Konstantin Kosachev

Russian senator meets with Armenian President

Armenia's President Serzh Sargsyan met with the chairperson of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev yesterday. Kosachev noted that the two-day …

MGIMO commemorates Andrey Karlov

Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs's Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) is hosting the international conference 'Russia-Turkey. Looking ahead', devoted to Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, …

CAS dismisses Russians' appeal against Olympics ban

The Ad Hoc Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by 47 Russian athletes and coaches against the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) refusing to invite them to participate in the 2018 …

Why did Russia’s rating grow?

According to Reuters, ratings agency Fitch revised its outlook on Russia’s long-term foreign- and local-currency issuer default ratings to positive from stable. Fitch, which also affirmed Russia’s rating at “BBB-”, said …

Lavrov and Tillerson  hold meeting in New York

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed cooperation on the Syrian crisis and the settlement of the situation in Ukraine. The meeting between Lavrov and …

Kosachev: Russian-US relations to only worsen

Chairman of the Russian State Duma International Affairs Committee, Konstantin Kosachyov, said there could be no improvement in Russia-U.S. relations after the new sanctions and says relations will only worsen. …