Hans-Friedrich von Ploetz

Germany

Permanent Representative of Germany at the NATO Council (1989–1993), Ambassador to the UK (1999–2002) and the Russian Federation (2002–2005) 

German diplomat. State Secretary in German Foreign Office (1994–1999); Chairman of the Foundation for German-Russian Youth Exchanges (2006–2012); member of the NATO-Working  Group on a new strategy (2009–2010); member of the supervisory board of Robert Bosch GmbH (2008–2013) and of the Baltic International Bank from 2016; Chairman of the Investment Advisory Council of the Green Gateway Fund from 2012; Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Center for Global Politics, Free University Berlin from 2011. During diplomatic carrier he was deeply involved in relations with the USSR and Russia; as of 2005 - advisor to major European companies on the Russian strategy; participant in various bodies in Germany promoting deepening of German/European relations with Russia; frequent interview partner for German and Russian media on German/Western-Russian relations.

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Hans-Friedrich Von Ploetz: No Breakthrough in Merkel-Putin Meeting
03.05.2017
The purpose of the visit of German chancellor to Sochi was to prepare with president Putin the G20 meeting in Hamburg. Russian president is one of the important participants in that meeting.

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Hans Friedrich von Ploetz on Role of Technological Change in Global Policy
17.10.2017
Hans-Friedrich von Ploetz, permanent representative of Germany at the NATO Council (1989-93) Ambassador to the UK (1999-2002) and to Russia (2002-2005), talks about

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Hans-Friedrich von Ploetz: Russia Defines Its Role Itself
16.01.2017
According to Hans-Friedrich von Ploetz, Permanent representative of Germany at the NATO Council (1989-93) Ambassador to the UK (1999-2002) and to Russia (2002-2005), Russia

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Hans-Friedrich von Ploetz: The Congress of Vienna Is Not the Great Model
05.11.2015
The Congress of Vienna was characterized by competing political forces with innovative thinking after Napoleonian wars, but conservative forces prevailed. Two revolutions happened in 1830 and 1848.

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