News and events

2018-02-21
On 20 February Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko received EU Ambassador to Russia Markus Ederer. The meeting focused on a range of topical issues in relations between Russia and the EU, inc...
2018-02-20
On 5 February 2018 Moscow hosted an International Conference “Social and Economic Inequality – Global Challenge of Today”, organised by the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation and the European Eco...
2018-02-20
Article by Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the EU Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov published in The European - Security and Defence Union magazine, February 2018 The Korean Penins...
2018-02-19
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks at the Munich Security Conference, Munich, 17 February 2018 Ladies and gentlemen, Colleagues, Now that international relations have entered a period o...
2018-02-14
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to questions at a joint news conference following talks with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Kingdom of B...
2018-02-09
On 8 February a reception on the occasion of the Russian Diplomacy Day was held at the Permanent Mission of Russia to the EU. Guests included officials from the European External Action Service, Europ...
2018-02-09
Question: Could you comment on criticism against the International Olympic Committee’s “leniency” towards Russian athletes despite the notorious “ban”? Permanent Representative of Russia to the EU ...
2018-02-08
On 8 February a Russian inter-ministerial delegation headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov and a European Union delegation headed by Pedro Serrano, Deputy Secretary General for Common Sec...
2018-02-08
On 6-7 February Russian State Secretary / Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin met Secretary General of the European External Action Service Helga Schmid, Chairman of the EU Political and Security ...
2018-02-02
Vienna, February 1, 2018 Mr Chairperson, With the support of sponsors overseas, the Ukrainian Government continues to bury the Minsk Agreements. The so-called law on the “reintegration” of Do...
2018-02-02
February 1, 2018 Mr Chairperson, I would like to use this occasion to express our support for the successful OSCE conference on anti-Semitism in the OSCE area, which was held in Rome on January ...
2018-02-01
On 1 February Permanent Representative of Russia to the EU Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov met Deputy Secretary General of the EEAS Pedro Serrano. They discussed specific issues of Russia-EU cooperatio...
2018-02-01
On 1 February Permanent Representative of Russia to the EU Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov met President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani. The meeting focused on discussing the current state a...