Russia and Italy

Lavrov holds meeting with Italian PM Conte

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held talks with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in Rome. Lavrov conveyed to the Italian premier best wishes from Russian President Vladimir Putin. …

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Berlin promises to improve ties with Moscow

Germany would like to improve relations with Russia, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said during a press conference in Berlin. Merkel said she will continue to work on improving relations with Russia, noting …

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Putin on his meeting with Pope Francis

Love of Russian culture brings Russia, the Vatican and Italy closer together, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a gala dinner with delegates of the Russian-Italian Civil Society Dialogue Forum yesterday evening. …

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Bus carrying Russian tourists flips over in Italy

A tourist bus carrying 60 Russian citizens turned over on the Siena-Florence highway, a representative at the Russian Embassy said. "The embassy received a signal from the Italian Department of Civil Protection about an …

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Italy opposes punitive anti-Russian sanctions

Italy's Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi described the EU anti-Russian sanctions as transitional measure, which shouldn't become a permanent punitive instrument. "Our Constitution imposes an …

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"Our sanctions against Russia pointless"

Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini called the EU sanctions against Russia pointless. "Slovakia has long stressed that the sanctions has no positive effect," he recalled, speaking at the Parliamentary Assembly of the …

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Italy intends to open new chapter in NATO-Russia ties

Rome is determined to promote a new chapter in NATO cooperation with Russia, Italian Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Guglielmo Picchi, who is also a foreign policy adviser to Italian …

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Italy's government to discuss status of Crimea

Italy’s new government will be discussing any issue, including the status of Crimea, the country's Deputy Prime Minister, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said. "It is an issue of the foreign minister. We …

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Italy declares war on anti-Russian sanctions

Italy’s Prime Minister Jiuseppe Conte advocates a review of the anti-Russia sanctions system. "The new government of Italy will be seeking that the sanction policy against Russia be reviewed, especially those …

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