News and events

2016-11-30
On 29 November Deputy Foreign Minister Alexey Meshkov held consultations in Brussels with Deputy Secretary General for Political Affairs of the European External Action Service Jean-Christophe Belliar...
2016-11-23
Excerpt from President Vladimir Putin’s answers to journalists’ questions following a meeting of the Presidential Council for Science and Education, 23 November 2016 Question: Mr President, the Eur...
2016-11-23
On 23 November Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held a regular meeting in Moscow with the heads of diplomatic missions of EU member states and the head of the EU delegation to Russia. Mr Lavrov stres...
2016-11-18
On November 17, the Third Committee of the 71st UN General Assembly session in New York adopted a Russia-proposed resolution entitled “Combating glorification of Nazism and other practices that contri...
2016-11-18
On 16-17 November AIDEX-2016 international conference and exhibition took place in Brussels. This flagship event in the field of humanitarian aid has been held since 2010 under the auspices of a numbe...
2016-11-16
Statement by the Russian Foreign Ministry On November 16, the President of the Russian Federation signed the Decree «On the intention not to become a party to the Rome Statute of the International ...
2016-11-15
Remarks by Permanent Representative of Russia to the EU Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov at the 33rd International Workshop on Global Security. Paris, 7 November 2016 Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,...
2016-11-10
On 9 November regular Russia – EU expert consultations on Western Balkans (COWEB) and EU Enlargement (COELA) were held in Brussels within the established framework of Russia – EU Political Dialogue. ...
2016-11-09
On 14-18 November 2016 the Russian city of Murmansk is to host the 5th Murmansk International Business Week (MIBW) which provides a platform for addressing most topical issues related to the developme...
2016-11-09
Moscow is aware of the November 8 decision by the EU Council to adopt additional individual restrictive measures against Russia, expanding the list of sanctioned individuals to include six deputies of...
2016-11-08
Moscow, November 8, 2016 Thank you. I hope I have not disrupted the pace of discussion. I want to say a few words for the sake of protocol. We appreciate cooperation that is developing under the au...
2016-11-02
Athens, November 2, 2016 Talks with my colleague Nikos Kotzias were very specific. They took place in an atmosphere of friendship and mutual trust and respect for each other’s positions, which refl...