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Kirill Dmitriev

Kirill Dmitriev is CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, the sovereign wealth fund of the Russian Federation.

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Russia-Saudi ties overhauled in just three years

We remember the first visit of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, then as Saudi Arabian Minister of Defense, to Russia during the St. Petersburg Economic Forum in July 2015 and his first meeting with President Vladimir Putin.

June 20, 2020

Russia and Saudi Arabia: Finding common ground and friendship

In 1926, it was the Soviet Union that first officially recognized the sovereignty of Saudi Arabia. This laid the foundations for enduring good relations between the two nations. In 2007, Russian President Vladimir Putin made his first official state visit to the Kingdom.

October 05, 2017