The Philippines and Russia

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The Philippines and Russia

The Republic of the Philippines and the Russian Federation celebrate 47 years of formal diplomatic relations. The two countries established diplomatic relations on June 2, 1976.

Common Ground

Both the Philippines and Russia celebrate their National Days on 12 June. Russia’s National Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR) on 12 June 1990. It is also the day when the national flag, anthem, and emblem of the Russian Federation were adopted.

There are 9,775 Filipinos in Russia.

The distance between the two countries is 8,252 kilometers.

The total trade between the Philippines and Russian Federation is US$ 661 million (2022). Russia’s total exports to the Philippines are US$ 607.1 million (2022). Total approved investments to the Philippines are US$ 607.4 million (2022).

4 Philippine Presidents who visited Russia

  1. Ferdinand E. Marcos, Sr.
  2. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
  3. Benigno Aquino III
  4. Rodrigo Duterte

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