On October 1, the Federal Republic of Nigeria, with which our country traditionally maintains friendly relations, is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its state independence. We congratulate our partners on their Independence Day and wish them peace, prosperity and wellbeing.
On September 4, 2020, the Ambassador of Russia to Nigeria H.E. Alexey Shebarshin met with the Honourable Minister of Health of Nigeria H.E. Osagie Ehanire to introduce recently achieved outcomes of Russian COVID-19 vaccine “Sputnik V” research and development.
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's statement at the G20 Foreign Ministers' Extraordinary Meeting, September 3, 2020
"75th Anniversary of the Great Victory: Shared Responsibility to History and our Future"
The Hero of Labour of the Russian Federation gold medals were presented in Victory Park on Poklonnaya Gora in Moscow. The national flag of the Russian Federation was hoisted prior to the ceremony to mark the national holiday of Russia Day. Moscow, June 12, 2020, 13:30
June 6 is celebrated as the UN Day of the Russian language, one of 6 official languages of the United Nations.