Visits By Foreign Leaders of Russia

Visitor From Description Date
Premier Khrushchev U.S.S.R. Official visit at Washington and Camp David (Maryland) Afterwards visited New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Des Moines and Ames (Iowa). Revisited Washington and Camp David September 25-27. Departed U.S. September 27. September 15-​16, 1959
Chairman Aleksei N. Kosygin U.S.S.R. Informal meetings with President Johnson at Glassboro (N.J.). Kosygin led the Soviet delegation to the 5th Emergency Session of the U.N. General Assembly. June 23-​25, 1967
General Secretary Leonid I. Brezhnev U.S.S.R. Official visit at Washington and San Clemente (Calif.). June 18-​26, 1973
General Secretary Mikhail S. Gorbachev U.S.S.R. Official Working Visit. Signed INF Treaty December 8. December 7-​10, 1987
President Mikhail S. Gorbachev U.S.S.R. Met with President Reagan in New York City. December 7, 1988
President Mikhail S. Gorbachev U.S.S.R. Summit meeting in Washington, D.C. and Camp David, Md. Afterwards visited Minneapolis-St. Paul and San Francisco, meeting with South Korean President Roh Tae-woo. Departed the U.S. June 4. May 30-​June 3, 1990
President Boris N. Yeltsin Russia Attended U.N. Security Council Summit Meeting in New York City and discussed strategic arms reductions with President Bush at Camp David, Md. January 31-​February 1, 1992
President Boris N. Yeltsin Russia State Visit. Addressed a joint meeting of Congress June 17. Also visited Annapolis, Md. Afterwards visited Wichita, Kans. June 15-​18, 1992
Prime Minister Viktor S. Chernomyrdin Russia Met with President Clinton during a private visit. August 31-​September 2, 1993
President Boris N. Yeltsin Russia State visit; addressed U.N. General Assembly September 26. Visited Seattle before departing the U.S., September 29. September 26-​29, 1994
President Boris N. Yeltsin Russia Summit meeting with President Clinton at Hyde Park, New York. October 23, 1995
Prime Minister Viktor S. Chernomyrdin Russia Met with President Clinton and IMF officials; attended meeting of U.S.-Russian Joint Commission on Economic and Technological Cooperation. Later visited New York City. January 28-​February 2, 1996
Prime Minister Viktor S. Chernomyrdin Russia Attended meeting of the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Commission. Afterwards visited Chicago. February 5-​8, 1997
President Boris N. Yeltsin Russia Attended the Economic Summit Meeting in Denver, Colorado. June 20-​22, 1997
Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin Russia Working visit. March 9-​12, 1998
Prime Minister Sergei Stepashin Russia Working visit. Attended meeting of U.S.-Russia Joint Commission and met with President Clinton. Also visited Seattle (Washington) July 25. July 26-​27, 1999
President Vladimir Putin Russia Met with President Clinton at the UN Millenium Summit in New York City. September 6-​7, 2000
President Vladimir Putin Russia Met with President Bush in Washington, D.C., and Crawford, Texas. Also visited “Ground Zero” in New York City. November 12-​15, 2001
Premier Mikhail Kasyanov Russia Working visit. January 30-​February 4, 2002
President Vladimir Putin Russia Official select visit at Camp David, MD. September 26-​27, 2003
President Vladimir Putin Russia Attended G-8 Economic Summit at Sea Island, Georgia. June 8-​10, 2004
President Vladimir Putin Russia Working visit. September 16, 2005
President Vladimir Putin Russia Working visit. Met with President Bush at Kennebunkport, Maine. July 1-​2, 2007
President Dimitry Medvedev Russia Attended the G-20 Economic Summit Meeting. November 14-​15, 2008
President Dmitri Medvedev Russia Met with President Obama at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 23, 2009
Presidetn Dmitri Medvedev Russia Attended the G-20 Economic Summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September 24-​25, 2009
President Dmitri Medvedev Russia Attended the Nuclear Security Summit. April 12-​13, 2010
President Dmitriy Medvedev Russia Working visit. June 22-​24, 2010
President Dimitry A. Medvedev Russia Attended the Asia-Pacific Economic and Cooperation Summit at Honolulu and Kapolei, Hawaii. November 10-​13, 2011
Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev Russia Attended the G-8 Economic Summit at Camp David, MD. May 18-​19, 2012