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Dr. Alexander Zhebin

Dr. Alexander Zhebin

Director
Center for Korean Studies, Institute of Far Eastern Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences

Dr. Alexander Zhebin is Director of the Center for Korean Studies (CKS) of the Institute of Far Eastern Studies (IFES) of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. He graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1975. He has spent 12 years in North Korea as a journalist and a diplomat. 

He joined IFES in 1992 and since then participated in various international seminars on Korean affairs at home and abroad. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the IFES in 1998. Dr. Zhebin has been the Director of CKS since 2004. His fields of research include: political developments in the DPRK, Russia-North Korea relations, security situation and nuclear problem on the Korean peninsula. Dr. Zhebin authored three books, chapters in several collective works and numerous articles on Korean affairs in academic journals and newspapers at home and abroad. 

Speeches

Speech Russia’s Efforts for Peace and Reconciliation in Korea Presented at Global Peace Convention 2017 on February 28, 2017
Dr. Alexander Zhebin, is a well-known Russian expert on Korea. He worked for 12 years in North Korea as a journalist and...
Speech VIDEO: Global Peace Convention 2017 Korean Reunification 2: Alexander Zhebin Presented at Global Peace Convention 2017 on February 28, 2017