Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation (RF) to the People's Republic of China.
Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Holds a Ph.D. degree in Economics.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation.
From 1992 onward served in various capacities in the diplomatic service both in Moscow and overseas.
Between 2001 and 2004, was RF Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Served as the RF Permanent Representative at the United Nations in New York and as the RF Representative in the UN Security Council.
From April 2006 to April 2013, was RF First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Since April 2013, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the People's Republic of China.
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%)