Russia: End of the moratorium on the law that retrograde the champagne in single sparkling wine
© AFP - Alexander Nemenov Champagne bottles in a Moscow store (image of illustration). France had obtained the suspension of this law until the end of the year. As of this Saturday, January 1, the famous French name can no longer use its own name in Russia.
Russia-USA / Security (Lead 1): Lead 1-Russia excludes any concession under the pressure of the United States
(updated with Antony Blinken and Background)
Moscow, January 9 (Reuters) - Russia said Sunday that it would not do any concession under the US pressure in the future discussions on the Ukrainian crisis and the requests of Moscow on safe guarantees , reported the RIA news agency.
According to the RIA Agency, Russia believes that there is a risk that discussions can stop quickly.
Discussions are planned for Geneva, Brussels and Vienna. But RIA reported the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Sergei Ryabkov, saying that diplomacy could end at the end of a single meeting.
The United States ready to discuss with Russia on the deployment of
Missiles Russia-Ukraine-USA-Biden: the United States ready to discuss with Russia on the deployment of Missiles © Reuters / Handout States United ready to discuss with Russia on the deployment of Washington missiles - the United States and their allies are willing to discuss with Russia, as part of Talks on Ukraine, the possibility for each part of Restrict military activities and missile deployments in the region, said Saturday a senior official of the US President Joe Biden.
Video: Ukraine: Vladimir Putin Satisfied with a "positive" American reaction to the Russian proposals (Le Figaro)
"I can not exclude anything, it is a scenario quite possible. And the Americans (...) should not be illusions about this, "said Sergei Ryabkov.
Russia has collected tens of thousands of soldiers at its border with Ukraine, a situation that Washington and Kiev analyze as a possible prelude to an invasion of Ukraine, eight years after the annexation of the Crimean Peninsula.
Moscow denies for project to launch an offensive against Ukraine and denounces the aggressive and provocative attitude of NATO and Kiev.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Sunday that he did not expect breakthroughs in security discussions between the United States and Russia this week, but he said to hope that both parties could get along on some points.
"I do not think we'll see any breakthrough in the coming week," said Antony Blinken on the CNN television channel. (Report Tom Balmforth and Mark Trevelyan, French version Matthieu Protard)
Ukraine: the leader of American diplomacy in Europe to avoid climbing .
© AP - Alex Brandon The US Secretary of State for his departure for Ukraine, January 18, 2022. The Head of American Diplomacy Antony Blinken goes on Wednesday in Kiev, before Berlin then Geneva Friday, where he will meet his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. "We are at a stage where Russia can launch an attack in Ukraine at any time," said Tuesday the spokesman for the White House Jen Psaki, speaking of an "extremely dangerous situation".