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Stories with person: Sergey Lavrov
  • Western leaders, CEOs visit Russia amid sanctions fatigue story has photos
    Updated: Jun-16-16 1:26 pm

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - The European Union needs to engage with Russia despite the painful sanctions exchanged over the past two years, a top EU official said Thursday during a rare visit that included Western oil executives eager to re-establish relations and sign new deals.

  • Picking sides: A world of opinions on South China Sea case 
    Updated: Jun-13-16 12:33 am

    WASHINGTON - A case brought by U.S. ally the Philippines against China represents a diplomatic dilemma for far-flung nations as Washington and Beijing rally support for their respective positions on the use of international arbitration in South China Sea disputes.

  • Russian Twitter parody account of Putin suspended 
    Updated: Jun-01-16 9:50 am

    MOSCOW - Russian social media users are voicing their outrage at Twitter's decision to suspend popular accounts parodying President Vladimir Putin and other officials.

  • Hungary wants transparency in EU choice on Russian sanctions 
    Updated: May-25-16 9:17 am

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - The European Union's decision on whether to extend economic sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine should be transparent and discussed openly, Hungary's foreign minister said Wednesday.