President Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the Bilateral Meeting with the Russian Federation

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Russian Federation Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev exchange pleasantries prior to the start of the bilateral meeting at the Coconut Palace in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Russian Federation Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev exchange pleasantries prior to the start of the bilateral meeting at the Coconut Palace in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Russian Federation Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev witness the exchange of signed agreements between Head of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property Grigory Ivliev and Director General of Intellectual Property Josephine Santiago during the bilateral meeting at the Coconut Palace in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. The signed agreements are on the Memorandum of Understanding between the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines and the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the Russian Federation. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Russian Federation Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev witness the exchange of signed agreements between Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation Lydmila Ogorodova and Commission on Higher Education Commissioner J. Prospero de Vera during the bilateral meeting at the Coconut Palace in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. The signed agreements are on the Memorandum of Understanding between the Commission on Higher Education of the Republic of the Philippines and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Russian Federation Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev witness the exchange of signed agreements between Deputy Minister of Telecom and Mass Communications Dmitri M. Alkhazov and Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar during the bilateral meeting at the Coconut Palace in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. The signed agreements are on the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the Field of Mass Communications. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gives a warm welcome to Russian Federation Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev prior to the start of the bilateral meeting at the Coconut Palace in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Russian Federation Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev discuss matters on how the Philippines and Russian Federation can further foster its partnership during a bilateral meeting at the Coconut Palace in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Russian Federation Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev discuss matters on how the Philippines and Russian Federation can further foster its partnership during a bilateral meeting at the Coconut Palace in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Russian Federation Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev discuss matters on how the Philippines and Russian Federation can further foster its partnership during a bilateral meeting at the Coconut Palace in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Russian Federation Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev discuss matters on how the Philippines and Russian Federation can further foster its partnership during a bilateral meeting at the Coconut Palace in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO