Outcomes of the Russia-SA scientific mission to study the ‘omicron’ strain of the SARS-CoV-2 summarized

On Dec 13-22, 2021, in compliance with the agreements of the Presidents of Russia and South Africa a joint Russian – South African scientific mission took place to study the clinical and...

A Task Force of Russian Virologists Arrives in South Africa

On Dec 13, 2021, an aircraft of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) carrying a group of experts as well as mobile lab and other medical equipment arrived in RSA. Russian...

On temporary restrictions on the entry to Russia of foreign nationals residing in RSA and Lesotho

Due to the detection of the new SARS-CoV-2 (B.1.1.529) variant, the Emergency Response Centre for preventing the import and spread of the novel coronavirus in Russia has decided to impose...

The VII Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest winning entries exhibition opened in Pretoria

The VII Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest winning entries exhibition kicked off at the venue of ‘Apogee Boutique Hotel & Spa’ in Pretoria. Addressing the participants of...

Russian delegation took part in the II Intra-African Trade Fair in Durban

Business delegation from Russia including representatives of solar energy, cybersecurity enterprises, companies from aviation, automobile and food industry branches etc, took part in the II...

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov’s meeting with President of the Republic of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa

On November 18, Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov met with President of the Republic of South Africa Cyril...

The Embassy of Russia in Pretoria held a ‘Russian movie night’

On November 2, 2021, the Embassy of Russia in South Africa held a movie screening at the venue of “Apogee Boutique Hotel & Spa.” Guests of the function were introduced to the feature...

Media release from Wits University and the Embassy of the Russian Federation in South Africa

Wits University and the Russian Embassy in South Africa celebrate 60 years of human space travel by the unveiling of a bust of Yuri Gagarin, the first man to orbit Earth. Wits...

Rosatom supports women’s health in SA

Rosatom together with the South African Tourism Ministry and the Russian Embassy to South Africa are providing support to young women from Mpuluzi High School in Mayflower. On October 15, the...

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