Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday told United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres that no solution could be achieved in the crisis with Ukraine without solving the territorial issue of Crimea and Donbas.
Western powers have started imposing sanctions on Russia for its unilateral decision to move into the rogue Ukrainian provinces of Donetsk and Lugansk in the Donbass region, which have now proclaimed themselves as independent republics (DPR and LPR) with friendship agreements with Moscow which include dual citizenship, mutual defense, and a unified currency.
The United States Embassy in Kiev has confirmed the arrival of military supplies sent by Washington to the Ukrainian capital while preparations were also under way to leave the diplomatic mission at the earliest, in case military tensions with Russia escalate.
The United Kingdom dissenting approaches to the situation with the Falkland Islands and the Crimean Peninsula is a display of double standards, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday denounced U.S. foreign policy in Venezuela, criticizing U.S. “provocations” and attempts to create what he called a pretext for military intervention.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit Venezuela on Friday in a show of support for President Nicolas Maduro, a socialist who Washington wants out of power. Russia has helped Maduro weather a political crisis as the United States has targeted Caracas with sanctions and, like dozens of other countries, recognizes opposition
Brazil's Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo on Friday pleaded with the country's partners in the BRICS group of emerging economies to heed the “cries” of Venezuelans and work together to end the crisis.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will hold talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of the Arctic Council meeting, which begins Monday in the city of Rovaniemi. The tension in Venezuela will mark the meeting where
The United States and Russia clashed on Friday over how to assist ailing Venezuela, with Moscow pledging new relief channelled through President Nicolas Maduro and Washington slapping sanctions over the blocking of US aid it tried to force through the border.
Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez announced at a press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov that the central office of state oil company PDVSA in Europe, located in Lisbon, will move to Moscow to guarantee the security of the country's assets abroad, which were delivered to the Venezuelan Parliament in other countries.