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2012-12-21
President of Russia Vladimir Putin took part in the Russia-EU Summit meeting. During the talks, the parties discussed a wide range of issues pertaining to bilateral relations, in particular, trade ...
2012-12-21
PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA VLADIMIR PUTIN: Ladies and gentlemen, colleagues, Mr Herman Van Rompuy already mentioned that this is the 30th Russia-EU summit we are holding. The consistent and regular nature...
2012-12-21
Excerpts from transcript of news conference following Russia-EU Summit PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA VLADIMIR PUTIN: Ladies and gentlemen, During today’s 30th Russia-EU summit, we had a truly comprehensiv...
2012-12-18
Turin, December 13, 2012 Dear colleagues! The Russian Federation pays utmost attention to the promotion of human rights. Fundamental human rights norms and standards are guaranteed by the Consti...
2012-12-14
On December 21, Vladimir Putin will make a working visit to Brussels, where he will participate in the 30th European Union-Russia summit. The EU delegation at the summit will be headed by European Co...
2012-12-10
On 7 December 2012 another round of Russia-EU Expert Human Rights Consultations took place in Brussels. The parties discussed a broad range of issues of international human rights agenda, as well as v...
2012-12-07
On 6 December Ambassador Konstantin Dolgov, Russian MFA’s Commissioner for Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law held working consultations with Stavros Lambrinidis, EU Special Representative fo...
2012-12-06
On 6 December a meeting between Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton took place on the margins of the O...
2012-12-06
Text of the Report on the human rights situation in the European Union (.pdf format) ...
2012-12-05
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia noted the comment of spokesperson of EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on that the EU member states did not coordinate their posi...
2012-12-03
Russia assumed the G20 presidency on December 1, 2012. The G20 is the leading international cooperation forum, focusing on the most important international economic and financial issues. The G20 is...
2012-12-01
Dear friends, On December 1, 2012, Russia will assume the presidency of the G20, the informal grouping of the world's biggest economies. We see this above all as a chance to offer our partners a po...