Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Russia)

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation [1]
Министерство иностранных дел Российской Федерации
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Ministry seal
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Flag of MID of Russia
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Russian Foreign Ministry Building on Moscow's Smolenskaya-Sennaya Square
Agency overview
Formed September 8, 1802; 215 years ago (1802-09-08) [2]
Preceding agency
Jurisdiction Russian Federation
Headquarters 32/34 Smolenskaya-Sennaya Square, Moscow
55°44′46″N 37°35′3″E / 55.74611°N 37.58417°E / 55.74611; 37.58417Coordinates: 55°44′46″N 37°35′3″E / 55.74611°N 37.58417°E / 55.74611; 37.58417
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Agency executives
Child agency
Website www.mid.ru

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (MFA Russia; Russian: Министерство иностранных дел Российской Федерации, МИД РФ) is the central government institution charged with leading the foreign policy and foreign relations of Russia. It is a continuation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, which was under the supervision of the Soviet Ministry of External Relations. Sergei Lavrov is the current foreign minister.

List of heads of Foreign Affairs[edit]

(From Right:) Minister Sergei Lavrov with former Ministers Yevgeny Primakov and Igor Ivanov.

Overseas schools[edit]

The ministry operates a network of overseas schools for children of Russian diplomats.[5]

First Deputy Foreign Ministers of the Russian Federation[edit]

Current First Deputy Foreign Minister[edit]

Deputy Foreign Ministers of the Russian Federation[edit]

Current Deputy Foreign Ministers[edit]

General Directors of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation[edit]

Current General Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs[edit]

See also[edit]

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In connection with the Moscow building that houses the Ministry's main office:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "[1]" ([2]). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Retrieved on 10 November 2017.
  2. ^ "[3]" ([4]). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Retrieved on 10 November 2017.
  3. ^ "[5]" ([6]). Structural diagram of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. Retrieved on 11 November 2017.
  4. ^ "[7]" ([8]). Structural diagram of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. Retrieved on 11 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Специализированные структурные образовательные подразделения МИД России (заграншколы МИД России) (официальные сайты)" (Archive). Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. Retrieved on 14 April 2015.

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