News and events

2017-02-20
The Foreign Ministry regrets to announce that Russia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin passed away suddenly in New York on February 20, a day before his 65th birthday. ...
2017-02-18
On February 18, during his visit to the Federal Republic of Germany, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-Pre...
2017-02-14
On 7 February Permanent Representative of Russia to the EU Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov received a delegation of the Dmitrov Municipal District of the Moscow Region. The delegation led by the Head o...
2017-02-10
On 9 February a reception on the occasion of the Day of Russian Diplomacy was held at the Permanent Mission of Russia to the EU. Guests included officials from the European External Action Service and...
2017-02-08
On 8 February negotiations on international cooperation in countering terrorism were held in Moscow between a Russian inter-agency delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia, Mr. Oleg Syromol...
2017-02-08
Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the EU Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov's interview with Sputnik, 8 February 2017 - Ambassador, good afternoon! Let me start with congratulating you...
2017-02-03
On February 3, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke by phone with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission Federi...
2017-02-03
Comment for Politico Europe by Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the EU Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov on the situation in Libya, 31 January 2017 Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov: Since...
2017-02-03
Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban (via interpreter):Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, I welcome the President of Russia! I would like to thank him on behalf of Hungary and the Hungarian pe...