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Blinken speaks to Lavrov for the first time since start of Ukraine invasion

Secretary of State says he urged Russia to accept a US offer to release two Americans detained in Russia.

Blinken speaks to Lavrov for first time since Ukraine invasion

Russian Foreign Minister: Our goal in Ukraine is to topple Zelenskyy

Sergei Lavrov publicly states for the first time that Moscow’s goal in Ukraine is to topple the "unacceptable regime".

'Our goal in Ukraine is to topple Zelenskyy'

Russia to expand Ukraine war behind eastern Donbas region

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announces Moscow is expanding war beyond the eastern Donbas region.

Russia to expand Ukraine war behind eastern Donbas region

Watch: Journalist accuses Russian FM of 'stealing' from Ukraine

Lavrov says Ukraine is 'free' to do as it pleases and that Russia is trying to rid it of its 'neo-Nazi' regime.

Watch: Journalist accuses Russian FM of 'stealing' from Ukraineplayer

Watch: Russian Minister 'trashes' rumors of Putin's illness

Russia’s foreign minister dismissed the rumors, saying anyone in their right mind could tell Putin was perfectly healthy.

Watch: Russian Minister 'trashes' rumors of Putin's illness player

Lavrov on Putin's health: I don't think sane people can see some kind of illness in him

Russian Foreign Minister denies speculations that President Vladimir Putin is ill.

'I don't think sane people can see some kind of illness in him'

Israel is not a shtetl, Messrs. Putin and Lavrov

Israel cannot be pushed around, as it was with the Jews in the good old days. At 74, it is a strong, vibrant country-and a democracy. Op-ed.

Israel is not a shtetl, Messrs. Putin and Lavrov

Herzog: I expect Lavrov to retract his words and apologize

President Herzog on Russian Foreign Minister's remarks: He chooses to spread lies which smell of antisemitism.

'I expect Lavrov to retract his words and apologize'

Zelenskyy and Bennett discuss Lavrov's remarks

Ukrainian President speaks to PM in honor of Independence Day. The two also discuss Russian FM's controversial comments.

Zelenskyy and Bennett discuss Lavrov's remarks

Russian chief rabbi: ‘It would be nice’ if Russia’s Lavrov apologized for Hitler comments

Russian Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar chides Foreign Minister Lavrov over claims Hitler had Jewish ancestry.

‘It would be nice if Lavrov apologized for Hitler comments'

Jewish Democrats slam Russian Foreign Minister

Jewish Democratic Members of Congress denounce Sergei Lavrov's remarks that "Hitler had Jewish blood".

Jewish Democrats slam Russian Foreign Minister

Russia accuses Israel of 'supporting neo-Nazis in Ukraine'

Moscow doubles down on Foreign Minister's controversial claims, blasts Israel for condemning claims that Hitler 'had Jewish blood'.

Russia accuses Israel of 'supporting neo-Nazis'

Chuck Schumer calls Russian foreign minister’s comments about Jews and Hitler ‘sickening’

'Russian army is slaughtering civilians.' Senate Majority Leader excoriates Russian Foreign Minister's claim that Hitler had 'Jewish blood'.

Schumer: Lavrov's comments about Jews and Hitler ‘sickening’

Canada’s Foreign Minister: Shame on Lavrov for his dangerous, revisionist comments

Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs denounces Russian counterpart who said Hitler had Jewish blood.

'Shame on Lavrov for his dangerous, revisionist comments'

Blinken on Lavrov: Incumbent on the world to speak out against such vile rhetoric

US Secretary of State responds to Russian Foreign Minister's comments on Hitler.

'Incumbent on the world to speak out against such vile rhetoric'

Zelenskyy responds to Lavrov: Moscow has forgotten all the lessons of World War II

Ukrainian President responds to Russian Foreign Minister who caused an uproar after claiming that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler had Jewish blood.

'Moscow has forgotten all the lessons of WWII'

WJC Pres: Comparing Zelenskyy to Hitler is beyond the pale

Ronald Lauder condemns Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s comments that Hitler had Jewish origins and accusing Jews of antisemitism.

WJC Pres: Comparing Zelenskyy to Hitler is beyond the pale

Yad Vashem: Lavrov's remarks are 'absurd, delusional, and dangerous'

Yad Vashem responds to Russian FM Lavrov's remarks about Ukraine and the Nazis.

Yad Vashem: Lavrov's remarks are 'absurd, delusional, dangerous'

Bennett to Russian FM: No war is like the Holocaust

Israeli PM pushes back on Russian Foreign Minister's comments comparing Ukraine to Nazi Germany.

Bennett to Russian FM: No war is like the Holocaust

Accusing Lavrov of antisemitism, Israel summons Russian ambassador

Lapid: Lavrov's comments were 'lowest form' of racism against Jews, the Jews didn't murder themselves in the Holocaust.

Israel accuses Lavrov of antisemitism, summons Russian envoy

Russian FM: So what if Zelenskyy is Jewish? Hitler also had Jewish blood

Russian Foreign Minister: The fact that Zelenskyy is Jewish does not deny the Nazi elements in Ukraine.

'Zelenskyy? I believe Hitler also had Jewish blood'

Does Russia intend to go through with threats of WWIII?

Russia's FM Lavrov said the danger of an all-out conflict with the West was 'serious and real.'

Does Russia intend to go through with threats of WWIII?player

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov: There's a real danger of a World War III

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says peace talks with Ukraine will continue, but warns of "real" danger of a World War III.

'There's a real danger of a World War III'

Russia We secured exemption from sanctions on trade with Iran

"We received written guarantees," said Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Deal now appears imminent.

Russia: We secured exemption from sanctions on trade with Iran

US to sanction Putin and Lavrov

White House confirms US will sanction Russian President, Foreign Minister and other members of the Russian National Security team.

US to sanction Putin and Lavrov

EU freezes assets of Putin and Lavrov

EU foreign ministers add Russian President and Foreign Minister to the EU's sanctions list.

EU freezes assets of Putin and Lavrov

Lapid to visit Moscow, meet Russian counterpart

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid to take off for Russia after Rosh Hashanah, meet Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

Lapid to visit Moscow, meet Russian counterpart

Russia ready to promote direct contacts between Israel and PA

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Russia is ready to facilitate direct Israel-PA dialogue.

Russia ready to promote direct contacts between Israel and PA

Russia expels US diplomats in retaliation for US sanctions

Russia announces it will expel 10 US diplomats and add eight others to its sanctions list.

Russia expels US diplomats in retaliation for US sanctions

'Russia is a key player, relations with it are important'

FM Ashkenazi to his Russian counterpart: We are proud of the achievements we have reached in the 30 years of bilateral relations.

'Russia is a key player, relations with it are important'

Russia backs PA proposal for international peace conference

Russian Foreign Minister proposes Middle East peace conference to be held in the spring or in the summer.

Russia backs PA proposal for international peace conference

Russia dismisses US sanctions on Iran

Russia says it intends to trade with Iran once a UN arms embargo expires next month.

Russia dismisses US sanctions on Iran

Russia: There's still hope for Iran nuclear deal

Russian Foreign Minister says there is still a chance to bring 2015 deal "into a stable situation".

Russia: There's still hope for Iran nuclear deal

Russia welcomes Fatah-Hamas pledge of unity against sovereignty

Russia welcomes pledge of unity between Fatah and Hamas against Israel's plans to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.

Russia welcomes Fatah-Hamas unity against sovereignty

Foreign Minister speaks to Russian counterpart

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi speaks with Sergei Lavrov, discusses the need to end the Iranian presence in Syria.

Foreign Minister speaks to Russian counterpart

Putin must ditch Assad, Iran and Maduro ASAP

Before Iran becomes the enemy on his southern border, Putin must let Israel and the US make up for his mistakes in Syria. Op-ed.

Putin must ditch Assad, Iran and Maduro ASAP

Russian FM: Iran nuclear deal in danger of 'falling apart'

Sergei Lavrov says Iranian nuclear deal could collapse due to the US and the EU's failure to comply with it.

Russian FM: Iran nuclear deal in danger of 'falling apart'

Russian FM: Putin offered to host Netanyahu and Abbas

Russia's Foreign Minister says Russian President proposed to Netanyahu a summit with PA chairman to discuss Middle East peace process.

Russian FM: Putin offered to host Netanyahu and Abbas

Russian FM speaks out against 'Deal of the Century'

Sergei Lavrov says US administration's peace plan will "destroy everything" that has been done so far.

Russian FM speaks out against 'Deal of the Century'

Lavrov: Russia willing to mediate Israel-PA talks

Russian foreign minister says his country is ready to host a meeting between Israelis and Palestinian Arabs.

Lavrov: Russia willing to mediate Israel-PA talks