Kirill Barsky

Kirill Barsky


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Room: 2174
Ph.D. (Candidate of Historical Sciences) Department of Diplomacy - Head of Department

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR in 1989.

1989–2011 — Diplomatic service at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR/Russia
2011–2014 — Special Representative of the President of Russia on Shanghai Cooperation Organization issues
2014–2018 — Ambassador of Russia to Thailand and Permanent Representative to ESCAP
2018—present time — Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia
2020—present time — Professor at the Department for Diplomatic Studies of MGIMO

Author of numerous publications on history and international relations.

Professional interests: history of Russian diplomacy, international relations, Chinese studies, foreign policy of China, security in Asia-Pacific region.

Hobbies: literature writing.

Speaks English, French and Chinese.

Disciplines taught:

  • History of Russian Diplomacy (in Russian);
  • Institutes of Modern Diplomacy (in Russian);
  • State and Business Protocol (in Russian).