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Vladimir Ovchinsky, Adviser to Chairman of Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation, Head, Russian Interpol bureau, 1997-1999

1955 - Born in Moscow
1976 - Graduates, Omsk Higher School of Police, Ministry of Internal Affairs, USSR
1976 - Joins main directorate of internal affairs, Moscow region
1986 - Joins all-Russian Scientific Research Institute, Ministry of Internal Affairs
1992 - Assistant to first deputy Russian Internal Affairs Minister
1995 - Assistant to Russian Internal Affairs Minister
1997 - Head, Russian Interpol bureau
1999 - Observer of law related issues, Moscow News weekly
2001 - Vice president, Siberian Urals aluminum company OJSC
2004 - Adviser to chairman, Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation

Vladimir Ovchinsky, an adviser to the chairman of the Russian Constitutional Court and the former head of the Russian Interpol bureau

On March 27, Moscow will host a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization on efforts to bring peace to Afghanistan. As the United States is sinking deeper into the Afghan quagmire, the SCO seems to be seeking a bigger role in determining the future of this country. What could Russia and its allies including China do to help Afghanistan?

We’ll be talking about it with Vladimir Ovchinsky, an adviser to the chairman of the Russian Constitutional Court and the former head of the Russian Interpol bureau.