Graduate of the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. PhD thesis on Israel-Syria relations. CEO and Chief Editor of «International Studies» Analytical Portal (Moscow). Non-resident Expert of the Russian International Affairs Council. Served as assistant to the President of Armenia A. Sarkissian on Russia and Middle East politics. Studied and worked in the scientific centers of Russia and Armenia. Worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (several internships in the Department of Middle East and North Africa). Author of scientific publications.