Chairman of PIR Center, Lieutenant-General (retired).
RIAC member and vice-president.
Graduated from the Military Institute, Frunze Military Academy. Ph.D. in Military Sciences.
1976–1992: served in different positions as officer of the General Staff.
1992–2009: International Treaty Directorate of the Main Directorate for International Military Cooperation of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation.
2002–2009: Head of the International Treaty Directorate, Deputy Head of the Main Directorate for International Military Cooperation of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation.
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%)