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#Sergei Lavrov

# sergei-lavrov - Friday 8 July, 2022

US and Russian envoys gather for G20 meeting amid calls to end war in Ukraine
# G20 Summit
# G20 Summit

US and Russian envoys gather for G20 meeting amid calls to end war in Ukraine

Jul 8th 2022, 7:46 AM 12,693 Views 17 Comments

The G20 meeting is being held in Indonesia, with the US set to reopen dialogue with China.

# sergei-lavrov - Monday 6 June, 2022

Moscow furious as foreign minister cancels Serbia visit after neighbours close airspace
# Sergei Lavrov
# Sergei Lavrov

Moscow furious as foreign minister cancels Serbia visit after neighbours close airspace

Jun 6th 2022, 5:30 PM 51,678 Views 31 Comments

Bulgaria, Macedonia and Montenegro refused a request for Sergei Lavrov’s plane to pass through their airspaces.

# sergei-lavrov - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Israeli PM Bennet ‘accepts apology from Putin over Hitler remarks’
# Sergei Lavrov
# Sergei Lavrov

Israeli PM Bennet ‘accepts apology from Putin over Hitler remarks’

May 5th 2022, 7:55 PM 22,409 Views 11 Comments

Russia’s foreign minister made comments about the Holocaust that were deeply offensive to Jews.

# sergei-lavrov - Monday 14 February, 2022

Russia ready for more talks to end Ukraine standoff
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Russia ready for more talks to end Ukraine standoff

Updated Feb 14th 2022, 10:41 PM 48,553 Views 59 Comments
  • The US has warned that Moscow could invade Ukraine at any moment.
  • German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is visiting Kyiv for crisis talks with President Volodymyr Zelensky.
  • Scholz plans to continue on to Russia to hold talks with Putin.

# sergei-lavrov - Thursday 10 February, 2022

Moscow meeting: Lavrov 'disappointed' with talks as Truss asks for 'Cold War rhetoric' to be dropped
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

Moscow meeting: Lavrov 'disappointed' with talks as Truss asks for 'Cold War rhetoric' to be dropped

Feb 10th 2022, 5:02 PM 9,555 Views 22 Comments

Translations of what Sergei said indicate that he described their meeting like “a mute person talking to a deaf person”.

# sergei-lavrov - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Russia warns of return to 'nightmare scenario of military confrontation' over Ukraine
# Crimea
# Crimea

Russia warns of return to 'nightmare scenario of military confrontation' over Ukraine

Dec 2nd 2021, 11:50 AM 15,274 Views 18 Comments

Ukraine’s goal of re-taking Crimea has been described as “a direct threat to Russia.”

# sergei-lavrov - Friday 9 March, 2018

Police ask military to help remove objects from scene where former spy was found unconscious
# Salisbury
# Salisbury

Police ask military to help remove objects from scene where former spy was found unconscious

Mar 9th 2018, 11:45 AM 12,639 Views 74 Comments

Russia has said the claim it poisoned Sergei Skripal is ‘propaganda’.

# sergei-lavrov - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Russian Foreign Minister dismisses US election meddling probe as 'blabber'
# From Russia With Love
# From Russia With Love

Russian Foreign Minister dismisses US election meddling probe as 'blabber'

Feb 17th 2018, 1:10 PM 11,599 Views 0 Comments

“So as long as we don’t see facts, everything else is blabber.”

# sergei-lavrov - Friday 9 December, 2016

'Too little, too late' - Syrian army halts shelling of Aleppo to allow trapped civilians to leave
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

'Too little, too late' - Syrian army halts shelling of Aleppo to allow trapped civilians to leave

Dec 9th 2016, 6:51 AM 6,042 Views 56 Comments

The Syrian Army said it has halted bombing yesterday.

# sergei-lavrov - Thursday 29 September, 2016

German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby
# Abduction
# Abduction

German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby

Sep 29th 2016, 10:39 PM 19,560 Views 28 Comments

The pair were released yesterday and had safely crossed the border into Turkey, a ministry spokeswoman said.

# sergei-lavrov - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad has agreed to a US-Russia ceasefire deal
# Five Years Of War
# Five Years Of War

Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad has agreed to a US-Russia ceasefire deal

Sep 10th 2016, 5:51 PM 14,886 Views 88 Comments

The two powers could launch joint airstrikes against Islamist jihadists if the deal holds.

# sergei-lavrov - Saturday 26 April, 2014

The Pope, Russia and America are all calling for efforts to de-escalate Ukraine crisis
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

The Pope, Russia and America are all calling for efforts to de-escalate Ukraine crisis

Apr 26th 2014, 6:12 PM 6,061 Views 103 Comments

Russia has vowed to help secure the release of abducted OSCE observers.

# sergei-lavrov - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Agreed ... Ukraine, Russia, the US and EU have reached a surprise deal in Geneva
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Agreed ... Ukraine, Russia, the US and EU have reached a surprise deal in Geneva

Apr 17th 2014, 8:10 PM 64,908 Views 189 Comments

The four parties have agreed on a way forward following half a day of talks, including a call to disband armed groups that have taken over buildings.

# sergei-lavrov - Friday 14 March, 2014

'No common vision': Last-ditch US-Russia talks on Crimea end in failure
# No Deal
# No Deal

'No common vision': Last-ditch US-Russia talks on Crimea end in failure

Mar 14th 2014, 7:25 PM 6,308 Views 71 Comments

The talks between John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov “did not find common ground” according to US officials.

# sergei-lavrov - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Kerry meeting Russian foreign minister in bid to calm Ukraine tensions
# Crimea Crisis
# Crimea Crisis

Kerry meeting Russian foreign minister in bid to calm Ukraine tensions

Mar 5th 2014, 8:39 AM 3,621 Views 60 Comments

America’s top diplomat said last night that Moscow was looking for a “pretext” to invade Ukraine further.

# sergei-lavrov - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Putin calls end to 'military exercises' as Kerry heads to Kiev
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Putin calls end to 'military exercises' as Kerry heads to Kiev

Mar 4th 2014, 7:51 AM 9,847 Views 57 Comments

The Russian President has called an end to the drill near Ukraine’s border involving army, navy and airforce troops.

# sergei-lavrov - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Russia in ground-breaking talks with Syrian opposition
# Civil War
# Civil War

Russia in ground-breaking talks with Syrian opposition

Feb 3rd 2013, 9:26 AM 4,376 Views 10 Comments

The development brings with it a glimmer of hope for the end of the bloody conflict.

# sergei-lavrov - Monday 3 December, 2012

Hillary Clinton to give human rights speech at DCU
# Clinton
# Clinton

Hillary Clinton to give human rights speech at DCU

Dec 3rd 2012, 3:00 PM 9,366 Views 67 Comments

The US Secretary of State will deliver an address in the Helix this Thursday.

# sergei-lavrov - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Syria: Rebels target government aircraft after seizing air defence building
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Rebels target government aircraft after seizing air defence building

Sep 1st 2012, 12:49 PM 2,589 Views 14 Comments

A total of 125 people killed in violence nationwide on Friday including 74 civilians, 29 soldiers and 22 rebels according to one report.

# sergei-lavrov - Monday 16 July, 2012

Russia vetoes UN statement on Syrian killings - again
# UN
# UN

Russia vetoes UN statement on Syrian killings - again

Jul 16th 2012, 9:19 PM 4,180 Views 26 Comments

Russia puts a hold on a Security Council statement declaring the Treimsa attacks to be a “violation” of the ceasefire.

Russia says foreign partners in 'blackmail' over Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Russia says foreign partners in 'blackmail' over Syria

Jul 16th 2012, 11:16 AM 2,485 Views 28 Comments

Moscow has rejected attempts by the West to pressure it into supporting a UN resolution on Syria.

Civil war declared in Syria as fighting escalates
# Syria
# Syria

Civil war declared in Syria as fighting escalates

Jul 16th 2012, 9:16 AM 2,082 Views 11 Comments

Meanwhile, the UN is pressing China and Russia to back tougher action against Bashar Assad.

# sergei-lavrov - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Syrian regime troops shell rebels in mountains
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian regime troops shell rebels in mountains

Jun 10th 2012, 11:36 AM 790 Views 5 Comments

There has been more heavy fighting as Russia called for an international conference to resolve the conflict.

# sergei-lavrov - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Al-Qaeda chief urges outside help for Syria rebels
# Syria
# Syria

Al-Qaeda chief urges outside help for Syria rebels

Feb 12th 2012, 10:28 AM 2,630 Views 37 Comments

Ayman al-Zawahri calls on Muslims elsewhere in the Arab World to join the uprising against Syrian president Bashar Assad.

# sergei-lavrov - Friday 10 February, 2012

Syria: 28 killed in Aleppo bomb blasts
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: 28 killed in Aleppo bomb blasts

Feb 10th 2012, 5:30 PM 1,664 Views 37 Comments

Bashar Assad’s forces continue to bombard the city of Homs as the government said that military complexes in the economically important city of Aleppo had been targeted today.

# sergei-lavrov - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Over a dozen dead as shelling of Syrian city of Homs continues
# Syria
# Syria

Over a dozen dead as shelling of Syrian city of Homs continues

Feb 9th 2012, 8:53 AM 806 Views 15 Comments

Scores of people have died in the last week alone as UN chief Ban Ki Moon said that the failure to agree a resolution on Syria at the UN Security Council has been “disastrous”.

# sergei-lavrov - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Syria: Dozens reported dead as shelling of Homs continues
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Dozens reported dead as shelling of Homs continues

Feb 8th 2012, 9:08 AM 728 Views 42 Comments

The violence comes despite more assurances from president Bashar Assad to end the bombardment and start dialogue with rebel fighters.

# sergei-lavrov - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Syria: Shelling resumes in Homs as Russian foreign minister due for talks
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Shelling resumes in Homs as Russian foreign minister due for talks

Feb 7th 2012, 7:57 AM 529 Views 6 Comments

Sergei Lavrov is in Damascus today but has remained tight-lipped about what he will tell Syrian officials after Russia’s veto of a UN resolution last week.