Ambassador

H.E. Mr. Vardan TOGHANYAN

Born on Dec. 8, 1967, Yerevan

Education

1984-1991 – Yerevan State University, Faculty of History

1986-1988 – Served in the ranks of the Soviet Army

1997 – Defended Ph.D. dissertation on History, Yerevan State University, Ph.D. in History

2001 – Defended Doctoral dissertation, Institute of Socio-Political Research, the Russia’s Academy of Sciences (RAS), Dr.sc. pol.

Internships

October 1995 – April 1996 - Osaka University, Japan

May-August 2000 – Harvard University, the U.S.A.

Work Experience

1991 – 1992 – Teacher of History, № 33 secondary school, Yerevan

1992-1994 – Senior Specialist, the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Armenia to Russia

1994-1995 – Second Secretary, Embassy of Armenia to Russia

1996 – 1997 – First Secretary, Department of CIS countries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia

1997 – 1998 – First Secretary, Embassy of Armenia to Russia

1998 – 2000 – Counselor, Embassy of Armenia to Russia

2001 – 2016 – Chairman of the Board of Directors of the “Eurasian media group”

2017 - Appointed as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Russian Federation, Presidential Decree of March 10, 2017.

Languages: Armenian, Russian, English

Author of ten academic works, including monographs, and co-author of two publications.

Family

Married with four children.

 

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