Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation (RF) to the European Union.
Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).
Worked at the USSR and Russian embassies in Greece and Cyprus.
Occupied senior positions in various departments of the RF MFA: Russian Special Representative for Cyprus and the Balkans; Director of the European Cooperation Department; Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Since 2005, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the European Union.
Recipient of state awards.
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%)