State Secretary, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (RF).
Graduated from the Institute of Oriental Languages of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU).
Held various positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, worked at embassies in Senegal and Australia. Russian Ambassador to the United Kingdom.
From 1996 to 1999,RF Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Since September 2005, State Secretary, RF Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.
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%)