List of ambassadors of Russia to the United Kingdom

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The Ambassador of Russia to the United Kingdom (in the United Kingdom, known as Ambassador of Russia to the Court of St James's) is the official representative of the President and the Government of the Russian Federartion to the Monarch and the Government of the United Kingdom.

The ambassador and his staff work at large in the Russian Embassy in London, while the official residence of the ambassador is 13 Kensington Palace Gardens.

The current ambassador is Alexander Yakovenko, since January 24, 2011.

Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United Kingdom
Ambassador of Russia to the Court of Saint James's
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Incumbent
Alexander Vladimirovich Yakovenko

since January 24, 2011
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Embassy of Russia, London
StyleHis Excellency
The Honourable
Reports toMinister of Foreign Affairs
Residence Harrington House
SeatLondon
AppointerPresident of Russia
Term lengthNo fixed term
Formation1556
First holderOsip Nepiya
as ambassador to the Kingdom of England
WebsiteEmbassy of Russia in London

Chronology[edit]

List of ambassadors (1556 - present)[edit]

Kingdom of England (1556 - 1707)[edit]

Name Appointment Termination Leader of the Russian Nation Monarchs of England
Osip Nepiya 1556 1557 Ivan IV Mary I of England
Feodor Pisemsky 1582 1583 Ivan IV Elizabeth I of England
Grigory Ivanovich 1600 1601 Boris Godunov Elizabeth I of England
Alexey Zyuzin 1613 1613 Michael I James I

Kingdom of Great Britain (1707 - 1801)[edit]

Name Appointment Termination Leader of the Russian Nation Monarch of Great Britain
Andrey Matveyev 1707 1708 Peter the Great Anne of Great Britain
Boris Kurakin 1710 1711 Peter the Great Anne of Great Britain
Albrecht von der Liet 1711 1713 Peter the Great Anne of Great Britain
Feodor Vselovsky 1717 1720 Peter the Great George I
Antiokh Kantemir 1730 1733 Peter the Magnificent George II of Great Britain
Sergey Dolgorukov 1738 1739 Anna George II of Great Britain
Ivan Scherbatov 1739 1742 Anna
Ivan VI
Elizabeth
George II of Great Britain
Simon Naryshkin 1742 1743 Elizabeth George II of Great Britain
Peter Chernyshev 1746 1755 Elizabeth George II of Great Britain
Alexander Golitsin 1755 1762 Elizabeth
Catherine the Great
George II of Great Britain
George III
Alexander Vorontsov 1762 1764 Catherine the Great George III
Heinrich Ivanovich Gross 1764 1765 Catherine the Great George III
Feodor Ivanovich Gross 1765 1766 Catherine the Great George III
Alexey Semonovich Musin-Pushkin 1766 1768 Catherine the Great George III
Ivan Grigorivich Chernyshev 1768 1769 Catherine the Great George III
Alexey Semonovich Musin-Pushkin 1769 1779 Catherine the Great George III
Ivan Simolyn 1779 1784 Catherine the Great George III
Semen Romanovich Vorontsov 1784 1806 Catherine the Great
Paul I
Alexander I
George III

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1801 - 1922)[edit]

Name Appointment Termination Leader of the Russian Nation Monarch of the United Kingdom
Semen Romanovich Vorontsov 1801 1806 Alexander I George III
Pavel Alexandrovich Stroganov October 5, 1806 December 7, 1806 Alexander I George III
Maxim Alopeus 1806 1808 Alexander I George III
Diplomatic relations are suspended (1808 - 1812)
Pavel Sukhtelin August 30, 1812 September 30, 1812 Alexander I George III
Christopher Andreevich Liven September 18, 1812 May 22, 1834 Alexander I
Nicholas I
George III
George IV
William IV
Pavel Ivanovich Medel April 6, 1834 January 1, 1835 Nicholas I William IV
Karl Osipovich Pozzo January 28, 1835 December 26, 1839 Nicholas I William IV
Victoria
Nikolai Dimetrivich Kiselev 1839 1840 Nicholas I Victoria
Phillip Ivanovich Brunnov June 6, 1840 December 18, 1854 Nicholas I Victoria
Diplomatic relations suspended due to the Crimean War
Mikhail Kriptovich June 30, 1856 February 8, 1858 Alexander II Victoria
Phillip Ivanovich Brunnov February 8, 1858 July 22, 1874 Alexander II Victoria
Peter Andreevich Shuvalov July 22, 1874 October 19, 1879 Alexander II Victoria


Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics[edit]

he United Kingdom established diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union in 1924. Howelanver, King George V was still upset over the execution of the Romanov family and refused to receive the Soviet ambassador. In a breach of diplomatic protocol, he dispatched the Prince of Wales to accept the Soviet ambassador's credentials.[1][2]

From the Russian Federation[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bilainkin, George (1944). Maisky, Ten Years Ambassador. G. Allen & Unwin Limited. pp. 73–74.
  2. ^ Davison, Janet (21 May 2014). "Prince Charles and Vladimir Putin: Can royals wade into politics?". CBC News. King George V, who reigned from 1910 to 1936, was close to his lookalike cousin, Czar Nicholas II, but refused to meet a number of Soviet ambassadors following the revolution there. "He claimed to be unwell and [did] not receive the Soviet ambassador because he blamed the Bolshevik regime for the murder of his cousin, Czar Nicholas II and his family in 1918," says Harris.