Aleksandr Kapto

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Aleksandr Semenovich Kapto (April 14, 1933 – April 19, 2020) was a Russian-Ukrainian scientist, sociologist, political scientist, journalist and politician. In 2008, he became head of the UNESCO International Board of the Institute of Socio-Political Research under the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS).[1] He was born in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, USSR.

He was a Soviet Ambassador to Cuba from 1985 to 1990, and the last Soviet and first Russian Ambassador to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

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