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POWER OF DIPLOMACY
Russia Strong-Arms UN to Bolster Assad and Putin’s Mideast Clout
A veto-wielding member of the UN Security Council, Russia increasingly has used its influence to counter efforts to undermine its Syria campaign.
Russia Says It Missed UN Deadline to Repatriate North Korean Workers
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said that Moscow had missed the UN deadline and that around 1,000 North Korean workers were still in Russia.
Russia, China to Hold More UN Talks on Lifting North Korea Sanctions
Russia and China hope lifting some sanctions could help break the deadlock and encourage talks between Washington and Pyongyang.
Russia, U.S. Team Up Against Abortion at UN
"We do not accept the terms ‘sexual and reproductive health’ and ... ‘reproductive rights’," the statement reads.
Russia Summons Senior U.S. Diplomat Over UN Visa Row
Moscow said 10 members of a Russian delegation traveling to attend the United Nations General Assembly had not been issued visas by the U.S.
UN Investigators Link U.S., Syrian and Russian Forces to War Crimes
Syrian and allied Russian warplanes are conducting a deadly campaign that may amount to war crimes, the UN says.
Russia Ranks 3rd in Suicide Rates Globally, UN Says
Lack of economic prospects, as well as cultural and spiritual emptiness, contribute to Russia's high suicide rate, researchers say.
Russia Says U.S. Missile Test Will Lead To ‘Uncontrolled Arms Race’
“According to President Trump, America is ready for an arms race,” Russia's deputy UN ambassador said at a Security Council meeting.
UN Seeks U.S.-Russia Understanding to Spur Syria Peace Process
The UN's Syria envoy wants to convene a group of influential states to support the process.
UN Chief Urges Russia and Turkey to Stabilize Syria's Idlib 'Without Delay'
Russia co-sponsored a de-escalation pact for the area that has been in place since last year.
Kosovo Declares Russian UN Staffer Persona Non Grata
The expulsion of a Russian national has added further strains to the relationship between Kosovo and Serbia.
UN Mission Criticizes Probe into Odessa Deaths
Russia’s Foreign Ministry accused Ukraine of “persistently impeding” the investigation into the deaths of 48 people during riots.
Russia Blames U.S. for UN Visa Denials
The U.S. uses its status as the location of the UN headquarters “for its own selfish foreign policy objectives,” the Foreign Ministry said.
UN Committee Sides Against Russia in First Domestic Violence Ruling
The UN accused a Chechen court of "directly perpetuating sex-based discrimination and stereotypes" during the victim's case.
No ‘Gay Propaganda’ Found in Schoolchildren’s Art, Police Say
“The pictures reflect human values: friendship, respect, mutual understanding and acceptance of other people’s values and attitudes,” a spokesperson...
UN Passes Resolution Criticizing Crimea Militarization, Russia Expresses Regret
The resolution called on Russia to “end its temporary occupation of Ukraine’s territory.”
Russia Not Afraid of New U.K. Sanctions, UN Rep Says
Russia doesn’t rule out the possibility that Britain will levy new sanctions, but it isn’t afraid of them, its ambassador to the UN said.
UN Tells Russia to Rein in Torture, Report on Efforts
The statement responded to the filmed beating of inmate Yevgeny Makarov last year.
Russia Deflects Criticism From UN Rights Experts on Prison Torture
Russia said strict rules governed the use of force in prisons but gave no details of any officials prosecuted for torture.
U.S. Pulls Funding for UN Counterterrorism Office Run by Russian Official
The United States cut a planned $2 million pledge for the United Nations Counterterrorism Office on Wednesday and downgraded its presence at a conference...
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