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Russian Foreign Ministry: NATO Uses Ukraine To Justify Its Own Existence

The Russian Foreign Minister, in a statement issued Thursday, took great exception to the threat issued by NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in a speech delivered in Paris, yesterday. Rasmussen threatened “grave consequences” and “severe economic sanctions” if Russia … Continue reading

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Lavrov Avers It’s No ‘Great Tragedy’ if Russia Is Expelled from G8

Speaking on the sidelines of The Hague nuclear conference, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said March 24 that he saw no “great tragedy” if Moscow were to be expelled from the Group of Eight (G8). “If our Western partners think … Continue reading

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Lavrov Urges De-Escalation in Ukrainian Crisis

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned in an article published in the Kommersant daily, on Thursday, that any attempt to force the Ukrainians to decide for the West would end like all those attempts in the past, which “have always … Continue reading

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Lavrov: West Looking For Another Pretext For War In Syria

Russia and China summarily dismissed a draft U.N. Security Council resolution yesterday, that is said to aim at facilitating the flow of relief supplies into besieged areas of Syria. According to news reports, Australia, Jordan and Luxembourg presented the draft … Continue reading

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Moscow Fears Syrian Rebels May Again Use Chemical Weapons

In an interview with Kommersant daily, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov emphasized that the U.S.A. had failed to present evidence of the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government. He added that Russia, on the other hand, “presented the … Continue reading

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