Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of History. Since 1973 worked for the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) RAS. Since 1998 – Deputy Director of the IMEMO. Full professor of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the Russian MFA. In 1992-1996, manager of a project in the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sweden). PIR Center Advisory Board member since 2002.