Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to France and the Principality of Monaco.
Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).
Worked in various capacities in the USSR and then Russian MFA. Career span from rank-and file assistant to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (2001-2004, 2012-present).
From 2004 to 2012, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Italy and Republic of San-Marino.
From 2006 to 2012, Russian Permanent Representative to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization and the UN World Food Programme.
From 2012 to 2017, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Recipient of state awards.
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%)