Sergei Lavrov


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Palestinian Territories
Le chef du Hamas Ismail Haniyeh assiste à une réunion avec des journalistes étrangers à l'hôtel al-Mat'haf dans la ville de Gaza, le 20 juin 2019.

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh visits Moscow

Meeting with Russia’s Foreign minister comes amid tensions between Russia and Israel

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Iran & Eastern States
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) and his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir-Abdollahian during a joint news conference in Moscow, on August 31, 2022.

Analysis: Iran and Russia trying for a joint show of strength

Russia & Iran growing closer to each other under pressure from international sanctions

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International
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a news conference in Entebbe, Uganda, on July 26, 2022

Russia's foreign minister condemns Israeli strikes in Syria

Sergei Lavrov's comments come amid growing tension between Russia and Israel

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Europe
US' Women's National Basketball Association basketball player Brittney Griner holds a picture of her team as she stands inside a defendants' cage before a court hearing in Khimki, Russia, on August 4, 2022.

Russian court sentences US basketball star Griner to 9 years in jail

US President Joe Biden called Griner's sentencing 'unacceptable'

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US / Canada
Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during a press conference in Gara de Nord, the main railway station in Bucharest, Romania, on April 4, 2022.

Russia wants to dissolve Ukraine from world map, says US envoy to UN

'The denazification and demilitarization of Ukraine will be carried out in full'

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US / Canada
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) greets Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva, Switzerland, on January 21, 2022.

Blinken, Russian FM hold ‘frank’ talks on prisoners, Ukraine

Antony Blinken told Sergei Lavrov 'the world will never recognize annexation'

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Europe
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a news conference in Entebbe, Uganda, on July 26, 2022

Russian FM denies ‘so-called food crisis’ on African tour

Sergei Lavrov criticizes 'Western stubbornness in insisting they are always right'

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North Africa
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a joint press conference with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shourky following their talks in the capital Cairo on July 24, 2022.

Russia’s FM visits Egypt as Moscow seeks Arab world’s support

After Cairo, Lavrov will also visit Ethiopia, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo

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North Africa
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry greet each other in Cairo, Egypt, on April 12, 2021.

Russia seeking non-Western ties in Egypt, other African states

Egypt 'identifies that the world is becoming more, and not less, multipolar'

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Europe
Russia's President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting of the Council for Strategic Development and National Projects at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, on July 18, 2022.

CIA chief: Despite rumors, Putin is ‘entirely too healthy’

'I've heard him say this privately... that Ukraine is not a real country. Well, real countries fight back'

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Ukraine - Russia War
A painting showing the Nord Stream pipelines is displayed on a container near the Nord Stream 1 Baltic Sea pipeline in Lubmin, Germany, on July 20, 2022

Russia restarts major gas pipeline, US warns of annexation

'Annexation by force would be a gross violation of the UN Charter, we would not allow it to go unchallenged'

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Ukraine - Russia War
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at a news conference in Moscow, Russia, on April 26, 2022.

Russia’s military aims in Ukraine no longer focused ‘only’ on Donbas - Lavrov

Russia's FM says Moscow's objectives will continue to expand if the West delivers long-range weapons to Kyiv

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Diplomacy
Firefighters work to put out a fire in a house after a suspected missile attack of a residential area in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on July 11, 2022.

Israel will send more defensive equipment to Ukraine

Israel is one of the only countries that maintains positive relationships with both Russia and Ukraine

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Europe
A Greenpeace activist holds a banner in front of the parliament building in Budapest, Hungary, to demand from the government not to oppose EU sanctions on Russian oil, on May 30, 2022.

EU freezes Russian assets worth $13.8b over Ukraine invasion

Germany alone froze $4.48 billion in mid-June

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Ukraine - Russia War
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky lays down a lamp at the Minora memorial in Kiev, to mark the 80th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, one of the largest mass slaughters of Jews during World War II, on September 29, 2021.

US accuses Russia of antisemitism over Ukraine ‘denazification’ claim

'Kremlin is detracting from critically important global efforts to combat antisemitism'

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US / Canada
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (R) shakes hands with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi during a meeting in Bali, Indonesia, on July 9, 2022.

Blinken: Talks with Chinese FM 'candid and constructive'

Blinken voiced concerns over issues including Taiwan, Hong Kong, human rights, and Ukraine

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Ukraine - Russia War
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends the G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Nusa Dua on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on July 8, 2022.

Russia says sanctions over Ukraine a declaration of economic war by the West

'Aggressors', 'invaders,' 'occupiers' - we heard a lot of things today,' says Russia's Foreign Minister

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Diplomacy
A banner depicting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russian President Vladimir Putin and reading "Justice Prevails," is displayed along a highway in the Syrian capital Damascus, on March 8, 2022.

Moscow works on UN resolution condemning Israel for Damascus airport strike - report

Draft memo says the attack was against international law

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Defense
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at the Presidential Palace in the capital Damascus, Syria, on July 17, 2021.

Report: Israel warns Syrian leader his palace could be targeted

Israel allegedly conducts aerial raids in Syria against Iranian entrenchment on its northern border

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Defense
Le ministre russe des Affaires étrangères, Sergei Lavrov, donne une conférence de presse après avoir rencontré le ministre ukrainien des Affaires étrangères pour des entretiens à Antalya, le 10 mars 2022.

Russia condemns 'Israel's latest provocation' in Syria

'We strongly condemn Israel's provocative attack on Syrian civilian infrastructure'

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Diplomacy
Russian Ambassador to Israel Anatoly Viktorov gives a statement to the media at the Russian Consulate in Tel Aviv, Israel, on March 3, 2022.

Russian envoy to Israel denies reports on Vladimir Putin’s illness

‘His health allows him to continue his important work for the country’

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Ukraine - Russia War
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at a news conference in Moscow, Russia, on April 26, 2022.

Russia to allow Ukraine’s wheat ships into Mediterranean if waters demined - FM

Russian FM Lavrov says it’s up to West, Ukraine to resolve food crisis

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Ukraine - Russia War
FILE -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during a joint press conference with Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, in Rome, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020.

West declared 'total war' on Russia, Lavrov says

'Culture of canceling Russia reaching the point of absurdity'

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Diplomacy
Israel's Prime Minister Naftali Bennett meets with Russia's President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Russia, on October 22, 2021.

Putin speaks with Israel's Bennett, apologizes for Lavrov's comments

'A thorough exchange of views on the situation in Ukraine continued,' the Kremlin said