News and events

2014-03-30
Interview by Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov to “Talking Europe” programme on France 24 (in English). 30 March 2014 Interview by Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov to “Ici l’Europe&rdquo...
2014-03-29
Q: What is the practical/political impact of the sanctions taken by the EU and the US? Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov: Legally speaking, only the UN Security Council is authorized to adopt sanctions. Wha...
2014-03-29
End of February – illegal armed groups occupied the office building of the Dovzhenko Film Studios. They demanded an access to the shop of weapons and pyrotechnics. March 5 – Alexander Muzy...
2014-03-22
Question: Do you feel relieved that the EU leaders did not decide to impose economic sanction on Russia? Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov: I will start with a straight answer. I did not actually expect ...
2014-03-18
President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin addressed State Duma deputies, Federation Council members, heads of Russian regions and civil society representatives in the Kremlin. PRESIDENT OF...
2014-03-17
President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin signed Executive Order On Recognising the Republic of Crimea. The Executive Order reads, in part: “Given the declaration of will by the Crimean...
2014-03-14
On March 14, 2014 regular Russia – EU expert-level consultations on the Western Balkans (COWEB) and the EU Enlargement (COELA) were held in Brussels within the framework of the Russia – EU...
2014-03-07
The BIGRUSSIA digest was recently published. BIGRUSSIA is an abbreviation for the Business Investment Guide to Russia. The main idea of the magazine is to familiarize the reader with the entrepreneuri...
2014-03-06
The Russian Federation and the European Union have agreed to extend the Agreement on Cooperation in Science and Technology signed on 16 November 2000 for a further period of 5 years starting from 20 F...
2014-03-05
Question: Russian President Putin gave today a wide-ranging press conference on the situation around Ukraine. Perhaps we could go into details of things he said. Let’s start with the sanctions which t...
2014-03-04
The President of Russia met with media representatives to answer a number of their questions, in particular with regard to the situation in Ukraine. PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA VLADIMIR PUTIN: Good afterno...
2014-03-01
Q: In a recent article written for New Europe, the Foreign Minister of Russia Mr. Sergei Lavrov said that this is decision time in the relationship between the European Union and Russia. He also refe...
2014-03-01
Accreditation for members of the Russian and foreign media wishing to cover the G8 Summit of heads of state and government, to be held on June 4-5, 2014 in Sochi, will be open on March 1, 2014 at 12:0...