In this post, according to the decree of Russian President Vladimir Putin, he was replaced by Eleanor Mitrofanov, who has now joined the foreign Ministry as Ambassador for special assignments. The new head of Department has promised “big changes” in the Agency’s work.

Yevgeny Primakov was born on 29 April 1976 in Moscow. In 1999, he graduated from historical-philological faculty of the Russian state humanitarian University, specialty “history”. For many years he worked in journalism. In 2018 he was elected a Deputy of the state Duma.