The foreign relations of the Russian Federation are the policy of the government of Russia by which it guides the interactions with other nations, their citizens and foreign organizations. This article covers the foreign policy of the Russian Federation since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in late 1991.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during his visit to Greece, November 2, 2016. Photo: AP. At the beginning of December, Russian President Vladimir Putin approved Russia’s new Foreign Policy Concept. In such an unpredictable world, the previous version from 2013 appears to have lost its relevance, partly due to global changes that.