Simultaneously, the Embassy’s phone line was swarmed with silent phone calls, which could have been caused by automated calling systems.
"We asked the Foreign Office to conduct an inquiry and inform us about its results. We also asked the Foreign Office to protect us from such attacks in the future," Yakovenko said in an interview with RT news channel.
The embassy said in a statement on Friday that its work had been paralyzed, with staff and visitors unable to enter the building, while police looked on and did nothing to end this "provocation."
Meanwhile, the UK Foreign Office representative told RIA Novosti Friday responding to a note of protest from the Russian diplomatic mission that the protest near the Russian embassy on Thursday was peaceful.