Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR (department for international economic relations) in 1973. Ph.D. (Law).
• Baltic countries
• Finance and economy of East European and Baltic countries
• Regional economic developments.
• Crises in Eurozone and its impact on East European and Baltic countries
• Development of “East Partnership” program during Lithuanian presidency in the EU
Since 2013 – lecturer in International Institute of Law attached to Russian Ministry of Justice.
Several reports at the international and nationwide conferences in Russia.
More than 20 articles in leading Russian scientific journals