Alexander Panov

Alexander Panov


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Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor Department of Diplomacy - Professor

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Honored Member of the Russian Diplomatic Service

Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR in 1968.

1968–2006 — Diplomatic service at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR/Russia
1992–1994 — Ambassador of Russia to the Republic of Korea
1994–1996 — Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
1996–2004 — Ambassador of Russia to Japan
2004–2006 — Ambassador of Russia to Norway
2006–2011 — Rector of the Diplomatic Academy of the MFA of Russia
2011–present time — Professor at the Department for Diplomatic Studies of MGIMO
2015–present time — Head of the Department for Diplomatic Studies of MGIMO

Published works:

More than 50 publications in the field of international relations, a number of monographs including «The Diplomatic Service of Japan», «Post-War Reforms in Japan. 1945-1952», «From Mistrust to Trust» (in Japanese), «It Is Clear after the Storm» (in Japanese), «Russia and Japan: Formation and Development of Relations», «The Hatoyama Clan in Japan», «Syova Revolution in Japan after the Second World War», «About Japan». Author of «The Book on Wine», «In the World of Politeness», a photographic album about Japan and personal photo-exhibitions in Japan.

Hobbies: Artistic photography, winemaking studies, literature writing, fishing, alpine skiing.

Speaks English and Japanese.