On February 21, 2019 H. E. Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Russia, accompanied by Madame Sanja Jayatilleka, met with Professor Andrei Shutov, Doctor of Historical Sciences, who holds the post of Dean of the Faculty of Political Science of the Lomonosov Moscow State University.

15 February 2019 was the final day of Sri Lankan Cultural Week, organized by the Sri Lankan students at the Peoples' Friendship University in Russia (RUDN) with the support and guidance of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Moscow. During the whole event, Sri Lankan products were exhibited, displaying Sri Lanka's scenic beauty, and its cultural values.

On February 20, 2019 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation H.E. Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka and Madame Sanja Jayatilleka visited the Institute for the US and Canadian Studies of Russian Academy of Science. Founded in 1967 by Academician Georgi Arbatov, the Institute has become one of the leading think tanks providing recommendations for high-level government bodies on domestic, foreign and military policy, as well as on the issues related to restructuring of the Russian national economy.