Tag Archives: Sergei Lavrov

Russia Denies Reports That Vladimir Putin Has Cancer

Politico Europe reports: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has denied that Vladimir Putin is seriously ill in the wake of numerous reports suggesting that the Russian leader has cancer. “You know, President Putin appears in public every day. You can see him on the screens, read his speeches, listen to his speeches,” Lavrov said,. “I don’t think sane people can …

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Putin Apologizes To Israel For Lavrov’s Hitler Claims

Haaretz reports: In a call with Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Russian President Vladimir Putin apologized for Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s assertion that Adolf Hitler had Jewish origins. Bennett accepted Putin’s apology for Lavrov’s remarks and thanked him for clarifying the Russian president’s attitude toward the Jewish people and the memory of the Holocaust, Bennett’s office said in a statement. …

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Russian Foreign Minister: Hitler Had “Jewish Blood”

Reuters reports: Israel denounced Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday for suggesting that the Nazi leader Adolf Hitler had Jewish origins, saying his comments were anti-Semitic and dangerous. Israeli Foreign Ministry Yair Lapid said the Russian ambassador would be summoned for “a tough talk” over the assertion, which Lavrov made on Sunday in an interview with Italian television. “It …

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Lavrov: Risk Of Nuclear War Is “Now Considerable”

Reuters reports: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned the West on Monday not to underestimate the elevated risks of nuclear conflict over Ukraine and said he viewed NATO as being “in essence” engaged in a proxy war with Russia by supplying Kyiv with weaponry. Lavrov, in a wide-ranging interview broadcast on state television, also said that the core of any …

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Russian Foreign Minister Is A Big Fan Of Fox News

The Daily Beast reports: In a long and winding interview with Russian broadcaster RT, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov waxed nostalgic on Friday about the good old days when the Soviet Union was intact and doubled down on the party line that Russia’s deadly attack on Ukraine is a simple military maneuver. After telling the host that he had a …

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Sergei Lavrov: “Nazism Is Flourishing In Ukraine”

Reuters reports: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday he believed some foreign leaders were preparing for war against Russia and that Moscow would press on with its military operation in Ukraine until “the end”. Offering no evidence to back up his remarks in an interview with state television, a week after Russian invaded Ukraine, he also accused Ukrainian …

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UN Diplomats Walk Out On Russian Foreign Minister

The Daily Beast reports: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was ready to justify the invasion of Ukraine to a top UN human-rights forum on Tuesday—but was left humiliated when more than a hundred diplomats abruptly walked out. Lavrov was speaking to the UN Human Rights Council remotely after canceling his planned in-person appearance at the forum in Geneva. However, Reuters …

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Russia Claims Britain Staged Syria Chemical Attack

USA Today reports: The Russian military says that an alleged chemical attack in Syria was staged and directed by Britain. Volunteer first responders and activists claimed a chemical attack by the Syrian government killed over 40 people in the town of Douma, which drew international outrage and prompted Washington and its allies to consider a military response. Moscow warned against …

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Russian Foreign Minister Slams “Revengeful” Obama: After A Year Of Chaos There’s No Evidence Of Meddling

The Associated Press reports: Russia’s foreign minister says relations with the United States are suffering because the Obama administration was “small-hearted” and “revengeful” and says Moscow has not seen any “facts” that it interfered in the election that brought President Donald Trump to power. Sergey Lavrov said former president Barack Obama “put this time bomb in U.S.-Russian relations,” which he …

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Russian Foreign Minister Slams “Over The Top” Rhetoric On North Korea: These Nonstop Threats Worry Us A Lot

Reuters reports: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday the risks of a military conflict over North Korea’s nuclear program are very high, and Moscow is deeply worried by the mutual threats being traded by Washington and Pyongyang. “Unfortunately, the rhetoric in Washington and Pyongyang is now starting to go over the top,” Lavrov said. “We still hope and …

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