Ambassador's Notebook – Eastern Partnership: What's the Real Deal?

Combating Corruption Requires International Cooperation

// Dec. 14, 2013 - 00:33 GMT


Ambassador’s Notebook: Why the East Asia Summit Matters to Russia?

Russia welcomes the results of the 8th East Asia Summit (EAS), which was held in Brunei on October 10.

// Oct. 17, 2013 - 19:39 GMT


Ambassador’s Notebook: Russia Seeks CTBT’s Early Entry Into Force

Russia is a strong advocate of the early entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, which is to become an essential part of the international legal security system and an important link to the other nonproliferation and disarmament instruments. We strongly believe that it has the potential to become an important confidence building measure.

// Oct. 09, 2013 - 19:30 GMT


Ambassador’s Notebook: Crisis in Egypt

The political crisis in Egypt is not easing up.

// Aug. 21, 2013 - 20:13 GMT


Why we Should Strengthen International Efforts to Combat Terrorism

The rapid expansion of the ideologies of terrorism and violent extremism, which are often spread anonymously in “social networks” under slogans of reform, democracy and mobilizing people to come out onto the streets in protest, is an extremely dangerous trend.

// Jul. 13, 2013 - 13:40 GMT


Аmbassador’s Notebook: Syria: Lifting the EU Arms Embargo

At their recent meeting, EU foreign ministers decided not to extend the embargo on arms shipments to Syria beyond June 1.

// Jun. 11, 2013 - 21:43 GMT


Аmbassador’s Notebook: Moscow as an International Financial Center

Since 2010, Russia has been consistently implementing the top priority national economic project to develop Moscow as an International Financial Center (MIFC). Major reforms to our national financial architecture demonstrate the new advantages of Russias financial market to international and domestic investors alike as it integrates further into the global system. </p>

// May. 27, 2013 - 20:15 GMT


Ambassador's Notebook: Russia’s View on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

The preparatory committee for the 2015 NPT review conference took place in Geneva on April 22-May 3.

// May. 06, 2013 - 21:40 GMT


Ambassador's Notebook: Russia – China: A Fresh Start?

The Chinese head of states March <span class="nobr">22–24</span> visit to Moscow was the newly elected leaders first official overseas trip. We see this as an indication of the special relationship between our two countries and the importance both sides attach to it in their foreign policy. </p>

// Apr. 16, 2013 - 22:35 GMT


Ambassador's Notebook: Afghanistan: What Does the Future Hold?

Afghanistan is entering a new stage in its development that is of the utmost importance and requires new efforts by the Afghan people and consolidated support from the entire international community, with the UN playing a central and coordinating role.

// Apr. 11, 2013 - 20:05 GMT