Russia’s Former PM Dies

Russia’s Former PM DiesRussia’s Former PM Dies

Russia’s former prime minister Yevgeny Primakov, famed for turning around his US-bound plane over the Atlantic upon learning of NATO’s bombing of Serbia in 1999, has died at the age of 85, the Kremlin said on Friday. A veteran of Soviet and Russian politics, Primakov served as premier under president Boris Yeltsin in 1998-99, AFP reported.