Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in the Italian Republic and in the Republic of San Marino.
Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). Holds a Ph.D. degree in Economics.
Held various positions at the USSR Trade Mission in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), in the CPSU Central Committee International Department, at the MFA central office and overseas missions.
Was Russian Ambassador to Mongolia and Poland.
From June 2005 to April 2013, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to China.
Author of a number of academic papers and publications.
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%)