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Name: Prikhodko, Sergei E.
City: Moscow
Affiliation: Deputy Prime Minister, Chief of the Russian Government Staff, Security Index Editorial Board Member
Biography :

In 2004-2012 - Aide to the Russian President on foreign policy and international relations issues. Coordinates the work of the President's Foreign Policy Directorate. Former head of the Russian Presidential Administration's Foreign Policy Directorate and deputy head of the Russian Presidential Administration. In 1997-1998, aide to President Boris Yeltsin on international relations. Counselor of state, first class. Chevalier of the golden plaque of “Public Recognition” (1999).

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