment" international project

In 2020 due to the social distancing measures the international project "Immortal Regiment" was held online across the UK to mark the 75th Anniversary of Victory in World War II.


08.05.2020

Ambassador Andrei Kelin's congratulatory message to Arctic convoys veterans

Dear veterans of the Arctic Convoys! It is a great honour for me to thank you on behalf of the Russian people for your invaluable contribution to our joint victory 75 years ago in the Second World War. We shall always remember the dramatic history of the Arctic Convoys. Your heroism, bravery and your sacrifice will always be a fine example for our next generations! I wish you and your relatives good health, joy and peace! Happy Victory Day!



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