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Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations

The permanent representative of Russia to the United Nations is the leader of Russia's diplomatic mission to the United Nations.

Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations
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Incumbent
Vasily Nebenzya

since July 27, 2017
AppointerPresident of Russia
Term lengthat the pleasure of the President
FormationDecember 20, 1945 (72 years ago)
First holderAndrey Gromyko
Websiterussiaun.ru/ru

Vasily Nebenzya is charged to represent Russia in the United Nations Security Council and the formal meetings of the United Nations General Assembly except the rare ones when the most senior officers of Russia is present (President of Russia or the Minister of Foreign Affairs). Like all the Russian Ambassadors he or she must be nominated by the President and confirmed by the Federation Council.

The position of the Russian Representative to the United Nations is the highest position among all the Russian ambassadors serving in various organizations and countries respectively. The ambassador serve as the pleasure of the President.

Vasily Nebenzya was nominated by the President Vladimir Putin for his position and was confirmed by the Federation Council. He is serving from July 27, 2017.


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Permanent Representatives of the Soviet Union to the United NationsEdit

# Photo Name[1] Date appointed Date presented
credentials
Date until U.N. Secretary-General Head of State
1   Andrey Gromyko 10 April 1946 May 1948   Trygve Lie Joseph Stalin
2   Yakov Malik May 1948 October 1952
3   Valerian Zorin October 1952 March 1953
  Dag Hammarskjöld
4   Andrey Vyshinsky March 1953 22 November 1954
(Died in office)
Georgy Malenkov
Nikita Khrushchev
5   Arkady Sobolev 1955 12 April 1955[2] 1960
6   Valerian Zorin 1960 1963
  U Thant
7   Nikolai Fedorenko 1963 7 January 1963[3] 1968
Leonid Brezhnev
8   Yakov Malik 1968 November 1976
  Kurt Waldheim
9   Oleg Troyanovsky November 1976 6 January 1977[4] March 1986
  Javier Pérez de Cuéllar Yury Andropov
Konstantin Chernenko
Mikhail Gorbachyov
10   Yuri Dubinin March 1986 20 March 1986[5] May 1986
11   Alexander Belonogov 1986 1990
12   Yuli Vorontsov 1990 22 May 1990[6] 1991

Permanent Representatives of the Russian Federation to the United NationsEdit

# Photo Name[1] Date appointed Date presented
credentials
Date until U.N. Secretary-General President
12   Yuli Vorontsov 26 December 1991 7 July 1994   Javier Pérez de Cuéllar Boris Yeltsin
  Boutros Boutros-Ghali
13   Sergey Lavrov 7 July 1994 22 September 1994[7] 12 July 2004
  Kofi Annan Vladimir Putin
14   Andrey Denisov 12 July 2004[8] 3 August 2004[9] 8 April 2006[10]
15   Vitaly Churkin[11] 8 April 2006 1 May 2006[12] 20 February 2017[13]
(Died in office)
  Ban Ki-moon Dmitry Medvedev
  António Guterres Vladimir Putin
  Pyotr Ilichov
(acting)
20 February 2017 26 July 2017
16   Vasily Nebenzya 27 July 2017[14] 28 July 2017[15] Incumbent

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Permanent Representatives of the USSR and the Russian Federation to the UN". Permanent Mission of Russia to the United Nations. Retrieved 2009-08-02.
  2. ^ "New Soviet Representative to UN Presents Credentials". United Nations, New York City: United Nations. 12 April 1955. Retrieved 2009-08-02.
  3. ^ "New Permanent Representative of the USSR Presents Credentials". United Nations, New York City: United Nations. 7 January 1963. Retrieved 2009-08-02.
  4. ^ "New Permanent Representative of the Soviet Union Presents Credentials". United Nations, New York City: United Nations. 6 January 1977. Retrieved 2009-08-02.
  5. ^ "Ambassador Yuri V. Dubinin Presents Credentials". United Nations, New York City: United Nations. 20 March 1986. Retrieved 2009-08-02.
  6. ^ "New Permanent Representative of Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Presents Credentials". United Nations, New York City: United Nations. 22 May 1990. Retrieved 2009-08-02.
  7. ^ "Sergey Lavrov". United Nations. Retrieved 2009-08-02.
  8. ^ Президент Российской Федерации. Указ №873 от 12.07.2004 «О назначении Денисова А.И. Постоянным Представителем Российской Федерации при Организации Объединенных Наций в Нью-Йорке, США, и Представителем Российской Федерации в Совете Безопасности Организации Объединенных Наций». (President of RussiaUkaz #873 of 12.07.2004 On the appointment of A.I. Denisov as the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation at the United Nations Organisation in New York, USA, and the Representative of the Russian Federation in the United Nations Organisation Security Council. ).
  9. ^ "New Permanent Representative of Russian Federation presents credentials". United Nations. 3 August 2004. Retrieved 2009-08-02.
  10. ^ Президент Российской Федерации. Указ №334 от 08.04.2006 «О Денисове А.И.». (President of RussiaUkaz #334 of 08.04.2006 On A.I. Denisov. ).
  11. ^ "Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN". Permanent Mission of Russia to the United Nations. Retrieved 2009-08-02.
  12. ^ "New Permanent Representative of Russian Federation presents credentials". United Nations. 1 May 2006. Retrieved 2009-08-02.
  13. ^ "Vitaly Churkin, Russia's ambassador to UN, dies suddenly at 64". CNN. 20 February 2017. Retrieved 2017-02-20.
  14. ^ "Указ Президента Российской Федерации №340 от 26 июля 2017 года «О Постоянном представителе Российской Федерации при Организации Объединенных Наций в Нью-Йорке, США, и Представителе Российской Федерации в Совете Безопасности Организации Объединенных Наций". kremlin.ru. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  15. ^ "О встрече Постоянного представителя России при ООН В.А.Небензи и Генерального секретаря Организации Объединенных Наций Антониу Гутерреша". russiaun.ru/ru. Retrieved 28 July 2017.

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