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Lavrov comments on Russia's 'neo-Imperial' plans

Lavrov comments on Russia's 'neo-Imperial' plans

Assertions that Russia is attempting to revive the Soviet Union are fiction, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said, reaffirming that Moscow does not harbor imperial ambitions. Stressing Russia's respect …

 Russian Foreign Ministry on Nalbandian's visit

Russian Foreign Ministry on Nalbandian's visit

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian will visit Russia on an official visit on February 21-23, 2017 at the invitation of the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, the Russian Foreign Ministry …

VCIOM: Russians think Belarus and Kazakhstan are best

VCIOM: Russians think Belarus and Kazakhstan are best

The traditional annual research by VCIOM on the attitude of Russian citizens to the former Soviet Union countries was presented today in Moscow. On the year of the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Russian Public Opinion …

25 years since USSR collapse

25 years since USSR collapse

Today marks 25 years since the signing of the Belavezha Accords, which declared the Soviet Union effectively dissolved and established the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). A quarter of a century ago, on December 8, 1991, the …

CIS Defense Ministers meet in Moscow

CIS Defense Ministers meet in Moscow

The 71st session of the CIS Council of Defense Ministers will be held in Moscow today. The session will be attended by defense ministers of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, as …

Russia takes over UN Security Council presidency

Russia takes over UN Security Council presidency

On October 1, Russia took over the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council. The first session of the UN Security Council (UNSC) under Russia' rotating presidency is due to be held on October 3, when the work program for the month will be agreed upon...

 Azerbaijani economy leads among CIS countries

Azerbaijani economy leads among CIS countries

Azerbaijan took the 37th place in the Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017, issued by the World Economic Forum, according to the report posted on the Forum’s website. The research covered 138 countries. Azerbaijan ranked the …

 Yerevan to host Forum of Eurasian Partnership

Yerevan to host Forum of Eurasian Partnership

The first International Forum of Eurasian Partnership will be held on 13-16 October, 2016, in Armenia’s capital Yerevan.  The forum will promote bilateral and multilateral economic cooperation between the business communities …