League of Nations – impotent or manipulative? Why the predecessor of the UN collapsed

US President Joe Biden, speaking at 77th session of the UN General Assembly, proposed to expand the Security Council of this international organization, and Vladimir Zelenskyin             appeal                   generally benevolent — Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabikovstated that the Russian side has been calling for the same thing for a long time. However, he also noted that Biden's speech

Reuters called a way for Kyiv to harm Russia at the UN

The agency writes that Ukraine was unable to implement the most radical option – the exclusion of Russia from the UN Security Council, but it remains possible to withdraw credentials from the country's permanent representatives to the organization Ukraine may try to revoke credentials from Russian representatives to the UN, writes Reuters. The publication indicates

Belarus at the UN confirmed its non-nuclear status

According to the representative of Minsk in the UN, Belarus made its choice in favor of renouncing the possession of nuclear weapons consciously and does not intend to change its status 6/36/756595611306366.webp 673w” type=”image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/800xH/media/img/6/36/756595611306366.webp 800w" type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 400px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)" > Belarus does not intend to

UN urges Taliban to disassociate from al-Qaeda

Al-Qaeda is still well represented in Afghanistan, but the UN is trying to encourage the Taliban to disassociate themselves from the terrorists, according to the head of the UN Counterterrorism Office/s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/320xH/media/img/6/17/756595625667176.webp 320w” type=”image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px)” >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/1200xH/media/img/6/17/756595625667176.jpg 1200w" media="(min-resolution: 192dpi)" > The UN is doing everything it can to encourage the Taliban to dissociate

Russia invited UN and Red Cross experts to Yelenovka

frame from video To conduct an objective investigation of the shelling of the pre-trial detention center in Yelenovka, Russia invited experts from the UN and the Red Cross to come to the scene. This was stated in the Ministry of Defense of the country. Recall that on July 29, as a result of the shelling

Russia invited the UN and the Red Cross to investigate the attack in Yelenovka

Ministry of Defense: Russia invited the UN and the Red Cross to investigate the attack on the UN pre-trial detention center and the Red Cross earlier expressed their readiness to send experts to Yelenovka to find out the circumstances of the incident. According to the Russian side, 50 people were killed in the attack on

Swiss bank blocks account of Russia’s permanent representative to the UN in Geneva

A Swiss bank blocked the personal account of Russia's permanent representative to the UN in Geneva Gatilov s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/673xH/media/img/4/87/756590962384874.webp 673w” type=”image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi) ” >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/800xH/media/img/4/87/756590962384874.webp 800w" type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 400px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)" >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/590xH/media/img/4/87/756590962384874.webp 590w" type="image/webp" > Gennady Gatilov A Swiss bank blocked the personal account of Gennady Gatilov, Permanent

Mass protests against the presence of UN peacekeeping forces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Massive protests took place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo against the presence of UN peacekeeping forces in the country. Demonstrators destroyed a Blue Helmets military unit in North Kivu province and set it on fire, Directorate 4 Telegram channel writes. MONUSCO staff had to be evacuated by helicopters. The protesters demanded the immediate

Russia proposed to the UN to include a clause on Russian grain in the agreement

Lavrov: Russia proposed to the UN Secretary General to include a clause on Russian grain in the agreement src=”https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/7/43/756583248880437.jpg” alt=”Russia proposed to the UN to include a clause on Russian grain in the agreement” /> Russia sent a signal to UN Secretary General António Guterres about the need to include a clause on Russian grain

In Istanbul, negotiations of Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and the UN grain began

negotiations of military delegations of Turkey, Russia, Ukraine and the UN representatives in grain export began in Istanbul in closed mode, reports & laquo; RIA Novosti & Raquo; with a link to the correspondent. The Turkish television channel CNN Turk was the first to announce the closed mode of negotiations. Earlier, the correspondent of the

UN says 13 million more people will face hunger in 2022

An additional 13 million people around the world will face malnutrition this year due to fighting in Ukraine. This was stated by the chief economist of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Maximo Torero, during a speech at a conference at the UN. He noted that in 2021, from 702 to 828 million people faced

China’s envoy to the UN urged to prevent a cold war over Ukraine

NATO should not look for “imaginary enemies” in Asia and look for a pretext for a “new Cold War” in the situation in Ukraine, the Permanent Representative of the PRC said. The FT wrote that in the bloc's new strategic concept, China will become a “system call” jpg” alt=”Chinese envoy to the UN urged to

Canceled a day later: how US and UN sanctions were lifted from different countries

Over the past decades, UN and US sanctions have been imposed repeatedly – South Africa, Myanmar, Yugoslavia, Iraq. Why sanctions were imposed and how quickly they were lifted from different countries – in the RBC video 7/30/756560064213307.jpg” alt=”Canceled a day later: how US and UN sanctions were lifted from different countries” /> Video up to

Mishustin signed a decree on Russia’s withdrawal from the UN travel organization

The government accepted the proposal of the Russian Foreign Ministry to withdraw the country from the UN World Tourism Organization. Russia announced its decision to withdraw from the UNWTO in response to the suspension of membership alt=”Mishustin signed a decree on Russia's withdrawal from the UN travel organization” /> Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed

US Ambassador to the UN called the condition for supporting Italy’s plan for Ukraine

The United States declared its support for any efforts to peacefully resolve the situation in Ukraine. Italy has previously proposed a plan that includes negotiations over “disputed territories”. In Russia, Italy's proposal was criticized The United States supports any efforts to peacefully resolve the situation in Ukraine, if they support the Ukrainian people. This was

Erdogan invited Putin to organize negotiations between Russia, Ukraine and the UN

The Kremlin said the leaders discussed the transit of goods through the Azov and Black Seas, including grain. Erdogan is also due to have a telephone conversation with Zelensky on May 30 Recep Tayyip Erdogan Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan invited his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to organize a meeting of representatives of Russia, Ukraine

Italian Foreign Ministry announced the transfer of the settlement plan in Ukraine to the UN

Italian Deputy Foreign Minister Manlio Di Stefano confirmed that Rome had submitted a four-stage plan to the UN on how to resolve the conflict in Ukraine. The head of EU diplomacy, Josep Borrell, said that Kyiv should determine the terms of the truce alt=”The Italian Foreign Ministry announced the transfer of the settlement plan in

UN reported 3.8 thousand dead civilians in Ukraine

Among them are more than 250 children and more than 900 women. At the same time, the UN believes that the real data on civilian deaths in Ukraine is much higher * 3,811 civilians have died since the beginning of the Russian special operation in Ukraine, reports the Office of the UN High Commissioner for

The Foreign Ministry responded to the UN with a call to lift sanctions in exchange for access to the ports of Ukraine

Anti-Russian sanctions can cause a food crisis, as they interfere with the normal trade in products, so they should be removed, the head of the UN WFP said in the Foreign Ministry, who demanded an end to the blockade of Ukrainian ports With the same appeal to Russia at a special meeting of the UN

Russian Deputy Representative to the UN called the condition for the use of nuclear weapons

Deputy Ambassador of Russia to the UN Polyansky: Russia can use nuclear weapons in case of a threat According to Dmitry Polyansky, Russia can use nuclear weapons in the presence of an “existential threat”. President Vladimir Putin has the authority to decide how critical such a threat is for the country. ” alt=”Deputy Representative of

The Ministry of Defense called on the UN and the Red Cross to ensure the evacuation from Slovyansk

According to the Ministry of Defense, the Armed Forces of Ukraine equipped in Slavyansk and Kramatorsk a single fortified area with an area of ​​​​over 170 square meters. km, keep 90 thousand people in cities and prevent them from leaving for Russia or other territories controlled by Ukraine Kramatorsk The Russian Ministry of Defense called

UN criticizes EU decision not to invite Russia to conference on Syria

Photo by pixabay.com Deputy official representative of the UN Secretary General Farhan Haq said that the decision of the European Union not to invite Russia to participate in the donor conference Syria “Brussels-6” is regrettable. “The Russian Federation is a member of the United Nations and a permanent member of the UN Security Council, as

US envoy to UN accuses Russia of using chemical weapons in Syria

Linda Thomas-Greenfield US Permanent Representative to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield accused Russia of using chemical weapons in Syria, she made such a statement on PBS. Her words are quoted by the press service of the diplomatic mission. “They also used false accusations against the United States and Ukrainians of using chemical weapons, and we know

Russia announced the disruption of the participation of its representatives in the UN meeting

Representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova and two Russian experts were supposed to take part in a meeting of the information committee at the UN headquarters in the United States, but Zakharova's visa was issued late, and the experts did not receive them at all Dmitry Polyansky The United States did not issue

UN reported 3.1 thousand dead civilians in Ukraine

More than 200 children and more than 700 women were among the dead, and another 1,000 adults who died had no sex determined. The UN believes that the actual figures for civilian deaths in Ukraine are much higher jpg” alt=”The UN reported 3,100 civilian deaths in Ukraine” /> 3,153 civilians have been killed in Ukraine

Germany sues Italy at UN over Nazi damage dispute

In its lawsuit, Germany claims that Rome will continue to allow victims of Nazi war crimes to submit compensation requests from Berlin, even though the International Court of Justice ruled in 2012 that it was illegal Germany filed to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against Italy due to disputes over compensation for damage caused

Moscow is ready to study UN initiatives “to alleviate the suffering of Ukrainians”

Foreign Ministry: Russia is ready to consider UN initiatives to alleviate the suffering of Ukrainians Moscow will take this step if the UN proposals actually contribute to this goal, the Russian Foreign Ministry stressed /s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/8/14/756509976133148.jpg” alt=”Moscow is ready to study UN initiatives “to alleviate the suffering of Ukrainians”” /> Sergey Lavrov and António Guterres (left

Guterres office: Putin agreed to involve the UN in the evacuation of Azovstal

Photo: kremlin.ru Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to involve the UN and the ICRC in the evacuation of civilians from Azovstal ;. This was reported in the  office of the UN Secretary-General António Guterres. The Russian Foreign Ministry said that the Kremlin is ready to consider UN initiatives to alleviate the suffering of the civilian

Russia’s Deputy Representative to the UN called a ceasefire in Ukraine impossible

Russian Deputy Representative to the UN Dmitry Polyansky believes that if a ceasefire is introduced, the Ukrainian armed forces may be able to recover and “arrange more provocations” Dmitry Polyansky Russia does not consider it possible to introduce a ceasefire regime during the special operation in Ukraine at the present time. Dmitry Polyansky, First Deputy

Deputy Representative to the UN saw no prospects for negotiations with Ukraine

The creation of a group to discuss humanitarian issues with Kyiv at the initiative of the UN is possible if there are prospects for agreements, the deputy representative said. According to him, there is “no desire for cooperation” on the part of Ukraine. There are no prospects for negotiations between Russia and Ukraine now, Dmitry