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RF MFA dismisses allegations of Russian plan on Karabakh conflict settlement

The meeting between the Presidents of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan in St. Petersburg on June 20 declined all the opinions that allegedly Russia had prepared its plan for Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement, bypassing the OSCE Minsk Group Co-chairs. “Armenpress” reports, citing the official website of RF MFA, official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova told in a briefing. “The meeting of the Presidents proves that those allegations are ungrounded, or a result of unprofessional analyzing”, she said.
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Russia remembers victims of Great Patriotic War on Day of Memory and Grief

Today marks exactly 75 years ago since Nazi troops attacked the Soviet Union. During the 1,418 days of the Great Patriotic war about 27 million of Soviet citizens were killed including 18 million of civilians, TASS reports....
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22% of the surveyed Russians don’t know about Armenian Genocide

Around 10% of the surveyed people in Russia believe that stories about annihilation of Jewish and Armenian nations are "greatly exaggerated’....
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Challenges facing by global economy require concerted actions – says Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a message of greetings to the participants, organisers and guests of the 20th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, “Armenpress” reports citing the press service of the Kremlin....
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NATO wants constructive relations with Russia

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told the German “Der Spiegel” NATO wants to have more constructive relations with Russia....
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RF MFA: German position on Armenian Genocide comes near to that of Russia

Germany comes near to the Russian position by adopting the resolution condemning the Armenian Genocide by the Ottoman Empire in 1915, “Armenpress” reports, citing Ria Novosti, official representative of the RF MFA Maria Zakharova said. She stated that the Russian position on the issue is very clear....
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Armenian and Azerbaijani Presidents will clarify timetable and place of next meeting within coming months

During the meeting of the Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan, Serzh Sargsyan and Ilham Aliyev, attended by the representatives of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-chair countries in Vienna, an agreement was reached to respects the ceasefire regime established by the agreements of 1994-1995, Russian Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov told in a briefing after the meeting. “An agreement was reached according to which the OSCE will launch the works of installing investigative mechanisms on the contact line. Armenian and Azerbaijani Presidents will clarify the timetable and place of the next meeting within the coming months to continue talks over reaching a final solution for Nagorno Karabakh conflict”, Lavrov announced....
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Moscow clash stopped: 50 people detained

The fighting at the Khovansky cemetery in Moscow resulted in 2 deaths. 50 participants of the clashes have been arrested on site, as “Armenpress” reports “Ria Novosti” informs. Firearms are confiscated from the scene....
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Russia calls not to look for “double or triple meaning” in their statements

Russia sees the settlement of the Karabakh conflict solely by peaceful political and diplomatic means, on the basis of already adopted internationally recognized documents, which were signed by Baku and Yerevan....
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Russia won't support decisions of Istanbul humanitarian summit

Russia will not support the commitments to be adopted at the first World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul on May 23-24, as it believes that the UN Secretariat has not prepared the forum properly ignoring Moscow’s views, says a letter of the Russian delegation circulated among the UN member-countries, reports TASS....
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Putin congratulates leaders of former Soviet states on V-Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated some leaders of the post-Soviet states on the 71st anniversary of the Victory Day in the Great Patriotic War, which marks the capitulation of Nazi Germany to the Soviet Union on May 9, 1945....
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“The draft law on Artsakh wasn’t discussed with Moscow”, states Peskov

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said today that Moscow carefully follows the situation in regard to the approval of the draft law on recognition of NKR made by the Armenian Government....
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Lavrov has no doubts about Armenia’s commitment to peaceful settlement of Nagorno Karabakh conflict

Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov finds no reason to panic about the initiative of an Armenian MP to discuss the issue of the recognition of the independence of Nagorno Karabakh, “Armenpress” reports, “Ria Novosti” informs....
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