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Russian Foreign Minister Warns About Attempts to Sabotage Gas Project
Nov01

Russian Foreign Minister Warns About Attempts to Sabotage Gas Project

Foreign Minister, Serguei Lavrov, has warned today on some attempts by the European Union (EU) to sabotage the construction of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline, to demand more control over the project. Moscow.- We are concerned by the attempts of some forces in the EU to abort the energy dialogue between that regional bloc and our country, Lavrov...

US Congress Seeks to Avoid Sanctions against Russia
Jul24

US Congress Seeks to Avoid Sanctions against Russia

Washington.- The US House of Representatives will vote on July 25 a bipartisan bill that seeks to limit the ability of President Donald Trump’s administration to lift unilateral sanctions against Russia, as reported by some local media. The White House urged US lawmakers to reduce regulations that limit their powers to repeal punishments....

Russia, USA and Jordan to Work on Demilitarization Zone in Syria
Jul09

Russia, USA and Jordan to Work on Demilitarization Zone in Syria

Moscow.- Russian police, in cooperation with the United States and Jordan, will patrol a demilitarized zone in southern Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today at the G20 Summit. One of the issues debated in the two-hour and 15-minute talks between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump was the agreement reached between specialists in Jordan to...

U.S. Secretary of State Arrives in Russia
Apr12

U.S. Secretary of State Arrives in Russia

Moscow.- U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, will meet this Wednesday with his Russian peer, Serguei Lavrov to discuss among other issues the situation in Syria, Ukraine, security and anti-terrorism. During the work visit of Tillerson, the first as head of U.S. diplomacy will also analyze the differendum Palestinean-Israeli, the situation in...

G-7 Foreign Ministers Close Meeting in Italy
Apr12

G-7 Foreign Ministers Close Meeting in Italy

Rome.- With an aggressive speech against Syria, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Russia and, to a lesser extent, Iran, G-7 foreign ministers closed Tuesday their two-day meeting in the Italian city of Lucca. The fight against terrorism, the confrontation with the Islamic State and a general review of the situation in Iraq, Libya,...

UN Security Council Discusses Climate Change Impact on Security
Apr10

UN Security Council Discusses Climate Change Impact on Security

United Nations.- The UN Security Council held a meeting today under the Arria Formula to discuss the impact of climate change on international stability, a forum focused on the threat of sea level increase. Summoned by Ukraine, the participants in the session analyzed the situation of developing small island States, the most vulnerable to...

Half of Russians Willing to Live Under Sanctions
Mar19

Half of Russians Willing to Live Under Sanctions

Moscow.- Fifty-nine percent of Russians are willing to live under the regime of unilateral sanctions of the West, before changing in some way the foreign policy of his country with respect to Ukraine, revealed a poll in the capital today. Seventy-six percent of those polled believe that Russia does not need to fight for the lifting of...

Putin and Trump Could Meet at Hamburg G-20 Summit
Mar14

Putin and Trump Could Meet at Hamburg G-20 Summit

Moscow.- Russian president, Vladimir Putin and his United States peer, Donald Trump, could meet next July at the Summit of the Group of 20 (G-20) in Hamburg, the Kremlin indicated. If we could not agree on meeting at an earlier date, the first meeting between Putin and Trump could take place as part of the summnit of the G-20, only forum where...

Donetsk Decries Massive Attack of Ukrainian Troops
Feb20

Donetsk Decries Massive Attack of Ukrainian Troops

Kiev, Ukraine.- The self-proclaimed Donetsk Republic denounced today denounced the bombardment at least 30 localities by Ukrainian troops, while a four-hour truce was agreed in the city of Avdeevka. In addition, the Ukrainian armed forces tried, with two squads supported by mortars, to make their way in the villages of Opitni and Peski, where...

Ukraine: High Tension & Low Temperatures
Feb15

Ukraine: High Tension & Low Temperatures

It’s February, and exactly as was the case three years ago, events in Ukraine are making headlines. Guns are again being fired; deaths and injuries are being reported. Low temperatures of below 20o Celsius are affecting the region these days, but they have not lowered tensions in a conflict, which far from nearing a resolution, is...

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