Bulgarian official slams 2017 Eurovision Song Contest as politicizedWorld March 30, 13:35
Moscow considers Brexit UK’s internal affairRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 13:28
Russia's Nobel laureate in physics Abrikosov passes awayScience & Space March 30, 13:18
Press review: Moscow wins $3 bln debt battle vs. Kiev and S.Ossetia seeks to join RussiaPress Review March 30, 13:00
First Russia-NATO Council meeting in 2017 begins in Brussels — sourceWorld March 30, 12:54
Hamburg ballet director gives heart and soul to stage Anna Karenina performanceSociety & Culture March 30, 12:44
Russian diplomat says humanitarian tensions over Mosul are white-hotRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 12:34
Russian diplomat hopes Syrian groups will show readiness for compromiseRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 12:32
Moscow concerned over deteriorating situation in eastern UkraineRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 11:47
BRUSSELS, July 01. /ITAR-TASS/. The EU Council on Tuesday failed to adopt a decision on calling the EU summit in order to impose economic sanctions on Russia, a European diplomatic source told ITAR-TASS, commenting on a meeting of the EU Council at the level of ambassadors in Brussels.
“Russia has taken a number of steps to deescalate the situation in the east of Ukraine, in particular, ensuring the release of hostages, including OSCE observers and participating in direct top-level negotiations on the settlement of the situation. In these conditions, the EU countries have decided to postpone the consideration of the issue of sanctions until the next EU Council meeting at the level of permanent representatives that will be held at the beginning of next week,” the diplomat said.