Bulgaria’s decision to expel Russian diplomats is a provocation KXan 36 Daily News

The decision of the Bulgarian authorities to declare two Russian diplomats persona non grata is a provocation. This opinion was expressed by the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova. “We regard this step by the official Sophia simply as an outright provocation,” Zakharova said, quoted by RIA Novosti. The diplomat noted that […]

The second round of Russian-Ukrainian talks began in Belarus

Russian-Ukrainian talks on the situation in Ukraine began in Belarus, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the Belarusian Foreign Ministry. The head of the Russian delegation, aide to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Medinsky, said earlier that Moscow had formed proposals for the second round of negotiations on the military-technical, humanitarian-international and political […]

Zakharova commented on Borrell’s statement on sanctions KXan 36 Daily News

The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, responded to the head of EU diplomacy, Josep Borrell, about sanctions in connection with the recognition of the DPR and LPR. He had previously stated on Twitter that there would be no more shopping in Milan and no more partying in Saint Tropez. Maria Zakharova […]

Zakharova called Stoltenberg “downed NATO pilot”

Moscow does not take the statements of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg seriously, he is a “downed pilot,” Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a briefing. “These statements made by Stoltenberg, who is either NATO Secretary General or a banker, I haven’t figured it out yet, are no longer of interest to us. […]

The Pentagon reacted to Lavrov’s statements on Ukraine

The United States welcomes the statements of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that today there are diplomatic resources to resolve the contradictions between Russia and NATO, including regarding the situation around Ukraine. This was stated by Pentagon spokesman John Kirby in an interview with CNN. “We welcome the views expressed by Minister Lavrov, who believes […]