Top Russia diplomat Sergey Lavrov bitterly criticises Western nations over Ukraine conflict, telling UN General Assembly that United States has erected itself as "envoy of God on Earth".
Moscow blames Ukrainian intelligence and vows "no mercy" for killers of Daria Dugina, daughter of a pro-Kremlin intellectual. Kiev denies any involvement.
Many African countries, which import Russian grain and energy while also buying Ukrainian grain and benefitting from Western aid flows and trade ties, have avoided taking sides over the conflict in Ukraine.
Russia's strikes targeted "exclusively" military infrastructure and were "not connected with the agreement on the export of grain," said Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov.
FM Sergey Lavrov will meet representatives of 22 nations that make up the pan-Arab bloc, the League says, amid US bids to isolate Moscow on global stage over its offensive on Ukraine.
Washington and allies condemn Russia's assault on Ukraine as Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov faces what US Secretary of State Antony Blinken calls a barrage of Western criticism.
Foreign ministers from the group of 20 are gathering in Indonesia for talks bound to be dominated by the conflict in Ukraine despite an agenda focused on global cooperation, food and energy security.
Sergey Lavrov says Moscow will not use the situation surrounding grain shipments in and around the Black Sea to advance its "special military operation", as long as Ukraine lets ships leave safely.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said work is under way with the UN to reach an agreement on a corridor for Ukrainian exports from the Black Sea, but issues between Moscow and Kiev remain.
Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid has hit out at his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov for alleging Adolf Hitler may have "had Jewish blood" and summoned Moscow's ambassador for "clarifications."
Moscow gave accreditation to the Taliban interim government's official representative who has been working in the Russian capital since February, says Russian FM Sergey Lavrov.
After three weeks of fierce fighting, both sides seem to understand that a prolonged conflict is not in the interest of either country. Here’s what a compromise could look like.
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