Foreign Minister Lavrov speaks on Syria, Arctic and Obama
In an interview with Rossiiskaya Gazeta, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke about preparations for the upcoming conference on Syria, the problem of security in the Arctic and the Russian response to a letter from US President Barack Obama
Russia and China once again blocked the UN resolution condemning Syria and have been severely criticised by the West.
Two Russian Emergencies Ministry planes will deliver humanitarian aid to Syria on Tuesday and evacuate Russians and nationals of former Soviet republics from the war-stricken Middle East country, an Emergencies Ministry official said.
As the second anniversary of the start of the conflict in Syria approaches, it is increasingly clear that the West and Russia must work together to resolve the crisis, but they seem to favour different approaches
Russia and other UN Security Council members have again urged Iran to freeze its uranium enrichment program, after Tehran announced plans to install new centrifuges at its Natanz nuclear facility, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursd
In the backdrop of the meltdown in Mali, Russia’s struggle to save stable Middle Eastern regimes from Western-backed fundamentalists is matched only by the West’s attempts to create more Libyas in the volatile region
Throughout January of this year, the Russian navy has been running drills in the Mediterranean Sea, and not just with one or two fleets, as before. This time, all four fleets are out at once: the Northern, Baltic, Black Sea, and Pacific
There is a sizable number of Chechens in Syria, and it may not be very difficult on part of Al Qaeda and its affiliates to gear their mechanisms in enlisting support of these people in fermenting extremism in the country
Moscow will continue to retaliate for any unfriendly measures implemented by Washington, but hopes to develop improved relations with the United States and will coordinate its actions in the international arena, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavro
A plane carrying 28 Russian nationals, who decided to leave Syria amid escalating violence in the war-torn country, has flown from Lebanese capital Beirut to Moscow, Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry said.
Russia has succeeded in stopping a Libya-like scenario of western military intervention developing over Syria and this bodes well for the strengthening of the international system based on the UN Charter