Yury Filatov

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Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney: no justification for expulsion from Russia of Irish diplomat. Photograph: Alan Betson

Robert Meade, Ireland’s deputy head of mission at the Embassy in Moscow, is the Irish diplomat who was given until Monday to leave Russia in the inter(...)

Yury Filatov, Russia’s ambassador to Ireland, speaking at the Russian embassy in Orwell Road, Dublin, on Friday. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was right to express solidarity with the United Kingdom in the face of the recent chemical weapons attack which almost certainl(...)

The Russian ambassador to Ireland, Yury Filatov, speaking to reporters in the Russian embassy in Dublin on Friday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Any expulsion of Russian diplomats from Ireland would be treated as an “unfriendly action”, the Russian ambassador to Ireland, Yury Filatov, has warne(...)