Lavrov slams US aggressive actions as key global destabilizing factor
Aggressive steps taken by a number of western states, primarily the United States, are playing a major destabilizing role in the world, Russian acting Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a press …
Lavrov says primacy of constitution over international law not a unique occurrence
Primacy of national constitution over international law is not a unique occurrence, it exists in many Western states, Acting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday, commenting on what …
UN founding states must set example to remove threat of global war
Five permanent members of the UN Security Council should set an example to eliminate threats of new wars, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in his annual State of the Nation Address to the Federal …
Seoul, Moscow working on a series of high-level visits
South Korea and Russia are conducting consultations on arranging a number of bilateral visits, South Korean Ambassador to Russia Lee Sok-bae told reporters on Tuesday.
"We are conducting intense …
EU not drafting sanctions against Iran for Ukrainian Boeing crash
The European Union is not planning to introduce unilateral restrictive measures against Iran for accidentally shooting down a Ukrainian Boeing that Tehran admitted to recently, a source in Brussels …
Russian defense chief orders armed forces to monitor deployment of US missiles
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has tasked the Russian military with monitoring the deployment of intermediate- and shorter-range missiles by the US.
"We need to carry out a profound analysis …
Turkey is likely to purchase another batch of S-400
Russia hopes that Turkey will purchase another batch of air defense systems S-400, Deputy Prime Yury Borisov told the round-the-clock television news channel Rossiya-24 in an interview.
"It is very …
Russia signs 39 agreements on military cooperation in last years
Russia as signed 39 agreements in the military sphere with countries in the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin told the Krasnaya …
Russia sends three ships to joint drills with China and Iran
Russia has sent one ship and two auxiliary vessels to the joint naval drills with China and Iran in the Gulf of Oman, the Krasnaya Zvezda (Red Star) newspaper reported on Friday citing the Russian …
Russian authorities release 5 Japanese ships detained for fishing violations
The Russian authorities released five Japanese fishing vessels earlier detained for fishing violations off the southern part of the Kuril Islands, Japan’s Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday …