Mikhail Babich

The Russian President also signed a decree appointing new Ambassador to Belarus.

The Russian Ambassador in Belarus Mikhail Babich withdraw from the post of Ambassador of Russia in Minsk. The decree published on the website of the President of Russia. Vladimir Putin also signed a decree appointing new Ambassador to Belarus. He became a Senator Dmitry Mezentsevreported on the Kremlin website.

Babich also dismissed the special representative of the President of Russia on development trading-economic cooperation with Belarus.

Mikhail Babich was appointed Ambassador to Belarus on 24 August 2018. For this work he moved from the position of the Plenipotentiary representative of Russian President in the Volga Federal district. The decision on the appointment of Babich Ambassador and his opinion was accepted in the Kremlin.

At the ceremony, Ambassador of his credentials to Alexander Lukashenko said that he expects that the new Russian Ambassador to Belarus Mikhail Babich will make every effort to give new impetus to the Belarusian-Russian cooperation in all spheres.

New Russian Ambassador in Belarus Dmitry Mezentsev is part of the Council of the Federation in 2015, his mandate will expire in September of this year. Before becoming a Senator, was Mezentsev SCO Secretary-General and the Governor of the Irkutsk region.