Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed the Deputy Director General Secretariat of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Nikolay Kudashev new Ambassador of the Russian Federation in India. The corresponding decree was published on Friday, August 18, on the official Internet portal of legal information.
“To appoint Kudasheva Nikolay Rishatovich Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in the Republic of India,” the document says.
The previous representative of the Russian Federation in India Alexander Kadakin, who was in this position since 2009, passed away in late January due to heart disease. The past six months, Moscow to new Delhi was represented by charge d’affaires of the Embassy Anatoly Kargapolov.
Nikolay Kudashev is a career diplomat and specialist in South East Asia. In 2014-2015 was the Russian Ambassador to Micronesia (country in Oceania) and the Marshall Islands.