Victor Karpov

Victor Karpov
Native name Russian: Виктор Павлович Карпов
Born Victor Pavlovich Karpov
(1928-10-01)October 1, 1928
Penza, Russian SFSR
Died June 23, 1997(1997-06-23) (aged 68)
Moscow, Russia
Nationality Russian

Victor Karpov (Russian: Виктор Павлович Карпов) (born 1 October 1928 in Penza, Russian SFSR, died 23 June 1997 in Moscow, Russia) was a Russian diplomat, Deputy Soviet Foreign Minister in 1990–1991.[1][2]

Karpov graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1951, and went on to work in various diplomatic posts in the central offices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and abroad.

From 1960 to 1962, he was the Senior Adviser at the Soviet Embassy in Washington. Since 1968 joined the Soviet-American negotiations on reduction of strategic weapons in Helsinki, Vienna, Geneva.


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