Aleksandr Khlunov


General Director of the Russian Scientific Fund

RIAC Member

Graduated from the National Research Nuclear University (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute). Ph.D. in Physics and Mathematics.

1981–2004: worked in various positions at MEPhI, the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies, the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the UN in New York and the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the United States.

2004–2005: Aide to the Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.

2005–2008: Director of the Department of Scientific, Technical and Innovation Policy at the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.

2008–2010: Deputy Minister of Science and Education of the Russian Federation.

2010–2012: Director of the Department of Science, High Technology and Education of the Government of the Russian Federation.

2012: Head of the Presidential Directorate for Science and Education Policy.

Author of several scientific works and creator of a number of inventions. 

Poll conducted

  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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