Topic: Sergei Lavrov
In Pictures Russia's landmarks
UN General Assembly rarely castigates one of its own, even in the face of egregious acts. Ousting Libya from the Human Rights Council follows other UN actions to respond to the crisis.
03/01/2011 06:28 pm
Hillary Clinton says Muammar Qaddafi must leave office 'now, without further violence or delay.' Global pressure intensifies with talk of no-fly zone and court inquiry into alleged crimes.
02/28/2011 02:40 pm
Japan's foreign minister is in Moscow to discuss the Kuril Islands. Russia and Japan never signed a peace agreement after World War II because of a dispute over the territory.
02/11/2011 02:39 pm
Luke Harding, Moscow correspondent of Britain's Guardian newspaper, was told that 'Russia is closed to you.' Even in Soviet times, expulsions of international journalists was rare and usually connected with a diplomatic crisis.
02/08/2011 02:02 pm
Iran nuclear talks began in Istanbul today with topics that could include a revamped version of a nuclear fuel swap deal and ongoing sanctions.
01/21/2011 10:00 am
A former UN nuclear inspector says China is too lax to adequately prevent Iranian buyers from acquiring materials and equipment for nuclear development.
01/14/2011 08:53 am
This week's official Russian report on last year's tragic plane crash puts blame squarely on Polish officials and may undo some of the good will that has brought Poland and Russia closer together.
01/13/2011 11:39 am
Stepping out of Putin's shadow, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has made bold moves recently that tighten ties with Washington. Senate ratification of the new START treaty would give Obama a chance to complete the US-Russian 'reset.'
12/15/2010 01:53 pm
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visited the Kuril Islands Monday, ruffling Japan, which also claims what it calls the Northern Territories. Japan has recently sparred with China over disputed islands.
11/01/2010 02:43 pm