Lavrov speaks at the first congress of the International Movement of Russophiles
The aim of the event is to unite Russian fans around the world in the face of geopolitical tensions.
Sputnik brings you a live broadcast as Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov delivers a speech at the first congress of the International Movement of Russophiles – an organization that brought together representatives from 40 countries.
The movement is expected to be officially established at today’s event.
Besides Lavrov, the meeting will see the participation of Steven Seagal, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s special representative for humanitarian relations with the United States and Japan.
The congress comes amid Western efforts to quash Russian culture and vilify Russia over its special military operation in Ukraine.
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