Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Served at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the central office as well as on a number of overseas diplomatic missions. Head of the OSCE division of the Department of European Cooperation; senior counselor of the Russian embassy in the US; counselor-envoy of the Russian embassy in the US; Director of the Department of European Cooperation.
Since August 2008, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Member of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 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%)