Konstantin Kosachev

Russian lawmaker: oil embargo hits economy in Europe

Russian lawmaker: oil embargo hits economy in Europe

Konstantin Kosachev, a Federation Council deputy speaker, on Tuesday said a partial embargo on Russian oil imports agreed by the heads of state and government of the European Union will deal a blow to the competitiveness of the economy and the …

Kosachev: Russia and Georgia interested in improving relations

Kosachev: Russia and Georgia interested in improving relations

The easing of visa rules in relations between Georgia and Russia, including cancellation of visas, as well as restoration of air links with that country require urgent solution, chairman of the Federation Council’s Foreign Affairs …

Why does U.S. pull out of Open Skies Treaty?

Why does U.S. pull out of Open Skies Treaty?

The United States seeks to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty in order to hide violations and achieve military superiority, Chairman of the Russian Federation Council Foreign Affairs Committee Konstantin Kosachev said,. …

Russian and Georgian lawmakers to meet on July 15

Russian and Georgian lawmakers to meet on July 15

Head of the international affairs committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev said he would meet with Georgian opposition lawmakers in Moscow on July 15 to discuss the current situation in bilateral relations and ways …

Kosachev: common sense has prevailed in PACE

Kosachev: common sense has prevailed in PACE

Common sense has prevailed in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe where for the first time over the past five years the aggressive anti-Russian minority has failed to impose its viewpoint, Russian Senator Konstantin …

 Kosachev on possibility of Russia’s return to PACE

Kosachev on possibility of Russia’s return to PACE

The Russian Federation Interagency Commission for Council of Europe Affairs will meet on June 11 to discuss cooperation with the Council of Europe, including the current situation within its Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), Chairman of the Russian …

Russia ready to pay fee to Council of Europe

Russia ready to pay fee to Council of Europe

Russia is ready to return a debt of 60 million euro to the Council of Europe, which has been accumulated over two years of non-payment, a diplomatic source familiar with the situation said. Earlier, chairman of the Russian Federation …

Kosachev welcomes Pentagon chief’s resignation

Kosachev welcomes Pentagon chief’s resignation

Chairman of the Russian Federation Council’s Foreign Affairs Committee Konstantin Kosachev said that the departure of U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis is a positive signal for Russia, since Mattis was …