Feb 27 2015 - 12:48
A March of Peace, dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War, will leave Moscow for Jerusalem on March 1. The purpose of the peacemaking pilgrimage, that will cover dozens of cities and several countries, is to attract world attention to the dangerous escalation of tensions in the international arena and the need for an active struggle against extremism, nationalism and fascism in different regions of the world, including in Ukraine and the Middle East.
Feb 26 2015 - 21:02
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said after talks with the Georgian Prime Minister’s Envoy Zurab Abashidze in Prague that the main outcome of the meeting was readiness to continue the dialogue, RIA Novosti reports. The meeting lasted over 3 hours, longer than usual due to the range of topics discussed. Karasin considers the negotiating process to be progressive.
Feb 25 2015 - 17:34
Constantine Kosachev, the head of the Federation Council Committee for International Affairs, said in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza that each republic in the South Caucasus had its own significance for Russia. He called Azerbaijan the most important commercial, economic and political partner of Russia in the region. The official thanked Azerbaijan for its respect towards the Russian language and Russian compatriots.
Feb 24 2015 - 11:58
The Georgian prime minister’s special representative for relations with Russia, Zurab Abashidze, and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Grigory Karasin, will discuss the development of Georgian-Russian trade and economic relations in Prague on February 26, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Tamar Beruchashvili said.
Feb 19 2015 - 16:31
Russia has no reasons for concern regarding the opening of a NATO training center in Tbilisi because the activity of the NATO training center will not pursue aggressive goals, Georgian Defense Minister Mindia Janelidze said after the meeting of the government. “This is just a training center and not a NATO base. This is a step aimed at the development and strengthening of the Georgian armed forces,” Trend cited Janelidze as saying.
Feb 17 2015 - 18:11
Alexander Dzasokhov, vice president of the Russian Council for International Affairs, an ex-president of North Ossetia, a diplomat, has visited Vestnik Kavkaza today. In a live interview of the Tribune broadcast, he spoke of the work of the Integration Club of the head of the Federation Council, relations of Russia with neighbouring states, Heydar Aliyev, Russia's position in Syria and the upcoming 70th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War.
Feb 13 2015 - 14:16
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia welcomes the outcome of the talks in Minsk and hopes the Ukrainian crisis is resolved peacefully. "Of course, we welcome the outcome and hope that this process will be irreversible," the agency 'News Georgia' cited the head of the Georgian Foreign Ministry, Tamar Beruchashvili, at a joint press conference with her Romanian counterpart Bogdan Aurescu.