Vitaly Churkin

Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin (21 February 1952 – 20 February 2017) was a Russian diplomat and former child actor.wikipedia
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Russia)

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Previously he was Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (2003–2006), Ambassador to Canada (1998–2003), Ambassador to Belgium and Liaison Ambassador to NATO and WEU (1994–1998), Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation to the talks on Former Yugoslavia (1992–1994), Director of the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR/Russian Federation (1990–1992).

Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

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He graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1974, and began working for them then, and he received a PhD in History from the USSR Diplomatic Academy in 1981.
Well known diplomats and political office holders such as Anatoly Aksakov, Yashar Aliyev, Elmar Mammadyarov, Yuri Baturin, Vitaly Churkin, Anatoly Dobrynin, Vladimir Grinin, Zamir Kabulov, Konstantin Kharchev, Igor Korchilov, Sergei Lebedev, Valentina Matviyenko, Yuri Merzlyakov, Shalva Natelashvili, Ilhom Nematov, Nikolai Kuryanovich, Sergei Ordzhonikidze, Grigol Vashadze, Alexander Veshnyakov, Leonid Zamyatin, Tahira Tahirova, and Yuri Brezhnev are among the academy alumni.

Russo-Georgian War

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In 2008, during the Russo-Georgian War, Churkin proposed a draft resolution imposing a weapons embargo on Georgia.
However, this was labelled a "tall order" by Vitaly Churkin, Russian Ambassador to the UN.

A Mother's Heart

In 1967, he played a peasant boy, Fedka, in Mark Donskoy's movie, A Mother's Heart, about Vladimir Lenin, and then he stopped his artistic career to concentrate on English language studies.

Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations

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Churkin served as Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 2006 until his death in 2017.

Vasily Nebenzya

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In February 2017, Russia's Permanent Representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin died.

Igor Sergun

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His death was likewise cited in a list published in early May 2017 by USA Today — as one in a series of ″dozens of high-profile″ Russians′ deaths, such as GRU chief Igor Sergun′s (January 2016), in ″the past three years in Russia and abroad in suspicious circumstances″.
His death was cited as one in a series of "dozens of high-profile" Russian officials' (as well as Putin critics') sudden deaths, such as Vitaly Churkin's (February 2017), in "the past three years in Russia and abroad in suspicious circumstances" in a publication by USA Today of 2 May 2017.

Order of Courage

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Churkin was posthumously awarded the Russian Order of Courage on 21 February 2017 and the Order of the Serbian Flag 1st class.

List of ambassadors of Russia to Belgium

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Russia

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Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin (21 February 1952 – 20 February 2017) was a Russian diplomat and former child actor.

Diplomat

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Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin (21 February 1952 – 20 February 2017) was a Russian diplomat and former child actor.

Ambassador-at-large

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Previously he was Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (2003–2006), Ambassador to Canada (1998–2003), Ambassador to Belgium and Liaison Ambassador to NATO and WEU (1994–1998), Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation to the talks on Former Yugoslavia (1992–1994), Director of the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR/Russian Federation (1990–1992).

NATO

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Previously he was Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (2003–2006), Ambassador to Canada (1998–2003), Ambassador to Belgium and Liaison Ambassador to NATO and WEU (1994–1998), Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation to the talks on Former Yugoslavia (1992–1994), Director of the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR/Russian Federation (1990–1992).

Western European Union

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Previously he was Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (2003–2006), Ambassador to Canada (1998–2003), Ambassador to Belgium and Liaison Ambassador to NATO and WEU (1994–1998), Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation to the talks on Former Yugoslavia (1992–1994), Director of the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR/Russian Federation (1990–1992).

French language

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Churkin was fluent in English, French and Mongolian.

Mongolian language

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Churkin was fluent in English, French and Mongolian.

Moscow

Lev Kulidzhanov

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In 1963, at age 11, he played Kolya Yemelyanov in the Lev Kulidzhanov movie, about Vladimir Lenin.

Vladimir Lenin

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In 1963, at age 11, he played Kolya Yemelyanov in the Lev Kulidzhanov movie, about Vladimir Lenin.

Mark Donskoy

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In 1967, he played a peasant boy, Fedka, in Mark Donskoy's movie, A Mother's Heart, about Vladimir Lenin, and then he stopped his artistic career to concentrate on English language studies.