Press Releases


15.01.2018 Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrovs statement and answers to media questions at a news conference on Russian diplomacy in 2017 in Moscow, January 15, 2018

23.11.2017 His Excellency Mr. Yury B.Materiy, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Maldives, presented the Letters of Credence to His Excellency Mr. Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, President of the Republic of Maldives, on November 23, 2017

23.10.2017 His Excellency Mr. Yury B.Materiy, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, presented the Letters of Credence to His Excellency Mr. Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, on October 23, 2017

30.08.2017 Interview by Russian Ambassador to Sri Lanka A.A.Karchava (video)

15.08.2017 The Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations dispatched humanitarian aid for the population of Sri Lanka affected by strong floods and drought

07.04.2017 Foreign Ministry statement on US military action in Syria on April 7, 2017

06.04.2017 About MINEPS VI

21.02.2017 Russia to deliver another contingent of arms to Sri Lanka - Russian Ambassador

18.02.2017 Time-tested bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and Russia

20.12.2016 Press Release on Terrorist attack and assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey

03.10.2016 Comment by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the publication of the presidential executive order to suspend the Russia-US plutonium management and disposition agreement

25.04.2016 Comment by the Information and Press Department on the US Department of States report on adherence to and compliance with arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament agreements and commitments

12.02.2016 An intergovernmental commission meeting was held in Moscow on February 12, 2016

06.01.2016 "Heart in the East", January 6, 2016

23.11.2015 Commemorative Stamp on anniversary of Anton Chekhovs visit to Sri Lanka

18.01.2015 Russian Foreign Ministry statement on the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis

23.12.2014 Russian Naval Ensign Anniversary was celebrated in Sri Lanka

22.07.2014 Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the adoption of the resolution on the plane crash in Ukraine by the UN Security Council

21.07.2014 Special Briefing by the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation on the crash of the Malaysian Boeing 777 in the Ukrainian air space, July 21, 2014 (video)

21.07.2014 Special Briefing by the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation on the crash of the Malaysian Boeing 777 in the Ukrainian air space, July 21, 2014

21.07.2014 Statement by President of Russia Vladimir Putin, July 21, 2014

15.07.2014 WHITE BOOK ON VIOLATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE RULE OF LAW IN UKRAINE

03.07.2014 Meeting of Presidential Council for Interethnic Relations

01.07.2014 Conference of Russian ambassadors and permanent representatives

27.06.2014 Military, Sciencecooperation gives new dimension to Russia- SL relations - Karchava

12.06.2014 Russia lauds Sri Lanka's handling of post conflict issues

05.05.2014 The White Book on violations of human rights and the rule of law in Ukraine

17.04.2014 Geneva Statement of April 17, 2014 agreed by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Russia, USA, Ukraine and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

17.04.2014 Speech by the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his answers to questions from the mass media summarising the meeting with EU, Russian, US and Ukrainian representatives, Geneva, 17 April 2014

08.04.2014 Article of the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov It's not Russia that is destabilising Ukraine published in The Guardian on April 7, 2014

27.03.2014 Press-Conference by His Excellency Mr. Alexander Karchava, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Sri Lanka, March 27, 2014

17.03.2014 Vladimir Putin signed Executive OrderOn Recognising the Republic of Crimea

25.11.2013 Putin congratulates President on assumption of Commonwealth Chairmanship

25.11.2013 Five Russian naval ships of Pacific Fleet in Colombo

07.11.2013 Address of His Excellency Mr. Alexander Karchava, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Sri Lanka, November 7, 2013

20.03.2013  "Russia, China etc. slam Pillay's office", "Daily News"

16.03.2013  "Three heavies endorse Lanka Russia, China, Pakistan", "Daily News"

15.03.2013  Russia commends Sri Lanka's readiness to engage in dialog (Video)

06.03.2013 Russia provided humanitarian aid to Sri Lanka

28.02.2013 "Russian aid for flood victims", "Daily News"

25.01.2013 Interview of Mr. Alexander Karchava, Russian Ambassador to Sri Lanka

19.11.2012 On November 19, 2012 His Excellency Mr. Alexander A. Karchava, ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Maldives, presented the Letters of Credence to His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Waheed, President of the Republic of Maldives

09.11.2012 On November 9, 2012 His Excellency Mr. Alexander A. Karchava, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Sri Lanka, presented the Letters of Credence to His Excellency Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

22.10.2012 REPORT ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, MOSCOW, 22 OCTOBER 2012

26.07.2012 The construction of the Dr. Neville Fernando Sri Lanka Russia Friendship Teaching Hospital is about to be completed

25.07.2012 Sri Lanka Russia Friendship Society hosted a farewell dinner for H.E. Mr. Vladimir P. Mikhaylov

25.07.2012 Hon. Minister of External Affairs of Sri Lanka hosts farewell dinner for H.E. Mr. Vladimir P. Mikhaylov

25.07.2012 H.E. Mr. Vladimir P. Mikhaylov paid a farewell call on Hon. Prime-Minister of Sri Lanka

17.07.2012 H.E. Mr. Vladimir P. Mikhaylov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Sri Lanka, payed a farewell call on H.E. Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka, July17

06.07.2012 On July 6, 2012 the Sri Lanka Russia Business Council hosted a farewell dinner in honour of H.E. Mr. Vladimir P. Mikhaylov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Sri Lanka

13.06.2012 Meeting between H.E. Mr. Vladimir P. Mikhaylov, Russian Ambassador, and head of the Sri-Lanka Russia educational project Dr. Neville Fernando

12.06.2012 Day of Russia celebration

03.06.2012 H.E.Russian Ambassador and H.E. President of Sri Lanka witnesses at the nuptials

15.05.2012 Meeting with Buddhist monks of Sri Lanka

09.04.2012 Letter of H.E. Mr. Vladimir P. Mikhaylov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Sri Lanka, to Mr. Prabath Sahabandu, Editor-in-Chief of "The Island" Newspaper

04.03.2012 Voting of Russian citizens in Sri Lanka in the elections of President of the Russian Federation

27.02.2012 Advance elections of the President of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Maldives

24.02.2012 Reception on the occasion of the Motherland Defender's Day

22.02.2012 Press-conference to mark the 55th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations

04.02.2012 On February 4, 2012 within the framework of the Sri Lanka 64th Independence Day celebrations the National exhibition of achievements in various spheres was opened in its ancient capital Anuradhapura

30.12.2011 H.E. Ambassador of the Russian Federation addressed young Sri Lankan diplomats

21.12.2011 On the Report of the LLRC. Statement of the Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Moscow, December 22, 2011

06.12.2011 Elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation in Colombo

23.11.2011 Ceremony of unveiling the founding stone of the new complex of the Russian Embassy took place in Colombo

12.11.2011 Russia for the first time participated at the SAARC summit

03.11.2011 Ceremony to handover humanitarian demining equipment from the Russian Federation held in Colombo

30.10.2011 Photo exhibition "3 years in Sri Lanka: beyond diplomacy"

17.08.2011 National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka held the seminar "Bilateral Trade between Russia and Sri Lanka"

17.08.2011 Delegation of the Gazprom International visits Sri Lanka

10.08.2011 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation opens accounts on the social network Twitter

10.06.2011 On June 10, 2011 an official reception was held by the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Sri Lanka on the occasion of the national holiday Day of Russia - in the oldest and most prestigious hotel of Colombo "Galle Face".

07.06.2011 On June 7, 2011 the First Deputy Director General of the Russian news-agency ITAR-TASS Mikhail S.Gusman interviewed H.E. Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka

18.05.2011 H.E.President of Sri Lanka met with the President of the FIDE

26.04.2011 President and Prime Minister of Sri Lanka took part in celebrations dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of Yuri A.Gagarin flight to outer space

21.04.2011 Prime Minister of Sri Lanka welcomes Russian cosmonaut

21.04.2011 Sri Lanka celebrates double 50th anniversary of Yuri A.Gagarin flight to outer space and his visit to Ceylon

05.04.2011 Sri-Lanka celebrates 50th anniversary of Yu.A. Gagarins flight to the space

29.03.2011 H.E. Ambassador of the Russian Federation gave interview on the eve of the 50th Anniversary of 1st human space mission

12.03.2011 Russian Humanitarian Aid to Sri Lanka

09.03.2011 Sri Lanka Russia Parliamentary Friendship Association established in SriLanka

04.03.2011 H.E. President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa met with H.E. Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Sri Lanka Mr. Vladimir P. Mikhaylov and a group of Russian businessmen

02.03.2011 Russian Ambassador's Challenge Trophy Chess Championship was held in Colombo

28.02.2011 Meeting between Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Mr.Sergey V. Lavrov and Hon. Minister of Plantation of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Mr. Mahinda Samarasinghe

18.02.2011 On February 10, 2011 H.E. Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Sri Lanka Mr.Vladimir P. Mikhaylov and Hon. Minister of Plantation Industries of Sri Lanka Mr.Mahinda Samarasinghe took part in the inauguration ceremony of the tea factory

18.02.2011 About the 5th annual Exhibition of national development "Deyata Kirula"

03.02.2011 Compliance report on the Russian Federation adopted byGREKO at its 49th Plenary Meeting (PDF)

08.02.2011 Russia celebrates the Day of Diplomats, February 10

18.01.2011 Embassy of the Russian Federation holds a function. January 13, 2011

09.11.2010 Russia participated in the 60th Anniversary of Sri Lanka Navy

06.12.2010 COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUE OF ANTON P. CHEKHOV UNVEILED IN COLOMBO

19.11.2010 H.E. Ambassador of the Russian Federation Mr. Vladimir P. Mikhaylov makes a speech as Guest of Honour at the 11th Annual General Meeting - Tea Exporters Association

18.11.2010 Joint Communique of the Tenth Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Peoples Republic of China, the Russian Federation and the Republic of India

11.11.2010 H.E. Ambassador of the Russian Federation in the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and to the Republic of Maldives Mr. Vladimir P. Mikhaylov visits Male

20.10.2010 Russia's position on piracy

15.10.2010 Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Borodavkin Meets with Sri Lankan Minister of Plantation Industries Mahinda Samarasinghe

24.09.2010 Ambassador of the Russian Federation Vladimir P. Mikhaylov meets Hon. S.B.Navinne, Minister of National Languages & Social Integration of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka / .. - ..

24.09.2010 Ambassador of the Russian Federation Vladimir P. Mikhaylov meets Hon. Felix Perera, Minister of Social Services of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka / .. -

25.08.2010 MONUMENT OF A.P.CHEKHOV UNVEILED IN COLOMBO

24.08.2010 Russian Embassy clarifies. To: Mr. Ranjith Wijewardena, Chairman Wijeya Newspapers Ltd.

24.08.2010 Russian initiative on international information security

24.08.2010 "Moskva" visits Colombo

24.06.2010 Concerning UN Secretary Generals Decision to Appoint a UN Panel of Experts for Sri Lanka, June 24, 2010

22.04.2010 RUSSIAN CULTURE IN COLOMBO

22.04.2010 

06.04.2010 Russia-Lanka "Images of Friendship"

09.02.2010 President meets Gazprom Heads

09.02.2010 Sri Lanka regaining paradise after defeating terrorism - President in Moscow

09.02.2010 Russia & Sri Lanka to share Mass Media know-how

09.02.2010 PRESS STATEMENT BY HON. ROHITHA BOGOLLAGAMA MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS ON THE VISIT OF H.E. THE PRESIDENT TO THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 6 TO 9 FEBRUARY 2010

09.02.2010 Visit of H.E Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation 6-9 February 2010

18.02.2010 Russian Embassy reply to the "Daily Mirror" article "Russia fishing what?"

08.02.2010 President holds fruitful talks with Russian counterpart

04.12.2009 Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and Russian Chamber of Commerce signed an agreement

08.11.2009 Russian Ambassador Mr. Vladimir P. Mikhaylov meets President of Maldives Mr. Mohamed Nasheed

26.10.2009 Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Pays Working Visit to Sri Lanka

26.10.2009 Address of His Excellency, the Honorable Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Mr. Sergey V. Lavrov at the Meeting with the Representatives of the Parliament of Sri Lanka, Business Circles, Scientific Community, Mass Media (Colombo, October 26, 2009)

08.10.2009 Russian Humanitarian Aid to Sri Lanka

02.10.2009 Visit of a delegation of Gokhran of Russia to Facets 2009 in Colombo

18.08.2009 UNHCR thanks Russia for contribution towards UNHRC Operation in Sri Lanka

31.07.2009 Russia Allots US $500 Thousands as Humanitarian Aid to Sri Lanka

23.07.2009 Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov Meets with Sri Lankan Minister of Foreign Affairs Rohitha Bogollagama

11.06.2009 Russia and Sri Lanka: Close Friends and Equal Partners

10.06.2009 Message from His Excellency Vladimir P.Mikhaylov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Sri Lanka

26.05.2009 Dmitry Medvedev had a telephone conversation with President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa

19.05.2009 Statement by Russian MFA Spokesman Andrei Nesterenko in Connection with Completion of Antiterrorist Operation in Sri Lanka

09.05.2009 Dedicated to the 64th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War against Fascism

06.05.2009 Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov Speaks to Sri Lankan Minister of Foreign Affairs Rohitha Bogollagama by Telephone

30.04.2009 Interview of the Russian Ambassador in Sri Lanka, Vladimir P. Mikhaylov with the "ISLAND"

16.04.2009 Briefing by Russian MFA spokesman Andrei A. Nesterenko regarding situation in Sri Lanka

03.04.2009 Regarding presentation of new Russian photo album on Sri-Lanka

26.03.2009 "Sri Lanka no threat to international security, no nagging concern to UNSC"- Russian envoy Vladimir Mikhaylov

10.03.2009 Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesman Andrei Nesterenko Commentary Regarding Act of Terrorism in the South of Sri Lanka

10.03.2009 Statement of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Sri Lanka (March 10, 2009)

04.03.2009 IDP facilities: Diplomats pleased

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