On July 17, 2014, while flying over Eastern Ukraine, Boeing MH17 was downed killing all 283 passengers and 15 crew on board. In the aftermath of this tragedy the Joint Investigation Team (the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, Malaysia and Ukraine) started a probe that lasts up to date. Here is the synopsis of the Russian stance on this matter.
Vladimir Putin answered questions from Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace in an interview recorded in Helsinki, Finland, on July 16.
On June 20, talks between President of the Senate of the National Assembly of Nigeria Dr. B.Saraki and Chairperson of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of Russia Ms.V.Matvienko were held in Moscow.
June 11, the Russian Embassy in Abuja hosted a solemn reception on the occasion of the Russia National Day. In attendance were ambassadors, leaders of Nigerian ministries, governmental bodies, captains of business, graduates of Soviet / Russian universities, compatriots.
Due to the holidays and days off in the Russian Federation on June 11-12, 2018, reception of applicants in the consular section will not be held.
Russia is ready to expand the traditionally friendly relations with African partners, both bilaterally and in various multilateral formats, and to continue its active participation in the programs of assistance for Africa under the auspices of the UN, G20, and BRICS.