Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Served at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the central office as well as on a number of overseas diplomatic missions. Head of the OSCE division of the Department of European Cooperation; senior counselor of the Russian embassy in the US; counselor-envoy of the Russian embassy in the US; Director of the Department of European Cooperation.
Since August 2008, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Member of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation.
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%)