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World at a Crossroads and a System of International Relations for the Future

“World at a Crossroads and a System of International Relations for the Future” by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for “Russia in Global Affairs” magazine, September 20, 2019 These days, the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly opens up. So does a new international “political season”. The session begins at a highly symbolic ...


I Don't Believe that We Are Having Another Cold War

<p><em>Paul Saunders, associate publisher of the National Interest, interviewed Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday, March 24, 2017, in Moscow. Their wide-ranging and blunt conversation, which lasted over an hour, covered topics from Ukraine and Syria to the 2016 U.S. presidential election and the future of U.S.-Russia cooperation....


RIAC Members General Meeting 2016

... results of the first 5 years of Council's work, stressing the role of the members in the Council's work. Mr. Ivanov highlighted the input of RIAC's first Board of Trustee's Chairman Evgeniy Primakov in the organization's establishment and development. Sergey Lavrov, Russia's Minister of Foreign Affairs and RIAC Board of Trustees' Chairman gave a speech at the opening of the General Meeting. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s speech Ladies and gentlemen, We have suffered a terrible loss. Ambassador ...


Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (RF).Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIACGraduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). Worked in the Soviet embassy in Sri-Lanka, senior counselor at the USSR Permanent Representative office to the UN in New York, in a number of positions at the central office of the USSR and then at the RF MFA. Was Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Permanent Representative to the...


The U.S. take responsibilities to exert pressure on Kiev

The fact that Kerry’s visit to Sochi took place for the first time in two years indicates that it is generally an extraordinary event. Different factors have played a role here. On the one hand, there is the desire to preserve the dialogue, especially, in the times of a growing number of international problems, where Russian and American interests are the same. On the other hand, there is the desire to take part in tackling the Ukrainian crisis. After all, the U.S. is not a participant of the...


Kerry's visit to Russia sign of compromise

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's trip to Russia on Tuesday was a sign of compromise and reconciliation, said a leading Russian expert. During the visit shortly after Russia held a Red Square parade to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the victory of the anti-Fascist war, Kerry met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. At their talks in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Lavrov reaffirmed that Russia should not be blamed for the current stalemate over its relations...


Obama's "Scare Force" Targets BRICS

... audience Brookings commentators gave him good marks for his openness and willingness to dialogue. The image credit is Brinkmanship turns into economic warfare Until early this year, diplomatic interactions between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry showed the willingness of presidents Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama to dialogue too. But complications involving anti-Assad Islamists supported by U.S. interests, taking part in the fighting in Syria,...


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