Ukraine and Russia look to strike new gas deal amid US sanctions threat
Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov (Russian: Сергей Викторович Лавров, pronounced [sʲɪrˈgʲej ˈvʲiktərəvʲɪtɕ ɫɐvˈrof]; born 21 March 1950) is a Russian diplomat and politician. In office since 2004, he is the Foreign Minister of Russia. Previously, he was the Russian Representative to the UN, serving from 1994 to 2004.
Place of birth:Moscow
Date of birth:21 March 1950