Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Foreign Ministry Council of War and Labour Veterans, Deputy Chairman of the Association of Russian Diplomats.
Graduated from the Institute for International Relations (MGIMO) in Moscow in 1953 V. Kazimirov began his diplomatic career in Hungury and Brazil. He was the first ambassador to present his Letters of Credence to Costa Rica, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala. He was an ambassador to Venezuela, Angola, again to Costa Rica, ambassador at large and headed some units of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Vladimir Kazimirov was heading Russia's intermediary mission to Nagorno-Karabakh in 1992–1996, and was Russian presidential plenipotentiary representative for Nagorno-Karabakh, participant and co-chairman of the OSCE, Minsk Group. He brokered the ceasefire agreement-in Nagorino-Karabakh in May, 1994.