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Stories with person: Sergey Lavrov
  • NATO meets Russians in Brussels, urges Ukraine withdrawal 
    Updated: May-19-15 9:08 am

    BRUSSELS - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg and Russia's foreign minister met Tuesday for the first time in three months, and Stoltenberg said he restated the "very strong NATO position" against Moscow's annexation of Crimea and its support for rebels in eastern Ukraine.

  • Kosovo police raid houses of suspected militants 
    Updated: May-15-15 9:55 am

    PRISTINA, Kosovo - Kosovo police raided several households across the country Friday, including the families of ethnic Albanians involved in last week's deadly clashes with police in neighboring Macedonia.

  • No breakthrough as Kerry meets Russia's Putin story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-12-15 5:06 pm

    SOCHI, Russia - The United States and Russia emerged Tuesday from their most extensive, high-level talks in years vowing closer cooperation on Ukraine and Syria but unable to point to any breakthrough or new approach to bridge the major differences separating the two powers.

  • Kerry heads to Russia in first visit since Ukraine crisis story has photos
    Updated: May-11-15 3:52 pm

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry departed Monday for Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin, on his first visit to the country since relations between Washington and Moscow plummeted to post-Cold War lows amid disagreements over Ukraine and Syria.

  • Kerry to hold talks with Russian president Putin this week 
    Updated: May-11-15 8:25 am

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Russia this week for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Kerry's first visit to Russia since the Ukraine crisis began, the State Department announced Monday.

  • US commander: Russia seems set for new offensive in Ukraine story has photos
    Updated: Apr-30-15 12:11 pm

    WASHINGTON - The top U.S. commander for NATO said Thursday that America needs better intelligence on the ground in Ukraine, but that it appears Russian forces have used a recent lull in fighting to reposition for another offensive.

  • Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic story has photos
    Updated: Apr-24-15 6:17 pm

    IQALUIT, Canada - The United States, Russia and other Arctic countries looked past Ukraine's civil war and other tensions Friday, vowing to cooperate on preventing oil spills near the North Pole and combating climate change in a region warming faster than any other.