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The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova received the highest diplomatic rank — Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. The corresponding decree of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin published on the Internet-portal of legal information.
In the published document, the head of state has awarded a total of nine diplomats of the highest rank. Among them is and Zakharova, who served as Director of the Department of information and press of the Ministry of foreign Affairs.
Zakharov held a post of the representative of MFA of Russia in 2015, the same year she led the Department in question.
The diplomat in 1998 he graduated from the MGIMO-University majoring in international journalist. After graduation he went to work in the system of the Ministry of foreign Affairs. Worked as the editor of the monthly publication “Diplomatic Herald”, acting chief of the division of operational monitoring of the media. In 2005-2008 he was the head of the press service of Russia’s permanent mission to the UN in new York. In 2008-2011, he held various positions in the Central apparatus of the Ministry, since 2011, worked in dipvedomstva Deputy Director of the Department of information and press. Fluent in English and Chinese languages.
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