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Russia and NATO: resuming talks

Dmitry Rogozin, Russian Representative to NATO

1963 - Born in Moscow
1986 - Graduates, Moscow State University
1988 - Graduates, Marxism-Leninism University
1990 - First vice president, RAU-Corporation scientific research and educational organisation
1990 - President, Young Political Leaders of Russia Association, Forum-90
1993 - Founder and Head, International Congress of Russian Communities
1996 - PhD in philosophy, Moscow State University
1997 - State Duma deputy
2003 - Chairman, Rodina (Motherland) electoral bloc
2004 - Chairman, State Duma Committee on International Affairs
2007 - Russian representative to NATO

Earlier this month NATO agreed to gradually resume high-level talks with Russia, which were suspended after the South-Ossetian conflict in August 2008. Russian FM Sergey Lavrov said that normalising NATO-Russia ties will be "extremely difficult" and will require revisiting the issue of the Russia-Georgia war. What are the roadblocks to cooperation between Russia and NATO? We’ll be talking about it with Dmitry Rogozin, Russian representative to NATO.