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US sanctions push Iran to provocative steps and heighten tensions

15.11.18 23:30

Sanctions, which seek to block a country’s trade altogether, amount to economic warfare against civilians and therefore measures must be taken to protect them during such actions, said Idriss Jazairy, the UN Special Rapporteur on the effect of sanctions on human rights, in connection with Donald Trump’s resumption of the ...

Results of US Congress elections to determine vectors of further state policy

02.11.18 19:35

Less than a week remains before the US midterm congressional elections scheduled for Tuesday, November 6th. During the vote, 35 of 100 senators, 435 congressmen, and 39 state and territory governors will be elected.

Experts: Moving Australian embassy to Jerusalem to be sensitive issue

29.10.18 23:46

The possibility of moving the Australian embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem will be considered by December 2018. The relevant statement by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison appeared on the official website of the country’s government on October 16.

Only a few issues remain to be resolved for Brexit agreement, but they are not easy

17.10.18 13:42

The United Kingdom and the European Union will be able to reach agreement on the terms of Britain's exit from the EU . This opinion was expressed by Britain’s Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt at EU foreign ministers talks in Luxembourg on October 15.

EEF demonstrates Asia Pacific countries’ desire to expand partner relations with Russia

26.09.18 23:53

175 agreements for a total of 2.9 trillion rubles were signed during the 4th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok attended by more than 6,000 delegates from 60 countries and 1,300 media representatives. This statement was made by Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian ...

Western sanctions against Russia cannot replace real diplomacy

17.09.18 15:55

The US’ sanctions policy against Russia, China and other EU trading partners significantly affects Europe and makes Germany react to Washington’s actions, said German Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas in his speech at the annual conference of the heads of the German diplomatic missions abroad.

Experts: Misunderstanding between US and DPRK leaders brings two countries’ negotiations to deadlock

08.09.18 16:07

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un with the help of South Korean president's special envoy Chung Eui-yong have exchanged written messages, the content of which was not disclosed, said South Korean Yonhap news agency on Thursday, September 6th.

Meeting of Russian and German leaders confirms their desire for dialogue and cooperation

27.08.18 23:42

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel held talks at Meseberg residence for the honorary guests on August 18, where they discussed a number of topical issues, including situation in Syria , Iranian nuclear dossier , settlement of ...

Experts: Problem of refugees in EU requires coordinated approach of all European states

20.08.18 23:34

More than 1,500 refugees have lost their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean in the first seven months of 2018, with more than 850 lives lost in June and July alone, says the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ( UNHCR ).

BRICS summit in South Africa shows high level of mutual understanding between leaders

09.08.18 23:48

The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa took part in the 10th BRICS summit, which was held in Johannesburg on July 25–27. The main theme of the international forum was BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the ...

Russia and US relations restoration requires expanding contacts and intensifying dialogue

31.07.18 23:31

International experts, journalists and politicians continue to discuss the results of the first full-fledged talks between the leaders of Russia and the United States , Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, held in Helsinki on July 16.

Organization of World Cup Russia deservedly receives highest marks

26.07.18 23:38

Russia held the best World Cup in soccer history. This opinion was expressed by the president of the International Football Federation (FIFA) Gianni Infantino during a press conference at the Luzhniki Stadium on July 13.

Experts: New Armenian authorities have to go through long and difficult path of reforms

19.07.18 23:46

Armenia is a close ally of Moscow and hopes for further development of relations with both Russia and the Western countries, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan told Euronews July 12.

Foreign experts disagree on prospects for Greek economy development

09.07.18 09:55

The European Union has no other adjustment program for Greece, EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici said at the meeting with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, July 3.

Moldova’s foreign policy objective of European integration is empty rhetoric with no chance of realization

30.06.18 13:54

Moldovan President Igor Dodon criticized the UN draft resolution calling for withdrawal of Russian troops from Transnistria, stressing that the document is aimed at worsening the Moldovan-Russian relations.

Sayli Mankikar: Policy of redistribution of Chinese people from megacities fraught with serious risks

13.06.18 16:37

The Chinese strict approach in the fight against megacities’ overpopulation threatens social and economic sphere of the country. This is the topic of the article “The mystery of China’s shrinking megacities” by Sayli Mankikar, Senior Fellow at ...

Contacts at SPIEF create fertile ground for productive dialogue between Russia and West

02.06.18 14:31

The XXII St. Petersburg International Economic Forum ( SPIEF ), which took place in the Russian northern capital from May 24 to 26 under the slogan: “Creating the Economy of Trust,” reached new heights, both in terms of scale and results and was marked by new ...

FIFA World Cup to make foreigners form their own unbiased opinion of Russia

01.06.18 12:27

The first football championship in Russia will be held from June 14 to July 15 in 11 cities of the country: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Yekaterinburg, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don and Sochi.

Experts: Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from nuclear deal with Iran devoid of logic

23.05.18 23:51

Tehran intends to seek from the European states clear guarantees of compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) after Washington’s decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal, said Ali Akbar Velayati, Iran Supreme Leader's Senior Adviser for ...

Inter-Korean talks become starting point for long process of building relationships

08.05.18 23:24

The DPRK readjusted its time zone to match South Korea’s, moving its clocks half an hour forward by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the country.

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