Russian Foreign Minister: Moscow 'Respects' Results Of Eastern Ukraine's ReferendumThe Kremlin on Monday said Ukraine's government should engage in a dialogue with the eastern parts of the country following the controversial referendums where about 90 percent of voters said they backed their regions' sovereignty.
Russia Accuses West Of Trying To Control UkraineRussian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says western nations want to seize control of Ukraine because of their own political ambitions as tensions rise between pro-Russian gunmen and Ukrainian troops. Ukrainian acting prime minister says Russian wants to start World War III.
Russian Foreign Minister: The West Is 'Blowing This Out Of Proportion'Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Thursday offered further assurances that his country was not on the verge of invading eastern Ukraine, telling reporters that Russian troops "will be returning to the place of their permanent quarters as soon as" military exercises close to the two nations' shared border wrapped up.
Ukraine: 11,000 Pro-Russian Troops Control Crimea
Russia: Don't 'Jump To Any Conclusions' About UN Chemical Weapons ReportThe United Nations chemical weapons report on the details of the deadly Aug. 21 attack in Syria “make clear” that the Assad regime carried out the attack – but Russia is unconvinced.
US, Russia Reach Agreement On Syria Chemical WeaponsU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov say they have reached an agreement on a framework for securing Syria's chemical weapons after the third day of intense negotiations in Geneva.
Kerry To Lavrov: 'You Want Me To Take Your Word For It?'The level of distrust between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was on full display in Geneva Friday.
Russia Urges Syria to Put Chemical Weapons Under International ControlRussia’s foreign minister is urging Syria to place its chemical weapons under international control as pressure mounts in the West for military intervention.
Kerry Meeting With Syrian Rebel LeadersU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with Syrian opposition leaders and Russia's top diplomat a day after saying the U.S. could soon step up aid to rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime.