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ARTICLE

26.08.2014

Interview by the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to Russia Beyond the Headlines, supplement of the Rossiyskaya Gazeta to The Daily Telegraph, August 26, 2014

VIDEO

26.08.2014

Briefing of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (in Russian), 25 August 2014

PHOTO REPORT

28.08.2014

The Ushakov medal awarding at the Russian Embassy

 

26.08.2014

The Ushakov medal awarding at the Russian Embassy

DIFFERENT OPINIONS

29.05.2014

It’s not just about gas: why China needs Russia (by Fyodor Lukyanov, Editor in chief of the journal Russia in Global Affairs, Chairman of Presidium of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy)

EMBASSY INFORMS

29.08.2014 - Seliger 2014 National Youth Forum

Vladimir Putin is visiting the Seliger 2014 10th National Youth Forum.

29.08.2014 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin addressed Novorossiya militia

It is clear the militia has achieved a major success in intercepting Kiev’s military operation, which represents a grave danger to the population of Donbass and which has already led to the loss of many lives among peaceful residents.

29.08.2014 - Interview with Ambassador Alexander Grushko, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to NATO, Interfax, 28 August 2014

Question: Ambassador Grushko, it is clear from statements by NATO leaders what kinds of decisions on Russia and in response to events in Ukraine may come at the alliance’s forthcoming summit. If the proposals announced to date are adopted in Wales, will it start a new Cold War between Russia and NATO? Will the “divorce” be irreversible?

29.08.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry regarding the Swiss Government’s decision to introduce additional measures in line with the anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine

Having discussed the situation in Ukraine at its meeting on 27 August 2014, the Federal Council (Government) of Switzerland approved further measures in line with the anti-Russian sanctions imposed by the European Union. Now these measures, in addition to trade in military and dual-use items, cover the supplies of oil- and gas- processing equipment, cooperation with Crimea and Sevastopol, and financial services.

29.08.2014 - Speech by the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, at the joint opening ceremony of a restored cultural heritage site, manor of Alexander Suvorov, together with Moscow Mayor, Sergey Sobyanin, 28 August 2014

I would like to emphasise our satisfaction with the development of cooperation between the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Main Administration for Service to the Diplomatic Corps and the Moscow Government, including the Department of Cultural Heritage, aimed at the preservation and return of historical monuments to the population of Moscow.

28.08.2014 - PHOTO: The Ushakov medal awarding at the Russian Embassy

On 28 August Minister-Counsellor of the Russian Embassy Alexander Kramarenko solemnly presented Ushakov medals to 41 veterans of the Arctic convoys at the Russian Embassy (prize list attached).

28.08.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif to Russia

On the 29 August, the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, will conduct negotiations with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who will come to Moscow on a work-related visit.

28.08.2014 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s speech and answers to questions during International Youth Forum Seliger on 27 August 2014

Good afternoon, First, I’d like to thank forum organisers for inviting me here.

28.08.2014 - Tragic incident with the Russian helicopter in South Sudan

On the 26 August, a Russian Mi-8 helicopter of UTair airlines carrying a crew of 4 Russians crashed near Bentiu, South Sudan.

28.08.2014 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel on the German side’s initiative.

During the telephone conversation, the President of Russia briefed the Federal Chancellor of Germany on the main outcomes of the meeting between Customs Union heads of state and the President of Ukraine and European Union representatives on August 26 in Minsk.

28.08.2014 - Comment by Konstantin Dolgov, the Foreign Ministry’s Commissioner for Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law, on Western assessments of Ukraine’s humanitarian and human rights record

We are continuously surprised by the lop-sided and politicised assessments of Ukraine’s humanitarian and human rights record, particularly in the southeast of the country, that are being made by different Western capitals and some international human rights NGOs. They are stubbornly turning a blind eye to massive human rights violations by Ukraine’s law-enforcement bodies and Kiev-controlled paramilitary organisations.

28.08.2014 - On the evaluation of the humanitarian situation in Ukraine by the UN

According to the latest report released by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the number of dead and wounded in the conflict in eastern Ukraine is steadily rising.As of 19 August, 2,249 people have been killed, including at least 23 children, and 6,033 have been wounded, including at least 38 children.

28.08.2014 - Reply by the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Alexander Lukashevich, to the question of the mass media regarding the decision of the Latvian authorities to ban entry to the Russian national, Igor Panyovkin

Question: How would you comment in the mass media messages that Latvian border guards banned entry to the Head of the Fund to Support and Protect the Rights of Compatriots Living Abroad, Igor Konstantinovich Panyovkin?

27.08.2014 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin took part in the meeting of the Heads of State of the Customs Union with President of Ukraine and representatives of the European Union.

Vladimir Putin took part in the meeting of the Heads of State of the Customs Union with President of Ukraine and representatives of the European Union.

27.08.2014 - Commentary by the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Information and Press Department on the meeting of Russian and US experts

Following the claims of “secret negotiations” between Russia and the United States regarding the situation in Ukraine that allegedly took place on Boistö, Finland, we would like to note that in late June an expert meeting did take place on the island.


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RT @RT_com: ‘Anything US touches turns into Libya or Iraq’: Top Putin quotes at youth forum http://t.co/4RP522083j http://t.co/xqGgZYytm1

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Interview by Sergey Naryshkin the Chairman of the State Duma of The Federal Assembly to @rgrus http://t.co/GAFcBGwis2

30 August

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Statement on the events in #Ukraine http://t.co/UH4HKnBhzh @RussiaUN @UN @RF_OSCE @OSCE

30 August

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Russian Ambassador to EU: Media campaign fuels Russian threat myth ahead of #EU, #NATO summits http://t.co/nExGwhnNwO

30 August

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RT @KremlinRussia_E: Telephone conversation with President of France Francois Hollande http://t.co/DbjzOg0DPN

29 August

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Poland’s Flyover Denial for Russian Minister’s Plane -blatant violation of international norms http://t.co/qOoD0XJkGv http://t.co/Ms54CD1X7d

29 August

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RT @ria_novosti: Russian embassy employees detained in #Kiev http://t.co/14E4i0ZaKs

29 August

Amb_Yakovenko

#Putin: UNSC to be reformed on the basis of a wide consensus and with exclusive UNSC powers intact.

29 August

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#Putin: UN efficient when properly used to seek consensus rather than as instrument of US interests.

29 August

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#Putin: when US tries to do smth in international affairs, it always gets Libyas.

29 August

Amb_Yakovenko

#Putin: Russia will strengthen positions in the Arctic, incl military infrastructure, with others' interests respected.

29 August

Amb_Yakovenko

#Putin: Russia will not allow to get itself dragged into any large-scale conflicts, but ready to defend itself against any aggression.

29 August


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