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Mikhail Yefimovich Fradkov ">[mʲɪxɐˈil jɪˈfʲiməvʲɪtɕ frɐtˈkof]; born 1 September 1950) is a Russian politician and statesman who was the Prime Minister of Russia from March 2004 to September 2007. Fradkov was the head of Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service from 6 October 2007 to 5 October 2016.

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Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service
In office
6 October 2007 – 5 October 2016
President Vladimir Putin
Dimitry Medvedev
Preceded by Sergei Lebedev
Succeeded by Sergey Naryshkin
Prime Minister of Russia
In office
5 March 2004 – 14 September 2007
President Vladimir Putin
Preceded by Mikhail Kasyanov
Succeeded by Viktor Zubkov
Personal details
Born (1950-09-01) 1 September 1950 (age 66)
Samara, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Russian
Political party Independent
Spouse(s) Elena Ludenko-Fradkova
Children Peter
Pavel
Awards Order of Honour (Russian Federation)

Mikhail Yefimovich Fradkov (Russian: Михаи́л Ефи́мович Фрадко́в; [mʲɪxɐˈil jɪˈfʲiməvʲɪtɕ frɐtˈkof]; born 1 September 1950) is a Russian politician and statesman who was the Prime Minister of Russia from March 2004 to September 2007. Fradkov was the head of Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service from 6 October 2007 to 5 October 2016.

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