Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, RIAC member
Graduated from the Institute of African and Asian Studies at Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Speaks Chinese and English fluently.
Has worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation since 1991.
Has held various diplomatic posts in the central apparatus of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, as well as abroad (in the People’s Republic of China, the United States and Japan).
2006-2009: Counsellor at the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the People’s Republic of China.
2009-2011: Director of the First Asian Department.
December 2011: Appointed Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Hold the diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.
Recipient of the Order of Honour and the Medal of the Order “For Merit to the Fatherland”, II Class.