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Press release on the parliamentary elections in Lesotho

Press release on the parliamentary elections in Lesotho   Early elections were held to the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Lesotho on June 3. The Independent Electoral...

Russia Day reception

  Following the National Awards ceremony, a reception was held on the Kremlin’s Ivanovskaya Square for the national holiday, Russia Day. ...

Meeting with heads of international news agencies

Meeting with heads of international news agencies     Vladimir Putin began his work at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum by meeting...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s speech at a reception for Africa Day, Moscow, May 31, 2017

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s speech at a reception for Africa Day, Moscow, May 31, 2017     Colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen, Your Excellencies, ...

Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on the Syrian "chemical dossier"

Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on the Syrian "chemical dossier"   On May 23, the UNSC held its...

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...

President Vladimir Putin's Message to the Heads of State and Government of African Countries (Unofficial translation)

President Vladimir Putin's Message to the Heads of State and Government of African Countries (Unofficial translation)     President Putin: "Please accept my...

President Vladimir Putin's speech at military parade marking the 72nd anniversary of Victory in the 1941–45 Great Patriotic War

President Vladimir Putin's speech at military parade marking the 72nd anniversary of Victory in the 1941–45 Great Patriotic War     President of Russia...

Opening times of the Consular Section of the Embassy in May

Opening times of the Consular Section of the Embassy in May   Dear visitors! The Consular Section of the Russian Embassy in South Africa will be closed for the national...

Comment by the Information and Press Department regarding developments in Libya

Comment by the Information and Press Department regarding developments in Libya   After a protracted confrontation between two competing centres of power in the West and East of...

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