World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia

 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
Министерство иностранных дел Российской Федерации
Ministry seal

Russian Foreign Ministry Building on Moscow's Smolenskaya Square.
Agency overview
Formed 1549 as Posolsky Prikaz
Preceding agencies Ministry of External Relations of the USSR (1991)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR (1946—1991)
People's Commissariat for Foreign Affairs (1917—1946)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Empire (1802—1917)
Collegium of Foreign Affairs (1717—1802)
Posolsky Prikaz (1549—1720)
Jurisdiction President of Russia
Headquarters

32/34 Smolenskaya-Sennaya pl, 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 Sergey Lavrov
Child agency Rossotrudnichestvo
Website

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (Министерство иностранных дел Российской Федерации, МИД РФ) is the central government institution charged with leading the foreign affairs of Russia. Its predecessor organisation is the Ministry of External Relations of the USSR. The current Foreign Minister is Sergey Lavrov.

Ministers of Foreign Affairs

See also

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

Official website

  • Ministry of Foreign affairs of the Russian Federation
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (Russian)

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.