South Africa joins the Immortal Regiment movement for the second time in a row

South Africa joins the Immortal Regiment movement for the second time in a row South Africa joins the Immortal Regiment movement for the second time in a row. On 14 May over 150 people took part in the Immortal Regiment march in Johannesburg at the South African National Museum of Military History, holding portraits of their forefathers who took part in the Great Patriotic War, sacrificing their lives and health to defend the Mother Land.  

Embassy's press-release following horrible bus crash near Bronkhorstspruit

We offer sincere and heartfelt condolences to the loved ones and friends of the victims of the horrible bus crast of 21 April 2017 outside Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng province. Our thoughts are with the families affected by this tragedy.     

Russian Cultural Seasons in South Africa have officially opened with a concert by the world-famous Ossipov Academic Folk Orchestra in Johannesburg, Gold Reef City Lyric Theatre, on 13th November 2016

Russian Cultural Seasons in South Africa have officially opened with a concert by the world-famous Ossipov Academic Folk Orchestra in Johannesburg, Gold Reef City Lyric Theatre, on 13th November 2016. Many thanks to all who attended and participated, our sincere gratitude to the immensly talented musicians of the Ossipov Orchestra, Ministry of Culture of Russia,  Department of Arts and Culture  of South Africa, Gold Reef City Lyric Theatre. The concert was a huge...

Press-Release on Ambassador Petrakov's Meeting with SABC Acting CEO Jimi Matthews

     On 30 March 2016 Ambassador of the Russian Federation in the Republic of South Africa Mikhail Petrakov visited the SABC Head Office in Johannesburg where a meeting with SABC Acting CEO Jimi Matthews and CFO James Aguma took place.    The Sides exchanged information and opinions on various bilateral and multilateral projects including BRICS  ‪ initiatives, and had an in-depth discussion on how to further enhance Russia-SA media cooperation.

Press-Release on the Motorcycle Tour ‘Around the World Following the Meridian’ Participants’ Visit to the Republic of South Africa

Bikers from the widely known Russian Motorcycle club ‘Night Wolves’ Yuri Volkov and Ilya Dubinin visited the Republic of South Africa in January 2016 as a part of a global Motorcycle Tour ‘Around the World Following the Meridian’, dedicated to the 55 th Anniversary of the first manned spaceflight by Yuri Gagarin. The tour is being partly sponsored by the Federation of Motorcycle Tourism of Russia. The tour participants journeyed across South Africa, having visited Cape Town and...

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