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    15 September 2011

    New Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation
    Presents Credentials

    (Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

    VIENNA, 14 September (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

    During his career with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Voronkov served in various capacities, among them: Director of the Department of European Cooperation (2008 - 2011); Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the OSCE in Vienna, Austria (2005 - 2008); Deputy Director of the Personnel Department (2002 - 2005); Minister Counsellor (Deputy Chief of Mission) of the Russian Embassy to Poland (2000 - 2002).

    Mr. Voronkov holds a Master's degree in history. He speaks English and Polish and is married with one daughter.

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