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2016-12-29
On 14 December 2016 the Permanent Mission of Russia to the EU hosted the first meeting of the Economic Council under the Russian Permanent Representative to the European Union and the European Atomic ...
2016-12-27
1. The outgoing year 2016 was a difficult one for world politics and international relations. The international situation remained tense. Acute contradictions between states and associations of sta...
2016-12-26
Vladimir Putin declared December 26 a national day of mourning following Tu-154 crash in Krasnodar Territory. December 25, 2016 14:30 St Petersburg President of Vladimir Putin: First of al...
2016-12-26
By the order of the Lancut city administration (Podkarpackie Voivodeship), the demolition was started recently of the Gratitude Monument commemorating the heroic deeds of the Soviet army that liberate...
2016-12-24
The President’s news conference was broadcast live by Rossiya 1, Rossiya 24 and Channel One, as well as Mayak, Vesti FM and Radio Rossii radio stations. December 23, 2016 15:55 Moscow ...
2016-12-21
On December 19, the plenary meeting of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly in New York adopted a traditional resolution titled Combating glorification of Nazism, neo-Nazism and other practices...
2016-12-20
Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the EU Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov's interview with BBC World News, 20 December 2016 © Copyright BBC World News ...
2016-12-20
Vladimir Putin sent his condolences to Federal President of Germany Joachim Gauck and Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel over the Christmas market tragedy in Berlin. ...
2016-12-20
On December 14, a regular meeting of the Senior Officials of the Northern Dimension Partners – Russia, the EU, Norway and Iceland – was held in Reykjavik, Iceland. The ND SOM was attended by the E...
2016-12-20
Following the tragic death of Andrey Karlov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Turkey, a book of condolence will be opened at the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to ...
2016-12-19
A tragedy happened today in Ankara. An experienced Russian diplomat, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Turkey Andrey Karlov died at the hands of a terrorist. This is a huge loss for frie...
2016-12-15
On 15 December Permanent Representative of Russia to the EU Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov met People’s Artist of Russia, composer Eduard Artemyev and General Manager of the Brussels concert hall Flagey,...
2016-12-15
On December 13-14, Geneva hosted another round of international discussions on the South Caucasus. The meetings included representatives from the Republic of Abkhazia, Georgia, the Russian Federation,...
2016-12-09
Brussels, 9 December 2016 The parties welcome the opportunity to consult today in Brussels on gas supplies to Ukraine and gas flows to the EU. There was a full commitment to work closely togethe...
2016-12-09
On December 8, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commissi...
2016-12-06
In the light of today’s consideration of a draft resolution on Syria by the UN Security Council, we are compelled to express bewilderment and indignation at Paris and London’s ongoing propaganda campa...
2016-12-06
On 5 December the 10th European Russian Forum annually organised by the Chairperson of the European Russian Alliance, Member of the European Parliament from Latvia Tatjana Ždanoka took place in Brusse...
2016-12-02
Excerpts from the Concept of Foreign Policy of the Russian Federation enacted by President Vladimir Putin on 30 November 2016 <...> 63. For Russia, the European Union remains an important ...
2016-12-01
Moscow, December 1, 2016 Question: In your opinion, will Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States turn a new page in the dialogue between Moscow and Washington? What kind of relati...
2016-12-01
Vladimir Putin delivered the Annual Presidential Address to the Federal Assembly. The Address was traditionally delivered at the Kremlin’s St George Hall. December 1, 2016 13:10 The Kremlin, Moscow...

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