Alexander Kinschak - Russian Foreign Ministry’s Envoy for Syria
Kinschak was an advisor-envoy at the Russian Embassy in Baghdad from 2002 to 2004.
In 2006 he started working as a Deputy Director of the Middle East and North Africa Department at the Russian MFA.
Afterward appointed by a presidential decree in 2008, he held the position of Ambassador of Russia to Kuwait. Furthermore, he was an Ambassador of Russia to the Syrian Arab Republic in 2014-2018.
Upon his return from Syria in November 2018 Kinschak was appointed to the position of Director of the Middle East and North Africa Department at the MFA of Russia.
Russian MFA Sergei Lavrov appointed him as Foreign Ministry’s Envoy for Syria on October 8, 2020, making it the fourth Russian envoy to the country.