MP, Committee on Education and Science Chairman at the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation; Dean at the School of Public Administration, Lomonosov Moscow State University; President at “Polity Foundation” and “Unity for Russia Foundation” think tanks; Chairman of the Executive Board at the National Committee on BRICS Research.

Born June 5, 1956, in Moscow. History Faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University graduate (1978).

A historian, political analyst, Doctor of Historical Studies.

Areas of expertise include political history of USA, international relations, geopolitics, political studies, history of Russia and contemporary Russian politics.
Author of more than 1000 publications.