News and events

2014-11-28
A number of meaningful events were held in Brussels on 24-25 November in the framework of the official closing ceremony of the Russia-EU Year of Science 2014. Representatives from the Ministry of Fore...
2014-11-28
We are concerned about Ukrainian officials’ statements in the spirit of intolerance towards media outlets whose views do not coincide with the official stance on the developments in that country. Seve...
2014-11-26
On 26 November a meeting of Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sergey Ryabkov with Head of the European Union Delegation to Russia, Vygaudas Usackas took place in the Russian Ministry of Fore...
2014-11-24
On 23-24 November, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov attended a series of events that included the foreign ministers of the six mediator countries (the UK, Germany, China, Russia, the United Stat...
2014-11-23
Remarks by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the XXII Assembly of the Council on Foreign and Defence Policy, Moscow, 22 November 2014 I’m happy to be at this annual Assembly of the Council on Forei...
2014-11-21
On 20 November 2014 in Brussels Ambassador Sergey Vershinin, Special Envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Director of the Middle East and North Africa Department of the Russian MFA and Director f...
2014-11-21
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said that there is no reason to be optimistic about the situation in Ukraine. He described the conflict as "dangerous," and it was just "getting wor...
2014-11-20
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2014-11-19
On 19 November State Secretary/Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Grigory Karasin had a meeting with the Chairman of the European Parliament Delegation to the Russia-EU Parliamentary Coopera...
2014-11-19
On 18 November 2014 Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the EU Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov participated in a section “Recasting European Security Policy – European Political Response...
2014-11-18
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov makes a speech and answers questions following his talks with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Moscow, 18 November 2014 Ladies and gentlemen, We ha...
2014-11-17
President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin answered questions from Hubert Seipel of the German TV channel ARD. The interview was recorded on November 13 in Vladivostok. HUBERT SEIPEL (retra...
2014-11-17
In Brussels on 7 November 2014 the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the EU, Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov, and on 11 November the Director for the Neighbourhood of the Directorate-G...
2014-11-16
PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA VLADIMIR PUTIN: Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. Let me start with a few words about the results of our work. First of all, I want to thank our hosts. They really have creat...
2014-11-15
At the end of the first day of the G20 Leaders’ Summit, Vladimir Putin had bilateral meetings with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and President of the European Commission Jean-Claud...
2014-11-14
President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin answered questions from journalists of the Russian News Agency TASS about the upcoming G20 Summit in Brisbane, Australia. QUESTION: You are going ...
2014-11-13
Consultations between Russia and the EU on OSCE and Council of Europe issues (COSCE) took place on 12 November 2014 in Brussels. The Russian side was represented by Deputy Directors of the European Сo...
2014-11-08
On 7 November 2014 Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the EU Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov participated in a section on Russia-EU relations of the conference “Good Morning Europe, now...
2014-11-03
Elections in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions were generally held in an orderly manner with a high voter turnout. Russia respects the declaration of the will of people in southeastern Ukraine. The e...