Vyacheslav Urlyapov


Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania (Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences).

A graduate of MGIMO, Vyacheslav Urlyapov worked at the Soviet Ministry of Foreign Affairs, served as a diplomat at the USSR/Russian Embassies in Indonesia and Malaysia. In 1982 he obtained his Ph.D. from the Institute of Oriental Studies, USSR Academy of Sciences. Among his Russian-language publications is a monograph Indonesia and International Relationsin the Asia Pacific Region (1983). He is also a co-author of East Timor: A Thorny Path Towards Independence (2005) and Vietnam and contemporary international relations in Asia Pacific (2009). Dr. Urlyapov has produced scores of academic articles and essays on international relations in the Asia Pacific region, as well as public comments and journalistic pieces for a number of Russian newspapers and news agencies (including ITAR-TASS and RIA Novosti). Lecturing at MGIMO and the Oriental University of Moscow had been one more part of his professional activities.


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