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ON CELEBRATION OF RUSSIA'S NATIONAL DAY

June 11, the Russian Embassy in Abuja hosted a gala reception on the occasion of Russia's National Day. In attendance were ambassadors, leaders of Nigerian ministries, governmental bodies, captains of business, alumni of Soviet / Russian universities, compatriots.

RUSSIAN-NIGERIAN BUSINESS FORUM

May 20 - 24, 2019, a Russian-Nigeria business forum under Russia-Nigeria Business Council, Abuja and Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry took place in Abuja and Lagos.

CONGRATULATIONS BY RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN ON AFRICA DAY

African nations have achieved steady progress in social, economic, scientific and technological development and play an increasingly important role in addressing pressing issues on the international agenda. We witness a growing multilateral cooperation in various fields within the African Union and other regional and subregional structures, as well as the advancement of mutually beneficial integration processes.

PRESS RELEASE IN CONNECTION WITH THE PRESIDENTIAL DECREE №187 OF APRIL 29, 2019

In accordance with the recently signed Decree of the President of the Russian Federation, permanent residents of certain territories within Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine have been granted the right to apply for Russian citizenship through a simplified procedure.

TO THE VICTORY DAY CELEBRATION ON MAY 9, 2019

We commemorate the Victory Day on the 9th of May. This is the date of the unconditional capitulation of Nazi Germany in the war. It is safe to say that there is no family in Russia, which was not affected by the war; most of us lost our parents and grandparents to it. That is why, World War II is not just a major armed conflict, this is a personal tragedy for most of us. We take pride in being the heirs of our heroic people, who fought selflessly to protect the Homeland and secure the world from the atrocities of Nazism for generations to come.

A MONUMENT TO Y.A. GAGARIN IS OPENED IN ABUJA

On April 24, the opening ceremony of the bust of Yuri Gagarin, granted to Nigeria by Dialogue of Cultures - United World Foundation, took place in Abuja with the participation of Dr. O.Onu, Minister of Science and Technology of Nigeria, Heads of Science Committees of the both Chambers of the National Assembly of Nigeria, scholars and journalists.

KHALED ALKHATEB INTERNATIONAL MEMORIAL AWARDS 2019

MOSCOW, April 11, 2019 – RT is now accepting entries for the 2019 Khaled Alkhateb Memorial Awards, an annual international competition that recognizes the best journalism from conflict zones. The competition, now in its second year, was established in honor of RT Arabic freelancer, Khaled Alkhateb, who died in 2017 while reporting from Syria.

"RUSSIA HAS NOTHING TO HIDE AND NOTHING TO FEAR"

An article by A.Krutskikh, Ambassador at Large of the Russian Federation, Special Presidential Representative for international cooperation in information security, published in the Kommersant business daily on March 27, 2019

STATEMENT BY H.E. MR. SERGEY LAVROV, MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION AT THE PLENARY SESSION OF THE CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT (Geneva, March 20, 2019)

Russia has been a responsible party to the existing agreements. As we fully comply with our obligations, we share the responsibility for preserving peace and strengthening global security with other States. Yet our efforts go beyond. Russia has put forward and promoted a number of new important initiatives. Regrettably, our Western counterparts do not come up with any meaningful initiatives of their own, they either remain deaf to our proposals or deliberately seek to discredit them.

CRIMEA: 5 YEARS AFTER REUNIFICATION

Anniversary Exhibition