The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation is the central government institution charged with leading the foreign policy and foreign relations of Russia.
Foreign Policy is an American news publication, founded in 1970 and focused on global affairs, current events, and domestic and international policy.
Foreign relations is the management of relationships and dealings between two countries.
Russia, also officially known as the Russian Federation, is a federal state in Eurasia.
It is a continuation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, which was under the supervision of the Soviet Ministry of External Relations.
The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, also known as the Russian Federation, and commonly referred to as Soviet Russia or Russia, was a sovereign state from 1917 to 1922, and afterwards the largest, most populous, and most economically developed republic of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1991 and then a sovereign part of the Soviet Union with its own legislation in 1990–91.
Sergey Lavrov is the current foreign minister.
Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov is a Russian diplomat, and is currently the Foreign Minister of Russia, in office since 2004.