The Russian foreign Ministry has condemned NATO’s plans to hold a workshop in Svalbard

The Russian foreign Ministry called provocation plans to spend on the Spitsbergen archipelago workshop on the NATO parliamentary Assembly. The corresponding statement posted on Wednesday, April 19, on the website of the foreign Ministry. Moscow believes that the States parties to the Svalbard Treaty of 1920 should be interested in preserving in this area the principles of peace and good neighborliness. “In the context of the current NATO course on “containment” of Russia, accompanied by unprecedented military preparations near the borders of our country, attempts to pull Svalbard “under the wing” of the military-political bloc and the holding of events under its auspices do not meet the spirit of the Treaty,” — said in comments. The foreign Ministry regarded the conduct of the Alliance as a provocative, adding that in the Arctic region there is no problems which would have required the intervention of NATO. Diplomats believe that the tension

Tillerson has lashed out at Iran and a deal on its nuclear program

Rex Tillerson U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson called the failed approach of strategic patience against Iran. With such a statement, as reported RIA Novosti, spoke at a press conference on Wednesday, April 19. According to Tillerson, “a comprehensive policy against Iran requires the solution all threats”. Also, according to him, the deal with Iran on its nuclear program failed. “Joint comprehensive plan of action failed in reaching your goal of non-nuclear status of Iran. It only postpones their goal is to become a nuclear state. This transaction represents the failed approach of the past,” he said. Tillerson called Iran the leading state sponsor of terrorism in the world, which “undermines US interests in countries such as Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Lebanon,” while continuing to support attacks against Israel, reports TASS. “Iran is responsible for the aggravation of many conflicts,” he said, adding that “unrestrained Iran could go the same

Medvedev urged critics of the government’s work to come down to earth

Dmitry Medvedev In response to the allegations of the deputies of the state Duma in the weak government of Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev has reminded that the Cabinet acts in terms of sanctions and low energy prices. His words to the correspondent “” on Wednesday, April 19. “Let’s get down to the ground. All! We are the living conditions? Finance closed — the blockade. Oil has fallen twice. That’s all you remember? Nothing has changed,” he said to the parliamentarians during the annual government report. The Prime Minister suggested the MPs to give a universal recipe out of a difficult situation, “if steer is ready.” “I just like these conversations no value in the face of very difficult international and domestic economic situation,” — said Medvedev. Earlier, Communist party leader Gennady Zyuganov, speaking after the report, the Prime Minister criticized the activities of Ministers, stressing that they are

Medvedev said Zhirinovsky about the existence of the marriage contract

Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev reminded the leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky about the possibility of concluding the marriage contract. About it the correspondent “” on Wednesday, April 19. “About the division of property acquired during the marriage, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, well, not for me to explain to you that there is a prenup. Everything is solved”, — said the head of the government, commenting on the words of Zhirinovsky about the unfair division of property between former spouses Potaninii. The leader of the liberal Democrats in a speech after a government report said that the ex-wife of the President of “Norilsk Nickel” should not require a huge compensation. “She is over two billion. 200 thousand — and went out. Who introduced this ridiculous rule that in half?” — said the politician. On 18 April it became known that Vladimir Potanin and Natalia are unable to resolve the dispute peacefully

Zakharova said Russia compared with the crocodile Poroshenko

Maria Zakharova The official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said the words of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, who has compared Russia with the crocodile. An appropriate entry, the diplomat posted on his page in Facebook on Wednesday, April 19. “Apparently not fast to fame,” wrote Zakharov. Earlier Wednesday, Poroshenko called Russia a crocodile, who “never eats”. The Ukrainian President referred to the statement of the former Prime Minister of great Britain Winston Churchill. “Churchill said in January 1942: “one hopes that if it is enough to feed the crocodile, the crocodile will eat him later”. There is one place where these words are particularly relevant: it is Ukraine, and the crocodile, of which many would like to feed, so he doesn’t eat them today is Russia”, — he said. Relations between Kiev and Moscow worsened after the reunification of the Crimea with Russia in March 2014

In Armenia found the missing Russian military

In Armenia found the missing Russian military YEREVAN, 19 Jul — RIA Novosti, Gamlet Matevosyan. A serviceman of the 102nd Russian military base Dmitry Lashmanov, missing a few days ago, found in one of the apartments of Gyumri, said the Agency Sputnik Armenia with reference to the Prosecutor of Shirak region Karen Gabrielyan. “Loshmanov alive, injury is not” Gabrielyan said, adding that now Lashmanova taken to the police station for questioning. “They will investigate the new circumstances of its disappearance”, — said the Prosecutor. He stressed that the soldier is in good health. It is not clear whose apartment it was where he was and under what circumstances. It is known only that found it in the “mush”Karen Gabriellaphunorg Shirak region Earlier it was reported that Loshmanov went shopping on April 16 and has not returned. He served under contract and lived in the Dorm. The police declared him on