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Russia has announced the suspension of NATO information bureau in Moscow. The country says it will also halt the operations of its mission to NATO. It comes after the bloc expelled eight Russian diplomats for alleged ‘undisclosed espionage' at its Brussels headquarters.
The Russian foreign minister says deliberate attempts are being made to escalate the security situation in Asia. Sergey Lavrov attributes this to the military blocs seeking ‘the logic of the cold war and policy of containment.’
Washington needs Kiev for adversarial relations with Moscow as well as its total deterrence, a Russian official claims. The source, however, has described the alliance as ‘fragile’.
Moscow will respond to a NATO decision to expel several Russian diplomats from Brussels, the Kremlin warns. NATO has announced that it was cutting the number of Russian Mission staff in Brussels from 20 to 10 people.
Russia has invited Taliban’s representatives to attend the Moscow summit about Afghanistan, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s special envoy confirms. The international forum will take place on October 20, nearly two months after the U.S. completed its evacuation mission from the war-torn country.
Iran’s foreign minister has called on Russia to be vigilant against any possible change in the borders in the region.
Presidents of Russia and Turkey, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during a meeting in Sochi, have discussed setting up two nuclear power plants in Turkey, according to the Kremlin.
Belarusian President warns of a joint response by Misnk and Moscow to Kiev’s military exercises with the U.S. and NATO countries near Belarusian borders.
The adoption of new US sanctions against Russia would be the worst possible scenario for relations between the two countries and would wipe out "The Spirit of Geneva", Moscow warns.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell on Thursday discussed the Iran nuclear deal and Afghanistan on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry’s statement.
Moscow regards Tehran's accession to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) a very useful decision, and its SCO partners share this opinion, a Russian diplomat says.
The majority of European citizens believe a new cold war is under way between the US and its geopolitical rivals, China and Russia, according to a new research report.
A proposed amendment to the US defense budget is calling on the White House to sanction 35 Russian citizens for alleged human rights abuses, including the prime minister, mayor of Moscow and the Kremlin spokesman.
British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov underscored the need for the resumption of the Vienna talks over the revival of the Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
A top Russian official described the AUKUS alliance of Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States as another military bloc directed against Moscow and Beijing.
The United States has failed to discredit Russia's electoral system despite all the cyber-attacks and vote interference, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova says.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the US President Joe Biden agreed that the approach to Russia and China should be based on the common values shared by both London and Washington, the PM's spokesman said following talks between the two leaders in Washington on Wednesday.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will meet his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov during the UN General Assembly in New York this week, with the Iranian nuclear deal as well as the recent developments in Ukraine and Afghanistan, topping the agenda of their talks.