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The agreement on the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis, which was signed on the 21 February and certified by the German, Polish and French Foreign Ministers, is still not being fulfilled. Militants h...
Russia is extremely concerned about the development of the situation in Ukraine. There have been armed confrontations between violent youths, extreme right nationalist organisations and units of la...
On 18 February a public debate took place in Brussels between Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov, Russian Permanent Representative to the EU, and Elmar Brok, Chairman of the European Parliament Committee on ...
Article by the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, “Russia-EU: Time to Decide” published in the Kommersant newspaper of 13 February 2014 2014 is full of historic symbolism. We will celebrat...
On 7 February 2014 the Opening Ceremony of the 22nd Olympic Winter Games took place in Sochi. 3,500 athletes from 88 countries participated in the Parade of Nations. The Head of the Sochi 2014 Olympic...
Article by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for “New Europe”, 12 February 2014 Events in Ukraine raised the tone of rhetoric in the European media on the issue of EU-Russia relations. The dev...
On 10 February a reception on the occasion of the Day of the Russian Diplomat was given at the Permanent Mission of Russia to the EU. Among the guests were Mr. Elmar Brok, Chairman of the European Par...
The 6th thematic meeting of the Russia-EU Dialogue on Migration dedicated to migration/development and international protection issues was held on 6 and 7 February 2014 in Stockholm. Russian participa...
On February 5 the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the European Union Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov hosted a working luncheon with representatives of the Brussels-based think-tank ...
On 29 January Russian journalists were not admitted to a press briefing by EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton in Kiev, despite applications sent earlier to...

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