September 29, 2023

The Russian authorities have assured this Friday that there will likely be no modifications of their diplomatic relations with the UK although London has introduced this week the change of its ambassador in Moscow.

Questioned whether or not this transfer by the British authorities may enhance relations between the 2 international locations, Kremlin spokesman Dimitri Peskov remarked that “no” modifications are anticipated.

The British Authorities has appointed Nigel Casey this Wednesday as the brand new ambassador to Russia, changing Deborah Bronnert, diplomatic consultant in Russian territory because the starting of 2020.

Casey, who has served as British particular consultant in Afghanistan and Pakistan, will take the reins of the Embassy in Moscow from subsequent November, based on a authorities assertion.

The subsequent British ambassador to Russia has beforehand held diplomatic posts in South Africa and India, even turning into ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina between 2011 and 2013.

Russia’s diplomatic relations with the UK have been considerably affected, as with a big a part of the worldwide group, after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which started on the finish of February 2022.