Aleksandr Aksenenok

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Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation.

RIAC member, RIAC vice-president.

Graduated from MGIMO University.  

Holds a Ph.D. in Law. Speaks Arabic, English and French fluently.  

Has served in the diplomatic service since 1963. Mr. Aksenenok worked in embassies of the USSR in Libya, Egypt, Iraq, Yemen and Syria. 

1988–1990: Main Advisor, Deputy Chief and Head of the Directorate for Planning Foreign Policy Measures at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR

1991–1995: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the USSR, and then the Russian Federation, to Algeria.

1995–1996: Chief Advisor of the First European Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

1996–1998: Ambassador at Large for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

1998–2002: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Slovakia.

Mr. Aksenenok is currently Managing Director of Vnesheconombank and a member of the Expert Council of the Federation Council Committee on International Affairs.

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3 July 2020
Aleksandr Aksenenok

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, RIAC Vice-president

Economic Reconstruction in Syria – a case for selective engagement between the EU and Russia?
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17 April 2020
Aleksandr Aksenenok

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, RIAC Vice-president

War, the Economy and Politics in Syria: Broken Links
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14 October 2019
Aleksandr Aksenenok

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, RIAC Vice-president

Per Aspera ad Pax
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11 July 2019
Aleksandr Aksenenok

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, RIAC Vice-president

The Syrian Crisis: A Thorny Path from War to Peace
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30 October 2018
Aleksandr Aksenenok

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, RIAC Vice-president

Syrian Opposition in Moscow: Keeping the Political Settlement Train on the Right Track
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11 January 2018
Aleksandr Aksenenok

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, RIAC Vice-president

Comment of the Year: The Middle East – Syria
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8 December 2017
Aleksandr Aksenenok

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, RIAC Vice-president

There's absolutely no logic in Trump's decision on Jerusalem
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23 June 2017
Aleksandr Aksenenok

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, RIAC Vice-president

Qatar Crisis is 'the First Real Failure' of US Policy in Middle East

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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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