Russia and NATO

Lavrov: Russia doesn't want war, but...

Lavrov: Russia doesn't want war, but...

Russia is not interested in a war, yet Moscow won’t allow its security interests to be disregarded, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with radio stations on Friday. "If it depends on the Russian …

US and NATO responded to Russia. What's next?

US and NATO responded to Russia. What's next?

Russia has received a long-awaited response from the US and NATO to its proposals for security guarantees. The Americans and NATO members handed them over in writing, but did not publish the documents themselves. They also ask the Russian Foreign …

NATO delivers written replies to Russia on security demands

NATO delivers written replies to Russia on security demands

NATO has delivered its response to Russia on European security arrangements, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in remarks from Brussels. At his news conference, Stoltenberg called for restoring diplomatic channels …

NATO’s response to security guarantees handed to Russia

NATO’s response to security guarantees handed to Russia

The North Atlantic Alliance’s response to security guarantees has been handed to Russia’s Ambassador to Brussels Alexander Tokovinin, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. "NATO’s response has been handed to the …

Lavrov and Blinken holding talks in Geneva

Lavrov and Blinken holding talks in Geneva

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday began their talks in Geneva aimed at defusing the Ukraine crisis. The two sides are expected to discuss further steps regarding Moscow’s …

Russia to resist NATO expansion  through diplomatic means

Russia to resist NATO expansion through diplomatic means

Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov, who led the Russian delegation at the security talks with the U.S. in Geneva last week, said that Russia will do everything possible through diplomatic means to prevent NATO from expanding to Ukraine. …

Norway notifies Russia of NATO multinational exercise

Norway notifies Russia of NATO multinational exercise

The Norwegian Armed Forces Command has notified Russia’s Northern Fleet of the Cold Response 2022 multinational exercise, the Fleet’s press office reported. "Chief of the Norwegian Joint Headquarters Lieutenant-General …

German chancellor welcomes Russia-US contacts on security

German chancellor welcomes Russia-US contacts on security

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has called important and necessary Russia’s contacts with NATO and the US on security issues. "It is very important that we are using different formats," he said in Berlin on Thursday after …

German defense chief assesses Russia-NATO talks

German defense chief assesses Russia-NATO talks

Speaking to the German broadcaster RBB German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht said Thursday that she welcomed contacts between Russia and NATO on Europe’s security situation. "We are now in a situation where we can …

NATO preparing "secret proposal" for Russia

NATO preparing "secret proposal" for Russia

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is ready to put concrete security proposals on the table at the talks with Russia, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said during the press conference. "We made it clear …

Russia-NATO Council meeting in Brussels lasted four hours

Russia-NATO Council meeting in Brussels lasted four hours

The Russia-NATO Council ended a meeting in Brussels that lasted four hours. NATO had expected the talks to last a little less time, as a news conference by its Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was scheduled for 1:30 pm local time, …

Russia-NATO Council meeting starts in Brussels

Russia-NATO Council meeting starts in Brussels

A meeting of the Russia-NATO Council on security guarantees is underway at NATO headquarters in Brussels. Russia at the meeting is represented by Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko. The U.S. delegation to …