Director, Institute of Europe, Corresponding Member, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
Director of the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IE RAS). Professor of RAS. Graduated with distinction from the Faculty of History of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU). Doctor of Sciences (History). Associate researcher at Ruskin College and associate visitor at St Antony’s College at Oxford University. President of the Russian Association of European Studies and of Andrei Gromyko Association of Foreign Policy Studies
Academic focus: British studies, European regional studies and European security, international relations.
Corresponding Member, Russian Academy of Sciences RIAC – Russian International Affairs Council
Member of the Research Council for the Minister of Foreign Affair of Russia
Member of the Research Council at the Russian Security Council Diploma Councils: Diplomatic Academy (Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and Institute of the US and Canada Studies (RAS) Editor-in-Chief, the journal “Contemporary Europe” (Scopus)
Honorary Doctor of Plovdiv University and Free Varna University, Bulgaria, and Voronezh State University, Russia.