Member of the Council of the Federation.
Between 2008 and 2017, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation (RF) to the United States of America, RF Permanent Observer at the Organization of American States (Washington, D.C.).
Graduated from the Moscow Engineering Physics Institute and the All-Union Foreign Trade Academy.
Worked at the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Was Russian Ambassador to Belgium and concurrently Permanent RF Representative in NATO.
Between 2003 and 2008, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Author of academic papers.
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%)