Avigdor Lieberman, Hebrew: אביגדור ליברמן , born as Evet Lvovich Liberman, Russian: Эве́т Льво́вич Ли́берман, (born July 5, 1958 in Chișinău) is an Israeli politician. He is a political leader and also founder of Yisrael Beiteinu ("Israel Our Home").
Early life and education[change | change source]
Lieberman studied hydrology in his native country. He migrated from the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic to Israel in 1978. After serving in the army he studied political science and international relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Career[change | change source]
Lieberman participated in several cabinets, among others as deputy prime minister in the Olmert Government and the Second Netanyahu Government, and as foreign minister in the Second and Third Netanyahu Government.
Since 2016 he has been defense minister in the Fourth Netanyahu Government.
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