June 17, 2013
The Iranian president-elect made it clear during his election campaign that he intends to throw overboard the heavy ideological baggage in the policies and the diplomacy pursued by his predecessor
May 27, 2013
The strengthening of comprehensive cooperation with China is Russia’s foreign policy priority, State Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin said at the meeting with the chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, Zhang Dejiang, on Mo
May 13, 2013
The underlying criticism that India is ineffectual in imposing its will on the international community is untenable in the prevailing international system characterized by growing “multipolarity”
May 8, 2013
Russia views strengthening the NPT regime as a crucial task, and considers it, unquestionably, a foreign policy priority
April 23, 2013
Director of Moscow’s Institute for U.S. and Canadian Studies describes how Washington’s establishment of two giant economic coalitions is pushing Russia into a new foreign policy strategy
April 15, 2013
The growing and increasingly open rivalry between the US and China is adding to Russia’s weight in matters of foreign policy
April 3, 2013
The Russian Foreign Minister writes about the philosophy behind the country’s foreign policy concept
March 29, 2013
It is necessary not to build up military muscles, not to use (the situation) as a pretext to solve geopolitical problems by military means, the Russian foreign minister stressed
March 12, 2013
The Russian foreign and defense ministers and the British secretaries of state for defense and foreign affairs will meet in London on Wednesday to discuss European security issues, including the prospects of interaction on the architecture of the Eur
March 3, 2013
Russia’s much-anticipated Foreign Policy Concept has finally been released. While the latest version doesn’t contain anything revolutionary, it does provide insight into the Russian establishment sees the world
February 19, 2013
Russia is committed to maintaining an "intensive and mutually beneficial political dialogue with the European Union on major issues present on the foreign policy agenda." This is stated in the new Foreign Policy Concept, posted on the Ministry websit
November 17, 2012
A genuine detective story is unfolding around deliveries of Russian arms to Iraq
November 6, 2012
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who spoke at a plenary session of the Asia-Europe Meeting in the Lao capital on Tuesday, dwelt on the situation in Syria.
October 24, 2012
The effectiveness of the United Nations depends on interaction between the organization’s members, Russia’s ambassador to the UN said in an interview with RIA Novosti.
October 3, 2012
A ‘reset’ in relations between Russia and the U.S. cannot last forever, believes Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. According to him, it is time to strengthen economic ties in order to protect these relations from political climate change.
September 6, 2012
In his first interview since his May inauguration, President Vladimir Putin spoke to the state-run RT television channel Wednesday about international relations and Pussy Riot.
September 4, 2012
Moscow dismissed on Tuesday US allegations of its noncompliance with arms control and nonproliferation obligations.
September 4, 2012
The crucial question is not whether the Assad regime will hold for a few weeks or months, but how it will impact the region and the world if the Assad regime goes or is saved
August 7, 2012
There are grave security implications for both Russia and India. What happens in Syria holds the potential to impact a wide swathe of the so-called Greater Middle East
August 2, 2012
A lot has been written about the volatile conflict in Syria which has not only rocked the Arab world but has given risen to apprehensions of deep polarization among the comity of nations