Russia asks UN to move matter of non-issuance of US visas to arbitration
Russia has directly addressed the United Nations with a request to move to arbitration the matter of non-issuance of US visas to Russian delegates, a Russian diplomatic source told TASS on Tuesday …
US imposes sanctions on 13 entities and individuals in China, Iraq, Russia, Turkey
The United States has imposed sanctions on 13 foreign entities and individuals in China, Iraq, Russia and Turkey for violating the Iran, North Korea and Syria Nonproliferation Act, US Secretary of …
New US doctrines considerably lower nuclear threshold
Washington’s new doctrinal guidelines considerably lower the threshold of using nuclear weapons, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at the Disarmament Conference on Tuesday.
"We note …
US sanctions against Rosneft’s subsidiary are arbitrary
US sanctions against Rosneft Trading, the subsidiary of the Russian oil producer Rosneft, are arbitrary because the company has never been engaged in illegal activities, press secretary of Rosneft …
New US sanctions against Russia 'another wave of Russophobia'
Washington's new sanctions imposed on three Russian organizations represent "another wave of Russophobia," the Russian Embassy in the United States wrote on its official Facebook account on …
US begins withdrawal of its troops from Iraq
The United States has started withdrawal of its troops from Iraq, Al Arabiya TV said on Monday citing Iraqi parliament member Ali al-Ghanimi.
According to al-Ghanimi, US troops are beginning to leave …
Why does US State Secretary make a tour of CIS countries?
From January 30 to February 3, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo toured a number of post-Soviet countries. Over the five days, he paid a working visit to Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. …
Kremlin does not consider Pompeo’s visit to Minsk ‘ultra-rapid convergence’
Moscow does not consider the US and Belarus rapidly becoming closer, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, commenting on the recent visit by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Minsk, where he …
US sanctions undermine basis for mutual cooperation with Russia
The US sanctions will not make Russia change its policies, but will erode the basis for bilateral cooperation, Russia’s embassy in Washington said in a statement on Wednesday.
"We would like to …
Russia awaits US answer to proposal on UNSC permanent members’ summit
Washington has not yet given an official answer to the proposal by Russian President Vladimir Putin on holding a summit of the leaders of the UN Security Council’s permanent member states, …