PRESS RELEASES

Amb. Darchiev article in "Diplomat" magazine

Greater Eurasian co-operation by Alexander Darchiev The modern world is facing fundamental geopolitical transformation. International free trade and the very notion of globalization are...

Address by H.E. Ambassador Alexander Darchiev at the Reception on the Occasion of the Russia National Day (June 14, 2019)

Dear guests, your Excellencies Ambassadors, ladies and gentlemen, Russian and Canadian friends, As we celebrate Russia National Day, our beloved Motherland with its many centuries-old...

Address by H.E. Ambassador Alexander Darchiev at the Reception Honouring Victory Day over Nazism (May 9, 2019)

Your Excellences Ambassadors, distinguished veterans, dear guests, comrades, Tonight we celebrate the most sacred and beloved by my compatriots,as well as many, many people all across the...

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

  Unofficial translation   Distinguished Mr. President, Distinguished Mr. Secretary-General Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, ...

H.E. Ambassador Alexander Darchiev Address at the Reception Honouring Hockey Teams “Red Machine” and “Commandos” (March 15, 2019)

Ladies and gentlemen, dear friends, comrades, I am still under strong impression from yet another thrilling, uncompromising game in our endless row of friendly battles on ice between the...

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International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is intensely observed in Russia on 26 June. Every year a broad range of activities are carried out on that day to develop a...

Russia Day

On the occasion of the Russia Day the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Canada and its Consular Section will be closed on June 12, 2019.

Labour Day and Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945 Day

Due to national holidays the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Canada and its consular section will be closed on  May 1, 2, 3, 9, 10.

International Women's Day

The Russian Embassy and its Consular Section will be closed on March 8, 2019 due to International Women's Day celebrations.  

To the Attention of Foreign Nationals Visiting the Russian Federation

In accordance with the current Russian legislation, there is no provision for foreign nationals to enter the Russian Federation possessing a cancelled passport with a valid Russian visa together...

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