Director of the Institute of Scientific Information for Social Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences, deputy director for Research of the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the RAS (2013–2019), corresponding member of the RAS, Dr. Sc. (Economics), Professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University) run by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. Author of more than 300 scientific publications, including a monograph: “Internalization of Russian Economy: Investment Aspect” (awarded the RAS medal); several collective monographs dedicated to the EU states economy, European and Eurasian integration, regional politics, Russian foreign economic relations: over 20 articles in journals indexed by Scopus and WoS, including “Foreign Investments of Russian Companies: Competition with West European and East Asian Multinationals”, “Prospects of Diversifying Russian Direct Investment Abroad”, “Framework for the Analysis of Geography of Transnational Corporations Investments Abroad” and others. Chief Editor of the journal “Oulines of Global Transformations: politics, economics, law”. Member of the Academic Council of the Russian Geographical Society, of executive board of Association of European Studies. Was awarded the Russian Federation Presidential Certificate of Honour in recognition of scientific work.