Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (Министерство иностранных дел Российской Федерации, МИД РФ) is the central government institution charged with leading the foreign affairs
Foreign Affairs
Foreign Affairs is an American magazine and website on international relations and U.S. foreign policy published since 1922 by the Council on Foreign Relations six times annually...

 of Russia
Russia
Russia or , officially known as both Russia and the Russian Federation , is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic, comprising 83 federal subjects...

. Its predecessor organisation is the Ministry of External Relations of the USSR. The current Foreign Minister is Sergey Lavrov
Sergey Lavrov
Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov is the Foreign Minister of Russia. Prior to that, Lavrov was a Soviet diplomat and Russia's ambassador to the United Nations from 1994 to 2004. Lavrov speaks Russian, English, French and Sinhala....

.

See also

  • List of Russian foreign ministers


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