June 12, Russia Day in Abuja

June 12, the Russian Embassy in Abuja hosted a solemn reception on the occasion of Russia Day, in which high representatives of Presidency, Government, business circles, diplomatic corps, alumni of Russian universities and Russian compatriots took part.

Working hours of the Consular Division during the Russian national holidays in June 2017

Due to the Russian national holiday, the Consular Division will be closed on Monday, June 12, 2017.

Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev met OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, May 31, 2017

Dmitry Medvedev: Coordinated policy in the oil market affects the conditions taking shape for OPEC, other states and even the world economy in general.

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

We support the interest in expanding Russian business activity in Africa and the implementation of regional projects on mineral resources, energy infrastructure and agriculture.

Joint Press Conference following talks between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Foreign Minister of Nigeria Geoffrey Onyeama, Moscow, May 30, 2017

We noted the strong potential for cooperation in areas such as hydrocarbon production and processing, nuclear power industry and agriculture. We expressed our mutual interest in continued military-technical and military cooperation and training civilian specialists and law enforcement officers for Nigeria at Russian universities.

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to hold talks with his Nigerian counterpart Geoffrey Onyeama

Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Geoffrey Onyeama will pay a working visit to Moscow on May 29-31.

Meeting with the Honorable Minister of Mines and Still Development of Nigeria

On May 25, 2017, Honorable Minister of Mines and Still Development of Nigeria Mr. Kayode Fayemi met Ambassador of Russia to Nigeria H.E. Nikolay Udovichenko.

President of Russia Vladimir Putin’s congratulations on Africa Day

Please accept my sincere congratulations on the occasion of Africa Day. This important date commemorates the victory of the peoples of your continent in struggle for freedom and independence and symbolizes their wish for unity for the sake of peace, stability, and sustainable development.

FIFA President invites to Russia to the World Cup 2018

President of Russia Vladimir Putin talked with FIFA President Gianni Infantino during a visit to the new stadium of FC Krasnodar.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with the Mir Interstate Television and Radio Broadcasting Company, May 10, 2017

There are forces that are categorically against normalising relations with Russia and also those who call for breaking out of the sanctions dead-end already now. As I say, we don’t want to interfere in internal debates, but we are monitoring their development in the EU.