Who is Sergey Lavrov and what we know about him?

For a quarter century, he defends the interests of our country in the international arena, let's get to know him better: Sergei Lavrov, who was born in Moscow on March 21, 1950.
On his father know that he is an Armenian from Tbilisi according to some reports - by the name of Kalantarov. On mother know that she was an employee of the Ministry of Foreign Trade. On the Russian MFA's website indicates that the Lavrov - Russian.






Sergei Lavrov, who was born in Moscow on March 21, 1950.
On his father know that he is an Armenian from Tbilisi according to some reports - by the name of Kalantarov. On mother know that she was an employee of the Ministry of Foreign Trade. On the Russian MFA's website indicates that the Lavrov - Russian.




He studied at the Noginsk school number 2 named after V. Korolenko (Noginsk, Moscow region). With the silver medal he graduated from the Moscow school № 607 with profound study of English.
In 1972 he graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO).
He speaks English, French and Sinhalese




Work in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:
In 1972-1976 gg. - Trainee Attache of the Embassy of the USSR in the Republic of Sri Lanka.
From 1976 to 1981 he served as the Third, Second Secretary of the Department of International Economic Organizations of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In 1981-1988 gg. - First Secretary, Counsellor, Senior Counsellor of the Permanent Mission of the USSR to the United Nations in New York.
In 1988-1992 gg. - Deputy, First Deputy Head of the Department of International Economic Organizations, the chief of the same department of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
He was a member of the Communist Party until 1991
In 1991-1992. - Head of Department of International Organizations Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR.
In 1992 he was appointed director of the Department of International Organizations and Global Problems Russian Foreign Ministry.
April 3, 1992 he was appointed Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia. Supervised activities of the Department of International Organizations and international economic cooperation, the Office for Human Rights and the International Cultural Cooperation, Department for CIS countries. He held the post until January 1994.
Since March, 1993 - Deputy Chairman of the Interdepartmental Commission on the participation of the Russian Federation in the international organizations of the UN system.
Since November, 1993 - Co-Chairman of the Interdepartmental Commission for the Coordination of Russia's participation in peacekeeping operations.
Russia's permanent representative to the UN
In 1994-2004 - Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations.




Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation:
March 9, 2004 decree of the President of the Russian Federation appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. In May 2004, after the inauguration of the elected president for the next term of the Russian Federation re-appointed to the post of Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Similarly reassigned in May 2008, after the inauguration of President Dmitry Medvedev. May 21 2012 once again received the portfolio of Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation after the inauguration of Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russia Chairman of the Commission for UNESCO (Since April 2004).
On January 11, 2010 - a member of the governmental commission on economic development and integration.
Lavrov holds the post of foreign minister longer than anyone since Andrei Gromyko (February 1957 - July 1985), to March 4, 2014 Lavrov holds the post of Foreign Minister of Russia just ten years.
Russian media noted that Foreign Minister Lavrov ousted from t. N. "Oil lobby»
As of May 2012, Sergey Lavrov oldest ex officio member of the government of the Russian Federation, as it takes office in March 2004.




Interesting facts:
September 12, 2008 in the British newspaper «Daily Telegraph» published an article according to which in a conversation with his British counterpart David Miliband in connection with the settlement of the conflict in South Ossetia in August 2008, Lavrov has used obscene language to the interlocutor, while Lavrov attributed the words «Who are you to f ... lecture me?» (Who are you ... to teach me ?!)
September 14th Lavrov voiced in an interview with reporters his version of the conversation: "In order to acquaint Miliband with a slightly different assessment had to tell him about the characteristics of Saakashvili, which he gave in a conversation with me, our colleague from one European country. This characteristic sound like "fucking lunatic" », and on September 15 in an interview with BBC Miliband said" It's not quite right ... it's not true that he called me a "fucking" and so on, this is not true ».



Sergey Viktorovich heavy smoker. The famous story about how Lavrov protested against the decision of the UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to ban smoking at the headquarters of the Organization, he said that this is impossible because Annan is not the owner of the building, literally, "This house belongs to all members of the UN and its Secretary General just managing »



He is married and has a daughter, Catherine, a graduate of Columbia University in New York City (USA).
It is not necessary to be killed on the subject of what's supposedly the daughter of his teaching in America, in fact, yavlyas diplomat at the UN, and representing his country, as well as many diplomats around the world moves with his family.
Of course little Kate was forced to learn where it was necessary, it is not asked.
And Sergey Viktorovich, writes poetry and loves to sing with a guitar.
Hobbies - rafting, he loves to play football, his favorite team Spartak (Moscow).



Sergey Viktorovich has a large number of awards, are just some of them:
* Order "For Services to the Motherland» II degree (2010)
* Order "For Merit» III degree (2005)
* Order "For Services to the Fatherland» IV degree (1998)
* Order of Merit (1996)
* Honored Worker of the Diplomatic Service of the Russian Federation (2004)
* Order of St. Daniel of Moscow I degree (ROC 2010)
* Order of the Holy Prince Daniel of Moscow II degree (ROC)
* The Order "Dostyk" ("Friendship") (Kazakhstan, 2005)
* Knight Grand Cross of the Order "The Sun of Peru" (2007)
* Order of Friendship of Peoples (Belarus 2006)
* Order of Friendship (Vietnam, 2009)
* Order of Friendship (Laos)
We hope that this is not the last achievement of this remarkable man to the motherland and personally for some reason I am sure that in the light of recent developments in Ukraine and its competent rhetoric on Crimea (all who are watching, you're sure?) Will be marked by our gossudarstva and Order " Merit for the Fatherland »I degree also will join its collection of awards.
Good luck Sergey Viktorovich!



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