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VIDEOS

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

15.09.2021

The update on rules for multiple-entry private visa to Russia

The update on rules for multiple-entry private visa to Russia explained by the Head of the Consular Section of the Russian Embassy in London, Kirill Sokolov-Sherbachev


10.09.2021

Ambassador Andrei Kelin's address at the sister-city Sochi-Cheltenham forum, 10 September 2021

Russian Ambassador to the UK Andrei Kelin's address at the sister-city Sochi-Cheltenham forum dedicated to the launch of the sixth season of the Russian-British International Film Festival and Awards (SIFFA) in Cheltenham on 10 September 2021.


03.09.2021

76th Anniversary of the End of WWII

On 3 September 2021, representatives of the Russian Embassy in London took part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Soviet War Memorial, commemorating the 76th anniversary of the end of WWII.


03.09.2021

76th anniversary of the end of World War II, 3 September 2021

76 years ago World War II ended. On 2 September 1945 (Tokyo time, 3 September in Russia), Japan signed the Instrument of Surrender, which meant that the horrific war was finally over. Today we remember those who made our common Victory possible. We must never let such events happen again.


30.08.2021

Ambassador Andrei Kelin's address on the occasion of the 80th Anniversary of the first Arctic convoy "Dervish" arrival in the port of Arkhangelsk

Dear participants, Today we are commemorating a memorable anniversary of our shared history: 80 years ago, on this day the first Arctic convoy «Dervish» arrived in the port of Arkhangelsk with strategically important cargoes for the needs of the Red Army. The sailors of the Allied countries demonstrated true heroism, sending the aid by the shortest route in harsh Arctic conditions under enemy fire. Thus, in the first months of the war, which were the most difficult for the USSR, the Allies made a significant contribution to the fight of the Soviet Union against Nazi Germany. The courage, valor and strength of character of our peoples are a vivid example of «brotherhood in arms» and mutual assistance which united our countries against the German fascists. These glorious pages are forever inscribed in the history of our common victories.


26.08.2021

Russian Ambassador Andrei Kelin on BBC HARDtalk, 26.08.2021

Russian Ambassador to the UK Andrei Kelin gave an interview to Stephen Sackur from BBC HARDtalk.


13.08.2021

Ambassador Andrei Kelin took part in a commemorative ceremony in Liverpool marking the 80th anniversary of the first Arctic Convoy

On 12 August 2021, Ambassador Andrei Kelin took part in a commemorative ceremony in Liverpool marking the 80th anniversary of the first Arctic Convoy.


16.07.2021

Tchaikovsky: 180 Seasons Later - project by Victor Maslov

The Embassy hosted the concert Tchaikovsky: 180 Seasons Later - a project by Russian pianist Victor Maslov and his fellow graduates and young talents from the Royal College of Music.


29.06.2021

Update on travel rules for flights to Russia from the UK (29 June 2021)

Watch the update on rules for flights to Russia from the UK explained by the Head of the Consular Section of the Russian Embassy in London, Kirill Sokolov-Sherbachev.


25.06.2021

Russian Ambassador to the UK A.Kelin on the incident with HMS "Defender" in Russian territorial waters

Russian Ambassador to the UK A.Kelin on the incident with HMS "Defender" in Russian territorial waters.



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