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     UNIS/BIO/1169
    6 February 2018

    New Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation presents credentials

    (Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

    VIENNA, 6 February (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations (Vienna), Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mikhail Ivanovich Ulyanov, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

    During his career, Mr. Ulyanov has served in various capacities, among them:

    Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to International Organizations in Vienna (since 2018); Member of the Collegium of the Russian Foreign Ministry (2016-2018); Director of Department for Non-Proliferation and Arms Control (2014-2018); Director of the Department for Security Affairs and Disarmament (2011-2014); Head of the Delegation of the Russian Federation to the Vienna Negotiations on Military Security and Arms Control (2006-2011); Head of the Russian Delegation in the Bilateral Implementation Commission established pursuant to Treaty between the Russian Federation and the United States of America on Strategic Offensive Reductions (2004-2006); Deputy Director of the Department for Security Affairs and Disarmament (2004-2011); Head of Division of the Department of International Organizations (2002-2004).

    Mr. Ulyanov also served at the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Brussels (1998-2002); the Permanent Mission of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics / Russian Federation to the United Nations in New York (1990-1995); the Department of International Organizations (1986-1990); Department of Diplomatic History (1980-1986).

    Mr. Ulyanov graduated from Moscow State Institute of History and Archives. He speaks Russian and English. Mr. Ulyanov has a daughter.

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