E. M. Primakov
Both in Russia and in the world Evgeny Primakov is known as “the person who made a U-turn over the Atlantic”. He was a wise and brave politician who could defend the interests of his country.
Professionalism, strong principles, balanced approach to making decisions have made him one of the most outstanding politicians both in Russia and on the international arena.
For us Evgeny Maksimovich Primakov is an outstanding statesman and a political role model who willingly and selflessly served his country.
E.M. Primakov is a graduate of Moscow Institute of Oriental Studies which was later incorporated into MGIMO University. Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation (1998-1999), Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (1996-1998), Director of the USSR Central Intelligence Service (1991), Director of the Central Intelligence Service of Russia (1991-1996), Head of the Council of the Union of the Supreme Council of the USSR (1989-1990).
Doctor of Economics (1969), Orientalist-Arabist, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (1996), Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1979, correspondent academician 1974).