100 Notable alumni of
Moscow State Institute of International Relations

Moscow State Institute of International Relations is 186th in the world, 61st in Europe, and 5th in Russia by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from Moscow State Institute of International Relations sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Sergey Lavrov

    Sergey Lavrov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied in 1972
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov is a Russian diplomat and politician who has served as the Foreign Minister of Russia since 2004. As a member of the United Russia party, he served as the Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations from 1994 to 2004. Lavrov is under personal sanctions in the European Union, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and Australia for his role in the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.

  2. Alisher Usmanov

    Alisher Usmanov
    Born in
    Uzbekistan Flag Uzbekistan
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied in 1970-1976
    Occupations
    businesspersonentrepreneurinvestorfunctionarypatron of the arts
    Biography

    Alisher Burkhanovich Usmanov is an Uzbek-born Russian businessman and oligarch. By 2022, Usmanov had an estimated net worth of $19.5 billion and was among the world’s 100 wealthiest people.

  3. Kseniya Sobchak

    Kseniya Sobchak
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    actorpoliticiansocialitemodeltelevision presenter
    Biography

    Ksenia Anatolyevna Sobchak is a Russian-Israeli public figure, TV anchor, journalist, socialite and actress. She is the younger daughter of the first democratically elected mayor of Saint Petersburg, Anatoly Sobchak, and the Russian senator Lyudmila Narusova. Sobchak became known to the wider public as a host of the reality show Dom-2 on the Russian channel TNT. She was an anchor at independent TV channel "Rain" Dozhd.

  4. Ilham Aliyev

    Ilham Aliyev
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ilham Heydar oghlu Aliyev is the fourth president of Azerbaijan, serving in the post since 31 October 2003.

  5. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

    Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
    Born in
    Kazakhstan Flag Kazakhstan
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Kassym-Jomart Kemelevich Tokayev is a Kazakh politician and diplomat who is currently serving as the President of Kazakhstan since 12 June 2019. He became acting president on 20 March 2019 due to the resignation of Nursultan Nazarbayev, who resigned on 19 March 2019 after 29 years in office.

  6. Maria Zakharova

    Maria Zakharova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied in 1998
    Occupations
    diplomatjournalistpoliticianfunctionary
    Biography

    Maria Vladimirovna Zakharova is the Director of the Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (Spokeswoman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation) from 10 August 2015. She has a degree of Candidate in Historical Sciences, the Russian equivalent of a PhD.

  7. Vladimir Potanin

    Vladimir Potanin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    businesspersonbankerpoliticianRussian oligarch
    Biography

    Vladimir Olegovich Potanin is a Russian business oligarch. He acquired his wealth notably through the controversial loans-for-shares program in Russia in the early to mid-1990s.

  8. Vitaly Churkin

    Vitaly Churkin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1952-2017 (aged 65)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied in 1969-1974
    Occupations
    diplomatpoliticianchild actorinterpreterfilm actor
    Biography

    Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin was a Russian diplomat and former child actor. Churkin served as Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 2006 until his death in 2017.

  9. Alexander Lebedev

    Alexander Lebedev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomistbankerentrepreneurmember of the State Duma
    Biography

    Alexander Yevgenievich Lebedev is a Russian businessman, and has been referred to as one of the Russian oligarchs. Until 1992, he was an officer in the First Chief Directorate (Foreign Intelligence) of the Soviet Union′s KGB and later one of the KGB's successor-agencies, Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR).

  10. Vladimir Medinsky

    Vladimir Medinsky
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    journalistpoliticianuniversity teacherwriterblogger
    Biography

    Vladimir Rostislavovich Medinsky is a Russian political figure, academic and publicist who served as the Minister of Culture from May 2012 to January 2020. He is a member of the General Council of the United Russia party.

  11. Oleg Gordievsky

    Oleg Gordievsky
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1938-.. (age 84)
    Occupations
    diplomatjournalistintelligence officer
    Biography

    Oleg Antonovich Gordievsky, CMG is a former colonel of the KGB who became KGB resident-designate (rezident) and bureau chief in London, and was a double agent, providing information to the British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) from 1974 to 1985. After being recalled to Moscow under suspicion, he was exfiltrated from the Soviet Union in July 1985 under a plan code-named Operation Pimlico. The Soviet Union subsequently sentenced him to death in absentia.

  12. Leyla Aliyeva

    Leyla Aliyeva
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    journalistwriterpolitician
    Biography

    Leyla Aliyeva is the first daughter of the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev.

  13. Nadezhda Mikhalkova

    Nadezhda Mikhalkova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied in 2008
    Occupations
    actorvoice actorfilm producerpresenterfilm director
    Biography

    Nadezhda Nikitichna Mikhalkova is a Russian actress.

  14. Andrei Karlov

    Andrei Karlov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1954-2016 (aged 62)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied in 1976
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Andrei Gennadyevich Karlov was a Russian diplomat who served as the Russian ambassador to Turkey and earlier as the Russian ambassador to North Korea.

  15. Nikolai Platoshkin

    Nikolai Platoshkin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied in 1983-1987
    Occupations
    diplomatwritertranslatorhistorian
    Biography

    Nikolay Nikolayevich Platoshkin is a Russian and former Soviet diplomat, political scientist, and historian.

  16. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

    Kirsan Ilyumzhinov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    businesspersonpoliticianjournalistchess officialchess player
    Biography

    Kirsan Nikolayevich Ilyumzhinov is a Russian businessman and politician. He was the President of the Republic of Kalmykia in the Russian Federation from 1993 to 2010, and was president of FIDE, the international governing body for the game of chess, from 1995 to 2018. He has also been in the forefront of promoting chess in schools in Russia and overseas. He is the founder of Novy Vzglyad publishing house.

  17. Boris Titov

    Boris Titov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politicianpublic figurebusinessperson
    Biography

    Boris Yuryevich Titov is a Russian politician and businessman serving as the presidential commissioner for entrepreneurs' rights since 2012. He has led the Party of Growth, previously known as Right Cause, since February 2016.

  18. Andrey Kozyrev

    Andrey Kozyrev
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomatmember of the State Duma
    Biography

    Andrey Vladimirovich Kozyrev is a Russian politician who served as the former and the first Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation under President Boris Yeltsin, in office for the Russian SFSR from October 1990 and since 1992 for Russia after the Dissolution of the Soviet Union until January 1996. In his position he was credited with developing Russia's foreign policy immediately after the fall of the Soviet Union, although many in Russia have criticized him for being weak and not assertive enough in defending Russian interests in the face of NATO in places like Bosnia and Iraq.

  19. Irina Bokova

    Irina Bokova
    Born in
    Bulgaria Flag Bulgaria
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Irina Georgieva Bokova is a Bulgarian politician and the former Director-General of UNESCO (2009–2017). During her political and diplomatic career in Bulgaria, she served, among others, two terms as a member of the National parliament, and deputy minister of foreign affairs and minister of foreign affairs ad interim under Prime Minister Zhan Videnov. She also served as Bulgaria's ambassador to France and to Monaco, and was Bulgaria's Permanent Delegate to UNESCO. Bokova was also the personal representative of Bulgaria's President to the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (2005–2009).

  20. Anton Vaino

    Anton Vaino
    Born in
    Estonia Flag Estonia
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Anton Eduardovich Vaino is a Russian diplomat and politician. Currently he is the Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office. Vaino is the grandson of the former First Secretary of the Communist Party of Estonia Karl Vaino.

  21. Igor Ivanov

    Igor Ivanov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Igor Sergeyevich Ivanov is a Russian politician who was Foreign Minister of Russia from 1998 to 2004 under both the Yeltsin and the Putin administrations.

  22. Aleksandr Lyubimov

    Aleksandr Lyubimov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    journalistpresenterfilm producertelevision presentermanufacturer
    Biography

    Alexander Mikhailovich Lyubimov is a Soviet and Russian television journalist, producer and presenter. He was one of the founders an independent television company VID (17.14%). Director General of the TV company VID (1995-1997), General Director of RBC TV (2011-2014), vice-president of the Russian Television Academy.

  23. Vasily Nebenzya

    Vasily Nebenzya
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Vasily Alekseevich Nebenzya is a Russian diplomat and the current Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations. His official title is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

  24. Umar Dzhabrailov

    Umar Dzhabrailov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politicianstatesperson
    Biography

    Umar Aliyevich Dzhabrailov is a Russian politician and advisor to Sergei Prikhodko, the Assistant to the President of Russia, He also is the vice president of the Artists Union of Russia, a member of the Russian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and was the representative to the Federation Council of Russia from the executive body of the Chechen Republic (2004–2009). He is an ethnic Chechen.

  25. Sergey Brilyov

    Sergey Brilyov
    Born in
    Cuba Flag Cuba
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    journalistpresenterpublic figuretelevision presenternews presenter
    Biography

    Sergey Borisovich Brilyov or Brilev is a Russian television anchor on the state-owned TV channel Rossiya. He is a senior executive at VGTRK, the Kremlin-controlled media holding company.

  26. Mikhail Zygar

    Mikhail Zygar
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied in 2003
    Occupations
    political journalistprosaistdirectorwar correspondenteditor-in-chief
    Biography

    Mikhail Viktorovich Zygar is a Russian journalist, writer and filmmaker, and the founding editor-in-chief of Russian news TV-channel, Dozhd (2010–2015), which halted operations on 3 March 2022. Under Zygar's leadership, Dozhd provided an alternative to Kremlin-controlled federal TV channels by focusing on news content and giving a platform to opposition voices. The channel's coverage of politically sensitive issues, like the Moscow street protests in 2011 and 2012 as well as the conflict in Ukraine, has been dramatically different from the official coverage by Russia's national television stations. Zygar is also the author of the book All the Kremlin's Men (2017), the history of Putin's Russia, based on interviews with Russian politicians from Putin's inner circle.

  27. Zhanna Nemtsova

    Zhanna Nemtsova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    journalisttelevision presenterhuman rights activist
    Biography

    Zhanna Borisovna Nemtsova is a Russian journalist and social activist. She is the daughter of Boris Nemtsov.

  28. Aleksey Mitrofanov

    Aleksey Mitrofanov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politicianpresentermanufactureractorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Aleksey Valentinovich Mitrofanov is a Russian politician and deputy of the State Duma of Russia from the A Just Russia party. He has been Deputy Chairman of the State Duma's Committee on Credit Organizations and Financial Markets and a member of the LDPR Supreme Council.

  29. Sergey Yastrzhembsky

    Sergey Yastrzhembsky
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    diplomatfilm directorjournalistphotographerpolitician
    Biography

    Sergey Vladimirovich Yastrzhembsky, born December 4, 1953, Moscow, is a Russian Federation politician and diplomat.

  30. Artyom Borovik

    Artyom Borovik
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1960-2000 (aged 40)
    Occupations
    investigative journalistmedia proprietor
    Biography

    Artyom Genrikhovich Borovik was a Russian investigative journalist and media magnate. He was the son of a Soviet journalist, Genrikh Borovik, who worked for many years as a foreign correspondent in the U.S.

  31. Sergey Prikhodko

    Sergey Prikhodko
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1957-2021 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Sergei Eduardovich Prikhodko was a Russian politician and diplomat. From May 2013 to May 2018, he was Deputy Prime Minister in Dmitry Medvedev's Cabinet. He was engaged in international cooperation of the Cabinet. He served as the First Deputy Head of the Russian Government Office from 2018 to 2021.

  32. Alexei Pushkov

    Alexei Pushkov
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Aleksey Konstantinovich Pushkov is a Russian politician who has been Senator from Perm Krai since 29 September 2016. He is also a former Deputy of the State Duma and former head of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian Parliament. As a member of the United Russia political party in the federation council, he is the chairman of the Commission on Information Policy. He has been on the list of personal sanctions imposed by the US (since 2014), Canada, Australia, and Ukraine.

  33. Miroslav Lajčák

    Miroslav Lajčák
    Born in
    Slovakia Flag Slovakia
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Miroslav Lajčák is a Slovak politician and diplomat, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak Republic. In addition, Lajčak also served as President of the United Nations General Assembly for the 72nd session from 2017 until 2018.

  34. Maroš Šefčovič

    Maroš Šefčovič
    Born in
    Slovakia Flag Slovakia
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Maroš Šefčovič is a Slovak diplomat and politician serving as Vice-President of the European Commission for Interinstitutional Relations since 2019, and previously from 2010 to 2014. He has been member of the European Commission since 2009. He also stood for office in the 2019 Slovak presidential election, which he lost against Zuzana Čaputová.

  35. Valery Tsepkalo

    Valery Tsepkalo
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied in 1991
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Valery Tsepkalo or Valery Tsapkala (Belarusian: Валерый Цапкала; Doctor of Law, born 22 February 1965) is a Belarusian politician, diplomat, executive, and entrepreneur. He holds a Candidate's degree in International Law.

  36. Roman Golovchenko

    Roman Golovchenko
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    In 1996 graduated with international relations
    Occupations
    diplomatambassadorpolitician
    Biography

    Roman Alexandrovich Golovchenko is a Belarusian politician who has served as Prime Minister of Belarus since 4 June 2020.

  37. Anatoly Antonov

    Anatoly Antonov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Anatoly Ivanovich Antonov is a Russian military officer and diplomat who is currently the Ambassador of Russia to the United States, formally replacing Sergey Kislyak on 21 August 2017 by presidential decree. With a reputation as a hardliner and tough negotiator, Antonov took up his post in Washington, D.C. on 1 September 2017. He was formerly Deputy Minister of Defence and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs. Since 2015, he has been under sanctions of the European Union and Canada, in response to Russia's military intervention in Ukraine.

  38. Alexander F. Sklyar

    Alexander F. Sklyar
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    guitaristsongwritervocalistdiplomatpresenter
    Biography

    Alexander Felixovich Sklyar is a Russian rock musician, radio presenter, actor and author. Sklyar, who in the 1980s and early 1990s fronted the popular punk metal band Va-bank, later moved into the traditional Russian singer-songwriter territory covering the vast stylistic spectrum (Alexander Vertinsky, Vladimir Vysotsky, Leonid Utyosov, Mark Bernes).

  39. Patokh Chodiev

    Patokh Chodiev
    Born in
    Uzbekistan Flag Uzbekistan
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Patokh Chodiev (Russian: Фа́ттох Каюмович Шо́диев; Fáttoh Kayúmovich Shódiev; born 15 April 1953, in Jizzakh (Uzbek SSR), is a Belgian-Uzbek oligarch.

  40. Andrey Zubov

    Andrey Zubov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied in 1973
    Occupations
    historianorientalistreligious studies scholarpolitical scientistpublic figure
    Biography

    Andrey Borisovich Zubov is a Russian historian, religion scholar and political scientist, Doctor of History, prominent public person, church figure, political activist and commentator. Vice-president of People's Freedom Party.

  41. Sergey Kravtsov

    Sergey Kravtsov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    civil servantpolitician
    Biography

    Sergey Sergeyevich Kravtsov is a Russian politician and Minister of Education of the Russian Federation since January 21, 2020.

  42. Miroslava Duma

    Miroslava Duma
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    journalistmodelbusinessperson
    Biography

    Miroslava Vasilyevna Duma is a Russian digital entrepreneur and investor in international fashion. She is also the founder of Buro 24/7, a digital company, and the CEO and founder of Future Tech Lab, a venture capital fund.

  43. Petar Mladenov

    Petar Mladenov
    Born in
    Bulgaria Flag Bulgaria
    Years
    1936-2000 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Petar Toshev Mladenov was a Bulgarian communist diplomat and politician. He was the last leader of the Bulgarian People's Republic from 1989 to 1990, and briefly the first President of the Bulgarian Republic in 1990.

  44. Aleksandr Volkov

    Aleksandr Volkov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    volleyball player
    Biography

    Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov is a Russian volleyball player, a member of Russia men's national volleyball team and Russian club Zenit Kazan. He was 2012 Olympic Champion, bronze medalist of the 2008 Olympic Games, gold medalist of the 2011 World Cup, silver medalist of the 2007 European Championship, multimedalist of the World League.

  45. Yuri Ushakov

    Yuri Ushakov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Yuri Viktorovich Ushakov is a Russian and former Soviet diplomat who served as the Ambassador of Russia to the United States from 1998 until 2008. Since 2012, he has been an advisor to the President of Russia on foreign policy issues.

  46. Genrikh Borovik

    Genrikh Borovik
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    Years
    1929-.. (age 93)
    Occupations
    journalistwriter
    Biography

    Genrikh Averyanovich Borovik is a Soviet and Russian publicist, writer, playwright and filmmaker, the father of journalist Artyom Borovik.

  47. Valentin Zorin

    Valentin Zorin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1925-2016 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    writerjournalisttelevision presenter
    Biography

    Valentin Sergeevich Zorin was a Russian political commentator, journalist, author, screenwriter and television presenter.

  48. Andrey Lukanov

    Andrey Lukanov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1938-1996 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Andrey Karlov Lukanov was a Bulgarian politician. Between February and November 1990, was the final Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bulgaria.

  49. Valentin Falin

    Valentin Falin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1926-2018 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    diplomatpoliticianhistorian
    Biography

    Valentin Mikhailovich Falin was a Soviet diplomat and politician.

  50. Natalya Narochnitskaya

    Natalya Narochnitskaya
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomathistorianmember of the State Duma
    Biography

    Nataliya Alekseevna Narotchnitskaya is a Russian politician, historian and political commentator.

  51. Andrey Denisov

    Andrey Denisov
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Andrey Ivanovich Denisov is a Russian diplomat, since April 22, 2013 he is the Russian Ambassador to China. He is fluent in Chinese, as well as English, apart from his native language.

  52. Mikhail Lyubimov

    Mikhail Lyubimov
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1934-.. (age 88)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied in 1958
    Occupations
    writerdiplomatarmy scoutplaywrightopinion journalist
    Biography

    Mikhail Petrovich Lyubimov is a Russian novelist and retired colonel in the KGB. He served as spymaster and head of the KGB stations in the United Kingdom and Denmark during the Cold War.

  53. Nikolai Leonov

    Nikolai Leonov
    Years
    1928-2022 (aged 94)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Nikolai Sergeyevich Leonov was a Russian politician, senior KGB officer, and Latin America expert in the Soviet Union.

  54. Grigol Vashadze

    Grigol Vashadze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Grigol Vashadze is a Georgian politician, diplomat and a former member of the Cabinet of Georgia in the capacity of the Minister for Culture, Heritage Preservation and Sport (2008) and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Georgia (2008–2012).

  55. Arkady Shevchenko

    Arkady Shevchenko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1930-1998 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    diplomatspypolitician
    Biography

    Arkady Nikolayevich Shevchenko was a Soviet diplomat who was the highest-ranking Soviet official to defect to the West.

  56. Anatoly Torkunov

    Anatoly Torkunov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied in 1972
    Occupations
    diplomatkoreanologisthistorianpolitical scientistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Anatoly Vasilyevich Torkunov is a Soviet and Russian diplomat and international relations scholar.

  57. Sergei Ryabkov

    Sergei Ryabkov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Sergei Alexeyevich Ryabkov is a Russian politician, currently serving as the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation since 2008.

  58. Anatoly Gromyko

    Anatoly Gromyko
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    Years
    1932-2017 (aged 85)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied in 1954
    Occupations
    diplomatAfricanistamericanisteconomisthistorian
    Biography

    Anatoly Andreyevich Gromyko was a Soviet and Russian scientist and diplomat. He specialized in American and African studies as well as international relations, and was a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Union of Russian Artists.

  59. Lilia Shevtsova

    Lilia Shevtsova
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    journalistauthorwriterhistorianpolitical scientist
    Biography

    Lilia Fyodorovna Shevtsova is a Kremlinology expert.

  60. Petr Fradkov

    Petr Fradkov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    economistbanker
    Biography

    Petr Mikhaylovich Fradkov is a Russian economist and banker serving as the chairman and CEO of Promsvyazbank and the general director of the Russian Export Center.

  61. Vladimir Legoyda

    Vladimir Legoyda
    Born in
    Kazakhstan Flag Kazakhstan
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    journalistpolitical scientistreligious studies scholarculturologycontributing editor
    Biography

    Vladimir Romanovich Legoyda is a Russian public figure, journalist, university professor, expert in cultural studies, political science and religious studies. He is Candidate of Political Sciences and professor of the Department of World literature and culture, Moscow State Institute of International Relations; co-founder, editor-in-chief of Foma magazine, Chairman of the Department for Church's Society and Mass Mediа Relations (Russian Orthodox Church) and Acting Head of the Press Service of the Patriarch of Moscow and all Rus'.

  62. Aleksey Orlov

    Aleksey Orlov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied in 1984
    Occupations
    politicianstatesperson
    Biography

    Aleksey Maratovich Orlov is a Russian statesman who served as Head of the Republic of Kalmykia from October 2010 until March 2019.

  63. Sergey Gaplikov

    Sergey Gaplikov
    Born in
    Kyrgyzstan Flag Kyrgyzstan
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politicianstatesperson
    Biography

    Sergey Anatolyevich Gaplikov, born in 1970, is a Russian politician who served as Head of the Komi Republic from September 2015 to April 2020.

  64. Aleksey Ostrovskiy

    Aleksey Ostrovskiy
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    politicianmember of the State Duma
    Biography

    Aleksey Vladimirovich Ostrovskiy is a member of the State Duma of Russia. He is a member of the LDPR, the State Duma's Committee on International Affairs, and on State Duma's Commission on Credentials and Deputies' Ethics. He holds degrees in law and economics.

  65. Vyacheslav Trubnikov

    Vyacheslav Trubnikov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1944-2022 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    diplomatjournalistpoliticianspy
    Biography

    Vyacheslav Ivanovich Trubnikov was a Russian journalist, political scientist, intelligence officer, and diplomat. He worked as the Director of Foreign Intelligence Service (Russia) and was a First Deputy of Foreign Minister of Russia.

  66. Konstantin Kosachev

    Konstantin Kosachev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomatstatespersonmember of the State Duma
    Biography

    Konstantin Iosifovich Kosachev is a Soviet and Russian politician and diplomat. He is a senator at the Federation Council (Russian parliament's upper house) and chairs its Foreign Affairs Committee. He has been on the US sanctions list since 2018.

  67. Mátyás Szűrös

    Mátyás Szűrös
    Born in
    Hungary Flag Hungary
    Years
    1933-.. (age 89)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied in 1953-1959
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Mátyás Szűrös is a Hungarian politician. He served as provisional president of the Republic from 23 October 1989 to 2 May 1990. His presidency occurred during Hungary's transition from Communism to democratic government.

  68. Ivan Tavrin

    Ivan Tavrin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    media managerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Ivan Vladimirovich Tavrin is a Russian oligarch, investor, and founder of several major corporations. Currently he is the Chief Executive Officer of Kismet Capital Group.

  69. Vadim Vasilyev

    Vadim Vasilyev
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Vadim Vasilyev is the former Vice President of the Monégasque football club AS Monaco FC. He was appointed to that position on 8 August 2013 and has since played a key role in developing AS Monaco's team and securing its position, including negotiating key agreements with Ligue 1 and with UEFA around its Financial Fair Play Regulations. He has also gained a reputation as an effective operator in the transfer market, beginning with a number of high-profile signings completed during the 2013 summer transfer window. He was sacked soon after the return of manager Leonardo Jardim on 14 February 2019 due to Monaco's poor form.

  70. Roman Dobrokhotov

    Roman Dobrokhotov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied in 2000-2006
    Occupations
    investigative journalistpublic figure
    Biography

    Roman Aleksandrovich Dobrokhotov is a Russian investigative journalist, activist, political science teacher, one of the founders and leaders of the 5th of December Party. He is a member of the federal political council of the Solidarnost movement, member of the political council of the Solidarnost's Moscow branch, founder and owner of investigative newspaper The Insider.

  71. Sergo Mikoyan

    Sergo Mikoyan
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1929-2010 (aged 81)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied in 1952
    Occupations
    historian
    Biography

    Sergo Anastasi Mikoyan was one of the Soviet Union's leading historians who specialized on the foreign policies of the Soviet Union and the United States in Latin America. He was the son of Anastas Mikoyan, an Old Bolshevik and high level Soviet statesman and adviser to Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev.

  72. Zamir Kabulov

    Zamir Kabulov
    Born in
    Uzbekistan Flag Uzbekistan
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Zamir Kabulov is a high rank career diplomat and Russian presidential envoy to Afghanistan. He is the Special Representative for Afghanistan since 2022

  73. Aleksandr Yakovenko

    Aleksandr Yakovenko
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Alexander Vladimirovich Yakovenko is a Russian diplomat. He served as the Ambassador of Russia to the United Kingdom between January 2011 and August 2019. Since August 2019, he has been rector of the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He is a former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia. While working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Moscow, he was in charge of multilateral diplomacy (UN, UNESCO and other international organizations, economic and humanitarian cooperation, human rights, environmental cooperation, climate change, education, culture and sport issues). A graduate of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1976, he later gained a Doctor of Law degree. Yakovenko holds the diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and speaks Russian, English and French.

  74. Pyotr Ilichov

    Pyotr Ilichov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Pyotr Viktorovich Ilyichev is a Russian diplomat, first deputy of Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations.

  75. Alexander Grushko

    Alexander Grushko
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Alexander Viktorovich Grushko is a Russian diplomat, and is currently Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, since 22 January 2018. Previously, he was the Permanent Representative of Russia to NATO, serving from 2012 to 2018.

  76. Kira Yarmysh

    Kira Yarmysh
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied public relations
    Occupations
    spokespersonassistantwriteractivist
    Biography

    Kira Aleksandrovna Yarmysh is a Russian public figure and writer. She is best known as the press secretary and assistant of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and the author of the 2020 novel "Incredible Incidents in Women's Cell No. 3" (Невероятные происшествия в женской камере № 3).

  77. Alexander Avdeyev

    Alexander Avdeyev
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Aleksandr Alekseyevich Avdeyev is a Russian and Soviet politician and diplomat. He was the Ambassador of the Soviet Union to Luxembourg from 1987 to 1990, the Russian Ambassador to Bulgaria from 1992 to 1996 and the Ambassador of Russia to France from 2002 to 2008. He later served as the Minister of Culture from 2008 to 2012.

  78. Sergei Ordzhonikidze

    Sergei Ordzhonikidze
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Sergei Alexandrovich Ordzhonikidze is a Russian diplomat. He was the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva from 2002 to 2011.

  79. Eleonora Mitrofanova

    Eleonora Mitrofanova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomateconomistmember of the State Duma
    Biography

    Eleonora Valentinovna Mitrofanova is a Russian politician and diplomat. She currently serves as the Ambassador of Russia to Bulgaria, having held the post since 15 January 2021. She was previously ambassador-at-large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a Permanent Delegate of to UNESCO (2009–2016). She was the first woman to hold the post of First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.

  80. Iurie Leancă

    Iurie Leancă
    Born in
    Moldova Flag Moldova
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in Moscow State Institute of International Relations
    Studied in 1981-1986
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Iurie Leancă is a Moldovan politician who was the Prime Minister of Moldova from 2013 until 2015. He was Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration from 2009 to 2013 as part of the First and Second Filat Cabinet.

  81. Gennadi Karponosov

    Gennadi Karponosov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    ice dancerfigure skating coach
    Biography

    Gennadi Mikhailovich Karponosov is an ice dancing coach and a former competitive ice dancer for the Soviet Union. With Natalia Linichuk, he is the 1980 Olympic champion and a two-time World champion.

  82. Andranik Migranyan

    Andranik Migranyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    political scientist
    Biography

    Andranik Migranyan is an Armenian-born Russian politologist, who works as a professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.

  83. Kostyantyn Gryshchenko

    Kostyantyn Gryshchenko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Kostyantyn Ivanovich Gryshchenko is a Ukrainian diplomat and politician. Since Ukraine gained independence, Kostyantyn Gryshchenko has served in a succession of senior positions with responsibilities ranging from arms control and regional security to education and public health. He served as Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine (2012–2014), Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (2003–2005 and 2010–2012) and First Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (2008–2010). Ambassadorial appointments include: Head of Mission of Ukraine to NATO and the Ambassador of Ukraine to Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg (1998–2000), Ambassador to the United States (2000–2003) and Ambassador to the Russian Federation (2008–2010). In addition to his posts in the Ukrainian Government, Kostyantyn Gryshchenko participated in personal capacity in a number of high-profile bodies focused chiefly on various aspects of regional and international security: 1991 –Deputy Chief Inspector for biological weapons of the United Nations Special Commission in Iraq (UNSCOM); 1995–1998 –Member of Council of Founders, Geneva Center for Security Policy; 1999–2003 Member of the Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters to the UN Secretary General (in 2003 –Chairman of the Board); 2000–2003 –Member, United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC) and 2003–2006, Member of the Board of Directors of Transatlantic Partners Against AIDS. Kostyantyn Gryshchenko holds the diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

  84. Nurlan Nogaev

    Nurlan Nogaev
    Born in
    Kazakhstan Flag Kazakhstan
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    statesperson
    Biography

    Nurlan Asqaryly Nogaev is Kazakh politician who served as Minister of Energy from 18 December 2019 under Askar Mamin's cabinet until 7 September 2021, when he was transferred to the post of äkım (local head) of Mangystau Region. Prior before becoming an Energy Minister, he was the äkım of West Kazakhstan and Atyrau regions from 2012 to 2019.

  85. Ekaterina Berezovskaya

    Ekaterina Berezovskaya
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    television journalistpresenterjournalisttelevision presenter
    Biography

    Ekaterina Vladimirovna Berezovskaya is a Russian journalist and TV presenter. Best known for her work at the Channel One Russia.

  86. Georgy Arbatov

    Georgy Arbatov
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1923-2010 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    geopoliticianpoliticianjournalist
    Biography

    Georgy Arkadyevich Arbatov was a Soviet and Russian political scientist who served as an adviser to five General Secretaries of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and was best known in the West during the Cold War era as a representative for the policies of the Soviet Union in the United States, where his fluent English helped make him a frequent guest on American television. He was the founding director and later emeritus director of the Institute of USA and Canada of the Soviet Academy of Sciences (ISKRAN), the Soviet and Russian think tank for the study of US and Canada.

  87. Ján Kubiš

    Ján Kubiš
    Born in
    Slovakia Flag Slovakia
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Ján Kubiš is a Slovak diplomat and former Minister of Foreign Affairs. He was appointed as United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon in 2019 by the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, and as head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya in January 2021.

  88. Štefan Füle

    Štefan Füle
    Born in
    Czech Republic Flag Czech Republic
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Štefan Füle is a former Czech diplomat who served as the European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy from February 2010 until October 2014.

  89. Erlan Idrissov

    Erlan Idrissov
    Born in
    Kazakhstan Flag Kazakhstan
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Erlan Abilfayizuly Idrissov is a Kazakh politician who served as Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan 1999 to 2002 and 2012 to 2016.

  90. Nina Shtanski

    Nina Shtanski
    Born in
    Moldova Flag Moldova
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Nina Viktorovna Shtanski is a Transnistrian former state politician and public figure. She has been the Deputy Prime Minister for the International Cooperation of the Transnistrian Moldovan Republic and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Transnistrian Moldovan Republic from 24 January 2012 to 2 September 2015. Ph.D. (2012). She became an honoured foreign service officer Transnistrian Moldovan Republic in 2012. She held the rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

  91. Zohrab Mnatsakanian

    Zohrab Mnatsakanian
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Zohrab Hrachiki Mnatsakanyan is an Armenian diplomat. Mnatsakanyan previously served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Armenia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations.

  92. Eduard Kukan

    Eduard Kukan
    Born in
    Slovakia Flag Slovakia
    Years
    1939-2022 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Eduard Kukan was a Slovakian politician who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1998 to 2006. He was a candidate in the presidential election held on 3 April 2004, and although pre-election polls had suggested he would come first, he actually came in third behind the eventual President Ivan Gašparovič and former prime minister Vladimír Mečiar, thus preventing him from contesting the run-off. He was elected Member of the European Parliament (MEP) in 2009, a position he held until 2019.

  93. Sükhbaataryn Batbold

    Sükhbaataryn Batbold
    Born in
    Mongolia Flag Mongolia
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sükhbaataryn Batbold is a Mongolian politician who was Prime Minister of Mongolia from 2009 to 2012, as well as Chairman of the Mongolian People's Party. He was previously Minister of Foreign Affairs in the government of his predecessor, Sanjaagiin Bayar.

  94. Grigori Marchenko

    Grigori Marchenko
    Born in
    Kazakhstan Flag Kazakhstan
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Grigory Alexandrovich Marchenko is a Kazakh financier, banker and politician.

  95. Sergey Sokol

    Sergey Sokol
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    diplomatpoliticianmember of the State Duma
    Biography

    Sergey Sokol is a Russian political figure, deputy of the 7th and 8th State Dumas.

  96. Edward Nalbandyan

    Edward Nalbandyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Eduard Aghvani Nalbandian is an Armenian diplomat who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia from April 2008 to May 2018.

  97. Alexander Kadakin

    Alexander Kadakin
    Born in
    Moldova Flag Moldova
    Years
    1949-2017 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Alexander Mikhailovich Kadakin was a Russian diplomat and the Russian Ambassador to India from 2009 until his death in 2017. He had earlier served as the ambassador to India between 1999 and 2004.He is noted Indophile. He died from heart failure while in service in New Delhi in 2017.He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2018.

  98. Mikhail Bogdanov

    Mikhail Bogdanov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Mikhail Leonidovich Bogdanov is a Russian diplomat. He is Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia and Special Representative of the President of Russia for the Middle East. He is also Deputy Chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society.

  99. Sergei Storchak

    Sergei Storchak
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sergei Anatolievich Storchak is a Deputy Finance Minister of Russia. Storchak was born in Olevsk, Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukraine SSR, and became one of Russia's three deputy finance ministers in November 2005. He specialized in international financial relations, and was a prominent figure in negotiations over paying off Soviet-era debt. He negotiated Russia's repayment of its debt to the Paris Club of creditor nations, which it completed last year. In April 2009, he was charged with attempted fraud and embezzlement of state funds.

  100. Gennadi Gerasimov

    Gennadi Gerasimov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1930-2010 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomatjournalist
    Biography

    Gennadi Ivanovich Gerasimov (Russian, Геннадий Иванович Герасимов, 3 March 1930, – 14 September 2010) was the last Soviet, and then Russian ambassador to Portugal from 1990 to 1995. Previously he was foreign affairs spokesman for Mikhail Gorbachev and press secretary to Eduard Shevardnadze.