Personal data Date and place of birth: Aug. 1, 1975 Kharkiv, Ukraine Marital status: married, with two children Education 1997 – Kharkiv Institute of Oriental Studies and International Relations, Master’s Degree in International Economic Relations, Japanese and English Languages interpreter. 2002-2005 – Participation in various short-term training courses (2002 – Kingdom of the Netherlands, 2003 – United Kingdom, 2004 – Republic of Korea, 2005 – Japan). Professional Experience 1997-1998 – Attaché, Third Secretary, Asia and Pacific Division, Asia and Pacific, Middle East and Africa Directorate, MFA of Ukraine 1998-2002 – Third, Second Secretary, Embassy of Ukraine in the People’s Republic of China (Beijing) 2002-2003 – Second Secretary, Central and Eastern Europe, Third Territorial Department, Bilateral Cooperation Directorate, MFA 2003-2004 – First Secretary, Assistant to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, MFA 2004-2006 – Counsellor, Asia and Pacific Division, Fifth Territorial Directorate, MFA 2006-2010 – Political Counsellor, Embassy of Ukraine in the People’s Republic of China (Beijing) 2011 – Feb. 2013 – Director, Prospective Partnership Division, Political Directorate, MFA Feb. 2013 – Apr. 2014– Deputy Director General, Director of Policy Analysis Division, Political Directorate, MFA Apr. 2014 – Jul.2014 – Deputy Director General, Directorate of Policy Analysis and Planning, MFA Jul.2014 – Feb. 2016 – Director General, Directorate of the Russian Federation, MFA Feb. 2016 – Feb. 2020 – Director General, Directorate for Countering Russian Threats, MFA Mar. 2020 – Sept. 2020 – Director General, Sixth Territorial Directorate (Russia, CIS), MFA Since Sept. 21, 2020 – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Kingdom of Sweden Nov. 23, 2020 – presented Credentials (via special procedure) to His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf. The official audience with His Majesty took place on September 17, 2021. Diplomatic Rank Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, First Class (Dec. 22, 2017) Awards: Order of Merit (Ukraine), Third Class (2021) Language Proficiency Ukrainian (native), English (proficient), Chinese (proficient), Japanese (proficient).
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