Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to France and the Principality of Monaco.
Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).
Worked in various capacities in the USSR and then Russian MFA. Career span from rank-and file assistant to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (2001-2004, 2012-present).
From 2004 to 2012, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Italy and Republic of San-Marino.
From 2006 to 2012, Russian Permanent Representative to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization and the UN World Food Programme.
From 2012 to 2017, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Recipient of state awards.
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%)