Grigory Karasin

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Grigory Karasin
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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affaires of the Russian Federation — State Secretary
Assumed office
June 2005
Personal details
Born (1949-08-23) 23 August 1949 (age 69)
Alma materMoscow State University

Grigory Borisovich Karasin (Russian: Григорий Борисович Карасин) (born 23 August 1949 in Moscow)[1] is a career diplomat, a State Secretary, and a Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia.[2]

Karasin graduated from the Institute of Oriental Languages at Moscow State University in 1971,[1] and went on to work in various diplomatic posts in the central offices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and abroad.[1]

From March 2000 to June 2005, Karasin was the Ambassador of Russia to the United Kingdom,[1] and returned to Moscow in June 2005 to take up the position of Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs; since October 2005 also a State Secretary. He holds both positions to this day. [1]

Karasin speaks Russian, English, Hausa and French.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f Карасин Григорий Борисович (in Russian). Information-Analytical Portal "Heritage". Retrieved 2008-07-16.[dead link]
  2. ^