• Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs commented on the Washington Post article about lifting the blockade in Aleppo

    The deputy foreign minister of the Russian Federation, Sergei Ryabkov, said the article in the Washington Post regarding the existence of certain agreements between the United States and the Russian Federation (according to which the United States will fulfill its obligation to separate militants in exchange for lifting the blockade in Aleppo) was the “snow of yester-year.”

    “Contact between our representatives from the Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and our US colleagues …

  • Russian MFA: Moscow is ready to assist in reaching political solution in Libya

    According to the Russian Foreign Ministry, Moscow is ready to assist in the process of reaching a political solution to the situation in Libya, RIA Novosti reported.

    Following a meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Khalifa Haftar, the commander of the armed forces loyal to the elected, internationally backed Libyan government, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported in a statement that “the conversation focused on the development of a military-political solution in Libya, …

  • Canada puts more Russian officials on its sanctions list

    Canada has imposed sanctions against 15 Russian officials, including six deputies of Russia’s State Duma (Russian Parliament) from the Crimea. This was reported in a press release published on the Canadian Government website.

    “In order to maintain the necessary pressure on Russia until it fully complies with its international obligations with respect to Ukraine, the Special Economic Measures (Ukraine) Regulations have been amended to list 15 additional separatist individuals, including six …

  • Danish intelligence: Expansion of Arctic shelf could lead to worsening relations with Russia

    The expansion of the Russian continental shelf in the Arctic, among other issues, may lead to the worsening of relations between the Russian Federation and Denmark, whose claim to an arctic shelf overlaps with a Russian one, as reported by the newspaper Berlingske, based on a report by the Scandinavian Kingdom’s military intelligence devoted to the analysis of threats to the country until 2030.

    "The Kingdom may face a new challenge if Russia, as it is expected, receives an answer to its claim …

  • Opposition leader: The Belarusian Army is a branch of Russia’s Army

    The Belarusian regime became a pig before the slaughter, says the country's opposition leader Mikola Statkevich. He suggested his fellow citizens take responsibility for their country, which was "practically sold out by the narrow-minded dictator.""I’ve read an interview of a Russian politologist, Valery Solovey with Euroradio recently,” Alexander Lukashenko’s rival in the 2010 election wrote in his blog. In particular, he said, "I have no doubt that Belarus has a lot of followers of Russia, …