Li is set to visit Russia on November 6-8 at the invitation of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. The premier will also take part in the 21st regular meeting between Russian and Chinese government heads in St. Petersburg on November 7.
"In Moscow, Premier Li Keqiang will meet with Putin," Li said during a briefing.
In St. Petersburg, the premier will attend a dinner with Medvedev before a closed meeting between the two heads of government, Li added, stressing that the visit has great importance for developing bilateral ties between Russia and China.
"This visit is one of the most important high-level exchanges between China and Russia. It has tremendous importance for deepening bilateral ties and promoting cross-border cooperation," he said.
On Wednesday, the Russian government said that the two heads of government plan to discuss Russian-Chinese trade, economic, investment, energy and humanitarian cooperation. The sides will release a joint communique and sign a number of cooperation documents.