Konstantin Kosachev

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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. …

Pre-Geneva activation

In the context of a meeting between the Syrian government and the opposition, mediated by Russia, Turkey and Iran

Russia marks Day of Diplomatic Worker

Russia is marking the Day of a Diplomatic Worker. The date was set on October 31, 2002, by the Russian President Vladimir Putin and is celebrated annually on February 10. The date was chosen upon the discovery of the …