Former Russian PM Yevgeny Primakov dies

Ukraine-born former Russian prime minister Yevgeny Primakov has died aged 85 in Moscow.

Former Russian PM Yevgeny Primakov dies

World Bulletin / News Desk 

Yevgeny Primakov, a former Russian prime minister, foreign minister and spymaster, has died, the Kremlin said on Friday.

Primakov, whose political career began in the Soviet era, was 85.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that President Vladimir Putin had been informed of Primakov's death and was deeply saddened, but gave no other details.

Born in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev in 1929, Primakov was brought up in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia.

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