Media: In Rossotrudnichestvo will change the head

In Rossotrudnichestvo is subordinated to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Agency for work with compatriots and promoting soft power abroad — will soon be replaced by the head. As reported by RBC with reference to its sources, the head of the Agency Eleonora Mitrofanova will retire on what she’s already told the staff.

most Likely, post Mitrofanova is her Deputy Mikhail Bryukhanov, who worked in the presidential administration, but there are other candidates. Mitrofanov, according to sources, will continue to work in the foreign service and become Ambassador-at-large.

the press service of Rossotrudnichestvo said that Mitrofanov acting head of the Agency pursuant to the presidential decree from December 19, 2017 and added that “other official information in the office there.” The foreign Ministry declined to comment.

Recall, Mitrofanova was appointed head of the Agency in December 2017 by the decree of President Vladimir Putin. She is the fourth head of this Department since its establishment in 2008. The previous three are now senators.

the First Chapter of the reformed of Rossotrudnichestvo (until 2008 worked as the Russian center for international scientific and cultural cooperation under the Ministry of foreign Affairs) Farit Mukhametshin is the Council of the Federation Samara oblast; headed the Agency for four years (from 2010 to the end of 2014) Konstantin Kosachev, the Republic of Mari El, as directed by the Agency in the years 2015-2017 Lyubov Glebova — Udmurtia.

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