Invasion of Ukraine by Russia
Information on sanctions, travel advice and consular assistance, Australia's humanitarian assistance and media releases.
Russia, as the main successor to the Soviet Union, aims to consolidate its role as one of the centres of a multipolar global order. Russia's self-image as a great power is based mostly upon military strength, arms sales, its permanent seat on the UN Security Council (UNSC) and geography.
In addition to its permanent seat on the UNSC, Russia is a member of BRICS, the Eurasian Economic Union, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and the Collective Security Treaty Organization. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), ASEAN Regional Forum, East Asia Summit (EAS) and the Group of 20 (G20).
Australia-Russia Nuclear Cooperation Agreement
- Australia-Russian Federation Agreement on Cooperation in the Use of Nuclear Energy for Peaceful Purposes
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- Before you travel, visit smartraveller.gov.au
- Read the travel advice for Russia
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- Get the right travel insurance
- For how we can help Australians overseas, see the Consular services charter
- Australian Passports Office
- Visa information
Heads of Government
Includes Heads of State, Prime Ministers, Foreign, Trade and Aid Ministers.
Embassies and consulates
- Australian Embassy in Moscow, Russia
- Australian Consulate in St Petersburg, Russia
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade seeks your feedback on the information provided on Europe. Please contact us by:
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Northern, Central and Eastern Europe Section
Northern, Southern and Eastern Europe Branch
RG Casey Building
John McEwen Crescent
BARTON ACT 0221
- Fax: (02) 6261 2176 or 6261 2990