Putin to Take Part in BRICS Summit in South Africa – Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to visit South Africa for a summit of BRICS countries on July 26-27, Kremlin foreign policy aide Yuri Ushakov said on Friday.

Russia's President Putin attends the International Cybersecurity Congress in Moscow
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech as he attends the International Cybersecurity Congress in Moscow, Russia July 6, 2018. Sergei Chirikov/REUTERS

The BRICS group of emerging economies comprises Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

(Reporting by Denis Pinchuk; Writing by Maria Tsvetkova; editing by David Stamp)