Lavrov said the g8 has been superseded by the G20, a bigger club.
When Putin hosted the g8 in Saint Petersburg in 2006, he talked about how Russia was becoming more democratic.
Next year, the U.K. takes over the presidency of the g8 from the United States.
At first the piece feels like a straight-ish documentary, about rioters at the g8 summit in Genoa, Italy, in July 2011.
McCain wants the administration to expand its threat to pull out of the g8 Summit in Sochi scheduled for June.
The British draft resolution is a follow-up to the g8 communiqué.
The g8 “is an informal club, with no membership cards,” he said.
But the g8 announced its support last month at Camp David, and momentum is building.
Perhaps, but Russia had worked hard to be seen as a credible actor within the g8.
Russia forced its way into the g8 but China has much loftier ambitions.