PRESS RELEASES

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...

H.E. Ambassador Alexander Darchiev Address at the Embassy Reception Honouring Defenders’ of the Motherland Day (February 21, 2019)

Your Excellences Ambassadors, officers and diplomats, dear veterans, ladies and gentlemen, comrades, Celebrating Defenders’ of the Motherland Day which is the national holiday in Russia...

H.E. Ambassador Alexander Darchiev’s remarks at the Diplomats’ Day reception on February 11, 2019

Your excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, colleagues and friends, comrades, Tonight’s reception celebrates professional holiday honouring hard work of us, diplomats, and such important venue...

Address by the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Canada H.E. Alexander Darchiev at the annual Russian Ball in Ottawa (October 27, 2018)

Ladies and gentlemen, dear friends and comrades, I am pleased to welcome the Russian-Canadian community, Russian speakers and Canadians at this wonderful Russian Ball in the very heart of...

LATEST NEWS

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...

New Year and Orthodox Christmas holidays

The Embassy of the Russian Federation in Canada and its Consular section will be closed on December 31, 2018 and from January 1 till January 8, 2019.

Information on the Implementation of the Tax Free System in the Russian Federation

Dear guests of the Russian Federation, Since April 2018, the value-added tax refund system (Tax Free System) has been launched in the Russian Federation. To be eligible for a VAT...

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