Amb. Vyacheslav Ivanovich Trubnikov
Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Russian Academy of Sciences
Ambassador Vyacheslav Ivanovich Trubnikov was born on April 25, 1944 in Irkutsk (USSR) and graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University) in 1967 with a degree in Orientology. He is fluent in Hindi and English and has expert knowledge of India and practical experience in the sphere of Russian-Indian relations. From 2004 to 2009 he served as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in the Republic of India. He has the similar diplomatic rank. He is a member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, International Institute for Strategic Studies (United Kingdom) and of the Russian Union of Journalists. Since May 2010 he works in the Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) of the Russian Academy of Sciences and is a member of the IMEMO Directorship.