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Dr. Volodymyr OHRYZKO First Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Kiev

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1978 graduated from Taras Shevchenko Kyiv State University, degree in international relations, and translation from German. Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine in 1978: 1978-1980 Attaché of the press department of the MFA of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic 1980-1981 Third secretary of the press department of the MFA of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic 1981-1983 Military service 1983-1985 Third secretary of the press department of the MFA of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic 1985-1988 Second secretary of the press department of the MFA of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic 1988-1991 First secretary of the Principal Counsellor s Department of the MFA of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic June 1991 - July 1991 Counsellor of the Principal Counsellor s Department of the MFA of Ukraine July 1991 - March 1992 Counsellor of the Department for political analysis and coordination of the MFA of Ukraine 1992-1993 Counsellor in the Embassy of Ukraine in the Federal Republic of Germany 1993-1994 Minister of the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Austria 1994-1996 Counsellor of the Embassy of Ukraine in the Federal Republic of Germany 1996-1999 Head of the Foreign Policy Department, head of the Main Department of the Foreign Policy of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine 1999-2004 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Austrian Republic and Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the international organizations in Vienna 2004-2005 Ambassador-at-large in the Department of the Euro-Atlantic Cooperation of the MFA of Ukraine Since February 2005 - First Deputy Minister

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