Tag: Sergei Lavrov

Lavrov Sees No Linkage in Trump’s Offer to Remove Sanctions; Claims US Tried to Recruit Diplomat, Infiltrate Demonstrations

January 17, 2017

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said he saw no linkage in president-elect Donald Trump’s offer to remove sanctions if Russia reduced its nuclear weapons.

Ukraine Reports Five Soldiers Wounded As Foreign Ministers Meet In Minsk

November 29, 2016

The Ukrainian military claims that Russia-backed forces conducted 38 attacks yesterday; meanwhile the OSCE has announced the loss of a drone near Mariupol.

Russia Indicates They Will Step Up Attacks On Aleppo Rebels As Offensive To Break Regime Siege Begins

October 28, 2016

Sergei Lavrov made it clear today that Russia intends to intensify strikes against rebel fighters in Aleppo, claiming that “terrorists” need to be “wiped out.”

AM Headlines: Kerry Meets Putin to Cooperate Against ISIS; US House Passes Ukraine Stability &Democracy Act

July 15, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Moscow today to discuss the wars in Syria and Ukraine. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is here. Recent […]

After Flawed Ceasefire Agreement, Air Strikes Continue In Syria

February 12, 2016

Live Updates: The agreement reached last night in Munich offered delivered an immediate, nor a comprehensive ceasefire. On the morning after, Russian and regime forces continue to conduct air strikes on populated areas. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.