Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meetings on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference

As we have already announced, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will attend the Munich Security Conference. We received a lot of questions regarding his bilateral and multilateral meetings planned as side events of the Conference.

Now I can confirm the following meetings on the sidelines of the Conference: meetings with Foreign Minister of Japan Taro Kono, OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger, Foreign Minister of Spain Alfonso Dastis, Foreign Minister of Egypt Sameh Shoukry, Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Foreign Minister of Slovakia...

A 120-mm mortar shell hit the Russian trade mission building in Damascus (currently mothballed, but still under diplomatic immunity) on February 6 at approximately 4 pm local time. No casualties have been reported. The building was badly damaged.

We strongly condemn this latest terrorist attack against the diplomatic mission of the Russian Federation in Damascus, which is part of a string of...

On February 6, Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov met with Cuban Ambassador to Russia Gerardo Penalver Portal at the latter’s request.

During their conversation, the officials exchanged opinions on topical issues of the Middle East agenda with a focus on prospects for the Palestine-Israel peace settlement and...

On February 5, First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov received Cuban Ambassador to Russia Gerardo Penalver Portal, at his request.

During their conversation, Mr Titov and Mr Portal underscored the importance of further expanding Russian-Cuban strategic partnership in numerous areas of cooperation, including political dialogue, trade, economic and investment ties, cultural and...

According to Article II of the Treaty between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms, Russia and the United States were to meet the following aggregate limits on strategic arms by February 5, 2018:

- 700 deployed ballistic missiles (ICBMs), deployed submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs)

We are deeply disappointed with the new US Nuclear Posture Review, which was made public on February 2. The first impression is: the document is focused on confrontation and is anti-Russian. It is regrettable that the United States justifies its policy of massive nuclear build-up with references to Russia’s policy of nuclear modernisation and the allegedly increased reliance on nuclear...

Mr Chairperson,

I would like to use this occasion to express our support for the successful OSCE conference on anti-Semitism in the OSCE area, which was held in Rome on January 29. We are grateful to Mr Michele Galizia (Switzerland) for the report he has delivered on behalf of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), which is currently chaired by Switzerland.

The Red Army...

The Russian Defence Ministry has commented on the incident involving a US reconnaissance plane off the coast of Crimea on January 29, providing the necessary explanations in response to the Pentagon’s concerns regarding its “unsafe interception.”

For our part, we took note of our US partners’ unending attempts to play up what have become basically routine cases of...

Comrades, friends, colleagues, ladies and gentlemen,

This year marks the 75th anniversary of victory in the Battle of Stalingrad. This memorable date is widely commemorated in our and many other countries of the world.

No doubt, the Battle of Stalingrad, which was the turning point in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 and WWII in general is part of the key events in world history.

It...

Dear Comrade Zyuganov, 

BEST WISHES TO THE CANDIDATE OF THE CPRF IN THE 2018 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 

The Executive Committee of the Communist Party of Britain sends its best wishes to the Communist Party of the Russia Federation for the success of Comrade Grudinin in the forthcoming presidential elections.

His programme of restoring public ownership in key areas of the economy...

Historical leader of the communist movement “Labor Russia” Victor Ivanovich Anpilov died at the age of 73.  

ICP, 20 January 1918

He was born in 1945 in the Krasnodar Territory. He graduated from the Faculty of Journalism of Moscow State University and worked for many years in the State Television and Radio of the USSR.

In 1991 he established the "Labor Russia"

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