Indonesia–Russia relations refers to bilateral foreign relations between Indonesia and Russia. Russia has an embassy in Jakarta, and Indonesia has an embassy in Moscow along with a consulate general in Saint Petersburg. Both countries are members of the APEC.
The Soviet Union established diplomatic relations with Indonesia on February 3, 1950. Early in the Cold War, both countries had very strong relations with Indonesian president Sukarno visiting Moscow and Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev visiting Jakarta. When Sukarno was overthrown by General Suharto, relations between the two states were not as close as they were during Sukarno's rule.
In late 2007, Indonesia purchased military weapons from Russia with long term payment. Indonesian airlines also were considering purchasing the Sukhoi Superjet 100 from Russia but a 2012 demonstration crash has put such talks on hold. Indonesia now says it could take as long as a year to analyze the flight data recorder recovered from the crash site. Separately, both countries are also members of the G-20 and APEC
- 2014 World Service Poll BBC
- "Indonesia Predicts Slow Probe of Crashed Russian Jetliner". Retrieved 2006-05-16.
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