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Russia resumes flights with South Korea

Russia resumed regular flights to and from South Korea from September 27. In this regard Russian consulates in South Korea resume visa services for Korean nationals and foreign permanent residents (holders of F4, F5, F6 visas, F1 visa (only for family members of F4 visa holders) or F2 visa...

Comment by the Information and Press Department on discrepancies and inconsistencies in the situation around Alexey Navalny

The Russian Federation has been acting in the most transparent manner in the situation around Mr. Alexey Navalny from the very beginning. At the request of relatives, he was promptly granted permission to travel to Germany for medical treatment, which he did without hindrance, once the doctors...

(Yonhap Interview) Russian Amb. Kulik calls for economic engagement with N.K. toward peace, trust

SEOUL, July 7 (Yonhap) -- Russia's top envoy in Seoul has called for economic cooperation with North Korea, casting it as a "powerful driver for peace and mutual trust," amid Pyongyang's deepening hardships due to biting sanctions and the coronavirus pandemic. Ambassador Andrey...

75th Anniversary of the Great Victory: Shared Responsibility to History and our Future

75 years have passed since the end of the Great Patriotic War. Several generations have grown up over the years. The political map of the planet has changed. The Soviet Union that claimed an epic, crushing victory over Nazism and saved...

On the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War

PRESS-REALEASE OF THE EMBASSIES OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS, THE KYRGYS REPUBLIC, TURKMENISTAN, THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN IN THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA   On the 75 th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War May 9, 2020 marks...

“This year marks jubilee of bilateral ties, two leaders vow to upgrade cooperation”

This year, the Republic of Korea and the Russian Federation celebrate the 30th anniversary of their diplomatic relations since the two countries singed the agreement on Sept. 30, 1990. Cooperation and friendship between the two countries are growing by leaps and bounds, especially after the...

PRESS RELEASE ON SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS CONFIRMING THE ORIGIN OF CASH AND (OR) MONETARY INSTRUMENTS

On February 4, 2020 new rules for transporting money across the customs border of the Eurasian Economic Union came into force. From now on, a natural person transporting over 100 thousand US dollars at a time will need to provide documents confirming the cash origin. And also provide the...

CIS informal summit

The summit was attended by Vladimir Putin, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, first President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbay...

“World at a Crossroads and a System of International Relations for the Future” by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for “Russia in Global Affairs” magazine

These days, the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly opens up. So does a new international “political season”. The session begins at a highly symbolic historical moment. Next year we will celebrate two great and interconnected anniversaries – the 75th Anniversary of...

Opening remarks by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during talks with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho, New York, September 26, 2018

Dear colleague, Mr Minister, dear friends, It is important that we have this meeting during the General Assembly. It is a good opportunity to touch base and see how we implement the basic principles of our cooperation. Congratulations on the successful inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang....

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho

On September 26, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho on the sidelines of the 73 rd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York. The ministers exchanged views on important current issues on the bilateral agenda and discussed the most recent...

Remarks by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the opening ceremony of the historical and documentary exhibition “Munich-38: On the Threshold of Disaster,” Moscow, September 19, 2018

Mr Artizov, Your Excellency, Ladies and gentlemen, colleagues, Today we are opening the historical and documentary exhibition, “Munich-38: On the Threshold of Disaster,” a joint project of Russia’s Federal Archival Agency, the State Archives of the Russian Federation and the State...

Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University offers large opportunities for education and training of the citizens of the Republic of Korea.

Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University n.a. R.E. Alekseev, NNSTU, offers large opportunities for education and training of the citizens of the Republic of Korea. Various programs using modern equipment, leading faculty, comfortable and safe living conditions will be introduced to the...

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov’s meeting with PRC Deputy Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou

On August 27, Moscow hosted a meeting of the co-chairmen of the regular Russian-Chinese Dialogue on Security in Northeast Asia:  Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China Kong Xuanyou. The parties held a detailed...

Comment by the Information and Press Department on leaking the mid-term report by the UN Security Council Sanctions Committee on North Korea’s expert group to the media

Moscow is indignant in connection with the leaking of the contents of a report by the expert group of the UN Security Council Sanctions Committee on North Korea (1718 Sanctions Committee) to the media earlier this month, prior to its discussion by this Committee’s members and prior to its...

Comment by the Information and Press Department on the latest round of US sanctions

On August 15, the United States took another unfriendly step against Russia. This time sanctions were imposed on the Russian port agency Profinet and its Director General Vasily Kolchanov, ostensibly for violating US unilateral restrictions on the DPRK. Washington did not bother to present any...

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with Republic of Korea Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha

http://www.mid.ru/en/foreign_policy/news/-/asset_publisher/cKNonkJE02Bw/content/id/3312886 On August 2, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a meeting with Republic of Korea Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha on the sidelines of ASEAN ministerial events in Singapore. Topical...

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov’s consultations in Pyongyang

On July 19, Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov held consultations in Pyongyang with Vice Ministers of Foreign Affairs of North Korea Choe Son-hui and Sin Hong-chol. Later the same day, Mr Morgulov had a meeting with Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho. The officials noted with satisfaction the...
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