News and events

2015-03-30
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov took part in a ministerial meeting among six international mediators (Russia, the UK, Germany, China, the USA and France) and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs ...
2015-03-30
On March 30, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov attended a plenary meeting of the foreign ministers of the P5+1 mediators (Russia, the UK, Germany, China, the US and France) and Iran held in Lausanne. Fed...
2015-03-30
Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini On March 30, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met i...
2015-03-24
Comment by the Foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation on the Anniversary of NATO 1999 aggression against Yugoslavia On March 24, 1999, the North Atlantic Alliance unleashed a war on the Federal...
2015-03-23
Reply by Foreign Ministry Spokesman Alexander Lukashevich to a media question about Schengen visas for Crimeans Question: What is the situation like with Schengen visas for Russian citizens residin...
2015-03-20
Trilateral gas talks Brussels, 20 March 2015 1. Following-up the winter package agreement and in the light of the Minsk declaration, consultations between the European Commission, the Russian Federat...
2015-03-18
Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the EU Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov’s interview with the Mainichi Newspaper, 17 March 2015 Question: What was the idea behind the annexation of ...
2015-03-17
Address to the participants of the EU summit in Brussels Distinguished Heads of State and Government of the European Union! With deep concern and anxiety, we have been monitoring relations between the...
2015-03-16
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov responds to questions from Rossiya Segodnya News Agency. Moscow, 16 March 2015 Question: The Verkhovna Rada will review a draft address to the UN Security Council on the...
2015-03-16
Proposals on identifying several districts in the Donentsk and Lugansk regions to be granted a special self-government status, which President of Ukraine Petr Poroshenko has submitted to the Verkhovna...
2015-03-14
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Alexander Lukashevich answers a media question about the European Parliament’s recent resolution on Russia Question: Can you comment on the resolution on Russia adopted b...
2015-03-12
On 11 March 2015 Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the European Union met in Strasbourg with the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz. Va...
2015-03-10
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s statement and answers to questions at a joint news conference following talks with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation José Manuel García-Margallo of Spain, Mo...
2015-03-06
President of Russia Vladimir Putin met in the Kremlin with Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi, who was in Russia on a working visit. The two leaders discussed prospects for further development of...
2015-03-05
Today the accused Nadezhda Savchenko agreed to implement doctors’ health recommendations. Meanwhile she stays under dynamic surveillance of medical experts and continues to receive necessary sup...
2015-03-04
On 3 March 2015 the Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Alexey Ulyukaev during a brief working visit to Brussels met Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström and Commission...
2015-03-03
Reply by Foreign Ministry Spokesman Alexander Lukashevich to a media question concerning the ban on entry into Russia for Member of the European Parliament for Latvia Sandra Kalniete Question: How ...
2015-03-03
Dr. Anna Popova, Head of the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-being (Rospotrebnadzor) takes part in the International High-level Conference “...
2015-03-03
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks at the High Level Segment of the 28th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council, Geneva, March 2, 2015 Mr Chairman, Mr High Commissioner, Ladies ...
2015-03-02
On 2 March 2015 the Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Alexander Novak took part in Russia-Ukraine-EU gas negotiations in Brussels. Following the meeting, the Minister stated that all par...