18 June 2020

Indonesia stresses need for multilateralism in ASEAN-Russia meeting

Indonesia highlighted the importance of multilateralism, saying the global fight against COVID-19 should be seized as an opportunity to strengthen collaboration among countries, particularly between the ASEAN countries and Russia.

8 June 2020

Indonesia, Russia soon to actualize cooperation on COVID-19 handling

Indonesia and Russia are inching closer to actualizing cooperation on COVID-19 crisis management as the two have expressed a commitment to ink a collaboration on COVID-19 information sharing, knowledge exchange, vaccine development and early detection of communicable diseases.

13 May 2020

The 18th ASEAN-Russia Joint Cooperation Committee Meeting

The 18th Meeting of the ASEAN-Russia Joint Cooperation Committee (ARJCC) took place at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta on 13 March and was co-chaired by Ambassador Ade Padmo Sarwono, Permanent Representative of Indonesia to ASEAN, and Ambassador of Russia to ASEAN Alexander Ivanov.

16 April 2020

Jokowi, Putin agree to step up cooperation in battle against coronavirus

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo had a fruitful conversation over the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, during which the two leaders talked about intensifying cooperation amid the coronavirus pandemic.

6 April 2020

New Marine Corps Amphibious Vehicles Request Spotlights Indonesia’s Defense Capabilities

The event spotlighted one of the aspect of Indonesia’s development of its military capabilities.

28 March 2020

Indonesia to Order 79 Additional Russian BT-3F Armored Vehicles

Indonesia is mulling the purchase of 79 additional BT-3F armored personnel carriers (APCs) from Russia for an estimated $289 million.

23 March 2020

Russia and Indonesia Agree to First Joint Naval Exercise

Russian news agency tass reported on March 13 that the Russian Pacific Fleet “preliminarily agreed upon the location, the timeline and the membership” of a naval exercise with Indonesia. This exercise will be the first ever between the two nations. The move is an indication of Russia’s determination to strengthen its defensive ties with key Asian states.

19 March 2020

Russian officers share combat experience in Syria with Indonesian servicemen

Officers of the Russian Armed Forces’ General Staff Military Academy have shared the experience of post-conflict peace-building in the Syrian Arab Republic with cadets of the Indonesian Defense University in Jakarta, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press office said.

16 March 2020

Indonesia Has Not Officially Refused to Buy Russian Su-35 Fighters

Russia has not received an official refusal to purchase Su-35 fighter jets from Indonesia, Dmitry Shugaev, director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, said.

21 February 2020

Russia-Indonesia: 70 years of friendship

“Jauh di mata, dekat di hati [Out of sight, close to the heart].” This is how Lyudmila Georgievna Vorobieva, Russian ambassador to Indonesia, characterized the relationship between the two countries.

12 February 2020

Indonesia Interested in Buying Russia's BT, BMP Tanks - Ambassador

Indonesia is interested in buying BT-3F and BMP-3F tanks as well as Mi-17 helicopters from Russia, the country’s Ambassador to Russia Mohamad Wahid Supriyadi said in an interview.

5 February 2020

Russian Minister Opens 70-Year Archive Exhibition of RI-Russia

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Sergey Lavrov, opened an archive exhibition to commemorate 70 years of Indonesia (RI)-Russia diplomatic relations. The exhibition took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, in Moscow on Tuesday.

2 February 2020

Russia, Indonesia to raise relations to level of strategic partnership - Lavrov

Russia and Indonesia plan to raise their bilateral relations to the level of strategic partnership, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with Indonesia’s Kompas newspaper on the 70th anniversary on diplomatic relations between the two countries.

27 January 2020

Indonesian Director Joins Muslim Film Festival 2020 in Kazan

Culture Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation, Irada Ayupova has invited one of five directors of "Lima" film, Lola Amaria to participate in the 16th Kazan International Muslim Film Festival in Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan in September 2020.

31 December 2019

Indonesia Negotiating Launch of 1st Indigenous Astronaut with Russia's Roscosmos

Indonesia is in talks with Russia's State Space Corporation Roscosmos on sending its first domestic astronaut to space.

24 November 2019

Tourism Ministry Gather Russian Tourism Industry to Boost Tourist

The Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Indonesia in collaboration with Russian airline Rossiya Airlines organized a joint promotion of Indonesian tourism in Russia to increase the flow of Russian tourists to Indonesia. The event took place at St. Petersburg on Friday, November 22, 2019.

25 October 2019

President University Students Attended Guest Lecture by the Russian Ambassador to Indonesia H. E. Lyudmila Vorobieva

President University students attended a guest lecture held at the Russian Center of Science & Culture this morning (10/21). In this guest lecture, the Russian Ambassador to Indonesia H. E. Lyudmila Vorobieva was present to give a comprehensive insight into the diplomatic relationships between Indonesia and Russia in all sectors.

19 October 2019

Indonesia’s junior shuttlers showered with cash rewards over World Cup success

The Indonesian junior badminton team, who has just won a gold medal at the BWF World Junior Championship in Kazan, Russia, is being showered with cash bonuses by the Indonesia Badminton Association (PBSI), sponsors and the clubs where the shuttlers train.

28 September 2019

Indonesia among countries welcome to visit Russia’s St. Petersburg using free e-visas

Indonesians will be among the citizens of 53 countries permitted to enter Russia via St. Petersburg and nearby Leningrad using free electronic visas, according to a statement received by The Jakarta Post on Friday.

10 September 2019

Russia to assist in new capital city development in Indonesia

Russia has vowed to facilitate the development of infrastructure in Indonesia's new capital city in East Kalimantan.

10 September 2019

Russia targets forging cybersecurity cooperation with Indonesia

Russia's Association for Exports of Technological Sovereignty (ASSETS) is eyeing cooperation with Indonesian firms and universities to develop cybersecurity technology, group's chairman, Andrey Bezrukoz, remarked here at the "Exports of Technological Sovereignty" workshop’s sidelines, Tuesday.

5 September 2019

Putin to pay scheduled visit to Indonesia in 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to visit Indonesia in early 2020 to mark seven decades of diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Russia.

4 September 2019

Indonesia Attends Eastern Economic Forum for First Time

Indonesia attended Russia's Eastern Economic Forum for the first time ever in Vladivostok on Wednesday, represented by National Development and Planning Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro.

30 August 2019

Indonesia to take part in EEF 2019 at ministerial level for first time

Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation and the Executive Secretary of the Eastern Economic Forum’s Organizing CommitteeAnton Kobyakov and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Indonesia to the Russian Federation Mohamad Wahid Supriyadi held a meeting in Moscow during which they parties discussed the participation of an Indonesian delegation in the fifth Eastern Economic Forum, which will be held on 4-6 September.

20 August 2019

New Upgraded Su-30 Aircraft Delivery Highlights Indonesia Air Force Capabilities

The arrival of the aircraft has highlighted Indonesia’s links with Russia in its air force capabilities.

3 August 2019

13 MOUs Signed at Russian-Indonesian Forum in Moscow

On Thursday 1st August 2019, Moscow had the chance to host the Russian-Indonesian Business Forum where 13 memoranda of understanding were signed.

3 August 2019

Indonesia Festival boosts number of Russian tourists to Indonesia

The Indonesia Festival, the first edition of which was held in Moscow in 2016, has helped increase the number of Russian tourists to Indonesia, Indonesian Ambassador to Russia and Belarus Wahid Supriyadi stated.

2 August 2019

Indonesia-Russia business forum yields 13 trade agreements

31 July 2019

Fourth Indonesia Festival to be organized in Moscow, August 2-4 - ANTARA News

26 July 2019

Indonesia Interested In Buying Russian Passenger Ships - Russian Ministry

Indonesia has demonstrated interested in Russian passenger vessels, as well as patrol boats and floating power stations, the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade said on Friday.

27 June 2019

Russia To Export Over 40 Combat Vehicles To Indonesia By End Of 2020 - Cooperation Agency

Russia will export 22 infantry fighting vehicles BMP-3F and 21 BT-3F armored vehicles to Indonesia by the end of 2020, a representative of the Russian Federal Service of Military-Technical Cooperation told Sputnik on Thursday.

20 June 2019

Wonderful Indonesia campaign runs through streets of Russia

In an attempt to attract more foreign tourists, the Tourism Ministry is advertising the Wonderful Indonesia campaign on buses in two large cities in Russia, Moscow and Saint Petersburg.

13 June 2019

Russia, Indonesia to begin fishing talks at Saint Petersburg conference

Russia's Federal Agency for Fisheries (RFAF) is set to begin talks in a month with Indonesia about fishing practices in the Southeast Asian country, reports the Roscongress Foundation, a group aimed at improving Russia's global image.

2 June 2019

Indonesia expects Su-35 supplies to start by yearend

Earlier the republic’s Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu told that Jakarta "would not cancel the contract on jet supplies despite the US sanctions against Russia

23 May 2019

Indonesia Invited Russia To Invest In Infrastructure, Manufacturing Sector - Minister

Indonesia has invited Russia to invest in the country's infrastructure and manufacturing sector, Bambang Brodjonegoro, the Indonesian minister of national development planning, told Sputnik.

22 May 2019

President Putin stresses Indonesia-Russia friendship to Jokowi

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated President-elect Joko Widodo (Jokowi) in a letter from the Kremlin, Moscow, on May 21, 2019, which underlined the importance of Indonesian-Russian relations.

1 May 2019

New Arms Deals Highlight Indonesia-Russia Military Cooperation

The new contract reinforces Jakarta’s continued efforts to cultivate Moscow as a defense partner in spite of the challenges.

28 April 2019

Russia has exported $2.5 billion of military equipment to Indonesia since 1992

Russian defense exports to the Republic of Indonesia has amounted to more than USD2.5 billion since late 1992, Russia`s arms exporter Rosoboronexport (a subsidiary of the state corporation Rostec) said in a statement.

24 April 2019

Indonesia buys BT-3F and BMP-3F armored vehicles from Russia

Indonesia has ordered BT-3F and BMP-3F armored amphibious armored vehicles from Russia for its Marinir Korps (Marine Corps) where they will replace old BTR-50Ps and K-61s of the Soviet era. The contract was signed in Jakarta on Monday, April 22, according to Rosoboronexport.

23 April 2019

Indonesia inks deal to purchase modern amphibious armored vehicles from Russia

Indonesia has ordered a batch of amphibious armored vehicles from Russia to enhance the capabilities of its marines and replace ageing Soviet-era machines, operated by the military.

7 April 2019

Indonesian students' innovations recognized with gold, silver medals in Moscow

Teams of Indonesian students from Diponegoro University (Undip) and North Sumatra University (USU) won three gold and two silver medals at the XXII Moscow International Salon of Inventions and Innovative Technologies “Archimedes” , which was held from March 26 to 29.

3 April 2019

Mayora’s Torabika toasting cappuccino success in Russia

Mayora is well-known for not only its Torabika branded coffee, but also its Kopiko line which includes coffee candy and instant coffee.

26 March 2019

Sanctions won’t affect Russia’s Su-35 fighter jets supplies to Indonesia — official More: http://tass.com/defense/1050484

The official stressed that Russia’s partners are satisfied by "combat, technical and price parameters of Russian armaments

12 March 2019

Sergey Katyrin: we do not forget about traditional partners but we consider it extremely important for Russian entrepreneurship to develop partnerships in the eastern direction

The President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, described the ongoing business mission to Indonesia.

8 March 2019

Putin may visit Indonesia in 2nd half of 2019: Russian Ambassador

Russian President Vladimir Putin may visit Indonesia this year, most likely in the second half of 2019, Russian Ambassador to the South Asian country Lyudmila Vorobyova told Sputnik.

3 March 2019

Indonesia Festival to return for fourth time in Russia

The fourth Indonesia Festival in Russia will be held on Aug. 1 to 4 by the Indonesian Embassy in Moscow (KBRI) supported by the Foreign Ministry and Tourism Ministry.

1 March 2019

Garuda Indonesia to Offer Istanbul, Los Angeles, Moscow Flights

National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia is set to open up several new international routes this year. Garuda Indonesia president director Ari Askhara said the route to Istanbul, Turkey, would be operational by June 2019.

27 February 2019

Indonesian Religious Affairs Ministry And Russian Mufti Council Hold Islamic Tradition in Russia Exhibition

15 February 2019

Moscow-Denpasar direct route boosts Russian tourist arrivals

15 February 2019

Russia Ready To Buy Natural Rubber From Indonesia Under Contract On Su-35 Fighters -Rostec

Russia is interested in purchasing natural rubber and other agricultural and industrial goods from Indonesia as part of the contract on the supply of Russia's Sukhoi Su-35 multirole combat aircraft to the Southeast Asian country, Viktor Kladov, the director of international cooperation and regional policy at Russian state-owned corporation Rostec, said in an interview with Sputnik

13 February 2019

When it comes to coffee, Russians enjoy Indonesia’s Torabika

13 February 2019

Russia, Indonesia Agree To Conclude Information Security Deal - Russian Security Council

Russia and Indonesia have agreed to conclude an intergovernmental deal on cooperation in international information security, as well as treaties in criminal law, the Russian Security Council said Wednesday

12 February 2019

Indonesia, Russia to strengthen defence ties

Following a meeting in Moscow between Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and his Indonesian counterpart Ryamizard Ryacudu, the two countries have committed to strengthen defence ties.

President urges residents to allow construction of Tuban refinery

13 February 2019

... to build refinery in Tuban


16 January 2019

Bali Hai Brewery begins exporting stout to Russia

Homegrown beer producer PT Bali Hai Brewery Indonesia has introduced its new Panther Black stout to Russia, where alcohol consumption is among the highest in the world.

20 December 2018

Russia. 87% of imported palm oil is of Indonesian origin

18 December 2018

Russian ambassador confirms Putin to visit Indonesia after 2019 election

10 December 2018

Indonesian Products Begin to Enter Far East Russia

16 November 2018

Indonesia seeks to boost economic ties with Russia

15 November 2018

Indonesia Urges ASEAN and Rusia to Strengthen Cooperation

14 November 2018

Russia draws closer to Southeast Asia with arms and energy trade

14 November 2018

Indonesia, Russia discuss economic cooperation

9 November 2018

Jokowi to Meet Russian President Putin in ASEAN Summit

8 November 2018

From Air, Land & Sea: Russian Companies Are Storming ASEAN Arms Market (PHOTOS)

29 October 2018

Direct flights to attract more Russian tourists to Indonesia: Ambassador

Indonesian Ambassador to Russia M. Wahid Supriyadi said the number of tourists from Russia to Indonesia could be increased by opening direct flight between the two countries.

28 October 2018

Minister Darmin encourages Expansion Access of Agricultural-Fisheries Product Markets to Russia

26 October 2018

Russia offers cooperating in construction of floating NPP to Indonesia

In June 2015, Russia and Indonesia signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy

26 October 2018

Russia offering MC-21 jets, helicopters to Indonesia, says Industry Minister

26 October 2018

Indonesian Govt Opens Investment Opportunity for Russia in Energy, Mineral Resources Sector

24 October 2018

Russia, Indonesia Should Increase Trade To $5Bln - Lower House Speaker

23 October 2018

Indonesian Children Recite Quran in Int`l Recital Event in Moscow

Two Indonesian children, Muhammad Ghozali Akbar (10) and Kamil Ramadhan (11), recited Quran on Sunday, Oct 21, in the 19th Moscow International Quran Reciting Competition for the category of Hafiz or memorization in Crocus City Hall, Moscow.

23 October 2018

Russian Companies Interested In Infrastructure Projects In Indonesia - Upper House Speaker

Large Russian companies are interested in participating in infrastructure projects in Indonesia, Russian parliament's upper house speaker Valentina Matviyenko said on Tuesday.

18 October 2018

Russia Shows Interest in West Java Investments

27 September 2018

Indonesia opens its market for Russian corn and soybeans

Now Indonesia can import corn and soybeans from Russia. Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture informed Rosselkhoznadzor about this.

17 September 2018

Indonesia, Russia Organize Interfaith Dialog

The Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the Russian Federation concurrently the Republic of Belarus, M. Wahid Supriya, has been awarded the Visiting Professor of International Relations from National Research Tomsk State University (TSU) to coincide with the 140th anniversary of the university.

9 September 2018

Indonesian ambassador receives "visiting professor" title from Russian university

The Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the Russian Federation concurrently the Republic of Belarus, M. Wahid Supriya, has been awarded the Visiting Professor of International Relations from National Research Tomsk State University (TSU) to coincide with the 140th anniversary of the university.

13 August 2018

Indonesia reinforcing its position in Russia`s palm oil market

Palm oil imports to Russia totaled 77.2 KMT in May 2018, or 13.2% more than in the previous month and up 29.3% from May 2017.

8 August 2018

Indonesia Festival in Moscow Attracts 135,000 Russians

Some 135,000 Russian people visited Indonesia Festival organized by Indonesian Embassy to Russia. The festival that was held for the third time with the theme `Visit Wonderful Indonesia: Explore Our Regions` took place on August 3-5, in Moscow.

8 August 2018

Indonesia Festival in Moscow Attracts 135,000 Russians

Some 135,000 Russian people visited Indonesia Festival organized by Indonesian Embassy to Russia. The festival that was held for the third time with the theme `Visit Wonderful Indonesia: Explore Our Regions` took place on August 3-5, in Moscow.

7 August 2018

Russian Visitors to Indonesia on the Rise

Russians are now the largest visitors coming to Indonesia, totaling 110,529 people in 2017, a 37.28 percent hike from the previous year

6 August 2018

Indonesia invites Russia to invest in tourism, infrastructure

National Development Planning Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro has invited Russian businesspeople to invest in tourism and infrastructure, two sectors that are being given serious attention by the Indonesian government.

13 June 2018

Young Indonesian Footballer Gets International Exposure in Russia

While Iker Casillas has retired from International football, an Indonesian boy named after him has come to Moscow for his first international event and to learn a thing or two.

6 June 2018

Indonesia continues to buy more Russian wheat, Australian producers concerned

Australia’s largest wheat market, Indonesia, continues its newly formed love affair with Russian wheat, purchasing a whopping 1.14 million tonnes from Russia from July last year to the end of March according to official Russian reports.

5 June 2018

Wonderful Indonesia Bus Operated in Red Square, Moscow

Indonesian tourism is being promoted in Russia through the operation of hop-on-hop-off buses with Wonderful Indonesia logo across its capital, Moscow. The buses are parked at the Red Square, adjacent to Grand Kremlin Palace. Displaying Borobudur temple and 2018 Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang, the bus will take the route of main roads starting June 1-20.

13 March 2018

Moscow, Jakarta embark on strategic partnership in their relations, Lavrov says

The Russian top diplomat comments on the relations with Indonesia

7 March 2018

What Did the Fourth Indonesia-Russia Security Consultation Achieve?

The two sides held another iteration of their Bilateral Consultative Forum this month.

24 February 2018

Indonesian Embassy in Moscow to Hold Festival Indonesia 2018 with Different Concept

Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Moscow, Russia will hold Festival Indonesia 2018 on 3-5 August. The festival scheduled to be held at Krasnaya Presnya Park in Presnensky District, Moscow will be presenting different concepts with the previous Festival Indonesia.

17 February 2018

Indonesia inks US$1.1 billion deal with Russia to buy 11 jets

Indonesia has inked a billion-dollar deal to buy 11 Sukhoi Su-35 jets from Russia, an official said on Saturday (Feb 17).

16 February 2018

What’s Next for the Indonesia-Russia Fighter Jet Deal?

On February 15, media reports began surfacing that a contract for Indonesia to buy fighter jets from Russia had been signed. The finalization of the deal, which has been talked about for years between the two longtime defense partners, would constitute a boost for Indonesia’s air force capabilities even amid the significant challenges that remain.

25 January 2018

Russian delegation in Indonesia is discussing Sukhoi-35 contract

A Russian delegation in Indonesia is holding talks on a contract for the supply of Sukhoi-35 fighter jets, a source in the system of Russia’s military-technical cooperation with other countries told TASS on Thursday.

7 December 2017

Russia and Indonesia hold military exercise in Papua

Russian military personnel are in Indonesia's Papua this week for what is described as navigation and sightseeing.

25 September 2017

Wonderful Indonesia participates in Russia's Otdykh Leisure tourism exhibition

Wonderful Indonesia recently participated in Otdykh Leisure event that was held at Expocentre, Moscow, Russia from Sept. 19 - 21. The Otdykh Leisure tourism exhibition has been held for 23 times and the Wonderful Indonesia brand has taken part in 12 of them.

10 September 2017

Indonesia offers coffee, tea & palm oil in exchange for Russian fighter jets

Indonesia says it will barter coffee, palm oil and other commodities for Russian fighter jets, calling US and European sanctions against Russia an opportunity to boost trade.

8 August 2017

Nasi goreng, sate: Best-sellers at Indonesia Festival in Russia

Nasi goreng (fried rice) and sate (satay) dominated sales at Indonesia Festival 2017 that was held at the Hermitage Garden, Moscow, Russia from August 4 to 6.

7 August 2017

'Exotic Fruit and Wedding Ceremony' - Indonesia Festival Kicks Off in Moscow

The Russian capital hosts a three-day ethnic festival featuring the highlights of Indonesia. The main stage will feature concerts by jazz bands, academic orchestras and bands playing traditional Indonesian instruments. Muscovites will also be treated to a variety of dances dedicated to rituals and traditions as well as catwalk shows by famous and young Indonesian apparel designers.

4 August 2017

Results of Russia-Indonesia Business Forum, August 4, 2017

On August 4, 2017, just another Russian-Indonesian Business Forum was held in Moscow organized by Business Council within the framework of the traditional Indonesian Festival and by the initiative of the Embassy of Republic of Indonesia in Russia and the Ministry of Tourism of Republic of Indonesia with the support of the Department of Culture of Moscow.

4 August 2017

Indonesian Trade Minister to Launch Business Forum During August Moscow Visit

Indonesian Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita will visit Moscow in August to launch a business forum and an Indonesian festival, Indonesian Ambassador to Russia Mohamad Wahid Supriyadi told Sputnik.

8 June 2017

Indonesia, Russia Have Finalized Contract for Delivery of Su-35 Fighter Jets

The final contract is to be inked this year, according to a senior Russian defense industry official.

23 May 2017

Factors Supporting Indonesia, Russia to Intensify Business, Investment Promotion

The Indonesian Embassy in Moscow in association with the House of Indonesia and the Honorary Consul of Indonesia to Russia held a business and investment forum in Vladivostok, the biggest city in the Russian Far East.

22 May 2017

Russian youth participate in Bahasa speech, story-telling competition

Russian youths interest in Bahasa Indonesia has steadily increased, and some are testing their abilities during a speech and story-telling competition in Bahasa held by Indonesias Embassy in Moscow in cooperation with Indonesia Moscow School.

5 March 2017

Indonesian Culinary Week Dazzles Russians

The Indonesian Culinary Week held by the Indonesian Embassy in Moscow attracted more than 100 visitors

27 February 2017

Russia remains tight-lipped on Indonesia's weapons deal

Almost one year since President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's state visit to Russia, Moscow is still keeping Indonesia's planned weapons purchase under wraps.

22 February 2017

Indonesia-Russia Su-35 Fighter Jet Deal Will Be Signed in ‘Coming Months’

Russia continues to push Indonesia to ink an agreement for up to 10 Su-35 combat aircraft.

19 February 2017

Festival Indonesia in Russia part of economic diplomacy

The Indonesian Embassy in Moscow will again host the Festival Indonesia this year as part of economic diplomacy efforts to promote superior products and the potential of Indonesia.

17 February 2017

Indonesia, Russia explore ways to cooperate in tourism sector

The Russian government and the Makassar city government in Indonesia are exploring ways to cooperate in the fields of trade, tourism and investment

15 February 2017

Indonesia eyes Russian tourism boom with direct flights

Three weekly Jakarta-Moscow flights due to commence in August

21 January 2017

How Russia helped Indonesia annex Western New Guinea

The USSR supported the anti-colonial movement across Asia, and was drawn to Sukarno’s quest to liberate the entire East Indies from Dutch rule. Moscow’s arming and open support of Jakarta forced the Netherlands to come to the negotiating table.

6 December 2016

Russian Ambassador met with Minister of Transportation of Indonesia

On December 6, 2016 Russian Ambassador in Indonesia Mikhail Galuzin met with the Minister of Transportation of Indonesia Budi Sumadi.

6 December 2016

Indonesia eyeing Russian amphibious vehicles and helicopters

London (ANTARA News) - Indonesian Ambassador to Russia Wahid Supriyadi expressed Indonesian interest in Russian amphibious vehicles and helicopters when he visited the city of Rostov-on-Don.

5 December 2016

Russian Helicopters to repair Mi-35P helicopters for Indonesian Air Force

Russian Helicopters will repair Mi-35P helicopters serving in Indonesian Air Force and deliver aviation equipment for repair of other aircraft, press service of the holding said on Dec. 5.

4 December 2016

Russian Permanent Representative to ASEAN took part in the EAS Ambassadors' informal meeting

The meeting discussed some aspects of cooperation in the EAS region in accordance with the agreements reached by the EAS Leaders at the EAS Summit in September 2016 in Vientiane (Lao PDR).

1 December 2016

Meeting of the Russian Permanent Representative to ASEAN and Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN on socio-cultural community

The parties discussed topical issues of ASEAN-Russia Dialogue Partnership, including in the context of preparations to the 50th Anniversary of the Association in 2017.

29 November 2016

Indonesia Hopes To Sign Final Agreement With Rosneft On Oil Refinery in 2017

Indonesia hopes to sign a final agreement with Rosneft on the Tuban oil refinery construction in 2017.

19 November 2016

Russia, Indonesia Mull Joint Agricultural Enterprises

Russian Deputy Minister of Economic Development Stanislav Voskresensky said that Russia and Indonesia are discussing the creation of joint enterprises on the territory of Indonesia.

3 November 2016

Russia, Indonesia Step Up Military Cooperation

The Russian government is committed to stepping up defense and military cooperation with Indonesia.

2 November 2016

Four Ships of Russian Pacific Fleet Arrive in Jakarta

Four ships of the Russian Pacific Fleet arrived in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta’s port of Tanjung Priok. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Four ships of the Russian Pacific Fleet arrived in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta’s port of Tanjung Priok to take part in the Indo Defence 2016 Expo & Forum, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.

2 November 2016

Indonesia, Russia Locked in ‘Intensive Talks’ Over Su-35 Fighter Jet Deal

So far, Jakarta and Moscow have been unable to come to an agreement over the purchase of up to ten Su-35s.

1 November 2016

Indonesia explores bid to forge FTA with Eurasian Union

Russia’s trade diplomacy has enticed Indonesia into exploring the possibility of forging a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) alongside a raft of cooperative agreements in the development of sophisticated equipment.

31 October 2016

Intergovernmental Commission to Discuss Indonesia's EEU Participation

Indonesia expresses interest in becoming a member of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), the Indonesia ambassador to Moscow said.

29 October 2016

Russia-Indonesia forum seeks to bridge economic information gap

The Russia-Indonesia Business Forum will meet on October 31, 2016 in Jakarta.

28 October 2016

Russia-Indonesia Business Forum to Boost Bilateral Cooperation

The Russia-Indonesia Business Forum will see participation by representatives of various industries, financial and trade sectors, as well as government officials. Bilateral cooperation currently prevails in civil aviation, mining and transport infrastructure.

12 October 2016

Jakarta's Agricultural Cooperation With Moscow Needs Rapid Growth

Alexander Mosesov – Jakarta wants the cooperation in the sphere of agriculture with Russia to expand as quickly as possible, Edhy Prabowo, the chairman of the Indonesian parliament lower chamber's Commission IV overseeing agriculture, food, forestry, plantations, fisheries and maritime affairs told Sputnik.

11 October 2016

Russian firm to develop Samarinda-Balikpapan rail track

A Russian company is interested in developing a passenger and logistics rail track linking Samarinda and Balikpapan in East Kalimantan, a top official said Tuesday.

7 October 2016

Rosneft and Pertamina Develop Cooperation

Rosneft and Pertamina signed within the working visit of Rosneft’s Chief executive officer Igor Sechin to Indonesia a number of documents aimed at further development of cooperation between the companies. The agreements reached cover all key areas of their business activities.

6 October 2016

Oleg Belozerov pays working visit to Indonesia

Oleg Belozerov, President of Open Joint Stock Company Russian Railways, paid a working visit to the Republic of Indonesia on 5 and 6 October 2016. During the visit, the Company head held a series of meetings with representatives from Indonesia government bodies involved in rail and transport and Edi Sukmoro, President of the national state railway company PT Kereta Api Indonesia.

6 October 2016

Rustem Khamitov has met with Ambassador of Indonesia to Russia Mohammad Wahid Supriyadi

On October 5, the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Indonesia in the Russian Federation Mohammad Wahid Supriyadi at the House of the Republic. The sides discussed prospects of cooperation in the industrial, trade, economic, scientific and cultural spheres.

5 October 2016

Russia's Rosneft, Indonesia's Pertamina agree on refining, upstream JVs

Russian state oil company Rosneft and Indonesian state energy company Pertamina have agreed a refinery joint venture in the Southeast Asian country, which may also get stakes in upstream projects in Russia, Rosneft said on Wednesday.

3 October 2016

Russia stresses importance of cybersecurity cooperation with Indonesia

Cybersecurity threats are an acute problem for the international community, requiring stronger intergovernmental cooperation to tackle, a top Russian diplomat has said.

3 October 2016

Russian Ambassador in Indonesia Mr. Mikhail Galuzin held a regular briefing

The Ambassador spoke about the outcome of the elections in the lower house of the Russian Parliament (the State Duma) and also has highlighted the approaches of the Russian side to the settlement of the conflict in Syria and investigation of the crash of the Malaysian Boeing in Ukraine in July, 2014.

29 September 2016

Indonesia-Russia agreed the Countermeasures Enhancement of Terrorism

Every country needs the Countermeasures Enhancement of Terrorism to avoid and solve the terrorism problem that has been happening in their country. The Coordinator Minister for Political, Law, and Security, Wiranto held the closed meeting with Russian Ambassador to Indonesia, Mikhail Yurievich Galuzin in Kemenko Polhukam Office in Central Jakarta on September 19, 2016.

29 September 2016

Indonesia to Take Part in Russia International Tourism Forum

The Tourism Ministry, in cooperation with the Indonesian embassy in Moscow, is taking part in 22nd "Otdykh" Russian International Tourism Forum in the Expo Center, Moscow, to welcome the winter holiday. The Tourism Ministry has invited seven Indonesian tourism companies to take part in the international forum, the Indonesian embassy said.

22 September 2016

Indonesia Eyes Russia's Be-200 Amphibious Aircraft Purchases

Indonesia is interested in purchasing Russia's Beriev Be-200 amphibious aircraft, the deputy chief of Russia's state arms exporter Rosobonexport said Thursday.

7 September 2016

Indonesian furniture seen as excellent product in Russia

Indonesian furniture has turned out to be excellent product showcased at the Indonesian House located in the eastern most city of Russia, Vladivostok, a statement issued by the Indonesian Embassy in Moscow and received by ANTARA said here on Tuesday.

31 August 2016

Russian Ambassador in Indonesia Mikhail Galuzin held a regular briefing for journalists of the Indonesian mass media

The Ambassador spoke about the outcomes of the resent talks in Genève between the Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey V.Lavrov and the US Secretary of State John Kerry on the situation in Syria.

22 August 2016

Indonesia clears Russia for greater wheat imports

Competition for Australian wheat in its biggest export market is set to increase after three Russian laboratories were approved to certify wheat for export to Indonesia last Friday.

Indonesia’s Nuclear Power Plants and Russia’s Prospects of Getting a Louder Say in ASEAN

Like all countries with rapidly growing economies, Indonesia is experiencing a serious power shortage. As the industry grows, power consumption grows with it, which means that there must be more electricity to be produced.

11 August 2016

Mr. M.Galuzin, Ambassador of Russian Federation to the Republic of Indonesia held a meeting with Mr. D.Komar, Director for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia

On August 11, 2016, Mr. M.Galuzin, Ambassador of Russian Federation to the Republic of Indonesia held a meeting with Mr. D.Komar, Director for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia.

11 August 2016

First festival of Indonesian culture to be held in Moscow

Moscow will host its first Festival Indonesia on August 20. Wahid Supriyadi, Indonesia’s ambassador to Russia will participate in the festival’s opening ceremony. The Indonesian Embassy in Moscow welcomes visitors to explore and taste Indonesian culture and food. Festival Indonesia will be a mixture of entertainment events including cultural performances from five different regions in Indonesia. Exhibitions will feature a traditional wedding ceremony, a show demonstrating Indonesia’s leading fashion designers and a classical Javanese shadow puppet theater. The festival will display products ranging from handicrafts to furniture and will offer traditional food and drinks, yoga, palm-reading and other activities over the course of two days from August 20-21, 2016. Festival Indonesia will be held in the Hermitage Garden in Moscow and will be open to the public.

10 August 2016

Mr. M.Galuzin, Ambassador of Russian Federation to the Republic of Indonesia, had a meeting with Mr. D.Ratam, Chairman of the Russia-CIS Committee of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

On August 10, 2016, Mr. M.Galuzin, Ambassador of Russian Federation to the Republic of Indonesia, had a meeting with Mr. D.Ratam, Chairman of the Russia-CIS Committee of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

28 July 2016

Indonesian diplomats visit Beloyarsk nuclear power plant in Russia

A delegation of permanent representatives of foreign countries to the United Nations stationed in Vienna, Austria, visited the Beloyarsk nuclear power plant in Russia, a press release received by ANTARA here Wednesday stated.

7 July 2016

Russia-Indonesia bilateral trade grows by 12 percent in 2016

Russian tourist arrivals to Indonesia have risen by 21.4 percent this year. Bilateral trade between Russia and Indonesia increased by 12 percent in the first four months of 2016, Indonesian Ambassador to Russia Wahid Supriyadi told RBTH in an interview.

23 June 2016

Rosneft inviting Russian partners to join Indonesia refinery project

Rosneft is inviting other Russian partners, including banks, to join its oil refinery project in Indonesia, the Russian oil major's president, Igor Sechin said in an interview with TV channel Rossiya 24 on June 21.

10 June 2016

Russia’s Prospective Niche on the Asian Security Market

Despite its “pivot to the East,” Moscow had long been unable to formulate a regional security policy that would appeal to its Asian partners and explain why Russia should be more involved in the region. Nothing reflected this more clearly than the speeches Russian officials delivered at the Singapore Shangri-La Dialogue, the Asian counterpart to the Munich Security Conference.

9 June 2016

Low commodity prices, information gap hinder Russia-Indonesia trade growth

In an exclusive interview with RBTH, Mikhail Kuritsyn, CEO of the Russian-Indonesian Business Council, talks about the plans for the countries to use national currencies in trade settlements, upcoming bilateral business projects, and developments that rarely make newspaper headlines.

8 June 2016

Russian Railways and Indonesian Railways Co. sign memorandum of understanding

Russian Railways and PT Kereta Api Indonesia (Persero) signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Moscow on 7 June 2016. The document provides for cooperation between the parties in the field of transport construction, including joint participation in development projects for railway and logistics infrastructure in Russia and Indonesia, cooperation in the field of transport engineering and the exchange of experience and cooperation in the framework of projects to attract private and foreign investment for railway development.

6 June 2016

Wahid Supriyadi: Indonesia thinks OPEC member states could come to a bridge

Indonesian Ambassador to Russia Wahid Supriyadi has given an interview with Interfax in which he speaks about the results of the Russia-ASEAN summit, prospects for achieving an agreement on oil production freeze in OPEC, Indonesian-Russian military and technological cooperation and the launch of direct air communication between Indonesia and Russia.

2 June 2016

Russia, Britain celebrate National Days

Russia and Britain organized their national days on Wednesday ahead of schedule because the Ramadhan fasting month begins next week, and the two countries did not want their national days to conflict with the fasting month. Russian Ambassador to Indonesia Mikhail Galuzin conveyed his “deep satisfaction” with his country’s improved relations with ASEAN during the recent Russia-ASEAN meeting in Sochi.

1 June 2016

Indonesia (Still) Mulling Purchase of Stealth Submarines from Russia

Indonesia is still considering purchasing two Russian-made Project 636.3 Kilo-class (aka Vashavyanka-class) diesel-electric submarines and Beriev-200ChS amphibious aircraft, Indonesia’s Ambassador to Russia, Mohamad Wahid Supriyadi, told TASS on May 30.

27 May 2016

Indonesia’s Pertamina, Russia’s Rosneft ink $13b Tuban Refinery framework agreement

Indonesia state-owned energy provider PT Pertamina and Russia’s oil & gas producer OJSC Rosneft Oil Company signed the framework agreement on greenfield Tuban Refinery project in East Java. The project, with a refining capacity of 300,000 bpd –45 per cent produce gasoline, 35 per cent diesel and 20 per cent feed for petrochemical– is estimated to require an investment of around $13 billion.

23 March 2016


On March 23, 2016 the Russian Ambassador to Indonesia Mr. M.Y.Galuzin received in his residence again appointed Special Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia for strategic issues Mr. Dj.Oratmangun. The sides exchanged views on several issues of the Russian-Indonesian relations as well as topical international issues.

22 March 2016

Indonesia, Russia look to do away with the dollar

Russia has made several attempts to switch to national-currency settlements with its trading partners, including China, India, Indonesia, Thailand and other Southeast Asian countries. RBTH looks at the implications of such a move, taking Indonesia as an example, since Jakarta supports the Russian initiative.

16 March 2016


The 14th Meeting of the ASEAN-Russia Joint Cooperation Committee (14th ARJCC) took place at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta on March 16th 2016. The meeting was co-chaired by Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Indonesia Mr. M.Galuzin and to ASEAN and Permanent Representative of the Lao PDR to ASEAN L.Keomany.

13 March 2016


On March 13, 2016 the First Deputy Chairperson of the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Mr. N.V.Fedorov visited Jakarta with an official visit.

10 March 2016

Russian Ambassador in Indonesia Mr. M.Y.GALUZIN received chairman of the house committee of the House of Regional Representatives of Indonesia Mr. Ali Habib Albi

The both sides have discussed issues of further development of Russian-Indonesian interparliamentary cooperation, as well as the forthcoming visit to Russia of the delegation of members of the House of Regional Representatives of Indonesia led by Mr. Ali Habib Albi.

7 March 2016

Russian Ambassador in Indonesia Mr. M.Y.Galuzin participated in the 5th extraordinary simmit of the organization of islamic cooperation on Palestine and Al-Quds Al-Sharif

On March 7, 2016 Ambassador of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Indonesia Mr. M.Y.Galuzin participated in the Extraordinary Summit of the Organization of Islamic cooperation on Palestine and Al-Quds Al-Sharif as a Special Envoy of Russia.

5 March 2016

Indonesia plans a deal with Russia for 10 Sukhoi fighters

Indonesia plans to reach a deal with Russia on ten Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets in early April, the Jakarta Globe newspaper wrote on Saturday referring to the country’s Defense Minister Ryamiard Ryacudu.

4 March 2016

Japan, Indonesia to invest in Thai-Russian sugar refinery near Khabarovsk

Indonesia will supply technical equipment while Thai and Japanese banks will provide financial assistance for the Sutech-operated refinery, which will be built in a special economic zone.

29 February 2016

Russian Ambassador Mr. M.Galuzin met the newly appointed Ambassador of Indonesia to Moscow Mr. W.Supriyadi

On February 29, 2016 the Russian Ambassador to Indonesia Mr. M.Galuzin conducted a meeting with the newly appointed Ambassador of Indonesia to Moscow Mr. W.Supriyadi. The sides discussed topical issues of the agenda of the Russian-Indonesian relations.

25 February 2016

Russia, Indonesia and $5 Billion in Trade

Russia’s membership brings fresh air to Geneva and to WTO member states like Indonesia. Russia is one of Indonesia’s major trading partners. The trade volume between the two countries in 2011 reached $1.8 billion in the year’s first nine months, an increase of 50 percent from the same period in 2010.

25 February 2016

Russia and Indonesia Prepare For Joint Assembly Next Week

Indonesia’s ambassador to Russia has extended warm words to the Winter Olympic hosts ahead of next week’s joint assembly between the two countries.

25 February 2016

Russia, Indonesia Plan Partnerships That Would Boost Trade, Investment

Indonesian and Russian officials and companies have pledged to boost trade and investment between the two countries.

18 February 2016

Russia, Indonesia to Sign Contract on Sale of 4 Be-200 Amphibious Planes

According to a source in the Russian defense industry, Indonesia plans to buy four Beriev Be-200 amphibious planes from Russia.

16 February 2016

Russia Offers Dual Screen Smartphone to Tech Savvy Indonesians

Both the Russian start-up and its local partner believe the attempt to jump into Indonesia's smartphone market will not be defeated by other established products made by US and Asian manufacturers.

16 February 2016

Russia seeks stronger ties with Indonesia

Russia is seeking stronger relations with Indonesia in an effort to boost economic and other forms of cooperation between the two countries, according to Russian Ambassador to Indonesia Mikhail Galuzin.

11 February 2016

Confirmed: Indonesia Will Buy 10 Russian S-35 Fighter Jets

Indonesia has agreed to purchase 10 Russian Sukhoi Su-35S multirole fighter jets, according to Indonesian media reports. Indonesia’s Minister of Defense, General Ryamizard Ryacudu, will visit Moscow in March to sign the final agreement.

11 February 2016

RI cozies up to Russia, China

Indonesia insisted that it was not abandoning its Western allies as it agreed on Wednesday to improve defense and intelligence cooperation with Russia, while also seeking legislative approval for the ratification of a defense agreement with China after eight years of delay.

10 February 2016

Indonesia Discusses Security Cooperation, Middle East Peace Efforts With Russia

Jakarta. President Joko Widodo has met with Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolay P. Petrushev in Jakarta on Wednesday, 10.02.2016 to discuss security cooperation, including Indonesia's peace efforts in the Middle East, a top minister said.

10 February 2016

Indonesia Mulls Intelligence Cooperation with Russia

Jakarta-President Joko Widodo today, February 10, met with delegation from the Russian Government. Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Luhut Panjaitan said both countries discussed cooperation in defense and intelligence sector.

11 January 2016

Russia, Indonesia Discuss Joint Shipyard Project – Russian Trade Minister

Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) is holding talks with Indonesian companies over building a shipyard in Indonesia, the Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov said.

8 January 2016

Indonesia discusses military equipment maintenance with Russia

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Russia and Indonesia discussed the issue of maintenance of military hardware during a meeting between Russian Minister of Trade and Industry Denis Manturov and Indonesian defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu here on Friday.

8 January 2016

Russia, Indonesia Consider Free Trade Zone

Moscow expects Jakarta to assess its interest in establishing a free trade zone.

8 January 2016

Russia Considers Supplying Indonesia With MC-21 Airliners

According to Russia's trade minister, Moscow is contemplating supplying MC-21 planes to Indonesia.

11 February 2014

IRIS Business Forum

Business Forum “Indonesia – Russia. Investment Strategies” to be held in Jakarta.

11 October 2013

A Visit of Tomsk CCI to Indonesia

A delegation of Tomsk Chamber of Commerce & Industry is arriving in Indonesia on October 14

25 June 2012

8th Session of the Russian-Indonesian G2G Commission

8th Session of the Russian-Indonesian Joint Commission on Trade-Economic and Technical Cooperation