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Ambassador Dmitry Polyanskiy: The Politics of The UN Security Council

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Ambassador Dmitry Alekseevich Polyanskiy is the First Deputy Permanent Representative of Russia to the UN since 2018. Born in 1971 in Moscow, USS. In 1993 graduated from Moscow State University’s (MGU) Institute of Asian and African Studies. Specialty: Arabic Language and History. In 2001 graduated from Russian MFA Diplomatic Academy, specialty: international economic relations

In 1994 joined Russian Foreign Ministry. Worked in Russian embassies in Tunisia, Germany, Sweden, Austria and Slovenia. Since 1999 was dealing with EU economic matters, spent 3 years in Russian Mission to the EU in Brussels and was Head of EU unit in Russian MFA.

In 2008-2011 was Deputy Ambassador to Poland, from 2011 until January 2016 – Deputy Director, First Department of CIS Countries. Dealt with Eurasian economic integration, matters related to the Eurasian Economic Union, functioning of the Customs Union and Single Economic space of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan within WTO framework

Fluent in English, French, German, Polish and Arabic. Has diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. Member of the board of the Russian Council for Foreign Relations (SVOP).

Married, has one grown-up daughter.

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