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Stories with organization: Soviet Union government
  • Putin and Russian political elite bid farewell to Primakov story has photos
    Updated: Jun-29-15 8:32 am

    MOSCOW - Russia's president and political elite joined thousands of mourners on Monday in bidding farewell to Yevgeny Primakov, a former prime minister who also served as Russia's top diplomat and foreign intelligence chief during a long and distinguished career.

  • Former Russian PM Yevgeny Primakov dies at 85 story has photos
    Updated: Jun-26-15 8:13 am

    MOSCOW - Former Russian Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov, whose career included desperate but unsuccessful diplomatic efforts to avert wars in Iraq and NATO's bombing of Yugoslavia, has died. He was 85.