FAO Liaison Office with the Russian Federation



FAO Moscow Office also channels its advocacy message and information about its outreach activities through wide-array of federal, regional, local and specialised media outlets. In 2023, its Director Oleg Kobiakov gave over 20 exclusive interviews and was often cited in top media in Russia and beyond. To this aim, the Office maintains meaningful and cooperative relations with key actors on the media terrain, including


Vladimir Mikheev

Press Secretary

FAO Liaison Office with the Russian Federation

[email protected]

+ 7 (495) 787 21 64


On 12 July 2022, Oleg Kobiakov, Director of the FAO Liaison Office with the Russian Federation, took part in a round table discussion with Africa organized by Rossiya Segodnya media group in the format of a video conference on the topic of “Global Challenges to Food Security”.

Leading subject matter experts from Russia, Angola, Nigeria and Cameroon attended the discussion. 

  • TV CHANNELS: Russia 24, TV BRICS  an informative and education channel about BRICS countries; and TV channel Russia Today broadcasting in French and Arabic.
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VESTI FM: Oleg Kobiakov, Director of the FAO Liaison Office in Moscow, is a frequent guests at this major federal radio station with country-wide coverage in Russia. He is a regular host at a popular healthy food programme "From Mikoyan to Mamikonyan" . Find audio records with the expert here.

RADIO RUSSIA: Oleg Kobiakov gave an exclusive interview at "Krestyanskaya Zastava" ("Peasants Outpost") weekly talk show about farmers' lives.


Agro Industrial Complex Bulletin coming out in Rostov-on-Don (Russia’s South); Agricultural News Magazine produced in Saint Petersburg; NaturProduct – online media outlet dedicated to organic food produced in Saint Petersburg.