Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia at UN Security Council Briefing on Biological Laboratories in Ukraine

Statement by Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia at UN Security Council Briefing on Biological Laboratories in Ukraine (Agenda item “Threats to International Peace and Security”) Colleagues, It is the third meeting of the Security Council on military biological activities in Ukraine that convenes upon Russia’s request. Let me explain why. We keep receiving very worrisome documental…

Russia’s Statements at the “Arria-Formula” Meeting on IHL Violations and Crimes Committed by Ukrainian Military and Militia

Remarks by Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia and First Deputy Permanent Representative Dmitry Polyanskiy at “Arria-formula” meeting of UNSC members on IHL violations and other crimes committed by Ukrainian military and militia Opening remarks: Vassily Nebenzia: Dear colleagues, We welcome you to our Arria-formula meeting focusing on the crimes of Ukrainian army and militia committed in the…

Ukraine: Russia Warns the UNSC of New Provocations by the Kiev Regime

Statement by First Deputy Permanent Representative Dmitry Polyanskiy at UNSC briefing on the situation in Ukraine Mr. President, We never doubted that today our Western colleagues would produce lots of speculations as to what is going on in Ukraine in light of the Russian special military operation. Your scheme of action is clear to us….

Russia’s Exclusion from the Human Rights Council Sets a Dangerous Precedent

Explanation of vote by Deputy Permanent Representative Gennady Kuzmin before UNGA vote on a draft resolution on suspension of Russia’s rights of membership at the UN Human Rights Council Mr.President, This is not the right moment for being theatrically pathetic in the manner of the Ukrainian representative, so I will speak to the point. The…

Ukraine: The Massacre of Bucha, a Ukranian Timisoara

Christelle Néant On 3 April 2022, Ukrainian authorities and Westerners accused Russia of committing a massacre of civilians in Bucha, a town on the outskirts of Kiev. But several inconsistencies indicate that the Bucha massacre is an episode worthy of the Timisoara mass grave case (a textbook case of disinformation). To understand what really happened,…

Statement by Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia at UNSC Briefing on Biological Laboratories in Ukraine, March 18, 2022

Statement by Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia at UNSC briefing on biological laboratories in Ukraine Mr.President, At the outset, let me express our heartfelt deep condolences to the Permanent Representative of Ireland, Ambassador Byrne Nason, and the entire Mission of Ireland, on the sudden demise of Deputy Permanent Representative J.Kelly. This is a huge loss for…

UN Security Council Calls for Immediate Withdrawal of All Mercenaries from Libya

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) called on all Libyan and international parties to respect the ceasefire agreement and the arms embargo, as stipulated by the Council’s relevant resolutions. The president of the UNSC, Tunisian Ambassador Tariq Al Adab, whose country is chairing the Security Council this month, made the remarks after a closed consultation…

US Blocks Russia-Sponsored UNSC Statement on Incursion in Venezuela

Statement by Dmitry Polyanskiy, First Deputy Permanent Representative of Russia to the UN, during the VTC of UN Security Council members on Venezuela Mr. President, We thank Under-Secretary-General on political and peacebuilding affairs Ms. Rosemary DiCarlo for the briefing. I want to indicate from the outset that the situation we are facing today is unfolding…