Mikhail V. VANIN
Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Denmark

 

Born in 1960.

Graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Law in 1982.

Graduated from the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in 2000.

Ph. D. in Economics.

1992-1999 – Head of the Department, Head of the General Department of the State Customs Committee of the Russian Federation.

1999-2004 – Chairman of the State Customs Committee of the Russian Federation.

Started his diplomatic career in 2004.

2004-2009 – Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Slovenia.

2009-2012 –  Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

Since April, 2012 – Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Denmark.

Has a diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

Holds the Order of Honour and the Order of Friendship.

Speaks English and Slovenian.

Married. Has a son.