The Ambassador of the Russian Federation: the British government block the upgrade of the Russian Embassy in London

Russian Ambassador to the UK Alexander Yakovenko

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MOSCOW, August 4. /TASS/. British authorities block the renewal of the diplomatic mission of the Russian Federation, tightening the issuance of visas to Russian diplomats, the average date of receipt is a year and a half, said on Saturday Russian Ambassador in London Alexander Yakovenko, the TV channel “Russia 24”.