Joint Statement of the Leaders of the Five Nuclear-Weapons States on Preventing Nuclear War and Avoiding Arms Races

The People’s Republic of China, the French Republic, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United...

Russia's main foreign policy results of 2021

The extension for 5 years of the Russian-US Treaty on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (February) was an important result in the effort to maintain...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with RT television channel, Moscow, December 22, 2021

Question:  The United States continues to ignore Russia’s proposals on collective security mechanisms and requests that the red lines that Moscow has marked are not crossed. One of them...

Press release on Online-Olympiad "FEMIDA"

Russian State University of Justice (Moscow) invites foreign citizens (schoolchildren and students) to take part in an Online-Olympiad "FEMIDA". The prize-winners of the Olympiad receive an...

Press release on Russian draft documents on legal security guarantees from the United States and NATO

During the December 15, 2021 meeting at the Russian Foreign Ministry, the US party received a  draft treaty  between the Russian Federation and the United States of America on security...

Information about changes in PCR testing for entry to Russia

According to a Decree by the Chief Sanitary Doctor of Russia, from December 8, 2021 a health certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test results is valid for 48 hours from the time...

Information about Virtual APEC Business Travel Cards (ABTC)

As the suggested by Australia, recently several APEC member economies have started issuing Virtual APEC Business Travel Cards (ABTC) which like plastic ABTC, allow entry of citizens of APEC...

Article by Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev "Six Lessons from a Pandemic"

Unofficial translation Six Lessons from a Pandemic   Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev speaks about the past, present and...

Medical institutions under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation

The Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation prepared the Handbook of Medical Institutions under its jurisdiction (hospitals, research centers, universities and institutes etc) aimed to...

Russian state-funded program of higher education for 2022-2023 academic year

Foreign citizens can now apply for a full scholarship to study in Russia. Online applications will be accepted at «Education in Russia» (www.education-in-russia.com) until 1 November 2021....

Unveiling of Yuri Gagarin’s bust in Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium

A solemn ceremony to unveil the bust of Yuri Gagarin took place in Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium on August 20 in commemoration of the 60 th anniversary of the first manned spaceflight. The...

The Consular Section is closed until 15 October

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions in the ACT, the Consular Section of the Embassy will be closed until 15 October, 2021.

Human Rights Situation in Australia from the MFA of Russia's 2021 report "Human Rights Situation in Certain Countries"

Australia regularly reiterates its commitment to universal international human rights values, emphasizing the development of democratic institutions, promotion of multiculturalism and equality of...

Russia’s position at the 76-th session of the UN General Assembly

1.      The goal of the 76-th session of the UN General Assembly (GA) is to reaffirm the  central and coordinating role of the Organization  in international...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with the newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda, Moscow, August 4, 2021

Question:  Russia was not only the first country to register a vaccine – Sputnik V – but has also extended a helping hand to many countries that urgently needed it. Some of them accepted...

Article by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin ”On the Historical Unity of Russians and Ukrainians“

During the recent Direct Line, when I was asked about Russian-Ukrainian relations, I said that Russians and Ukrainians were one people – a single whole. These words...