Russia and UK

Mikhail Baskhanov: London mostly interested in Azerbaijan

Mikhail Baskhanov: London mostly interested in Azerbaijan

Among the South Caucasus countries, the United Kingdom is mostly interested in Azerbaijan in terms of developing economic and political relations, Doctor of History, Member of the UK's Royal Society for Asian Affairs, Mikhail …

 Britain to push for new G7 sanctions on Russia - media

Britain to push for new G7 sanctions on Russia - media

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is pushing western nations to impose new sanctions on Russia if it fails to cut ties with Syrian President Bashar Assad as the conflict over Syria escalates. Boris Johnson is …

Pentagon chief: US has very modest expectations of its cooperation with Russia

Pentagon chief: US has very modest expectations of its cooperation with Russia

The UK Defense secretary Michael Fallon and his US counterpart James Mattis discussed their relations with Russia at the meeting in London. "We look to engaging with Russia on a political or …

Russia - UK: big game is on

Russia - UK: big game is on

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Both see themselves as Autonomous centers of power, gravitating to different geopolitical projects

 Boris Johnson postpones his Moscow visit

Boris Johnson postpones his Moscow visit

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has postponed a conciliatory trip to Moscow in order to attend a rearranged meeting with Nato foreign ministers on Friday. NATO's biannual meeting of foreign ministers has …

Two Russians charged with money laundering in UK

Two Russians charged with money laundering in UK

Two Russian nationals, Vugar Mollachiev, 37, and Abdurahman Bazaev, 48, have been charged with money laundering by detectives investigating a £2m computer malware attack on UK banks. They …

Boris Johnson to visit Russia

Boris Johnson to visit Russia

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is to visit Moscow in coming weeks, the UK Foreign Office has announced, BBC reports. His meetings will focus on the relationship between the UK and Russia, as well as issues involving …

British Parliament: 2018 World Cup to help enhance Russian-UK relations

British Parliament: 2018 World Cup to help enhance Russian-UK relations

The Foreign Affairs Committee of the UK’s House of Commons urged the British authorities to use the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia to enhance and repair the wider relationship between the UK and Russia. "The Foreign and …

Boris Johnson: London to keep pushing on Russia

Boris Johnson: London to keep pushing on Russia

The United Kingdom will keep pushing for the preservation of the anti-Russia sanctions, the country's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said. "The UK will be insisting that there is no case for relaxation of the …

Russia-UK Breakthrough

Russia-UK Breakthrough

Relations thaw after Johnson and Lavrov discussion

How will May tackle the challenge of Russia?

How will May tackle the challenge of Russia?

She may use different tactics to her predecessor

 Vladimir Putin and Theresa May agree to meet

Vladimir Putin and Theresa May agree to meet

Theresa May has spoken to the Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time since she became Prime Minister. "The Prime Minister noted the importance of the relationship between the UK and …

Peskov: there is deficit of trust in relations with West

Peskov: there is deficit of trust in relations with West

The West is trying to influence internal processes in Russia, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Answering a question on whether Peskov thinks that the West interferes into Russia’s affairs, the Kremlin …

 Peskov hopes Boris Johnson to adopt more diplomatic rhetoric

Peskov hopes Boris Johnson to adopt more diplomatic rhetoric

Kremlin hopes that newly-appointed UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will adopt a more diplomatic rhetoric in the future in comparison with some of his previous statements, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov …

Pushkov hopes Boris Johnson does not have anti-Russian syndrome

Pushkov hopes Boris Johnson does not have anti-Russian syndrome

Boris Johnson’s appointment as Britain’s foreign secretary will be good for better relations with Russia, the Chairman of Russia’s State Duma foreign affairs committee, Alexey Pushkov, said. …

Zakharova: UK parliament#039s call to expand sanctions on Russia is impudent

Zakharova: UK parliament's call to expand sanctions on Russia is impudent

The call of the UK House of Commons Defense Committee to promote the expansion of the EU sanctions against Russia is absolute impudence and meanness, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova wrote on her Facebook …

Peskov hopes to improve ties with UK in new realities

Peskov hopes to improve ties with UK in new realities

The Kremlin hopes Russia’s relations with the United Kingdom will improve after the British people voted to leave the European Union, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "We hope that the understanding …

 Peskov: Russia stands for diversification and development of relations with EU

Peskov: Russia stands for diversification and development of relations with EU

Moscow has never been supportive of curtailing ties with the European Union, being in favor of diversification and development of these relations, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. …

Alexey Mukhin: There are deep geopolitical contradictions between Russia and Great Britain

Alexey Mukhin: "There are deep geopolitical contradictions between Russia and Great Britain"

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The Director General of the Center for Political Information, Alexey Mukhin, spoke about the causes of the contradictions in Russian-British relations, as well as about why Russia and the UK have traditionally different approaches to the …

Not only Ukraine stands between Moscow and London

Not only Ukraine stands between Moscow and London

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Alexey Mukhin: “Russia and Great Britain have deep geopolitical contradictions”

Philip Hammond urges Muslims to fight ideology of Daesh

Philip Hammond urges Muslims to fight ideology of Daesh

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, at the 52th Munich Security Conference, stated that Daesh and the migration crisis require joint efforts from Europe, the head of the European bureau of Vestnik Kavkaza, Orhan Sattorov …

Putin may meet with Cameron

Putin may meet with Cameron

Vladimir Putin may meet with UK Prime Minister David Cameron on the sidelines of the G20 summit, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. According to him, the possibility of such a …

 Russian Ambassador to UK: London breaks off political dialogue with Moscow

Russian Ambassador to UK: London breaks off political dialogue with Moscow

Russian Ambassador to the UK Alexander Yakovenko said that London has stopped almost all political contacts with Moscow. "Practically all political contacts were abruptly broken off at Britain’s initiative, …

MI6 warned about Russia#039s interests in Syria 60 years ago

MI6 warned about Russia's interests in Syria 60 years ago

The Times has published a secret memo of MI6 to the British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan. The note written in 1957 states that Russia would react sharply to the attempt by the US to remove the government in Damascus. Moscow would be ...

UK refuses to share information on IS positions in Syria

UK refuses to share information on IS positions in Syria

The UK has refused to hand over information on positions of the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria to Russia, Russian Ambassador to the UK Alexander Yakovenko said. He noted that work with the British on ...

Russia to respond to deployment of NATO troops to Baltic region

Russia to respond to deployment of NATO troops to Baltic region

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the decision of UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon to send troops to the Baltic states to prevent possible provocations by Russia, said that NATO deploying troops to Baltic region will not remain …

Exhibition of legendary Zaha Hadid in Hermitage

Exhibition of legendary Zaha Hadid in Hermitage

The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg is hosting the first in Russia retrospective exhibition of British architect Zaha Hadid. The project was prepared specifically for the Nicholas Hall of the Winter Palace - the main ceremonial …