Scientific Director of the RAS Institute of US and Canadian Studies.
Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).
Doctor of Sciences (History). Full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) and of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences.
Career spanning from junior researcher (1976-1982) to Director of the Institute of US and Canadian Studies (1995).
Member of the Council on Economics under the Russian Federation (RF) Government. Member of Scientific Councils under RF MFA, Security Council, Federation Council.
Member of the editorial board of USA and Canada: Economics, Politics, Culture journal.
Author of over 300 academic papers and 16 books and brochures.
Academic focus: USSR/Russian foreign policy, Russian-American relations, military aspects of foreign policy, and national security issues.
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%)