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Russia–Uganda relations

Russia–Uganda relations
Map indicating locations of Russia and Uganda

Russia

Uganda

Russia–Uganda relations (Russian: Российско-угандийские отношения) is the bilateral foreign relations between the two countries, Russia and Uganda. Russia has an embassy in Kampala and Uganda has an embassy in Moscow. The links between the two countries are traditionally friendly.

Bilateral Relations

The Sea Island, the summit of the G8. In June 2008 - First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Andrey Denisov visited Kampala and signed a Memorandum of Consultations between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Russia and Uganda. The most active bilateral relations began to develop in the last two years. In August 2009, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni was in Moscow on a private visit. He held talks with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Yevgeny Primakov. The Ugandan leader also visited the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2009 in Zhukovsky, the Kubinka Tank Museum, the company-manufacturer of equipment for the food industry FSUE "FSPC device." On June 6, 2011 the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev and the President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni had a telephone conversation. In 2010, the trade turnover, according to the Federal Customs Service of Russia totaled $ 49 million. Russia exported goods to Uganda worth 29.3 million (wheat, medicine, tires, metal, spare parts), imports - $ 19.7 million (cashew nuts, tea, coffee, spices, tobacco). The country has a representation of the Kazan Helicopter Plant, is a group of Russian experts on operation and maintenance of helicopters. In February 2011, a group of observers from the Russian Central Election Commission worked in the general elections in Uganda. In the Ugandan hospitals under the "Zdraveksport" open 7 Russian doctors, 11 more - private contracts. 4 thousand Ugandans have graduated in our country. Uganda in 2010, it was a 7 state scholarships for its citizens in the Russian universities (5 - for a full course of study, 2 - to graduate school), in 2011 - 5. In 2010, to study the state line arrived in Russia one man and 19 - on a commercial basis.

References

External links

  • (Russian) Documents on the Russia–Uganda relationship from the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • (English) (Russian) Embassy of Uganda in Moscow


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