British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson declared himself to be a 'fervent Russophile' in a speech to students at Plekhanov University in Moscow on Friday. «I was a keen student of Russian language and admirer of this great European culture and civilization,» he said. Johnson even admitted to learning Kalinka, a famous Russian folk song from the 19th century. Boris Johnson has been meeting... Еще with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov to discuss global issues like Syria and North Korea. It is the first visit of a British foreign secretary to Moscow for five years.