UN mission in Ukraine has no powers to assess situation in Crimea, diplomats noteWorld September 25, 21:11
Gentlefan continues: Manchester United fans to get raincoats ahead of encounter with CSKASport September 25, 20:30
US-led coalition denies charges of US units leading Syrian 'opposition' through IS linesWorld September 25, 18:49
Supplies of S-400 systems to Turkey may begin within two yearsMilitary & Defense September 25, 18:14
Ukraine involved in illegal arms deliveries to South Sudan — Amnesty InternationalWorld September 25, 18:01
Russian general's death in Syria result of US double-dealing in war on terror — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 25, 17:42
Russia's top diplomat says conditions in Syria ripe for defeating terroristsRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 25, 17:07
Russian envoy notes US actions in Syria as Washington's true colors on anti-terror policyRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 25, 17:00
Economy minister believes new technologies will drive Russia’s economyBusiness & Economy September 25, 16:50
MOSCOW, December 18. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia will work for setting up international level control of Internet abuse, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told the Federal Council during Wednesday’s Government Hour question-and-answer session at the lower house of the Russian parliament, the State Duma.
“Our western colleagues are strongly resisting all attempts to establish transparent and open procedures of creating an international intergovernmental agency for controlling Internet abuse. What they are doing in this respect is impermissible,” he stressed, adding that the abusers’ goals were against international law and ethic and moral principles.
In this respect, Lavrov pointed to terrorism, child pornography and pedophilia in the first place.
Russia “has an initiative, including within the OSCE, and we’ve started promoting it before the scandal with Snowden (Edward Snowden is ex-NSA contractor who provided with top-secret documents leading to revelations about U.S. surveillance on phone and Internet communications and fled from Hong Kong to Russia)”, Lavrov said.
“The initiative is aimed at confirming the right to private life. But it is being promoted stridently because the Western partners, who come against any restrictions on the rights and freedoms, show restraint in this aspect,” the minister said.