Yevgeny Primakov

former Prime Minister of Russia (1929-2015)

Yevgeny Maksimovich Primakov (Russian: Евге́ний Макси́мович Примако́в, tr. Yevgeniy Maksimovich Primakov; 29 October 1929 – 26 June 2015) was a Russian politician and diplomat.[1] He was the Prime Minister of Russia from 1998 to 1999.[2]

Yevgeny Primakov
Евгений Примаков
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Prime Minister of Russia
In office
11 September 1998 – 12 May 1999
PresidentBoris Yeltsin
Preceded byViktor Chernomyrdin (Acting)
Succeeded bySergei Stepashin
Personal details
Born
Yevgeny Maksimovich Primakov

(1929-10-29)29 October 1929
Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union (now Ukraine)
Died26 June 2015(2015-06-26) (aged 85)
Moscow, Russia
NationalityRussian
Spouse(s)Laura V. Kharadze (1930-1987)
ChildrenAlexander
Nana

Primakov was born to a partly Jewish family (his mother was Jewish) in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union now Ukraine.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Quinn, Paul (9 November 1998). "Russia's New Icon". TIME. Archived from the original on 16 May 2013. Retrieved 8 May 2013.
  2. Fisk, Robert (1999-03-31). "War In The Balkans: Primakov fails to end the bombing - News". London: The Independent. Retrieved 2010-09-28.

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