Maria Zakharova

Lavrov paying official visit to Iraq

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has started his visit to Iraq today to discuss key aspects on the Middle East agenda.  According to Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria …

Russian journalist detained in Iran

Russian citizen Yulia Yuzik, who had earlier worked as a correspondent in Iran, was arrested at a hotel in Tehran. The situation was commented by Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova. …

Russia accuses US senators of spreading 'fake news'

Russia accused two U.S. senators on Wednesday of spreading disinformation after they said they were denied visas to visit the country, Anadolu agency reports. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a news conference that …

Lavrov and Zarif to hold talks in Moscow

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet in Moscow on September 2 for talks on the situation in the Gulf region, Russian Foreign Ministry …

Kiev releases journalist Vyshinsky from custody

A court in Kiev has changed the restrictive measure against the editor of the RIA Novosti Ukraine news agency, Kirill Vyshinsky, from arrest to release on his own recognizance. "The previous decision shall be …

What is happening in Kyrgyzstan?

The Kyrgyz Security Council held a session in the wake of a situation involving former President Almazbek Atambayev. The session was chaired by incumbent Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov. The issue …