Academic Director of the RAS Institute of General History, RAS Full Member.
Graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University. RAS Full Member. Doctor of Sciences (History), professor.
Worked at the Institute of History of the USSR Academy of Sciences (from 1968 - World History Institute). Lectured at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and the Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs Diplomatic Academy. Rector and Dean of the Faculty of History of the Russian Center of Humanitarian Education (Academic University).
1988-2015 — Director of the Institute of General History of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
President of the Russian Society of Historians and Archivists.
Author of over 200 academic works, including textbooks and manuals on Russian and foreign history.
Academic focus: history of Europe and the European Idea, history of international relations and foreign policy in the 20th century.
Recipient of state awards from Russian and foreign governments.
Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal 36 (35%) Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions 27 (26%) While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution 22 (21%) Armed conflict still cannot be avoided 12 (12%) Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region 4 (4%) Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea 2 (2%)