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

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     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,...

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

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...

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

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...

Press-Release on the Tree Planting Ceremony in Pretoria National Botanic Garden in Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Victory over Nazism in World War II

Press-Release on the Tree Planting Ceremony in Pretoria National Botanic Garden in Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Victory over Nazism in World War II   On 14 December 2015 the Ambassador of the Russian Federation in the Republic of South Africa Mikhail Petrakov participated in a Tree Planting Ceremony commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Victory over Nazism in World War II. The ceremony took place in Pretoria National Botanic Garden. The...

Press-Release on Awarding Retired Russian Diplomats V.Kazimirov and A.Urnov with Orders of the Companions of OR Tambo in Silver by President of South Africa J.Zuma

Press-Release on Awarding Retired Russian Diplomats V.Kazimirov and A.Urnov with Orders of the Companions of OR Tambo in Silver by President of South Africa J.Zuma     The 2015 National Orders Awards Ceremony was held at Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House in Pretoria on 8 December 2015. The President of the Republic of South Africa Jacob Zuma awarded retired Russian diplomats Vladimir Kazimirov and Andrey Urnov with Order of the Companions of OR...

The Russian Embassy participates in the Diplomatic Fun Fair 2015 in Pretoria

The Russian Embassy participates in the Diplomatic Fun Fair 2015 in Pretoria   The Russian Embassy in the Republic of South Africa participated in the Diplomatic Fun Fair 2015 in Pretoria, hosted by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa and the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality.     Traditional Russian snacks "pirozhki" and drinks were offered to all the guests and...

The Russian Embassy co-hosts an event commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Victory over Nazism, does a screening of an RT-produced documentary «119 Lives Unlived» by a renowned SA-born journalist Paula Slier (20 September 2015, Johannesburg)

The Russian Embassy co-hosts an event commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Victory over Nazism, does a screening of an RT-produced documentary «119 Lives Unlived» by a renowned SA-born journalist Paula Slier (20 September 2015, Johannesburg)   On 20 September the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of South Africa co-hosted, together with the SA Jewish Board of Deputies, Embassy of Israel and Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre, a commemoration...

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