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VICTORY DAY CELEBRATION AT THE RUSSIAN EMBASSY IN ABUJA

On May 8, a solemn Victory Day reception was held at the Russian Embassy in Nigeria. Members of the diplomatic corps, Russian compatriots and graduates of Soviet/Russian universities were in attendance.

FOREIGN MINISTER SERGEY LAVROV’S INTERVIEW WITH ITALY’S PANORAMA MAGAZINE, PUBLISHED ON MAY 3, 2018

Russia would like to hope that common sense will prevail on the other side. Despite our different positions, we are jointly responsible for the future wellbeing of the entire human race and for the effective resolution of key issues facing the world today. But common sense implies the ability of the Western leaders to act responsibly and predictably, to unfailingly honour international law while relying on the UN Charter. We have been increasingly forced to question this ability recently.

WORKING HOURS OF THE CONSULAR DIVISION DURING THE RUSSIAN NATIONAL HOLIDAYS IN APRIL-MAY 2018

In line with the national public holiday calendar of the Russian Federation for 2018, the consular section will be closed for receptions on April 30 – May 2 and May 9, 2018.

RUSSIA’S ASSESSMENT OF THE US DEPARTMENT OF STATE’S REPORT ON ADHERENCE TO AND COMPLIANCE WITH ARMS CONTROL, NONPROLIFERATION, AND DISARMAMENT AGREEMENTS AND COMMITMENTS

The United States advocates on paper for strict observance of international legal standards, including international agreements and other multilateral legally binding accords aimed at enhancing international security. The key role in this area is played by treaties and conventions on arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation, and relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council. The Foreign Ministry deems it necessary to again draw attention to these unacceptable US actions and to the indisputable facts that should facilitate an objective assessment of the real situation with said treaties and conventions and with the implementation of the relevant contractual commitments both by Russia and the United States.

CHANGES IN THE WORKING SCHEDULE OF THE EMBASSY’S CONSULAR SECTION

Dear visitors of the Сonsular Section, please be aware that starting from April 23 service hours of the Consular Section will be changed. Сheck out our website, please.

PRESS RELEASE ON THE CREATION OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION SECURITY

Faced with mounting threats in the information space, civil society continues to look for the most effective ways to counter these challenges, using various forms of consolidated efforts by professionals. The non-governmental sector is ready to contribute to international information security and make the information space a secure environment. In line with this trend, the National Association of International Information Security was set up in Russia on April 10, 2018.