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Austria to Expel Four Russian Diplomats

The Austrian Foreign Ministry has declared persona non grata four Russian diplomats working in Vienna, the newspaper Österreich reports, citing a statement from the department.  As specified, it is going about two employees of the Russian embassy, who were suspected of activities “incompatible with their diplomatic status”, and two other employees of the Russian permanent

Russia to Lower Diplomatic Relations Level With Estonia

Russia lowers the level of diplomatic relations with Estonia as a response measure to the Estonia’s actions, the Russian Foreign Ministry stated on Monday.  “Now Estonia has taken a new unfriendly step to radically reduce the size of the Russian embassy in Tallinn, confirming the line for the collapse of relations between our countries. As

Interview: Russia Preparing Visa-Free Agreements With Several Countries – Yevgeny Ivanov

Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, Yevgeny Ivanov, in a special interview with TASS, named the countries with which Russia plans to conclude agreements on visa-free travel and explained how a foreigner can now get a Russian visa.   Against the background of artificially inflated Russophobic hysteria, which was launched immediately after the start of

Russia Included 36 British Representatives in Stop List

Russia has additionally included 36 representatives of the UK in the stop list, including a number of members of the British Cabinet, representatives of law enforcement agencies, and journalists. This is stated by the Russian Foreign Ministry.  “In connection with the anti-Russian course of the British government, which continues to actively apply the mechanism of

Russia to Block Military Threats From Tokyo, Foreign Ministry Says

Moscow considers Tokyo’s implementation of the policy of abandoning Japan’s peaceful development as a serious challenge to the security of Russia and the Asia-Pacific region as a whole, warns that if such practices continue, it will be forced to take adequate retaliatory measures in order to block military threats to the Russian Federation, as stated

Russia’s Foreign Ministry Urged UN to Assess Russian Military Execution Without ‘Hiding Behind General Phrases’

The UN should not hide behind general phrases, but give an objective assessment of the facts of the shooting of captured Russian servicemen by representatives of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU). This was stated by the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova.  As the diplomat drew attention, Deputy Representative of the

West Unleashed Hybrid War Against Russia in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Says

The collective West shamelessly, rudely, and aggressively unleashed a hybrid war against Russia when it realized that plans to turn Ukraine into an “anti-Russia” had failed. This was stated on Thursday, September 1, by Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, at a meeting with students of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.  “Today, the events

Russia Creates Special Stores for Foreign Diplomats

In Moscow and St. Petersburg, special shops will be opened in the end of August of this year for diplomatic missions, consular offices, representative offices of international organizations, as well as foreign employees of all these institutions and their family members.  Trading in such stores will be in rubles, dollars, and euros according to the

If West Takes Diplomat Visit for Threat, Things Very Bad There – Russia’s Foreign Minister Says

Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, said that the refusal of Northern Macedonia, Montenegro, and Bulgaria to give permission for his flight to Serbia led to the cancellation of his visit to this country, calling this decision unprecedented and unthinkable.  Lavrov’s visit to Serbia was scheduled for June 6-7. On the eve, the official representative of

USA Stopped Interacting With Russia on Information Security

The American authorities unilaterally stopped interacting with the Kremlin on the topic of discussing information security issues, as reported by Deputy Secretary of the Russian Security Council, Oleg Khramov, on May 18, 2022.  “The White House predictably unilaterally stopped interacting with the Kremlin and refused to further discuss information security issues,” Khramov said. He also