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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...
UN Predicts Falling Population, Rising Urbanization in Russia Through 2050
The UN predicts Russia will lose 11 million people in the next three decades.
U.S., Russia Clash at U.N. Over Chemical Weapons Attacks in Syria
Moscow has vetoed Security Council action on Syria 12 times since the conflict started.
Russia Warns U.S. of 'Grave Consequences' If Syria Is Attacked
"There was no chemical weapons attack" in Syria, Russia told the UN Security Council.
'You'll Be Sorry,' Russia Tells Britain at UN Nerve Agent Attack Meeting
The UK and Russian representatives traded barbs from "Alice in Wonderland."
Russia Blocks UN Security Council Meeting on Human Rights in Syria
Russia on Monday blocked a meeting of the United Nations Security Council to discuss the human rights situation in Syria.
UN Accuses Russia and U.S. of Mass Civilian Deaths in Syria
Air strikes by Russia and a U.S.-led coalition killed civilians in Syria on a large scale last year, UN war crimes investigators said.
Russia Announces Start to 'Humanitarian Pause' in Syria's Ghouta
The UN has demanded a month-long truce in Syria to allow humanitarian access to besieged areas.
Russia Clashes With U.S. at UN Over Escalating Violence in Syria
The secretary-general’s special envoy said this was the most “violent, worrying and dangerous” moment in the past four years
Russia Accuses Islamic State of Running Online Casinos
IS's monthly earnings have dwindled to $3 million, the head of Russia's UN mission has said.
Tillerson Says Russia Is Responsible for Syrian Chemical Use
Russia is ultimately responsible for chemical weapons use by the Syrian regime and should stop blocking United Nations resolutions, he says
Russia Refuses to Join Deal Banning Nuclear Weapons
The Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty has been signed by 56 UN member states.
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