Russia's Lavrov Meets Head of Syrian Opposition

Russia's Lavrov Meets Head of Syrian Opposition

Moscow says it wants to keep in regular contact with the Syrian opposition after FM Lavrov meets the coalition's leader.Elad Benari, 2/3/2013, 5:51 AM
Russian FM Warns Against Strike in Iran

Russian FM Warns Against Strike in Iran

Attacking Iran's nuclear facilities "a very dangerous idea," says Russian FM Sergei Lavrov.Elad Benari, 1/24/2013, 5:16 AM
Assad 'Living on Warship'

Assad 'Living on Warship'

Unconfirmed report in Saudi newspaper says Syrian strongman travels to Syria by helicopter to attend meetings.Gil Ronen, 1/14/2013, 2:53 PM
Russia: Assad Can't be Forced to Step Down

Russia: Assad Can't be Forced to Step Down

Russia admits that Syrian President will not be persuaded to quit, insists there is still a chance of finding a political solution.Elad Benari, 12/30/2012, 5:11 AM
Russia Urges Assad to Talk to Opposition

Russia Urges Assad to Talk to Opposition

Russia, Syria's closest ally despite months of violence, encourages Assad to hold dialogue with opposition.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/28/2012, 9:55 PM
Lavrov: Syria Consolidating Chemical Weapons

Lavrov: Syria Consolidating Chemical Weapons

Russia's foreign minister says Syria has acted to consolidate its chemical weapons to prevent rebels capturing them.Elad Benari, 12/23/2012, 3:21 AM
Lavrov Supports Palestine in Meeting with Abbas

Lavrov Supports Palestine in Meeting with Abbas

Russian Foreign Minister meets PA Chairman in Amman. "For us the statehood of Palestine is not questionable," he says.Elad Benari, 11/7/2012, 3:12 AM
Lavrov: 'Israeli Arabs Will Save You From Attack'

Lavrov: 'Israeli Arabs Will Save You From Attack'

At a meeting with Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov dismissed Israeli fears of attack by IranDavid Lev, 10/11/2012, 3:27 PM
Russia: West 'Blackmailing' Us over Syria

Russia: West 'Blackmailing' Us over Syria

Moscow: Western powers threaten to cancel U.N. observer force in Syria unless military intervention is authorized.Gil Ronen, 7/16/2012, 3:03 PM
Russia Willing to See Assad Leave, Not by Force

Russia Willing to See Assad Leave, Not by Force

Russia is willing to see Syria's President Bashar al-Assad leave power – but not by force; rather, as part of a “political settlement.”Chana Ya'ar, 6/6/2012, 5:20 PM
Russia Frustrated With Assad

Russia Frustrated With Assad

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov made a rare show of public pique over Assad's slow adoption of recommended reforms in Syria.Gabe Kahn., 3/15/2012, 2:13 AM
Lavrov Pushes for Reforms in Syria, Violence Rages

Lavrov Pushes for Reforms in Syria, Violence Rages

Russian Foreign Minister visits Assad, urges reforms. Assad claims to agree, but continues killing.Elad Benari, 2/8/2012, 7:16 AM
Russia Protecting Iran from West

Russia Protecting Iran from West

Russia stepped up to protect Iran from Western interference Wednesday, warning that further sanctions would only "stifle" the economy.Chana Ya'ar, 1/18/2012, 2:15 PM