Beginning 10 December 2014 Diplomatic Missions and Consular Offices of the Russian Federation in the United Kingdom, Denmark, Myanmar and Namibia will start collecting biometric personal data as part of the visa application process.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of New Zealand has released a performance dashboard on the New Zealand economy to provide an alternative way of thinking about how New Zealand performs relative to other countries.
The Australian and New Zealand Embassies held a memorial service at 11.00 am on Thursday 24 July, in honour of the citizens and residents of Australia and New Zealand that were on board Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 when it crashed in eastern Ukraine on 17 July.
On 5 July, the New Zealand Embassy’s public affairs advisor made a field visit to the Fayzabad District, Tajikistan to inspect an agricultural project jointly supported by New Zealand Embassy in Moscow and the Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia.
On 9 June the New Zealand Embassy in Moscow warmly welcomed Mr Greg Paul and a team of New Zealand rally drivers in their classic cars. The team arrived in Moscow as part of a 60 day overland journey that has seen them cover large tracks of China, Mongolia and Russia.