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17.04.2014

Article by the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, “Time-honoured friendship and partnership” published in the daily “Thezoy va Vietnam” (“Peace and Vietnam”) on 16 April 2014

VIDEO

24.04.2014

Address of Professor Stephen Hawking to the participants of the Global University Summit in Moscow

PHOTO REPORT

15.04.2014

Russia’s Regions at Natural and Organic Products Europe 2014

DIFFERENT OPINIONS

23.04.2014

I'm confused, can anyone help me? (by Neil Clark, journalist, writer and broadcaster for Russia Today)

EMBASSY INFORMS

24.04.2014 - VIDEO: Address of Professor Stephen Hawking to the participants of the Global University Summit in Moscow

Welcome to Moscow and the Global University Summit. I would like to talk about how important it is, that we all, have a good understanding of science and technology. Science and technology are changing our world dramatically, and it is important to ensure that these changes are in the right directions. In a democratic society, this means that we all need to have a basic understanding of science, so we can make informed decisions ourselves, rather than leave them to the experts.

24.04.2014 - State policy concept of the Russian Federation in the area of contribution to international development

On the 20 April, the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, signed Decree No.259 “On approval of the State policy concept of the Russian Federation in the area of contribution to international development” (http://www.kremlin.ru/acts/20838). Contribution to international development is recognised as one of the main areas of foreign policy activities of the Russian Federation.

24.04.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the process of restoration of the inter-Palestinian consent

Moscow views very positively the practical effort to re-launch the inter-Palestinian peace process. In this regard, we believe that the visit by the Palestinian delegation from the West Bank of the Jordan River to the Gaza Strip is important. The delegation headed by the members of the Fatah Central Committee, Azzam al-Ahmad, which also included representatives of other Palestinian organisations, met the leader of the Hamas movement in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh.

24.04.2014 - Statement by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the implementation of the Geneva document on settlement in Ukraine

Moscow is extremely surprised at the distorted interpretation by the Kiev authorities and the US partners of the Geneva statements, adopted on the 17 April in Geneva as a result of the four-party meeting between representatives of Russia, the United States, the EU and Ukraine.

24.04.2014 - VIDEO: Lavrov to RT: Americans are 'running the show' in Ukraine

As the standoff in the eastern Ukraine deteriorates into violence it’s up to world powers to step in and calm things down. Despite tough talk from Washington, the US, EU, Russia and Ukraine have managed to reach a framework to peace in Geneva. But will it be enough to avert a civil war? Sophie asks the Russian Foreign minister himself – Sergey Lavrov is on Sophie&Co today.

24.04.2014 - Russian FM Sergey Lavrov to RT: Americans are 'running the show' in Ukraine

As the standoff in the eastern Ukraine deteriorates into violence it’s up to world powers to step in and calm things down. Despite tough talk from Washington, the US, EU, Russia and Ukraine have managed to reach a framework to peace in Geneva. But will it be enough to avert a civil war? Sophie asks the Russian Foreign minister himself – Sergey Lavrov is on Sophie&Co today.

23.04.2014 - MESSAGE FROM VLADIMIR MEDINSKY, MINISTER OF CULTURE OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, ON THE OCCASION OF THE 450TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

The works of the great English poet and playwright William Shakespeare belong to the absolute values of world literature, which are timeless and do not know geographical boundaries.

23.04.2014 - Introductory speech by the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, and his reply to questions from the mass media during the press conference summarising the results of the Conference of foreign ministers of the Caspian states, Moscow, 22 April 2014

Ladies and Gentlemen,Foreign ministers of the Caspian states have held a conference in preparation of the Fourth Caspian Summit, which will be held this year in the Russian Federation.

23.04.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the formation of a new government in Madagascar

A new government was formed in the Republic of Madagascar (RM) on the 18 April.

23.04.2014 - Introductory speech by the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, at the opening ceremony of the Conference of foreign ministers of the Caspian states, Moscow, 22 April 2014

Dear friends, I am delighted to welcome you in Moscow at the Conference of foreign ministers of the Caspian states.

23.04.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants of the Republic of Lebanon, Gebran Bassil, to Russia

On the 23-25 April the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lebanon, Gebran Bassil, will make a work-related visit to Moscow at the invitation of the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov.

23.04.2014 - Phone conversation between the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, and the US Secretary of State, John Kerry

On the 21 April, a phone conversation took place between the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, and the US Secretary of State, John Kerry.

23.04.2014 - Speech by the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, at the ceremonial meeting of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO, devoted to 60 years of Russia’s membership of UNESCO, Moscow, 21 April 2014

I am sincerely delighted to welcome you to our meeting, which is devoted to the anniversary of the Russian Federation’s membership of the largest international special humanitarian body – the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. It happened precisely 60 years ago.

23.04.2014 - Comment by the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Alexander Lukashevich, regarding cancellation of the United States observation flight over Russian territory

The cancellation of the United States observation flight over Russian territory within the framework of the Treaty on Open Skies, which was scheduled for the 14-16 April and was cancelled by Russia, became a cause for speculations in the US mass media.

23.04.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the cancellation of visas for Russian nationals going to Panama

On the 9 April the President of the Republic of Panama, Ricardo Martinelli, signed a decree regarding unilateral cancellation of visas for Russian nationals going to Panama. This document entered into force in the 14 April.


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TWITTER NEWS

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#Russia Ambassador to #UN: The key task now is to de-escalate the conflict #UnitedforUkraine http://t.co/K2WCMFezta @PressRUSUN @UN

25 April

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RT @RussianEmbassyC: New York Times Propaganda Photos on Ukraine Exposed http://t.co/8xzl3xTS76 via @grtvnews #UnitedForUkraine

25 April

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#Russia envoy #Churkin: #UN Security Council is split - http://t.co/aB3d39vAWj @PressRUSUN #UnitedforUkraine @UN_Radio @UN @UnitedNationsRU

25 April

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#Churkin: #UN Sec-Gen must publicly discuss the use of force in Ukraine's southeast http://t.co/kNJWmyflEY @UN @PressRUSUN #UnitedForUkraine

25 April

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#Churkin: Kiev authorities did not even try to bring people to negotiating table http://t.co/eBbw2mS2zP #UnitedForUkraine @PressRUSUN

25 April

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#Churkin: #Russia may convene extraordinary UN Security Council meeting on #Ukraine http://t.co/h63nnHl7wO @UN @PressRUSUN #UnitedForUkraine

25 April

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#Russia Ambassador to UN Churkin: Ukrainian crisis prolongation may further cool Russia-US relations http://t.co/85GF2n5qH7 @RusEmbUSA

25 April

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Russian Ambassador to #UN #Churkin: Only way out of crisis in #Ukraine is to return to Geneva Statement http://t.co/OxX1alUS5a @PressRUSUN

25 April

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#Russia urges US to make Kiev stop army operation in southeast of http://t.co/7StSp4Ot8V #UnitedForUkraine @RusEmbUSA

25 April

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Scheduled inspection of peacekeepers conducted in Transdniestria http://t.co/3uyStS8dZj @rf_osce

24 April

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Caspian Five: Looking Back - Looking Forward https://t.co/Y4W51uP7Zu @MFA_KZ @AzerbaijanMFA @JZarif via @Storify

24 April

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Russia asking @OSCE, ICRC to push for access to Donetsk Region people’s governor in prison http://t.co/P7ZdaXgyg6

24 April

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Euro Commission claims against South Stream may be solved by year end - Russia's EU envoy http://t.co/T9lbrMEUlh

24 April

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Russian Ambassador to EU: US most likely to export shale gas to Asia http://t.co/9GKaaVlb7J

24 April

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#Lavrov: The Ukrainians must, without any external interference, decide their own fate and strengthen their statehood #UnitedForUkraine

24 April

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#Lavrov: We support immediate action to defuse the crisis that began to escalate on February 22 #UnitedForUkraine

24 April


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