AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION TO CANADA

 

Alexander N. DARCHIEV

 

Born in 1960.

1983 – graduated from History Department, Moscow State University. 

1983-1992 – post-graduate student, junior, senior research fellow, Institute of the US and Canada Studies. Russian Academy of Sciences. 

Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of North America, in 1992.

1992-1997 – First Secretary, Head of Section, MFA Department of North America.

1997-2002 – Counselor, Embassy of the Russian Federation in the US.

2003-2005 – Deputy Director, MFA, Department of North America.

2005-2010 – Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of the Russian Federation in the US.

2010-2014 - Director, MFA Department of North America.

Appointed as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Canada on October 24, 2014.

He has a diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

Decorated with numerous awards.

Speaks English and French.

Married, has a daughter.