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Aleksandr Nikolayevich Panov (born 6 July 1944) is a Russian diplomat.

Born in Moscow,[1] Panov graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1968.[2] He entered the diplomatic service immediately upon graduation.[1]

Panov served in a number of important diplomatic posts for the Soviet Union and continued to serve his country as the Russian Federation. In 1992 he became the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Korea.[2] In 1994 he returned to Russia to become the Deputy Foreign Minister.[2] In 1996 he became the ambassador to Japan and in 2004 the ambassador to Norway.[2] As of 2010 he continues to serve in this position.


  1. ^ a b Europa Publications. (2004). The International Who's Who 2004, p. 1282, at Google Books
  2. ^ a b c d "Official Web site of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Oslo, Norway". Archived from the original on 2006-05-05. Retrieved 2010-12-18.