5 October 2015
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Calls for Libya human rights violations to be investigated

Russian Deputy Prime Minister, former Permanent representative to NATO Dmitry Rogozin said at a press conference in Brussels that all the violations of human rights during the military conflict in Libya should be properly investigated. It is vital, he said, to implement all the initiatives put forward by Russia both at UN and in other international formats, in order to promote a comprehensive review of what happened in Libya, evidence of gross human rights violations in that country.


02.10.2015 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with Venezuelan state television, Moscow

Question: It is a pleasure to speak with you here today. Several years ago, you managed to successfully avert a nuclear crisis. Could we discuss this issue? Sergey Lavrov: It depends which crisis, country and region you are talking about. Question: Did such a crisis arise in any country or region? Sergey Lavrov: To be honest, we did not perceive any crisis that would bring the world to the brink of nuclear war or would create a nuclear threat in any region in the world. Thank God, there have been no such situations, and I hope that they will never arise.

02.10.2015 - Eurasian Women's forum took place in St Petersburg

The Eurasian Women’s Forum took place on 24 – 25 September in St. Petersburg. The Tavricheskiy Palace was the official venue of the Forum. MPs, representatives of executive authorities, businesses, academia, NGOs, and prominent leaders of the worldwide international feminist movement came together in the Northern Capital of Russia.

01.10.2015 - Statement by the Middle East Quartet Principals

Statement by the Middle East Quartet Principals , 30 September 201516:48

01.10.2015 - Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke with US Secretary of State John Kerry over the phone on September 30. They discussed the Syrian conflict in the context of Russia’s decision to help the Syrian Government fight against terrorist groups on its territory.

01.10.2015 - Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry

We met with Secretary Kerry for, I think, the third time in few days. Today, we devoted our meeting to the follow up of what our Presidents agreed when they met here on the 28-th of September. The first instruction to us was to make sure that the military of the United States – the coalition led by the United States – on the one hand and the military of the Russian Federation who now engage in some operations in Syria at the request of the Syrian Government get in touch within the established channels of communication to avoid any unintended incidents. And we agreed that the military should get into contact with each other very soon.

30.09.2015 - PHOTO: Press release on presentation of the book edited by G.Gorodetsky «The Maiski Diaries. Red Ambassador to the Court of St.James’s 1932-1943»

On 30 September the Russian Embassy hosted presentation of book edited by Gabriel Gorodetsky «The Maiski Diaries. Red Ambassador to the Court of St.James’s 1932-1943».

30.09.2015 - Appeal for authorisation to use Russia’s Armed Forces outside the country submitted to the Federation Council

Based on Article 102.1(d) of the Russian Federation Constitution, Vladimir Putin submitted a proposal to the Federation Council asking it to authorise the use of the Russian Armed Forces’ contingent outside the country, based on the generally recognised principles and norms of international law.

30.09.2015 - Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs

The BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs held their regular meeting on September 29, 2015, in New York on the margins of this annual session of the United Nations General Assembly which marks the 70th Anniversary of the founding of the United Nations and the end of the Second World War.

29.09.2015 - PHOTO: Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 29 September Attaché of the Embassy Oleg Shor presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr Arthur Thomas COGGINS, Mr Alexander James PROSSER, Mr Douglas Albert STEVENS, Mr Frank John ALLWOOD, Mr John Edward WILSON, Mr Eric CRENOL and Mr Frederick Henry CHARLTON, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.

29.09.2015 - Visa services for Manchester United players and fans travelling to Moscow

In view of participation of the Russian PFC CSKA in UEFA Champions League with the Manchester United FC as one of its competitors in the group tournament, an off-premise visa service has been arranged in favor of the English team and the fans who are planning to visit the Russian Federation, in order to facilitate strengthening sport and human ties.

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