News and events

2015-06-30
On 30 June 2015 another round of trilateral Russia-Ukraine-EU gas consultations took place in Vienna. Summing up the results, Alexander Novak, Russian Minister of Energy, said gas supplies to Ukrai...
2015-06-29
From 22 to 25 June 2015 the 11th Meeting of Heads of National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies (HONLEA) Europe, was held in Brussels under the auspices of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime. Participants i...
2015-06-29
On 29 June 2015 Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov, Permanent Representative of Russia to the EU received UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Kraehenbuehl. They exchanged views on recent developments in the Mi...
2015-06-25
The Government Resolution № 625 of 25 June 2015 extends the ban on the imports of certain agricultural products, raw materials and foodstuffs by one year and approves a new list of such products. Refe...
2015-06-23
We have held a new round of the Normandy format talks between the foreign ministers of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine. We discussed the implementation of the Minsk Agreements. Also, the Russian P...
2015-06-23
The Joint Russia-EU Committee on Cooperation in the Field of Science and Technology had a regular meeting in Brussels on 19 June 2015. Comprehensive reports were delivered by Mr. Sergey Salikhov, Dire...
2015-06-23
On 23 June 2015 Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov, Permanent Representative of Russia to the EU met a delegation of the German-Russian Economic Union comprised of around 3000 small and medium size enterpris...
2015-06-22
Comment by the Information and Press Department on the EU Council’s decision to renew economic sanctions against Russia On June 22, the European Council on Foreign Relations agreed to extend the se...
2015-06-19
President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin took part in the plenary session of the 19th St Petersburg International Economic Forum. The session’s motto was Time to Act: Joint Efforts for Stabi...
2015-06-18
On June 18, the Foreign Ministry summoned Alex Van Meuwen, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Belgium to Russia, to hand him a letter of protest over freezing the accounts ...
2015-06-18
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov answers questions from the media, Moscow, June 17, 2015 Question: The European Union basically made a decision to extend the economic sanctions against Russia for anothe...
2015-06-10
President Vladimir Putin and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi gave a joint news conference following talks in Milan. President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Mr Prime Minister, ladies and gentlemen, ...
2015-06-10
On June 9, 2015 regular Russia – EU expert-level consultations on the Western Balkans (COWEB) and EU Enlargement (COELA) were held in Brussels within the established framework of the Russia &nda...
2015-06-06
Ahead of his visit to Italy, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin gave an interview to the newspaper Il Corriere della Sera. President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Good evening. Lucia...
2015-06-05
On 4 June 2015 in the European Parliament Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov, the Permanent Representative of Russia to the European Union, met Elmar Brok, Chairman of the European Parliament Committee on Fo...
2015-06-03
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the situation concerning Russian restrictive measures against EU officials (extract from joint press conference with Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Internati...