Russia is ready to examine request of financial assistance from Greece

Russia “will examine” any application for funding from the Greek government, which also suffers from “the illegitimate line of Westerners,” said on Wednesday Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who received his Greek counterpart Nikos Kotzias....

Russia reported “considerable progress” prior to summit by conflict in Ukraine

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reported this Wednesday “significant progress” in the prior negotiations to the Minsk summit on Ucrania, where presidents of Ukraine, Russia and France and German Chancellor will gather. “Experts are working, there is...

Lavrov dismisses to hold elections in Ukraine

The Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, said it would be `unusual´ to hold a presidential election in Ukraine when the army is being deployed against the population. Presidential elections are scheduled to be held on May 25 and regarding the subject, Lavrov said, `the...

Lavrov calls on Kerry to intercede for the suspension of military actions by Ukraine

The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov today called on the U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, in order to compel Ukraine to suspend military action and withdraw  its troops from the east of the country. ‘The punishment operation in the southeast of Ukraine will plunge...

Geneva Agreements have been violated by Kiev according to Lavrov

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Sergey Lavrov, this Monday accused the Kiev government of reneging on agreements reached in Geneva last week in order to restore the Ukrainian crisis. Among the measures agreed in Geneva to stabilize the situation in Ukraine, the...