• Triumph of Diplomacy
    Last update: 21:06 09.10.2017
    21:06 09.10.2017

    Triumph of Diplomacy

    Moscow and Riyadh have agreed on the deliveries of Russian S-400 Triumf air defense systems to Saudi Arabia.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
  • Saudi Arabia Flag
    Last update: 16:17 09.10.2017
    16:17 09.10.2017

    Russia's Return to Middle East to Help Resolve Complex Issues - Saudi Official

    A Saudi official has commented on Moscow's role in the Middle East following the "landmark" visit of the Saudi King to Russia last week.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
  • S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft weapon systems during combat duty drills of the surface to air-misile regiment in the Moscow Region.
    Last update: 10:04 09.10.2017
    10:04 09.10.2017

    Russia, Saudi Arabia Agree on S-400, Other Weapons Deliveries

    Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed on the supply of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, as well as a number of other weapons, including the Kalashnikov AK-103.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin's talks with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia
    Last update: 20:24 06.10.2017
    20:24 06.10.2017

    King's Visit Bearing Fruit: Russia's Gazprom, Saudi Aramco Sign Memo on Gas Projects Cooperation

    The "landmark" visit of the Saudi King to Russia is already bearing fruit as the Russian and Saudi energy giants have signed an agreement on cooperation paving the way for joint projects.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
  • Oil tanker
    Last update: 13:08 06.10.2017
    13:08 06.10.2017

    Russia, Saudi Arabia Share Similar Positions on Oil Output Cut - Russian Minister

    The Russian energy minister told the Rossiya 24 television channel that Russia's and Saudi Arabia's positions on the oil output cut deal were similar, adding that the deal's future should be discussed closer to its completion.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with Saudi Arabia's King Salman in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia
    Last update: 20:51 05.10.2017
    20:51 05.10.2017

    Fresh Start: Saudi Arabia Turns to Russia Seeking to Diversify Foreign Relations

    Riyadh has started diversifying its foreign relations due to the US' further rapprochement with Tel Aviv, Russian political scientist Vyacheslav Smirnov told Radio Sputnik. According to the expert, the first ever visit of King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud to Moscow is likely to strengthen Russo-Saudi ties.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin and King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia during Russian-Saudi negotiations
    Last update: 19:04 05.10.2017
    19:04 05.10.2017

    Riyadh Says Saudi-Russian Relations 'Open Up New Horizons'

    Following the first meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in Moscow, the top Saudi diplomat has said that the two countries would boost cooperation, including in the anti-terror fight.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
  • A Saudi Aramco employee sits in the area of its stand at the Middle East Petrotech 2016, an exhibition and conference for the refining and petrochemical industries, in Manama, Bahrain, September 27, 2016.
    Last update: 19:01 05.10.2017
    19:01 05.10.2017

    Russia's RDIF Signs Memorandum on Petrochemistry Cooperation With Sibur, Saudi Aramco

    On Thursday, the Russian Direct Investment Fund said on Thursday it had signed a memorandum of understanding om the possible petrochemistry cooperation in Russia and Saudi Arabia with Saudi Aramco and Russia’s SIBUR.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin's talks with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia
    Last update: 13:53 05.10.2017
    13:53 05.10.2017

    Putin: Saudi King’s Visit to Russia a Landmark Event

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said during his first ever meeting with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud that the monarch's visit to Russia is a landmark event.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
  • King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud arrives in Moscow
    Last update: 11:38 05.10.2017
    11:38 05.10.2017

    Oil, Gas, Military Cooperation: What Else President Putin and Saudi King Expected to Talk About

    King Salman of Saudi Arabia, who is currently on his first-ever visit to Russia, is set to meet with President Putin in the Kremlin on Thursday. Sputnik has reviewed what is expected to top the agenda of the talks.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
  • Saudi Arabian city view with the 'Kingdom Tower', background, and 'Al-Faislia Tower' in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Last update: 20:37 04.10.2017
    20:37 04.10.2017

    Moscow, Riyadh Expected to Strike Deal on Construction of Plant in Saudi Arabia

    Moscow and Riyadh will sign a number of investment deals, including a $1.1 agreement on construction of a plant in Saudi Arabia by Russia's Sibur, during the historic official visit to Russia by Saudi King Salman on October 4-7, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said in an interview with The Financial Times.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
  • King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud arrives in Moscow
    Last update: 19:16 04.10.2017
    19:16 04.10.2017

    Saudi King Arrives in Moscow for First Ever Visit (VIDEO)

    The King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, arrives in Moscow for a historically significant first ever visit to Russia.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
  • Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud
    Last update: 16:11 03.10.2017
    16:11 03.10.2017

    Saudi King in Russia to Hold Top-Level Talks on Middle East, Investment Projects

    During his first trip to Russia, Saudi King Salman Al Saud is set to hold talks with Russian President Putin and Russian Prime Minister Medvedev to discuss the conflicts in the Middle East and joint investment projects.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
  • The Balaclava Cove on the Heraclea Peninsula on the southwestern coast of Crimea in the Balaclava district of Sevastopol
    Last update: 15:52 02.10.2017
    15:52 02.10.2017

    Crimea Ready to Offer Charter Flights, Grain Exports to Saudi Arabia

    Crimea is willing to develop economic relations and trade with Saudi Arabia and to offer some promising investment projects, as well as to organize grain exports, charter flights and a visa center on the peninsula, local officials told Sputnik.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
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    Last update: 08:00 02.10.2017
    08:00 02.10.2017

    EXCLUSIVE: Prince Turki Faisal Al Saud on Syria, Yemen and Cooperation Between Moscow and Riyadh

    Saudi Prince Turki Faisal Al Saud gave an interview to Sputnik and the Russian television channel NTV.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
  • Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, with Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of Saudi Arabia and Chairman of the Saudi Council of Ministers, during a meeting on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Antalya, Turkey (File)
    Last update: 02:13 29.09.2017
    02:13 29.09.2017

    Saudi Lawmaker Expects Moscow-Riyadh Rapprochement on Syria

    The forthcoming visit of Saudi King Salman Al Saud to Russia for the first time in almost hundred years of Saudi-Russian relations is regarded to be historic. Both sides hope to strengthen bilateral relations and achieve progress on Syrian settlement - burning issue of modern international politics.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
  • Saudi activist Manal Al Sharif
    Last update: 22:22 26.09.2017
    22:22 26.09.2017

    Saudi Arabia to Allow Women to Drive Starting Next Summer

    Announced Tuesday, Saudi Arabia will now be allowing women to drive, but the change won't take effect until June of 2018.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
  • Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud
    Last update: 09:42 24.09.2017
    09:42 24.09.2017

    King's 'Historic' Russia Visit Will Reflect Strong Ties - Saudi Foreign Minister

    In an interview with Sputnik, Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir spoke about the forthcoming visit of Saudi King Salman Al Saud to Russia.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
  • Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud
    Last update: 18:00 21.09.2017
    18:00 21.09.2017

    Russia Preparing for Saudi King's Upcoming Visit

    Russia is preparing for a visit of Saudi King Salman Al Saud who will arrive in Moscow on October 4 to discuss the deepening cooperation between the two countries.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017
  • Trendstorm
    Last update: 13:28 16.09.2017
    13:28 16.09.2017

    The Kremlin and The Kingdom: The Russian-Saudi Rapprochement

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's trip to Saudi Arabia accelerated the all-around rapprochement between Moscow and Riyadh, and it also helped sort out some of the details for King Salman's upcoming trip to Moscow next month.

    Saudi King's Visit to Russia in October 2017