Grigory Rapota


Member of the Federation Council Committee of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on International Affairs.

Graduated from the Bauman Moscow State Technical University and the Red

Banner Institute of the USSR KGB.

Worked at the KGB First Main Directorate; Deputy Director of the Russian External Intelligence Service, responsible for partnership with foreign secret services.

Was Deputy Secretary of the Russian Security Council, General Director of the Rosvooruzhenie state company, First Deputy Minister of Trade of the Russian Federation (RF), First Deputy Minister of Science, Industry and Technology of the RF, General Secretary of the Eurasian Economic Community and Plenipotentiary Representative of the Russian President in the Southern and Privozlzhsky Federal Region.

Since November 2011 till 2021, State Secretary of the Union State of Russia and Belarus.

RF state counselor, 1st class.

Lieutenant general (reserve).

Recipient of state awards from Russia and foreign countries.

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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