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PANKIN Alexander Anatolyevich

PANKIN Alexander Anatolyevich

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

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Responsible for issues related to Eurasian integration and economic cooperation

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Born in 1963

1985: graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Fluent in English and Hungarian

Since 1985: gained extensive experience working both in the Ministry’s central office and abroad.

2001-2005: Senior Adviser with Russia’s Permanent Mission to the UN and other international organisations in Geneva

2005-2010: Deputy Director of the Department of International Organisations at the Foreign Ministry

2010-2014: First Deputy Director of Russia’s Permanent Mission to the UN in New York

2014-2017: Director of the Department of International Organisations at the Foreign Ministry

Since 2016: member of the Foreign Ministry Collegium

Since October 2017: Deputy Foreign Minister

Awards: letters of acknowledgement from the President and the Government of the Russian Federation and departmental awards

Holds the diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, First Class (conferred on August 15, 2013)

Married, with a daughter