Sergey Lavrov

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (RF).

Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).

Worked in the Soviet embassy in Sri-Lanka, senior counselor at the USSR Permanent Representative office to the UN in New York, in a number of positions at the central office of the USSR and then at the RF MFA. Was Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Permanent Representative to the UN and Russian Representative to the UN Security Council. Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.

Since 2004, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation.

Recipient of state awards.

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31 March 2017
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

I Don't Believe that We Are Having Another Cold War
307
6 November 2015
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

Russian World on the path to consolidation
933
14 September 2015
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

The United Nations’ legitimacy is unique
268
28 August 2015
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

70th Anniversary of the End of World War II: Lessons from History and New Vistas
225
30 January 2015
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

Russia’s Priorities in Europe and the World
280
26 January 2015
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

Sergey Lavrov’s Address and Annual News Conference on Russia’s Diplomatic Performance in 2014
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11 September 2014
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

Throwing Russia off balance is ultimate aim
257
27 August 2014
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

The truth must be revealed
260
15 May 2014
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

The attempts to draw Ukraine into NATO would be very negative for the entire system of European security
183
7 April 2014
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

It's not Russia that is destabilising Ukraine
178
27 March 2014
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

Russia’s priority is to strengthen friendship and cooperation in Europe in the XXI century
219
26 September 2013
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

Washington Post Interview
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21 June 2013
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

US actions may derail Syria peace conference
255
20 May 2013
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

'The Law of Politics' According to Sergei Lavrov
259
29 April 2013
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

Interview to the Foreign Policy Magazine
283
5 April 2013
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

Russia's foreign policy philosophy
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15 February 2013
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

Interview for the documentary film on Syria by Hubert Seipel
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3 October 2012
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Board of Trustees of RIAC

"Reset" Cannot Last Forever

Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
 
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