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Statement by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, New York, September 21, 2017

http://www.mid.ru/en/foreign_policy/news/-/asset_publisher/cKNonkJE02Bw/content/id/2870898   Distinguished Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen, Last December, the UN General Assembly adopted the resolution on “Promotion of a democratic and equitable international order”, which clearly stipulated the inadmissibility of interference into internal affairs of sovereign States, non-recognition of coups d’état as a method of change of power and the need to exclude from the international communication the attempts of unlawful pressure of certain States on others, including exterritorial application

Visa Vagarities – visiting Russia

by Geneva Observer   Unfortunately I am not one of the lucky few whose mother dropped them on a favored part of the planet blessed with visa free travel to Russia. The two states that makes claim to me have not yet found it in their interest to go forth and negotiate anything but the most annoying terms to visit. I can choose which passport I go with to the

Russian Pantsir-S Goes Hunting In Syrian Skies

https://southfront.org/russian-pantsir-goes-hunting-syrian-skies/ Written and produced by SF Team: J.Hawk, Daniel Deiss, Edwin Watson If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront While the S-400 has captured the headlines, in part because the maps showing the system’s impressive engagement radius make good copy, in actuality the S-400 is the tip of the iceberg

While we watched the fake American civil war

On September 1st, the scary Antifa groups and the Black Blocs that burned American flags, toppled monuments, screamed and beat other crisis actors with long sticks, all had vanished without a trace. Went back to school, most likely. They did good. They gave the left a bad name and a black eye. I spoke to an old pal of mine, who is the head of some local republican organization, and

Syrian War Report – September 13, 2017: Army Prepares To Cross Euphrates River

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-september-13-2017-army-prepares-to-cross-euphrates-river/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Hezbollah declared a victory in Syria as the Russian Defense Ministry announced that pro-government forces have liberated 85% of the country from militants. “We have won in the war [in Syria],” Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Tuesday, according to the Lebanese

Syrian War Report – September 11, 2017: Army Crushes ISIS Defense, Prepares For Final Push In Deir Ezzor City

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-september-11-2017-army-crushes-isis-defense-prepares-for-final-push-in-deir-ezzor-city/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Pro-government forces have achieved a decisive victory over ISIS in the southern countryside of Deir Ezzor city. On Saturday, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) TigerForces, the Syrian Republican Guard (SRG) and their allies liberated Maliha village, the Tayyem oil field and reached the

BRICS is Eurangloland’s canary in the imperial mines

By Jeff J. Brown Above, the official logo of the big BRICS summit, held in Xiamen, China, September 3-5, 2017. It was reported that there were dead canaries all over the place, covered in coal dust. No official explanation has been provided, but Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese homologue, Xi Jinping were reported to be smiling from start to finish.   BRICS is Eurangloland’s canary in the imperial

Putin and Moon Jae-in on Russia, the Republic of Korea and the DPRK relations

Press statements following talks with President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in Vladimir Putin and Moon Jae-in made statements for the press following their talks. September 6, 2017 Vladivostok http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/55541   President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Mr President, ladies and gentlemen, We have just completed our meeting with President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in. We had a meaningful and constructive conversation, and discussed in detail the state and future of bilateral relations, as well as urgent regional and international issues. The Republic of Korea is one of Russia’s key partners in the Asia-Pacific Region.

Vladimir Putin’s news conference following BRICS Summit 2017

Vladimir Putin answered Russian journalists’ questions following his visit to China to take part in the BRICS Summit. September 5, 2017 http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/55535     Vladimir Putin summed up the results of the BRICS Summit and his talks with foreign leaders on the Summit’s sidelines, and shared his perspective on pressing international issues. * * * Transcript of the news conference for Russian journalists President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Let us start with your questions, please. Question: The BRICS Summit has just closed. As we all know, BRICS countries

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s speech at MGIMO

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to questions at a meeting with the students and faculty of MGIMO University and the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Moscow, September 1, 2017   English translation Mr Torkunov, Mr Bazhanov, Friends, I am happy to welcome all of you to our meeting, traditionally held at the beginning of the academic year, including the students, faculty and management of MGIMO

BRICS: Towards New Horizons of Strategic Partnership

http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/55487 Vladimir Putin’s article BRICS: Towards New Horizons of Strategic Partnership was published ahead of the BRICS Summit, which will be held in Xiamen, China, on September 4 and 5. September 1, 2017 The 9th BRICS Summit will be held in Xiamen, China, on September 4 and 5. I consider it important in this regard to present Russia’s approaches to cooperation within the framework of this large and respected association and to share my views on the future of our further cooperation. I would like to begin by expressing our appreciation of China’s significant contribution as this year’s chair of the organisation,

Syrian War Report – August 31, 2017: ISIS Goes All-In In Southern Raqqah

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-august-31-2017-isis-goes-all-in-in-southern-raqqah/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront By Harold Hoover On August 30, the ISIS-linked news agency Amaq claimed that ISIS fighters killed two Russian military service members near Uqayribat town in the eastern Hama countryside. Amaq claimed that the two Russian soldiers and several Syrian soldiers were killed when

Europe, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, and Turkey’s future

by Thomas Bargatzky An opinion article published on 14 June 2017 in Turkish online newspaper Hürriyet Daily News, makes a strong case for a rapprochement between Turkey and the EU. According to the author, political problems with the EU notwithstanding, bilateral economic and commercial relations are on the rise. In addition, not only the economy plays an important role. A rapprochement should be also in Turkey‘s interests with regard to

Syrian War Report – August 29, 2017: ISIS Defense Collapses In Uqayribat Pocket

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-august-29-2017-isis-defense-collapses-in-uqayribat-pocket/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Voiceover by Harold Hoover The Syrian Arab Army (SAA), the National Defense Forces (NDF) and the Qalamoun Shield Forces are working to liberate the ISIS-held area of Uqayribat which was encircled by government forces earlier this month. The SAA and its allies have

Russia’s Foreign Ministry answer to anti-Russia statements by CIA Director Mike Pompeo

Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova, Moscow, August 17, 2017 Факт, о котором в США предпочитают не вспоминать… pic.twitter.com/SAOMkMmExT — Актуальная Политика (@Current_policy) August 18, 2017 “It is strange that Washington forgets the fact that in the run-up to the 1996 Russian presidential election, the Federal Reserve Bank delivered $500 million in cash to the US Embassy in Moscow under a far-fetched pretext of avoiding frenzied demand during the

Syrian War Report – August 17, 2017: Iran Builds Long-Range Missile Factory In Syria

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-august-17-2017-iran-builds-long-range-missile-factory-in-syria/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Voiceover by Harold Hoover Government forces, led by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) captured more points north of the Sunbul gas station in the Ayn Tarma area in eastern Damascus.  The advance came amid intense shelling of Faylaq al-Rahman positions in Ayn Tarma

Lessons Of Syria: Russia Creates Super Light Motorized Infantry

https://southfront.org/lessons-of-syria-russia-creates-super-light-motorized-infantry/ Written and produced by SF Team: J.Hawk, Daniel Deiss, Edwin Watson; Voiceover by Oleg Maslov If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront One of the iconic weapons of the Russian Civil War was the tachanka–a light wheeled carriage pulled by a team of horses and mounting a Maxim heavy

Russia expels American diplomats and intelligence operatives

by Scott Humor In the last days of 2016, one couldn’t do enough to avoid announcements of 35 Russian diplomats being expelled from the US and Russian government-owned property being seized. Every five minutes on every channel, there was footage of people burdened with children and suitcases waiting on wet tarmac for a plane to pick them up, because they weren’t allowed to remain inside the airport building. Also, there

Russia’s Foreign Ministry’s statement on the U.S. counter-sanctions

№ 1420-28-07-2017 28.07.17 Foreign Ministry’s statement   On July 27, the US Congress passed a new bill on tougher anti-Russia sanctions. This measure is further proof of the Unites States’ extremely hostile foreign policy. Hiding behind its sense of superiority, the United States arrogantly ignores the stances and interests of other countries. It is common knowledge that the Russian Federation has been doing everything in its power to improve bilateral

Syrian War Report – July 26, 2017: SAA, SDF Divide Spheres Of Influence In Eastern Syria

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-july-26-2017-saa-sdf-divide-spheres-of-influence-in-eastern-syria/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru, BTC: 1PvKhgVDoXp96Yyp7Pgs5uMPkChSMA2G5n or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Syrian government forces, backed up by the Russian Aerospace Forces, have liberated the village of Baghliyah and nearby hills from ISIS terrorist sin the eastern Homs countryside. Thus, the army and its allies outflanked Dabat Milli, Taliah Sharqiyah and deployed in a striking

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