Andrei Fursenko


Aide to the President of the Russian Federation.

Graduated from Leningrad State University (LSU).

Originally employed by the Ioffe Physical Technical Institute of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Served as Vice-President of the Advanced Technologies Centre (St Petersburg) and Director of the St Petersburg Regional Foundation for Scientific and Technological Development.

At various times Deputy Minister, First Deputy Minister and Acting Minister of Industry, Science and Technologies of the Russian Federation (RF).

From 2004 till 2012, RF Minister of Education and Science. Since May 2012, Aide to the President of the Russian Federation.

Author of over 100 scientific publications, including a number devoted to technologically innovative business and the financing of science and technology.

Recipient of several state awards and honorific titles.

Poll conducted

  1. 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%)
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