Sergey Lavrov

Russian politician and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov is a Russian Armenian diplomat who has been the Foreign Minister of Russia since 2004. His nomination to the Foreign Minister office was approved by two Russian presidents, in 2008 by Dmitry Medvedev and in 2012 by Vladimir Putin. Prior to that, Lavrov was a Soviet diplomat and Russia's ambassador to the United Nations from 1994 to 2004. Beside his native Russian, Lavrov also speaks English, French, Maldivian and Sinhala, as well as a little bit of Armenian.
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Moscow

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Moscow says not responsible for spat with the West
Reuters.com - 21 days
How far a row escalates between Moscow and the West over the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain does not depend on Russia, its Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told a news briefing on Monday.
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Russia expels US diplomats and shuts consulate in tit-for-tat move
CNN - 24 days
Russia will expel 60 US diplomats and close the US Consulate in St. Petersburg, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Thursday, in retaliation for a similar move by Washington.
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Russian foreign minister says Kremlin will 'certainly' expel British diplomats
LATimes - about 1 month
Russia will "certainly" expel British diplomats in a tit-for-tat response to Britain's decision to send 23 Russians home over the poisoning of a former spy, the foreign minister said Thursday. Sergei Lavrov, speaking in remarks carried by the RIA Novosti news agency, said the move would come "soon,"...
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Russia denies role in ex-spy poisoning
Reuters.com - about 1 month
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov denies any Russian role in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia on British soil.
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Russia Not Ready to Implement Cease-Fire in Syria, Official Says
Wall Street Journal - about 2 months
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said all sides must agree on how to carry out the cessation of hostilities.
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Lavrov heckled at Syria peace talks
Reuters.com - 3 months
Some delegates at the Syrian peace conference in Sochi stood up and heckled Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, marking a shaky start to the Moscow organised event.
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Lavrov berates US for 'destabilizing' world
CNN - 3 months
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has accused the United States of destabilizing the world, airing a list of grievances over the Trump administration's foreign policy.
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Russia says Iran nuclear deal breakdown would hurt effort to manage North Korea
Reuters.com - 4 months
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday a possible breakdown of the Iran nuclear deal would send the wrong signal when it came to trying to resolve the situation around North Korea. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
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Russian FM: North Korea talks chances are low
Fox News - 5 months
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says he believes the chances of dialogue to resolve the tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons program are low.
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Russia tells North Korea, U.S. 'hot heads' to calm down
Reuters.com - 7 months
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday the leaders of North Korea and the United States should tone down their bellicose rhetoric and warned that a collapse of a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers would only embolden Pyongyang. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Russia tells North Korea, U.S. 'hot heads' to calm down
Reuters.com - 7 months
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday the leaders of North Korea and the United States should tone down their bellicose rhetoric and warned that a collapse of a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers would only embolden Pyongyang. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Sergey Lavrov
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 2014
    Age 64
    He has one daughter, Ekaterina, a graduate of Columbia University, who stayed in New York City until 2014, when she was asked to come back to live in Moscow.
    Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, as host of the then-next G20 meeting, proposed on 19 March 2014 to ban Russia over its role in the 2014 Crimean crisis.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 2004
    Age 54
    Lavrov reminded readers that the zero-sum "either-or" bloc-politics of Ukraine were first suggested in 2004 by Karel De Gucht, then Foreign Minister of Belgium.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1995
    Age 45
    While in the latter position, he was the President of the United Nations Security Council in December 1995, June 1997, July 1998, October 1999, December 2000, April 2002, and June 2003. On 9 March 2004, President Vladimir Putin appointed Lavrov to the post of minister of foreign affairs.
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  • 1994
    Age 44
    Lavrov worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs until 1994 when he returned to work in the United Nations, this time as the Permanent Representative of Russia.
  • 1991
    Age 41
    In April 1991, he was named deputy foreign minister.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1990
    Age 40
    In November 1990, the State Council decided to change its name from the Union of Foreign Ministries to the Foreign Ministry of the Soviet Union and in December that year, the Foreign Ministry of Soviet Russia became the Foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation.
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    In October 1990, Andrey Kozyrev, who led the control of the international organizations at the time, was named Foreign Minister of the Russian SFSR.
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    Between 1990 and 1992 he worked as Director of the International Organization of the Soviet Foreign Ministry.
  • 1981
    Age 31
    In 1981, he was sent as a senior adviser to the Soviet mission at the United Nations in New York City.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1972
    Age 22
    Since his favorite class was physics, he planned to enter either the National Research Nuclear University or the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, but he entered the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and graduated in 1972.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1950
    Age 0
    Born on March 21, 1950.
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