- 21:21 25/02/2014
Syria’s armed opposition, fighting against government troops, are planning a “spring offensive” on the capital Damascus, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday.1
- 22:17 22/02/2014
The United Nations Security Council passed a resolution on Saturday demanding the Syrian government allow unhindered humanitarian access to all regions of the country, the UN said on its website.
- 21:10 20/02/2014
The United States’ public rhetoric about the need to depose Syrian President Bashar Assad does not match its statements in private, Russia's top diplomat said Thursday.
- 17:30 20/02/2014
The combat capability of Russia’s naval task force in the Mediterranean will increase significantly following the first deliveries of Varshavyanka-class submarines to the Black Sea Fleet in 2015, Navy Commander Adm. Viktor Chirkov said Thursday.1
- 21:02 19/02/2014
Attempts to label the Geneva-2 talks as a failure and to press for a military intervention in Syria are unacceptable, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday.
- 04:34 19/02/2014
Russia is planning to partially lift a ban on meat imports from the United States by next week, a senior food safety official said Tuesday.
- 06:40 18/02/2014
The UN envoy on Syria should refrain from blaming only one side for stalled Syrian peace talks, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday.
- 18:24 17/02/2014
Russia is alarmed by reports that the Syrian opposition is being reorganized around a new leadership opposed to further peace talks, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.1
- 16:31 15/02/2014
No date has been agreed for the next round of Syrian peace talks as the second one ended with a final session between the government and opposition in Geneva on Saturday.
- 11:10 15/02/2014
The United States called Russia to press Syria to engage into the peace talks in Geneva that will continue on Saturday.
- 19:50 14/02/2014
Syria’s main opposition group in exile has called on Russia not to block a draft UN Security Council resolution on humanitarian aid supported by Arab and Western nations.
- 21:53 13/02/2014
Russia’s new UN Security Council draft resolution on the crisis in Syria is centered around anti-terrorism efforts, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday.
- 09:25 13/02/2014
Russia has offered a new draft resolution to the United Nations on the crisis in Syria as a counter-proposal to another proposal it dismissed last week, Russia’s UN spokesman said Thursday.
- 22:43 12/02/2014
Recent statements by the US leader on Russia and Syria are an attempt to manipulate public opinion and force Russia to support a “counterproductive” UN resolution, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman said Wednesday.
- 23:35 11/02/2014
It is Russia’s responsibility to ensure that the Syrian government complies with its international commitments on eliminating chemical weapons, the US president said Tuesday.5
- 22:40 11/02/2014
Moscow is satisfied with the decision to extend the ceasefire in the Syrian city of Homs for three more days, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman said Tuesday.
- 14:57 11/02/2014
Russia expects the Geneva-2 peace conference to put an end to illegal arms supplies to Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.
- 22:15 10/02/2014
A third batch of chemical weapons was taken out of Syria on Monday, the global chemical weapons watchdog said.
- 18:54 10/02/2014
Syrian diplomats ruled out the possibility of discussing whether President Bashar Assad should resign, during the second round of international peace talks, which began in Geneva on Monday.