Alexander Panov

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Head of Diplomacy Department at MGIMO Russia, Chief Research Fellow of the Institute for U.S. and Canadian Studies, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation .

RIAC member

Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). Doctor of Sciences (Politics).

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation (RF).

Worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with career spanning from a rank-and-file diplomat to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs. He was posted as Russian Ambassador to Republic of Korea, Japan, and Kingdom of Norway; served at the USSR Permanent Representative office at the UN.

From 2006 to 2010, rector of the RF MFA Diplomatic Academy.

Author of over 50 academic papers and articles.

Academic focus: history and development of relations between Russia and the countries of the Asia-Pacific region; foreign policy of the US, Japan and Republic of Korea; characteristics of the civil and diplomatic services of said countries.

Recipient of state awards. Laureate of the "Distinguished Worker of the Diplomatic Service of the Russian Federation" award.

Analytical articles

 

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28 March 2016
Alexander Panov

Head of Diplomacy Department at MGIMO Russia, Chief Research Fellow of the Institute for U.S. and Canadian Studies, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, RIAC member

Land of the Rising Trump? Japan Ponders Trump Win as Elections Draw Near
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24 February 2016
Alexander Panov

Head of Diplomacy Department at MGIMO Russia, Chief Research Fellow of the Institute for U.S. and Canadian Studies, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, RIAC member

Abe Goes to Russia for Access to Energy Sources Despite Obama's Request
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5 November 2015
Alexander Panov

Head of Diplomacy Department at MGIMO Russia, Chief Research Fellow of the Institute for U.S. and Canadian Studies, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, RIAC member

Russia's Territorial Talks with Japan Meaningless

Poll conducted

  1. 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%)
 
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