Russian diplomat points to rising risks of direct conflict around Iran
The risk is rising that the situation surrounding Iran will lead to a direct conflict, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told reporters on Thursday.
"The situation is very alarming. We …
Venezuelan authorities say Barbados talks with opposition proceeding well
Talks between the Venezuelan government and opposition in Barbados are proceeding well, Minister of Communications and Information Jorge Rodriguez said on Wednesday.
"Another day at the negotiations …
UK refuses to issue visa to Russian diplomat traveling for media freedom conference
UK officials have refused to issue a visa to a representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry accredited to participate in the Global Conference on Media Freedom, the Russian Embassy in the UK said in …
Russian energy minister says cooperation with UAE on hydrocarbons is "promising"
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has discussed with CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber issues of bilateral cooperation in production of hydrocarbons and …
Around 30 Russian children will be evacuated from Iraq in August
Around 30 Russian children will be in the last group that is planned to be evacuated from Iraq in August, Russian ombudsperson for children's rights Anna Kuznetsova said on Thursday.
"Now we have the …
Russian, Iranian diplomats discuss situation in Syria
Russia's Special Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev and Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin held consultations with Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran Ali …
Zelensky signs decree on opening access to Chernobyl exclusion zone
Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky signed a decree on Wednesday lifting a number of previous bans on visiting the Chernobyl exclusion zone around the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear reactor …
Russian, NATO top brass discuss security issues
Russian Chief of the General Staff Valery Gerasimov has held a meeting with NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe Tod Wolters in Azerbaijan’s capital of Baku, the Russian Defense Ministry said …
US distorts Russia’s position on Venezuela
The United States is falsely interpreting the Russian position on the Venezuelan issue or completely distorting it, vilifying Moscow, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said in an …
Where is the other half of the Syrian conflict coverage?
CNN correspondent Arwa Damon came to Syria illegally many times, as a guest of the armed fighters, even when the Free Syrian Army (FSA) no longer existed, and only Al Qaeda was in control of …