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RYABKOV Sergey Alexeevich

RYABKOV Sergey Alexeevich

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

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Responsible for bilateral relations with North and South America, non-proliferation and arms control, Iran’s nuclear programme and Russia’s participation in the BRICS association

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Born in 1960

1982: graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Held various diplomatic posts in the central office of the Foreign Ministry and abroad

1995-1999: Head of the OSCE Desk at the Department of European Cooperation

1999-2002: Senior Counsellor at the Embassy in the USA

2002-2005: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at the Embassy in the USA

2005-2008: Director of the Department of European Cooperation

Since August 2008: Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

Holds the diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Awarded the Order for Service to the Fatherland IV class, the Order of Honour and the Order of Friendship

Married, with two children