Toropov appointed chargé d’affaires in Ukraine as Zurabov resigns

The Russian Foreign Ministry has announced the appointment of Russia's chargé d’affaires in Ukraine.

Sergei Toropov has been appointed chargé d'affaires of Russia in Ukraine, Censor.NET reports referring to RIA Novosti citing the Russian Foreign Ministry press service.

Sergei Toropov, chargé d'affaires, will head the diplomatic mission and represent Russia's interests in Ukraine for the time being until a new ambassador is appointed.

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