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List of diplomatic missions of Russia

Russian diplomatic missions
Embassy of Russia in Asmara
Embassy of Russia in Belgrade
Embassy of Russia in Berlin
Embassy of Russia in Budapest
Embassy of Russia in Canberra
Consulate General of Russia in Sydney
Embassy of Russia in Chişinău
Embassy of Russia in Copenhagen
Consulate General of Russia in Da Nang
Embassy of Russia in Havana
Embassy of Russia in Helsinki
Consulate General of Russia in Ho Chi Minh City
Russian Consulate General in Istanbul
Embassy of Russia in Kabul
Embassy of Russia in Kiev
Embassy of Russia in Lisbon
Embassy of Russia in London
Embassy of Russia in Lusaka
Embassy of Russia in Madrid
Embassy of Russia in Montevideo
Embassy of Russia in Ottawa
Consulate General of Russia in Montreal
Embassy of Russia in Prague
Embassy of Russia in Pretoria
Embassy of Russia in Rome
Embassy of Russia in Santiago
Consulate General of Russia in Sapporo
Consulate General of Russia in Shanghai
Embassy of Russia in Singapore
Embassy of Russia in Tallinn
Embassy of Russia in Tirana
Embassy of Russia in Valletta
Embassy of Russia in Vilnius
Embassy of Russia in Warsaw
Embassy of Russia in Washington, D.C.
Embassy of Russia in Wellington
Embassy of Russia in Yerevan

This is a list of diplomatic missions of Russia. These missions are subordinate to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Russian Federation has one of the largest networks of embassies and consulates of any country. Russia has significant interests in Eastern Europe, the Near East and especially in the former states of the Soviet Union. It also has extensive ties to countries in the developing world, a legacy of Cold War diplomatic efforts to extend the Soviet Union's influence in Africa and Asia which are now more important for commercial reasons.

Russia established several consulates in the United States and Canada to cater to Russian immigrants. In 1917, the Tsarist government vanished. Consuls in seven U.S. cities and three Canadian cities maintained tsarist loyalties and received financing from the U.S. government. The consuls stopped their services in the late 1920s; the U.S. government seized the records of the consulates. The seizure started a long dispute. The National Archives and Records Administration received the documents in 1949. In 1980 the U.S. government loaned the documents of the Canadian consulates to the Library and Archives Canada. On 31 January 1990 the U.S. returned the documents to the Soviet Union and kept the microfilms as evidence.[1]

After 1992, due to financial reasons, embassies in Maseru (Lesotho), Niamey (Niger), Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), and Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea) were closed. In 1995 the embassy in Paramaribo (Suriname) also suspended operations.[clarification needed]

The Russian Federation has no diplomatic relations with Bhutan and Solomon Islands.

Since Georgia and Russia severed diplomatic relations in 2008, the Swiss embassy in Tbilisi hosts a Russian interests section.[2]







Multilateral organisationsEdit

Embassies in combinationEdit

Representative functions in combination are performed by the Embassy of Russia:[4]

Embassy in   Angola:Embassy in   Benin:Embassy in   Cameroon:Embassy in   Djibouti:Embassy in   Ivory Coast:Embassy in   Ghana:Embassy in   Guinea:Embassy in   Madagascar:Embassy in   Mali:Embassy in   Mozambique:Embassy in   Senegal:Embassy in   South Africa:Embassy in   Uganda:Embassy in   Zimbabwe:
Embassy in   Brazil:Embassy in   Cuba:Embassy in   Guyana:Embassy in   Jamaica:Embassy in   Mexico:Embassy in   Nicaragua:Embassy in   Venezuela:
Embassy in   Spain:Consulate General in Marseille,   France:Embassy in   Italy:Embassy in    Switzerland:Embassy in   Holy See:
Embassy in   Indonesia:Embassy in   Philippines:Embassy in   Sri Lanka:
Embassy in   Australia:Embassy in   New Zealand:

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ The Russian Embassy to the Holy See is located outside Vatican territory in Rome.


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  2. ^ "Swiss Embassy in Georgia could open Russian office in Jan." (Archive). Novosti. 17 December 2008.
  3. ^ Moscow-Taipei Coordination Commission on Economic and Cultural Cooperation
  4. ^ Адреса и интернет-адреса загранпредставительств МИД России. (in Russian). Министерство Иностранных Дел России. Retrieved 28 January 2019.

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