Navigation

Igor Petrov

Expertise: Swiss history, politics and foreign policy of Switzerland, Germany and Russia, international diplomacy, business, Russian-Swiss political and cultural relations. Initials: IP

Born 1969, originally from Moscow. After two years in the army, studied history and sociology at the history faculty of Moscow University, then wrote a doctoral thesis in history there on the topic of German foreign policy under Gustav Stresemann. Worked as a diplomat for almost 11 years in Germany and Switzerland, and as a translator, interpreter and published writer. Speaks German and English. Has been head of the Russian section of SWI Swissinfo since 2012.

Russian Department

Change your password

Do you really want to delete your profile?