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Sergey Alekseevich AFANASEV

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Sergey AFANASEV, USSR Dipl, with rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. USSR Ambassador to Belgium since 1958.

Background

AFANASEV, Sergey was born in 1912.

Career

Since 1939 diplomatic work. 1943-1947 USSR Assistant Popular Commissar, then USSR Minister of Foreign Affairs. 1947 counselor, USSR Embassy in Norway.

1947-1954 USSR Ambassador to Norway. 1954-1955 Deputy Head, 3rd European Deputy, USSR Minister of Foreign Affairs. 1955-1958 Deputy Head,Department of Scandinavian Countries, USSR Minister of Foreign Affairs.

1957 accompanied Khrushchev and Bulganin to Finland.