Bahrain–Russia relations

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Bahrain–Russia relations
Map indicating locations of Bahrain and Russia



Bahrain–Russia relations (Russian: Российско-бахрейнские отношения) refers to bilateral relations between Bahrain and Russia.

Soviet-era relations[edit]

The Soviet Union established diplomatic relations with Bahrain on 29 September 1990.[1]

Russian Federation relations[edit]

Bahrain recognised the Russian Federation as the successor state of the Soviet Union on 28 December 1991, after the latter's dissolution.[2] Russia has an embassy in Manama, and Bahrain has an embassy in Moscow.

Economic ties[edit]

In May 2007, the two countries announced that they will jointly set up a new financial institution known as the "Arab-Russian Bank" and will have its main headquarters in Bahrain.[3]

State visits[edit]

In 2008, King of Bahrain Hamad ibn Isa Al Khalifah visited Moscow and met with the Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.[4]


  1. ^ "Soviet-Saudi relations restores". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 30 September 1990. Retrieved 2009-07-22. 
  2. ^ Российско-бахрейнские отношения (in Russian). Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 12 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-22. 
  3. ^ "Arab News". Arab News. Retrieved 2016-10-22. 
  4. ^ "Bahrain, Russia sign peaceful nuclear energy memorandum of understanding". 3 December 2008. Retrieved 2013-07-04.