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The connection between the marine freight route between Vietnam and Vladivostok in Russia and a rail route from Vladivostokt to Moscow was launched at a ceremony on September 6.

Russian couple caught growing cannabis plants in Phan Thiet

A Russian couple were caught illegally growing nearly ten cannabis plants on August 23 at a rented house in Ham Tien ward of Phan Thiet city in the southern central province of Binh Thuan.

Information saying Russian singer arrested for protesting war in Ukraine is fake news

Police of Da Lat city in Lam Dong province on May 3 announced the information saying that a Russian singer was arrested in Da Lat for protesting the war in Ukraine was false.

Vietnam Airlines suspends regular flights to Russia

Vietnam Airlines announced on March 22 evening that it will temporarily suspend the regular operation of the Vietnam – Russia air route, starting from March 25, until further notice.

Vietnamese travel firm stops receiving Russian customers

The last 300 Russian tourists left Cam Ranh City in the southern coastal province of Khanh Hoa on Thursday.

Warnings about ‘imported inflation’

The signs of “imported inflation” have appeared as prices of goods purchased from abroad in the first two months of 2022 rose to higher levels compared to the same period last year.

Barriers build up to Russian exports

The Vietnamese economy as a whole is expected to face some immediate consequences from the Russia-Ukraine conflict, with disruptions occuring now in the export of some electronics and agricultural products to the largest country in the world by area.

Gov't approves policy to organise flights repatriating Vietnamese from Ukraine

The Government has approved the policy to arrange flights to bring Vietnamese people from Ukraine home.

Russia recommends Vietnam as a safe destination amid conflict with Ukraine

Vietnam is a safe tourist destination without any restrictions for Russian visitors, according to recommendations by the Federal Agency for Tourism of Russia.

Russian investments are ‘precious bricks’ that build Vietnam-Russia relations

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc said that Russian enterprises investing in Vietnam are not only international investors but also close friends who contribute to the building of the traditional relationship between the two countries.

Vietnam, Russia sign cooperation agreement on vaccine production

Vietnamese pharmaceutical company VABIOTECH and Sovico Group signed a cooperation agreement with Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) on the supply and production of Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine in Vietnam.

Vietnam, Russia sign cooperation documents

Vietnam and Russia signed and exchanged a number cooperation documents in Moscow on December 1 during State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s ongoing visit to Russia.

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc wraps off official visit to Switzerland, heading to Russia

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his entourage left Geneva on November 29, concluding a five-day official visit to Switzerland at the invitation of Swiss President Guy Parmelin.

Vietnam, Russia to ink protocol on automobile production cooperation

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Dang Hoang An and his Russian counterpart Alexey Gruzdev had an online working session on November 3.

Iconic Vietnamese play ‘Chen thuoc doc’ translated into Russian

‘Chen thuoc doc’ (A Cup of Poison), a famous Vietnamese play composed by author Vu Dinh Long (1896-1960), has been translated into Russian by translator Igor Britov.

Russian tourists book tours to Vietnam

Vietnamese travel operators have revealed that tens of thousands of Russian tourists have booked tours to travel to the nation.

Tour operator proposes 7+ plan to welcome back Russian visitors

Anex Vietnam, an inbound tour operator, has submitted a 7+ scheme to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism aimed at welcoming the return of Russian visitors to the country after a hiatus caused by COVID-19.

Khanh Hoa proposes a direct flight route to Saint Petersburg

The Khanh Hoa Department of Tourism has proposed a direct air route connecting the province with the Russian city of Saint Petersburg.


Russian motorcyclist falls in love with Vietnam

Wearing a dark mask, dark glasses, a helmet and riding a rusty motorbike, you would be forgiven for thinking Ivan Os is not a usual part of the scenery in the central province of Binh Thuan. However, he is well-known to the locals.

Russian expats in Khanh Hoa get support by local people

Many Russians have decided to live and work in the beach city of Nha Trang in Khanh Hoa province over the years, but Covid-19 has made everything much more difficult.