Alexander Rudakov was appointed Russia’s new Ambassador in Lebanon. The corresponding decree of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin published on Friday on the official portal of legal acts.

"Assign Rudakov Alexander Nikolaevich, Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Lebanon", – the document says. By another decree the President dismissed the former head of the Russian diplomatic mission in Beirut, Alexander Zasypkina.