Serbian officials slam MFA Russia spox over disrespecting president Vučić Zakharova allowed herself a Facebook posting which many saw as intended to humiliate the Serbian leader.
22:40, 06 September 2020
Russia's Zakharova dubs reports on readiness to plead guilty to MH17 crash "fantasy" Zakharova said Australia and the Netherlands, without waiting for the outcome of the investigation, had accused Russia of involvement in the downing of MH17 and demanded a consultation.
14:23, 14 February 2019
Russia hits back at U.S. decision to pull out of INF Treaty – media Moscow denies it has violated the treaty and has called on Washington to offer proof of its allegations.
12:51, 02 February 2019
Russian MFA speaker Zakharova: Russia's "friendly attitude" to Ukraine "not unlimited" Lavrov and Zakharova have recently claimed that Ukraine has been planning armed provocations on the border with Russia by the end of the year.
10:00, 27 December 2018
Russian MFA demands "at least some status" for Russian language in Ukraine At the same time, the spokesperson expressed surprise over the round table held in the Verkhovna Rada on mass violations of rights of indigenous peoples in Russia.
15:40, 26 December 2018
Russia warns Ukraine against new warship crossings via Kerch Strait MFA Russia's spox says Ukraine's intention is a "new provocation."
14:30, 26 December 2018
EU might need to switch to firewood if Nord Stream 2 project halted, MFA Russia warns Zakharova believes that the U.S., via Ukraine," attempts to spoil excellent relations in the energy sector that Russia's had with Europe for decades."
16:00, 13 December 2018
Russian MFA threatening Ukrainian diplomats working in Russia Two Russian diplomats working in Ukraine have been recently added to the so-called "Myrotvorets" [Peacemaker] database, which apparently infuriated Moscow.
13:40, 13 December 2018
Russian MFA threatens Ukraine with occupation of regions where Russian diplomatic institutions located Earlier, the Russian MFA said the Russian people "could lose patience," which would lead to attacks on the Ukrainian diplomatic institutions on Russian territory.
14:00, 30 November 2018
Russia denies media reports on swap of Sentsov for Russians held in U.S. At the same time, the Kremlin demands an unconditional release of Kirill Vyshinsky, editor-in-chief of RIA Novosti Ukraine, who was arrested in Ukraine on high treason charges.
16:40, 04 October 2018
FSB team deployed in Donbas to probe Zakharchenko murder "at invitation" of "local authorities" – MFA Russia Earlier, Ukraine said the issue of Russia sending its detectives to the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine would be addressed at the UN General Assembly.
19:50, 13 September 2018
Russian foreign ministry: U.S "smart missiles" should target terrorists – media Trump on Wednesday warned of a forthcoming response to suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria.
16:42, 11 April 2018
Russia's MFA reacts to idea of cutting diplomatic ties between Ukraine, Russia <p>Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said the initiative of some Ukrainian parliamentarians to sever diplomatic relations between Ukraine and Russia is "an inadequate idea," according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia.</p>
16:53, 09 November 2017
Russia claims Ukraine's demands for UN peacekeepers "derail" Minsk deal <p>Moscow believes that Kyiv’s plea to the UN to deploy a peacekeeping mission along the Russian-Ukrainian border in Donbas violates the succession of the Minsk agreements' stages, Russian Foreign Ministry spox Maria Zakharova said on Thursday, according to TASS news agency.</p>
19:50, 28 September 2017
Russia changes position on UN mission in Donbas, again <p>Following confirmed reports on the approval of U.S. lethal aid to Ukraine, the Russian Federation has once again changed its stance on the issue of introducing a UN mission into Donbas, steering back to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s initial argument that peacekeepers should only be deployed along the line of contact.</p>
12:05, 22 September 2017
Russia diplomats denied U.S. visas – MFA <p>Washington has refused to hand out visas to a group of Russian diplomats, who are supposed to replace their colleagues who had been deported from the United States by the Obama administration in December 2016, that’s according to Russian Foreign Ministry spox Maria Zakharova, RIA Novosti reported.</p>
15:55, 14 July 2017
Russia's foreign office criticizes Dutch Senate's ratification of Ukraine-EU deal <p>Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova says that the Dutch people who said "no" to the association with Ukraine have been "taken for a ride."</p>
11:22, 31 May 2017
MFA Russia says Montenegro seeing "surge of anti-Russian hysteria" <p>The Russian Foreign Ministry believes that the situation in Montenegro is now unfavorable for the Russians, as stated by ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova, RIA Novosti reports.</p>
22:30, 20 April 2017
MFA Russia elaborates on agenda of NATO-Russia Council <p>Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Maria Zakharova has told a briefing in Moscow that at the meeting of the NATO-Russia Council (NRC), the Russian side intends to discuss NATO military presence along Russian borders, an UNIAN correspondent in Russia reports.</p>
14:20, 30 March 2017