Yury Ushakov


Aide to the President of the Russian Federation, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation.

Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Holds a Ph.D. degree in History.

Served at the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and was posted on a number of overseas diplomatic missions. Director of the Department of Pan-European cooperation; worked at the Soviet embassy in Denmark; Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation in the OSCE; Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs; Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the USA; Permanent Observer at the Organization of American States; Deputy Head of the Governmental Apparatus of the Russian Federation.

Since May 2012, Aide to the President of the Russian Federation in charge of foreign policy.

Recipient of state awards and honorific titles.

Poll conducted

  1. 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%)
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