Sergey Lavrov

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Sergey Lavrov
Sergey Lavrov February 2016.jpg
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
9 March 2004
Prime MinisterMikhail Fradkov
Viktor Zubkov
Vladimir Putin
Dmitry Medvedev
Mikhail Mishustin
Preceded byIgor Ivanov
Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations
In office
22 September 1994 – 12 July 2004
PresidentBoris Yeltsin
Vladimir Putin
Preceded byYuli Vorontsov
Succeeded byAndrey Denisov
Personal details
Born (1950-03-21) 21 March 1950 (age 71)
Moscow, Soviet Union
(now Russia)
Political partyUnited Russia
Spouse(s)Maria Lavrova
Alma materMoscow State Institute of International Relations
Awards=Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" Order "For Merit to the Fatherland"

Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov (Russian: Серге́й Ви́кторович Лавро́в, pronounced [sʲɪrˈgʲej ˈvʲiktərəvʲɪtɕ lɐvˈrof]; born 21 March 1950) is a Russian diplomat. He was the Foreign Minister of Russia since 2004.[1] From 1994 to 2004, Lavrov was a Soviet diplomat, and the Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations.

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  1. "Lavrov Sergey Viktorovich". Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Retrieved 4 February 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)