The Embassy of the Russian Federation is at the Avenues section of Harare, one of the city’s oldest districts, built in XIX century. There are plenty of diplomatic missions, stores, restaurants, medical facilities as well as private home at Avenues. The street named after Lord Alexander Duff, Duke of Fife, Britain’s politician, who was one of the founders of British South Arica Company that explored the territory of the present-day Zimbabwe in XIX century.