Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Latvia
The Russian embassy in Riga is located in the city center. The Embassy's working hours are from 8:30 to 17:30 by local time. National Day is the 12th June.
Address of the embassy
The Russian embassy in Latvia is located at Antonijas street 2 in Riga. The Embassy's postal code is LV 1010.
Additionally in Riga, The Russian Federation has a consular office at Dzirnavu street 57 in Riga.
Tel.: +371 67 332 151
Fax: +371 67 830 209
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary posted to Latvia at the Russian Federation embassy is His Excellency (H.E.) Mr. Lukyanov Yevgeny Vladimirovich.
During her career Mr. Lukyanov Yevgeny Vladimirovich has served in various capacities, among them:
- Since 1974 - translator, senior engineer-translator at the Research Institute "Impulse".
- 1981 - 1984 - Deputy Secretary of the Board of the Leningrad organization of the Union of Journalists of the USSR.
- 1984 - 1990 in diplomatic work at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR;
- 1987 - 1990 - Deputy Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR in Leningrad.
- In 1990 - 1991 - Deputy Director of the State Hermitage Museum, Leningrad.
- In 1991 - 1993 - Vice-Rector of the International Institute for the Development and Training of Banking and Exchange Activities, St. Petersburg.
- In 1993 - 2006 - In senior positions in the banking sector (Dresdner Bank and VTB).
- In 2006 - 2010 - Head of Department, Deputy Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the North-West Federal District, St. Petersburg.
- In 2010 - 2016 - Assistant Secretary, Deputy Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, Moscow.
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About the embassy
Russian Embassy in Riga runs an inclusive range of consular services to local, Russian, and international citizens in Latvia.
The Russian Embassy in Riga can help Latvian citizens through its consular services, if they:
- Need basic or specific information about Russian economy, culture, sports, education and more;
- Need info regarding requirements and process of getting Russian Citizenship;
- Specific contacts and information in Russia;
- Want to apply and obtain Russian Visa.