Contents tagged with Rogozin

  • President Dodon asked Russia not to impose sanctions against Moldova

    Moldovan President Igor Dodon promised during a meeting with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin to support a strategic dialogue between the two countries. At the same time, Dodon appealed to Moscow with a request to refrain from sanctions after Rogozin was declared persona non grata in Moldova.

    The meeting between Dodon and Rogozin took place in Tehran. Initially, it was planned to be held in Chisinau on July 28, but Romania did not permit the plane carrying the Russian official …

  • Russia suspends import of pork from Romania after Deputy Prime Minister Rogozin was denied entry

    Russia imposed a temporary ban on the supply of live pigs and pig products from Romania a few days after Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin was refused entry into the country, reported by Novosti with reference to a statement by Rosselkhoznadzor (Russia’s Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance).

    Russia explained that the reason for the ban on the supply of live pigs and pig products from Romania is the outbreak of African swine fever in the country.

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  • Moldova declares Russian Deputy Prime Minister Rogozin a persona non grata

    The Moldovan government adopted a ruling to declare Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin a persona non grata.

    As reported by the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration (MFAEI), according to the adopted ruling, the Russian deputy prime minister is banned from entering Moldova and from transit through its territory.“Russian ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Chișinău Farit Mukhametshin was invited to the MFAEI in connection with the recent …

  • Russian Deputy Prime Minister Rogozin deletes tweets on conflict with Romanian authorities

    Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin deleted all the tweets about his conflict with the Romanian authorities, who denied airspace access to a plane with him on board on July 28, Meduza website reports.

    Rogozin, who is under EU sanctions, intended to fly to Chișinău to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the peacekeeping operation in Transnistria. He was invited by the Moldovan president.

    Before the trip, the Russian official was warned that he should fly in a commercial, not a military …

  • Romanian Foreign Minister accuses Russian Deputy Prime Minister Rogozin of deliberately creating problems between countries

    Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin tried to cross the Romanian air border to demonstrate that sanctions do not work, Romanian Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu said.

    “In my opinion, the whole issue with the flight over Romania was a deliberate attempt to create problems between Romania and Russia,” he said on Monday on the Romanian television channel Antena 3.

    Melescanu also said that the lives of passengers on board the aircraft were not in any danger.

    The head of the Romanian …

  • Russian Deputy Prime Minister Rogozin threatened sanctions against those who prevented him from visiting Moldova

    Russia is preparing sanctions against those involved in denying Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin entry into Romanian airspace. The incident prevented him from making a planned visit to Moldova, said Rogozin during an interview on channel Russia 24, reports TASS.

    "There will be an answer, of course. We will definitely establish who was behind these decisions in Chisinau, Bucharest, Budapest and Brussels. We will identify the persons who made these decisions. Our sanctions will be …

  • American senators want to create 'hybrid tribunal' on Syria, Russia disagrees

    A group of influential American senators introduced a bill to prosecute the war crimes committed in Syria (Syrian War Crimes Accountability Act). The bill envisions the possible creation of a hybrid tribunal to judge Assad and his regime, as well as to investigate the war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by all sides of the conflict in Syria, including the Jihadist group “Islamic State”.

    The “hybrid tribunal” could contain both Syrian and foreign jurists, judges and other …