Date of Birth 9 July 1934, Mr.. g. Chiatura, Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic in 1958, graduated from the Law Faculty of Moscow State University. Speaks English, German and Georgian languages
. After graduating from Moscow State University (1958) - worked in the editorial offices of newspapers "Evening Tbilisi", . Zarya Vostoka, . "Youth of Georgia, . "Komsomolskaya Pravda" (correspondent of the Georgian SSR, . Head of the Department of Literature and Art, . subeditor, . Member of Editorial Board),
From 1978 to 1985. - Director of the Information Agency of Georgia ( "Gruzinform).
1985 - 1991 he. - Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs of the USSR.
1992 - 1994 he. - Assistant to the President of the Republic of Georgia.
Since 1994. - Political analyst, Director of the Analytical Center of the newspaper "Izvestia", a member of the advisory board of the journal "Pro et Contra" (Carnegie Foundation).
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