Grigory Karasin

Tbilisi confirms Georgia’s refusal from "3+3" format

Tbilisi confirms Georgia’s refusal from "3+3" format

The Georgian Prime Minister’s special representative for relations with Russia Zurab Abashidze and Russian ex-deputy foreign minister Gregory Karasin met online on November 24. During the meeting Zurab …

Karasin: Russia to attend CoE ministerial in Tbilisi

Karasin: Russia to attend CoE ministerial in Tbilisi

Former Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigori Karasin said that a Russian delegation will attend the Council of Europe ministerial in Tbilisi in May 2020. He added that as of now he does not know the composition …

Russian culture centre to be opened in Tbilisi

Russian culture centre to be opened in Tbilisi

Russian language and culture centre will be opened in Tbilisi in mid-December, Russian senator Grigory Karasin said. According to him, the centre will play an important role in the development of …

Russia and Georgia to resume flights after New Year?

Russia and Georgia to resume flights after New Year?

Air flights between Russia and Georgia may be resumed in the first six months of 2020, a source in the Russian government told Izvestia, noting that the current political crisis in Georgia impedes their restoration by the New Year. …

Karasin: Russia may abolish visas for Georgians

Karasin: Russia may abolish visas for Georgians

Moscow continues to explore the possibility of abolishing visas for Georgian citizens, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said. According to him, Moscow is interested in mending relations with Tbilisi and …

 Russian Foreign Ministry comments on Tbilisi protests

Russian Foreign Ministry comments on Tbilisi protests

  Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said that Georgia’s radically-minded opposition used the Russian delegation’s visit to the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy for staging …

Saakashvili's people try to start revolution in Georgia

Saakashvili's people try to start revolution in Georgia

Demonstrations in Tbilisi have turned into an open confrontation between protesters and Georgian riot police, as a result of which dozens of people were hospitalized. Several thousand demonstrators, together with opposition …

Russia and Turkmenistan mull joint economic projects

Russia and Turkmenistan mull joint economic projects

The 11th meeting of the Intergovernmental Turkmen-Russian Commission for Economic Cooperation was held in Ashgabat on May 8. The Russian side was represented by Deputy Prime Minister Konstantin Chuichenko and Deputy …

Emomali Rakhmon arrives in Moscow

Emomali Rakhmon arrives in Moscow

President of Tajikistan Emomali Rakhmon arrived in Moscow on a two-day official visit. He was met at the Vnukovo-2 airport by State Secretary -  Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory …

Abashidze sums up his Russia-Georgia talks with Karasin

Abashidze sums up his Russia-Georgia talks with Karasin

Georgian Prime Minister's Special Envoy for the relations with Russia Zurab Abashidze said the implementation of the 2011 Georgian-Russian agreement regarding the customs monitoring of cargo shipments across the common border …

Karasin and Abashidze plans to meet in late February

Karasin and Abashidze plans to meet in late February

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin held a phone conversation with Special Representative of the Georgian Prime Minister for Relations with Russia Zurab Abashidze yesterday, the Russian Foreign …