The Ambassador

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. 

Married, has a daughter.