"I think the fact that we're having a summit at this level, at this time in history, is a deliverable in itself".
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday that he'll confer with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after the Helsinki summit about implementing whatever agreements are reached.
"I would say our (NATO's) major areas of deterrence would be Russia and the malign activities of Russia, the efforts of Russia to divide our democratic nations, INF (Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces) Treaty violations", she said.
Cherchesov's contract with the Russian Football Union expires in August and he was unwilling to speculate on his future. I won't dare forecast too far ahead. All the players taken in the team was the best, said the coach.
Following the turbulent three weeks of the 2018 FIFA World Cup matches, which kicked off across Russian Federation in mid-June, the global audience of football fans took a two-day break before the eight best national football teams would restart vying for the much-coveted FIFA World Cup Trophy in the quarterfinals of the quadrennial championship on July 6-7.
"Of course we wanted to go further", he admitted. It's the first time we're in the quarter finals in a very long time. There was not a single national team in the World Cup that had the complete trust of their country.
"Thank you for those honest, genuine emotions that you gave us throughout the World Cup".
"The President hopes that a meeting can help reduce tensions and lead to constructive engagement that improves peace and security around the world because you can't solve problems if you're not talking about them", the US Envoy said.
"As in any other part of the world, you have to start by sitting down at the negotiating table, lay out your concerns and talk about how to resolve them on a mutually acceptable basis", Lavrov told reporters in Moscow. They are still great guys for us, they are heroes.
This tactic was turned on its head against Croatia, with Russian Federation going all out and scoring first but conceding two more before an equalizer deep in the second half of extra time reignited their hopes of a last four spot, the first since the Soviet Union's 1966 run.