Russia looks into its citizen’s removal from domestic US flightWorld July 26, 3:43
US House of Representatives passes bill to toughen sanctions on RussiaWorld July 26, 1:09
Diplomat blasts US media reports on Russia's alleged arms supplies to TalibanRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 25, 21:39
Putin, Iraqi vice-president discuss possible supplies of T-90 tanksMilitary & Defense July 25, 21:18
Sports minister hopes for Russia’s membership reinstatement with IAAF before 2018Sport July 25, 20:47
The highlights of 2017 FINA World ChampionshipsSport July 25, 19:37
IAAF to hear report on Russia’s reinstatement ahead of 2017 Athletics World ChampionshipSport July 25, 19:25
EU Council to discuss Nord Stream 2 project in SeptemberBusiness & Economy July 25, 19:13
Berlin preparing common European response to Siemens turbines supplies to Crimea — sourceBusiness & Economy July 25, 18:49
MOSCOW, June 23. /TASS/. Kiev does not ensure the proper level of security for the operation of Russian diplomatic missions in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Thursday.
"After the state coup in Kiev in February 2014, Russia’s embassy in Kiev and Russian consulates general in Ukraine have repeatedly come under attacks of nationalistically set elements," Zakharova said, commenting on media publications on the absence of the coat of arms on the building of Russia’s embassy in Kiev.
"The operation of our foreign institutions was blocked. Illegal, and maybe specially managed from the viewpoint of increasing aggression, pickets, demonstrations were held," she said.
Zakharova said that as a result of these actions, the buildings of Russian diplomatic missions were damaged.
"The threat of any provocations against our employees on the part of various extremist elements remains," Zakharova said.
"They feel free in conditions and realia of modern Ukraine," she said. "Contrary to the international commitments of Ukraine, the adopted norms and regulations, the Ukrainian authorities do not ensure the proper level of measures of security for the operation of Russia’s diplomatic department and consular missions.
"They do not create conditions for normal work of our diplomats," Zakharova said.