All articles tagged "UN"

Russia opposes imposing UN sanctions on NKorea Russia opposes imposing UN sanctions on NKorea

10 Apr, 11:08 PM 9 comments

Russia on Thursday voiced its opposition against imposing UN sanctions on North Korea over its recent satellite launch, saying that such a move could attract inappropriate responses from Pyongyang.

Tags: North Korea, Russia, UN

Russia calls for compromise ahead of UN conference Russia calls for compromise ahead of UN conference

20 Apr, 12:03 PM 3 comments

The compromise reached ahead of the United Nation's controversial global conference in Geneva is very fragile, according to Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Yakovenko.

Tags: racism, nationalism, UN

NKorea bolsters nuclear deterrence in defiance of UN sanctions NKorea bolsters nuclear deterrence in defiance of UN sanctions

26 Apr, 05:45 PM 3 comments

North Korea said Saturday it has begun to extract plutonium from spent fuel rods at its main nuclear plant to build up its atomic arsenal in retaliation at the U.N. panel's condemnation of its April 5 rocket launch

Tags: North Korea, UN, atomic arsenal

Russia calls for international efforts to achieve peace in the Middle East Russia calls for international efforts to achieve peace in the Middle East

12 May, 10:46 PM

Russia’s Foreign Minister has called for world efforts to resume the peace process in the Middle East, with a common goal being an independent Palestinian state living side by side in peace with a secure Israel.

Tags: Sergei Lavrov, Israel, Palestine, UN

Russia, US elected to UN’s human rights body Russia, US elected to UN’s human rights body

13 May, 11:44 PM 11 comments

Russia has been reelected, and the United States elected for the first time to the UN Human Rights Council.

Tags: UN, US, human rights

Talks between Russia, Georgia restart in Geneva Talks between Russia, Georgia restart in Geneva

19 May, 04:15 PM 12 comments

Talks between Georgia and Russia have resumed after international mediators managed to persuade Moscow's negotiators to return to the table.

Tags: Georgia, South Ossetia, UN

American asks Russian UN representative for help prosecuting Bush American asks Russian UN representative for help prosecuting Bush

21 May, 02:07 PM 2 comments

An American citizen has asked Russian UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin for help bringing charges of crimes against humanity against Goerge W. Bush and members of his administration in the International Criminal Court.

Tags: torture, human rights, UN

Russia supports UN resolution against second NK nuclear test Russia supports UN resolution against second NK nuclear test

27 May, 10:47 PM

Russia plans to support a tough UN resolution against North Korea for its second nuclear test, the country's envoy to the United Nations said. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin would not tell Russia's Itar-Tass news agency, however, whether additional sanctions against the Stalinist regime in Pyongyang were discussed at a meeting Tuesday night in New York of the five permanent UN Security Council members and Japan.

Tags: Russia, UN, North Korea, nuclear,

Russia blackmailed UN on Abkhazia, Georgia says Russia blackmailed UN on Abkhazia, Georgia says

28 May, 12:02 PM 1 comment

The latest United Nations report on Abkhazia has angered Georgia enough to claim that Russia blackmailed UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon into regarding the Caucasus state as an independent country.

Tags: Georgia, UN, Abkhazia

Russia and China demand UN response to North Korea nuke tests Russia and China demand UN response to North Korea nuke tests

3 Jun, 12:42 PM

Russia and China call for appropariate action to impending crisis on Korean peninsula, as North Korea comes closer to a working atomic bomb

Tags: North Korea, UN, nuclear, China

Russia may back economic sanctions on North Korea Russia may back economic sanctions on North Korea

4 Jun, 10:45 PM

Russia has suggested that it may back economic sanctions against North Korea to persuade Pyongyang to scrap its nuclear arms program, while fears grew that the North is about to test another long-range missile.

Tags: Russia, North Korea, UN, US, nuclear, Dmitry Medvedev

Russia vetoes UN observer mission in Georgia Russia vetoes UN observer mission in Georgia

16 Jun, 10:14 PM 13 comments

The rift between Russia and Western powers over Georgia burst back into full view on the UN Security Council when Russia vetoed a resolution that would have extended the UN observer mission in Georgia.

Tags: UN, Georgia

EU regrets Russia’s decision to veto UN mission in Georgia EU regrets Russia’s decision to veto UN mission in Georgia

18 Jun, 05:13 PM 4 comments

The European Union has announced that it regrets Russia's decision to veto a United Nations observation mission continuing in Georgia, calling it a blow to stability.

Tags: Russia, UN, Georgia, EU, South Ossetia,

Russia hails UN sanctions against North Korea Russia hails UN sanctions against North Korea

19 Jun, 10:21 PM

Russia has praised the UN's sanctions against North Korea as well-balanced, while it played down North Korea's belligerent threats, suggesting that its rhetoric may be more menacing than its actual intentions.

Tags: North Korea, Andrei Nesterenko, nuclear, UN

UN mission starts leaving Georgian territories after Russian veto UN mission starts leaving Georgian territories after Russian veto

1 Jul, 10:34 PM 1 comment

OSCE observers have started leaving disupted Georgian republics, after Russia vetoed a UN monitoring mission in the region.

Tags: Georgia, OSCE, UN

Russia and Georgia to continue security talks in Geneva in September Russia and Georgia to continue security talks in Geneva in September

2 Jul, 11:00 PM

Russia and Georgia on Wednesday held a "constructive" round of security talks in Geneva and agreed to meet again on September 17, international mediators said after the meeting.

Tags: Russia, Georgia, security, US, UN, EU,



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