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On the state reception on the National Day of the Russian Federation

On May 18th, the Russian Embassy in Djibouti organized a state reception on the National Day of the Russian Federation. The event was attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Djibouti H.E. Mr....

Military parade on Red Square

On the 9th May Vladimir Putin attended the military parade to mark the 71st anniversary of Victory in the 1941–1945 Great Patriotic War.

Russian Ambassador paid a courtesy call to the President of the National Assembly

On April 25, 2016 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Djibouti H.E.Mr. Sergey Kuznetsov paid a courtesy call to the President of the National Assembly H.E. Mr. Mohamed Ali Houmed. During the conversation in a friendly atmosphere, the two officials discussed the state of Russian-Djiboutian relations, especially in the sphere of inter-parliamentary cooperation in order to share experience and establish the parliamentary groups of friendship. The President of the National Assembly also noted that Djibouti is ready to see Russian businesspersons investing in different key sectors of the national economy.

Russian Ambassador presented his credentials to the President of Somalia

On 27-29 March 2016, H.E. Mr. Sergey Kuznetsov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Somalia (non-resident) visited Mogadishu, where he presented his credentials to H.E. Mr. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia.

Russian Ambassador's accreditation to IGAD

On March 31, 2016 H.E. Mr. Sergey Kuznetsov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Djibouti, presented his accreditation credentials to H.E. Mr. Mahboub Maalim, Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).

Russian Ambassador presented his credentials to the President of Djibouti

On March 14, 2016, H.E. Sergey Kuznetsov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Djibouti, presented his credentials to H.E. Ismail Omar Guelle, President of the Republic. During the warm and...

The Russian vessel visited the Port of Djibouti

The Russian hydrographical vessel “SSV-201” visited the Port of Djibouti on 14-17 March 2016. The aim of the business visit was the supply of provisions and the rest for the equipage. On the 15...

Information on visas

All Djiboutian citizens and foreigners residing on the territory of Djibouti, including diplomats and officials, wishing to get visas to the Russian Federation will be required to complete their applications online in Russian or English or French on the website of the consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (http://visa.kdmid.ru).

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with the newspaper Moskovsky Komsomolets, published on February 10, 2016

Question: February 10 is Diplomats’ Day. In the Soviet era, it was traditional to report on achievements ahead of professional holidays. Do you have any achievements to report today? Do you have any positive news for the people?

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s greetings on Diplomatic Worker Day, Moscow, February 10, 2016

Today we celebrate for the 14th time Diplomatic Worker Day, a day which symbolises the continuity of many generations of Russian diplomats who have served their Fatherland in the interests of the people. The date, February 10, was chosen upon the discovery of the earliest thus far mention of a Russian diplomatic department in 1549. But the traditions of Russian diplomacy developed long before that. For example, legend has it that in 957, or more than a thousand years ago, Princes Olga visited Constantinople where she conducted successful negotiations.

On the emergency landing of Daallo Airlines aircraft in Mogadishu

The Embassy of the Russian Federation in Djibouti confirms that no Russian citizens are reported hurt in the mergency landing of Daallo airlines aircraft in Mogadishu on February 02, 2016.

Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to media questions at a news conference on Russia’s diplomacy performance in 2015, Moscow, January 26, 2016

Good afternoon, We are holding a traditional meeting today, a big news conference devoted to our performance in 2015. We are prepared to answer your questions about current events over the course of the past year.

About the state reception on the occasion of Russia Day

On the 10th June on the occasion of the National Day of Russia Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Republic of Djibouti Mr. and Mrs. Valery Orlov organized a state reception in their...

About the state reception on the occasion of 70th Anniversary of the Victory over nazism

On May 7th the Russian Embassy in Djibouti organized a state reception on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Victory over nazism in the Second World War, which was attended by President of the Constitutional Council of Djibouti Abdi Ibrahim Absieh, Minister of women promotion and family planning Hasna Barkat Daoud, deputy chairman of the National Assembly Mohamed Barkat Abdillahi, President of the National Assembly Committee on international affairs Aisha Dabar Guelleh, representatives of local government bodies, political, business and social circles, as well as the diplomatic corps.

About the evacuation of Russians and foreign nationals from Yemen

The Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Djibouti took part in the evacuation of Russians and foreign nationals from war-torn Yemen. On April 1st the Russian vessel "Priazovie" arrived in Djibouti from the Yemeni city of Aden, carrying 43 passengers on board, including diplomats and employees of the Russian Consulate General in Aden. The Ambassador of the Russian Federation Valery Orlov came to meet the ship in the port of Djibouti. The citizens of Russia and CIS countries were warmly welcomed at the Embassy's premises, where they were provided by medical aid, nutrition and opportunity to contact their relatives. In the evening, they moved to capital's hotels. On April 2nd a Russian plane IL-62 took them to Moscow.

War crimes of the armed forces and security forces of Ukraine: torture of the Donbass region residents

The report "War crimes of the armed forces and security forces of Ukraine: torture of the Donbass region residents" was written by a non-state organization ‘The Foundation for the Study of...

Colonial instincts, or the hidden motives behind global leadership. State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin on American imperialism

The longer it takes to resolve the Ukraine conflict and the harder Kiev tries not to comply with the Minsk agreements, the more often the issue comes up of the special role played by the United...