Sergey Lavrov

Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov (Russian: Серге́й Ви́кторович Лавро́в, pronounced [sʲɪrˈɡʲej ˈvʲiktərəvʲɪtɕ lɐˈvrof]; born 21 March 1950) is a Russian diplomat and politician who has served as the Foreign Minister of Russia since 2004.[1] As a member of the United Russia party, he was previously the Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations, serving in the role from 1994 to 2004.

Sergey Lavrov
Сергей Викторович Лавров
Lavrov in 2019
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
24 February 2004
PresidentVladimir Putin
Dmitry Medvedev
Vladimir Putin
Prime MinisterMikhail Fradkov
Viktor Zubkov
Vladimir Putin
Dmitry Medvedev
Mikhail Mishustin
Preceded byIgor Ivanov
Russian Ambassador to the United Nations
In office
22 September 1994  12 July 2004
PresidentBoris Yeltsin
Vladimir Putin
Preceded byYuli Vorontsov
Succeeded byAndrey Denisov
Personal details
Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov

(1950-03-21) 21 March 1950 (age 71)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Political partyUnited Russia
Spouse(s)Maria Lavrova
Alma materMoscow State Institute of International Relations
AwardsHero of Labour of the Russian Federation;
Full cavalier of the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland"