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Yevgeny Primakov

former Prime Minister of Russia

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. 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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