Archive - Dec 11, 2013


Nowak: 'We have a new East-West conflict'

An OSCE meeting took place in Kyiv as Ukrainians held pro-European protests. But, the group has lost its importance, says international law expert Manfred Nowak because the West and Russia are drifting apart. READ MORE

One-sided power

By Sergey Karaganov, an honorable Chairman of the General Committee of the Foreign and Defense Policy Council

Russia wins in foreign policy but this is not enough to preserve the status of one of the great powers READ MORE

Moscow urges OSCE to address problem of non-citizenship in EU - Lavrov

Moscow is calling on the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to take a closer look at the problem of national minorities, including the problem of non-citizenship in the European Union, the Voice of Russia correspondent Ksenya Melnikova quotes Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying. READ MORE


By Alina Kantor

French Court of Aix -en-Provence has once again postponed consideration of a request for extradition of the former head of BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov Ukraine. While the court postponed the start consideration on December 12. On the same day the Court of Appeal of Aix-en - Provence will be considered a similar request from Russia . READ MORE