Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed former State Duma deputy Natalya Poklonskaya as Russia’s ambassador to Cape Verde, a state in West Africa located on the Cape Verde Islands. Relevant decree published on the official Internet portal of legal information.
RIA News notes that Poklonskaya became the third female ambassador of Russia. In addition to her, Russian interests are represented by Lyudmila Vorobyova in Indonesia and Eleonora Mitrofanova in Bulgaria.
At the end of September, Poklonskaya said that she would not want to return to work in Crimea. “Of course, if the leader makes the appropriate decision, I don’t discuss it, this is a decision. But my desire is no, I do not want to return to Crimea. Everything there already somehow works in its own way. And I don’t fit into it “in my own way”, ”the former deputy said.