Sergei Lavrov

Does US withdrawal leave Syria open to Russia?

In a Twitter thread, US President Donald Trump said the US withdrawal from Syria would be a thorn in the side of Russia and China, who "love to see us bogged down, watching over a quagmire, & spending big dollars to do so." But analysts disagree.

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Russia's Interest in Syria

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Russia for talks on Syria and the United Nations proposal for a government of national unity there. One point that likely came up with foreign minister Lavrov is the issue of Russia providing arms to Syria.

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Clinton in Russia for talks

Hillary Clinton met with her Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow. At a joint news conference, the two said that there has been considerable progress to reduce their nuclear arsenals. The World's Matthew Bell takes a closer look.

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Clinton in Russia for talks

Hillary Clinton met with her Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow. At a joint news conference, the two said that there has been considerable progress to reduce their nuclear arsenals. The World's Matthew Bell takes a closer look.

Global Politics

Poland gets a visit from an angry Russian diplomat

Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, is expected to express Moscow's anger at the agreement by Poland to host part of the planned American missile defense system in Eastern Europe during a visit to Poland. The Russian military has warned that the installation could become a target for a nuclear strike.

Global Politics

Russia's Interest in Syria

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Russia for talks on Syria and the United Nations proposal for a government of national unity there. One point that likely came up with foreign minister Lavrov is the issue of Russia providing arms to Syria.