Embassy Of Russia, London
Embassy of Russia in London
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Coordinates 51°30?28.1?N 0°11?27.4?W / 51.507806°N 0.190944°W / 51.507806; -0.190944Coordinates: 51°30?28.1?N 0°11?27.4?W / 51.507806°N 0.190944°W / 51.507806; -0.190944
Location Holland Park, London
Address 6/7 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QP
Ambassador Alexander Vladimirovich Yakovenko

The Embassy of Russia in London is the diplomatic mission of Russia in the United Kingdom.[1] The main building and Consular section is located at 5 and 6-7 Kensington Palace Gardens at the junction with Bayswater Road, with the Ambassador's Residence located in a separate building at 13 Kensington Palace Gardens (Harrington House).[2] Russia also maintains a Defence Attaché's Office at 44 Millfield Lane, Highgate and an Office of the Trade Representative at 33 Highgate West Hill, Highgate.[3]

History

The embassy of the Russian Empire was located at Chesham Place, Belgravia;[4] this then functioned as the Embassy of the new Soviet Union from 1924-27.[5] Diplomatic relations were suspended during the period 1927-29 and following their resumption the Soviet government moved to the various buildings on Kensington Palace Gardens which were inherited by the Russian Federation following the dissolution of the USSR.[6]

Protests

The embassy has seen several protests over the years:

Gallery

References

  1. ^ "The London Diplomatic List" (PDF). 8 December 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "The London Diplomatic List" (PDF). 8 December 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "The London Diplomatic List" (PDF). 8 December 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "NO.13 KENSINGTON PALACE GARDENS: HARRINGTON HOUSE". 8 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "NO.13 KENSINGTON PALACE GARDENS: HARRINGTON HOUSE". 8 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "NO.13 KENSINGTON PALACE GARDENS: HARRINGTON HOUSE". 8 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "CAMPAIGNERS CONDEMN RUSSIA'S USE OF CLUSTER BOMBS". 19 August 2008. 
  8. ^ Bloxham, Andy (10 August 2008). "Anti-Russian protest by pro-Georgians outside London embassy". The Daily Telegraph. 
  9. ^ "London protest against Russia ban on Moscow Gay Pride". 1 July 2011. 
  10. ^ "Russian Embassy protest supports 'Pussy Riot' - London". 23 April 2012. 
  11. ^ "Russia protests to Britain regarding attack on Russian Embassy in London". 7 August 2012. 
  12. ^ "Russian Embassy protest supports 'Pussy Riot' - London". BBC News. 5 October 2013. 
  13. ^ "Protest to free Kieron Bryan at the Russian Embassy, London". 2 November 2013. 
  14. ^ Grafton-Green, Patrick. "Hundreds protest against 'gay concentration camps' in Chechnya outside London's Russian Embassy". London Evening Standard. Retrieved 2017. 

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