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Vladimir Putin took part in the first roundtable discussion at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing.

Speech at the first roundtable discussion at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Mr Chairman,...

Article by Andrei Krutskikh, Ambassador at Large of the Russian Federation, Special Presidential Representative for international cooperation in information security, published in the Kommersant business daily on March 27, 2019

Against the backdrop of the habitual – even ritual – anti-Russia propaganda, some voices of reason have been heard lately among American experts. Of particular interest in this regard is the...

Statement by H.E. Mr. Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation at the Plenary Session of the Conference on Disarmament, Geneva, March 20, 2019

 Distinguished Mr. President, Distinguished Mr. Secretary-General Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, A year has passed since I last addressed this audience. By historical...

The Condolence letter of President Vladimir Putin to the Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern (source: kremlin.ru)

Vladimir Putin sent Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern a message of condolences in the wake of the tragic terrorist attack in Christchurch. The message says: “This attack on...

Extract from Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova, Moscow, March 15, 2019

An act of terror in which dozens of people were killed was committed in a mosque in New Zealand. President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin sent condolences to the leaders of New...

Dmitry Medvedev expressed his condolences to Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern over numerous victims of the terrorist attack in Christchurch

The message to Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern reads, in part: “On behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation and on my own behalf, I express sincere condolences over the...

Comment by the Information and Press Department on escalating tensions in India-Pakistan relations

We express grave concern over the escalating situation along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan and the surge in tensions in relations between the two states which are Russia’s...

Comment of the Press Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on the conference of representatives of main Afghan political forces in Moscow under the auspices of the Afghan diaspora

A meeting of influential leaders of Afghan political parties and representatives of the Taliban movement is taking place in Moscow on February 5-6, 2019 under the initiative of Afghan diaspora...

Viacheslav Volodin proposed to hold a joint Russian-Pakistani business forum with parliamentary support

During the bilateral meeting, the Chairman of the State Duma and the Chairman of the National Assembly of Pakistan discussed issues of economic cooperation, as well as the development of...

On the situation around the Kerch Strait

On November 25 three warships of the Ukrainian Navy en route from the Black Sea to the Azov Sea crossed the state border of the Russian Federation in its territorial waters in the Kerch Strait....

Russian Foreign Ministry Statement

The Foreign Ministry hereby issues a strong protest against the gross violation of the rules of peaceful passage in the territorial waters of ​​the Russian Federation in the Black Sea by...

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani

On August 27, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a telephone conversation with President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani. The officials discussed important current issues...

MESSAGE OF TELEGRAM FROM PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION H.E. MR. VLADIMIR PUTIN

Esteemed Mr. Imran Khan, Please accept my sincere congratulations on election to the post of the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Russia attaches great importance to...

TEXT OF TELEGRAM FROM MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION H.E. MR. SERGEY LAVROV

Esteemed Mr. Qureshi, Please accept my sincere congratulations on appointment to the post of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. I warmly remember our...

On the visit of the Russian Deputy Defense Minister Colonel General Alexander V. Fomin

On August 6-7, 2018 Deputy Defense Minister of the Russian Federation Colonel General Alexander V. Fomin visited the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to participate in the first Russia-Pakistan Joint...

Comment by the Information and Press Department on the rescue of Russian mountaineer

On July 31, Pakistani military helicopters rescued Russian mountaineer Alexander Gukov, who had been stranded for several days without equipment or food at a height of 6,200 metres on Latok I in...

Meeting of ambassadors and permanent representatives of Russia

Vladimir Putin took part in a meeting of ambassadors and permanent representatives of Russia at international organisations and associations, where he outlined...

Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation issued the commentary on the terrorist act in Pakistan

On July 13, in the Mastung district of the Balochistan province of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, a terrorist act was committed during the pre-election rally, killing 128 people and wounding...

TEXT OF A MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION H.E. MR. VLADIMIR PUTIN

Esteemed Mr. President, Esteemed Mr. Prime Minister,   Please accept my deepest condolences in connection with the tragic consequences of the terrorist attack in the province of...