Appointed new Ambassador of Russia in Venezuela

Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed new Russian Ambassador in Venezuela. Sergey Melik-Bagdasarov, replaced Vladimir Zemskogo, who headed the Embassy in 2009.

Sergey Melik-Bagdasarov, is a graduate of MGIMO, has the rank of Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 2nd class. He served as Minister Counsellor at the Russian Embassy in Spain, Deputy Director of the Latin American Department of the foreign Ministry.