Grigory Rapota


State Secretary of the Union State of Russia and Belarus.

Graduated from the Bauman Moscow State Technical University and the Red

Banner Institute of the USSR KGB.

Worked at the KGB First Main Directorate; Deputy Director of the Russian External Intelligence Service, responsible for partnership with foreign secret services.

Was Deputy Secretary of the Russian Security Council, General Director of the Rosvooruzhenie state company, First Deputy Minister of Trade of the Russian Federation (RF), First Deputy Minister of Science, Industry and Technology of the RF, General Secretary of the Eurasian Economic Community and Plenipotentiary Representative of the Russian President in the Southern and Privozlzhsky Federal Region.

Since November 2011, State Secretary of the Union State of Russia and Belarus.

RF state counselor, 1st class.

Lieutenant general (reserve).

Recipient of state awards from Russia and foreign countries.

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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