Putin names main threats for CIS member-countries

The main security threats for the CIS member-countries are organized crime, drug trafficking along with corruption and external forces’ influence on the internal political situation, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at …

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

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

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

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

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 …