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Russian Ambassador to India

H.E. Mr Nikolay Rishatovich KUDASHEV
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of India

H.E. Mr Nikolay Rishatovich KUDASHEV

Date of birth - January 26, 1958. 

Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1981. 

Speaks English and Chinese. 

Joined the diplomatic service in 1981. Held various positions within the Ministry and its foreign missions: 

  • 2002 - 2005 - Minister-Counsellor of the Russian Embassy in the Republic of India; 
  • 2005 - 2010 - Deputy Director of Department for New Challenges and Threats (DNCT); 
  • 2010 - 2015 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Philippines and concurrently Ambassador to the Republic of Palau, the Republic of Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia; 
  • 2015 - 2017 - Deputy Director of General Secretariat (Department) of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

By the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of August 18, 2017 No. 380, was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of India. 

Holds a diplomatic rank of Minister Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, first class. 

On October 26, 2017, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation H.E. Mr Nikolay R. Kudashev presented his credentials to President of the Republic of India Ram Nath Kovind. 

Married, with a daughter.