First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on International Affairs, representative from the executive body of state power of the Republic of Mordovia. Position before election (appointment): Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the United States and Permanent Observer of the Russian Federation to the Organization of American States.
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Sergey Kislyak is included in the report "1500 warmongers" compiled by the Free Russia Forum. The report contains the names of Russian public figures, military commanders, members of the parliament, propagandists, artists and athletes who have publicly spoken out in support of Putin's aggression or are directly involved in it. The Free Russia Forum is seeking sanctions against them in the European Union.