International relations, diplomacy, regional studies.
Wide experience in oil/gas industry (see www.zct.ru for example).
1st place in the Arabic Language Contest held by the Saudi Embassy, Moscow, 2004;
2nd place in the First All-Russian English Language Contest, Smolensk, 1999.
8 weeks course, Royal University of Jordan, Amman, 2003;
2 weeks course, St Giles College, London, 2004.