FM Kuleba: Russia trying to present "green men" in Belarus as Ukrainian "extremists" Russia itself has admitted to sending its "specialists" to the neighboring state, the Ukrainian diplomat said.
17:55, 02 September 2020
Russia's Lavrov accuses "Ukraine extremists" of destabilizing Belarus The top diplomat has claimed some 200 Ukrainian nationals have already deployed after passing training.
16:05, 02 September 2020
Russia weary of Donbas war, Kravchuk "feels" However, if Russia fails to go for any concessions, Ukraine will be looking for other settlement options, beyond the Minsk format, suggests delegation chief.
16:45, 17 August 2020
Russia's Foreign Minister Lavrov unhappy with OSCE SMM's performance in Ukraine The minister claims the mission "pays insufficient attention" to its mandate.
11:59, 12 August 2020
Russia not cooperating on Khangoshvili murder case, German foreign minister says Lavrov demands evidence of Russian government involvement, alleged by German prosecutors.
09:50, 12 August 2020
Russia must comply with Minsk Agreements, German Foreign Minister reminds Lavrov Maas has emphasized that Russian cooperation is required to achieve progress in implementing the decisions approved at the Normandy Four summit.
19:10, 20 May 2020
Another Russian attempt to have Western sanctions lifted: now through CIS instruments Upon hearing from the West a firm "no" regarding the lifting of sanctions, Russia hasn't abandoned attempts to find a way to settle the issue that has long become a real nuisance.
23:50, 19 May 2020
Russia once again refutes direct participation in Donbas conflict Russia's top diplomat says another Normandy Four summit can't be held anytime soon.
13:40, 27 April 2020
OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Rama calls on Russia to implement Minsk accords Rama also said that the Albanian OSCE Chairmanship would support the way forward for a peaceful resolution of the conflict.
11:51, 27 February 2020
Russia's MFA Lavrov: NATO "has nothing to do with Ukraine," shouldn't interfere in Donbas talks He says NATO "could only worsen" the Ukrainian issue.
22:42, 17 February 2020
Ukraine responds to Lavrov's offer for both countries to appoint ambassadors MFA Ukraine says that amid Russia's continued aggression against Ukraine, appointing an ambassador is off the table.
23:10, 11 February 2020
Kremlin says Russia's ready to send ambassador to Kyiv – Peskov Yet, there has been no substantive conversation about the exchange of the heads of the two countries' diplomatic missions.
14:49, 10 February 2020
Russian FM Lavrov speaks about possible exchange of ambassadors with Kyiv According to Lavrov, the two countries are highly interconnected in economic issues.
11:23, 10 February 2020
Reuters: Russia sends Lavrov to Venezuela to 'counteract' U.S. sanctions In Venezuela, Lavrov will meet Maduro as well as Executive Vice President Delcy Rodriguez and Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza.
18:40, 04 February 2020
Lavrov says "hopes" for progress on Donbas under Zelensky At the same time, Lavrov stressed that "progress in the settlement could be achieved only through a direct dialogue between the parties to the conflict – Kyiv, Donetsk and Luhansk."
12:45, 26 December 2019
Lavrov: Russia to "toughly" defend rights of "Russian-speaking" citizens in Ukraine, to remain "mediator" on Donbas Lavrov emphasized the "internal conflict in Ukraine" remains a serious destabilizing factor.
15:09, 23 December 2019
MFA Russia to influence Donbas armed forces to implement Normandy Four summit's decisions According to Lavrov, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky allegedly wants positive changes in relations with the Russian Federation, but "there are those who are trying to prevent him from doing this."
12:12, 23 December 2019
Pompeo: "No mistake" Trump warned Lavrov about meddling Pompeo's remarks come after Lavrov told reporters that he and Trump "haven't even actually discussed elections."
09:40, 12 December 2019
Trump says discussed Russia's election meddling with Lavrov – media Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Ukraine – and the importance of Ukraine's sovereignty – was a "major" topic of his conversation with Lavrov.
09:00, 11 December 2019