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2014-07-29
Statement by Russian MFA on the international investigation into the crash of the Malaysian airplane in Ukrainian airspace As is well known, on 21 July the UN Security Council adopted unanimously a R...
2014-07-29
Comment by Konstantin Dolgov, Russian MFA Commissioner for Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law, regarding the 2013 annual report of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights We have taken note of...
2014-07-28
Briefing by the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, for representatives of foreign and Russian mass media Moscow, 28 July 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen, There have been a lot of addresses from repres...
2014-07-22
Special Briefing by the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation on the crash of the Malaysian Boeing 777 in the Ukrainian air space, July 21, 2014 Transcript of the briefing ...
2014-07-21
President of Russia Vladimir Putin: In response to the terrible tragedy that took place over Donetsk, I want to reiterate Russia’s position with regard to the current situation in Ukraine. We have ...
2014-07-18
Meeting on economy began with a moment of silence in honour of victims of plane crash over Ukrainian territory PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA VLADIMIR PUTIN: Colleagues, You know that a terrible tragedy oc...
2014-07-17
Comment by the Russian MFA Press and Information Department on the European Council conclusions regarding the situation in Ukraine Note has been taken in Moscow of the conclusions on the situation...
2014-07-16
16 July 2014 an International Donors’ Conference for people affected by the May floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia took place in Brussels. Organised under the auspices of the European C...
2014-07-15
President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulated Jean-Claude Juncker on his election to the post of President of the European Commission In his message of greeting, the Russian President stressed that...
2014-07-14
On 14 July 2014 the Permanent Mission of Russia to the EU handed over to the European Parliament letters by Valentina Matvienko, Chairperson of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Ru...
2014-07-14
6th BRICS summit in Brazil (Fortaleza and Brasilia, 15-16 July 2014): Russian vision Over five years of its existence, the BRICS community comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa has ...
2014-07-11
Brussels, 11 July 2014 Joint conclusions of the EU-Russian Federation-Ukraine ministerial meeting on the effects of implementation of the EU-Ukraine AA/DCFTA Based on the decision agreed by Presidents...
2014-07-08
Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has prepared an updated edition of the White Book on human rights violations in Ukraine, covering the period from April to mid-June 2014. The document, like the ...
2014-07-03
As previously agreed, the first trilateral meeting on the issues related to the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement was held on 3 July 2014 in Brussels between the experts of economic offices of Russia, ...
2014-07-02
The Foreign Ministers of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine strongly reconfirm their commitment to sustainable peace and stability in Ukraine. In this context they stress the necessity of a sustainab...
2014-07-01
On 1 July 2014 President of Russia Vladimir Putin took part in a conference of Russian Federation ambassadors and permanent representatives on protecting Russia’s national interests and strengthening ...