Contents tagged with relations with Russia

  • Putin: Russia’s relations with Ukraine will warm up

    Moscow is not interested in "freezing" the conflict in the Donbas and after its settlement, Russian-Ukrainian relations should warm up, as stated on Thursday, January 11th by Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with the heads of Russian media agencies, Radio Liberty writes.

    "I hope that after solving the issues in the Donbas - sooner or later it will happen, there is no doubt about it, the interstate relations between Russia and Ukraine will normalize overall," he said.

    At the same …

  • German Foreign Minister: Germany does not want to completely ruin relations with Russia

    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel urged the US to pursue a more sensible treatment of Russia, after meeting with the US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, in Washington on Tuesday August 28th, Deutschlandfunk reported.

    Gabriel noted that the new sanctions issued by the US Congress caused concern in Europe due to "unpredictable side effects." According to him, "we would not want to completely destroy economic relations with Russia."

    It should be noted that the German Foreign Minister has …

  • Russia: There is no positive dynamic in relations with U.S.

    Russia feels that there is no positive dynamic in its relationship with the U.S., as stated by Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov in an interview with Russian newspaper Izvestia.

    “I would not say that the relationship is in a greater crisis than it was at the time that Barack Obama left office. But really, it is very difficult to improve the relationship. By and large, we have not achieved the necessary dynamic to improve it,” he said.

    The reason for this, according to Ryabkov, is that “ …

  • Kremlin: Russia will not continue consultations with Washington on normalization of relations

    Moscow will not continue bilateral consultations with the US on improving relations after the expansion of US sanctions, as stated by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Ryabkov ,reports the Press Service of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

    "It had been planned to continue, in the coming days, bilateral consultations on 'irritants' that have accumulated in Russian-American relations, in order to search for solutions to the extremely difficult situation toward which the American …

  • Lavrov: Trump stands for good relations with Moscow

    Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, said in an interview on Channel One that U.S. President Donald Trump is consistent in his statements that relations with Russia will be based on mutual interests, Interfax reports.

    "Trump never said he wanted to have bad relations with Russia – neither during the election campaign nor after becoming the incumbent president. On the contrary, he stated he intended to have normal, mutually respectful relations that would be based on properly understood …