Yevgeny Primakov

Yevgeny Maksimovich Primakov (Russian: Евге́ний Макси́мович Примако́в; born 29 October 1929 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union now Ukraine) is a Russian politician and diplomat. During his long career, he served as the Russian Foreign Minister, Prime Minister of Russia, Speaker of the Soviet of the Union of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union, and chief of intelligence service. Primakov is an academician and a member of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences.