Contents tagged with Russian Embassy

  • Kremlin: the US has created extremely difficult work conditions for Russian diplomats

    Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, said on Russia 1 TV that the conditions in which Russian diplomats work in the United States, in particular the Russian extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak, is harassment, RIA Novosti reports.

    "The conditions in which Russian diplomats work are very difficult, I think that one can understand that these people need moral support from all of us as well ... This is not an information campaign, it's actual …

  • Kremlin: the US has no right to demand any conditions in exchange for the return of Russian diplomatic property

    The return of Russian diplomatic property seized in the United States may not be subject to any conditions, as stated by Dmitry Peskov, the Press Secretary of the Russian President, Interfax reports.

    “The return to Russia of its diplomatic property may not and should not be under any conditions, it definitely contradicts international law”, Peskov said.

    A Kremlin representative also said that Russian President Vladimir Putin has not made any decisions yet on the expulsion of US diplomats in …

  • US Withdraws Accreditation of 5 Honorary Russian Consulates

    The United States closed five Honorary Russian Consulates in response to the closing of the American Center in Moscow, Interfax reported, referencing the Press Secretary of the Embassy of the USA to Russia, William Stevenson, on Friday, January 22th.

    "This action is taken in response to the continued Russian interference in our diplomatic consular activities in Russia" the American Embassy stated.

    The US withdrew accreditation from five of the six Honorary Consulates in the USA: in California, …

  • Turkish Hackers Attack Website of Russian Embassy in Israel

    The website of the Russian Embassy in Israel was hacked when a portrait of the first President of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, and the inscriptions in the Turkish language with a Turkish flag were put on the Embassy's home page. The normal operations of the website of the diplomatic mission eventually recovered.

    A group of Turkish hackers known as Bortecine Siber Timclaimed responsibility for the attack. The hackers made the announcement on their Facebook page while taking credit for hacking …

  • Ukrainian accused of plotting to blow up Russian Embassy has been acquitted

    Ukrainian citizen, Vadim Bezkorovainy, who was accused of preparing terrorist acts against the Russian embassy in London, has been aquitted by a jury trial. The case hearing took place in the Central Criminal Court of London on November 13. However, he has not been released yet as it appears he has been staying in Great Britain illegally using a Polish passport under the name of Karol Beletski. Now he is facing a deportation.

    Bezkorovainy was arrested in March 2014 in the suburb of London and …