Russian Ambassador Alexander M. Kadakin passed away

We deeply mourn the loss of Russian Ambassador to India, Mr Alexander Kadakin, who passed away in New Delhi on Thursday at 8am due to cardiac arrhythmia as informed by diplomatic sources.  

Mr Kadakin was born on July 22, 1949, in Chisinau (Moldova). A graduate of the Moscow Institute of International Relations, he served as Russia's Ambassador to India from 1999 to 2004 and was reappointed to the position in 2009.

On Behalf of the Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Chennai we express our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.