Date of Birth: 04/14/1933
Place of birth: village V.-Tarasovka
Alexander S. Kapto (born April 14, 1933, the village V.-Tarasovka Dnepropetrovsk region, Ukraine.) - Russian and Ukrainian scientist, sociologist and political scientist, diplomat, journalist, politician and statesman, PhD (1967), Doctor of Philosophy ( 1985). At the present time - the head of the International UNESCO Chair at the Institute of Social and Political Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vice-President of the Academy of Social Sciences, a member of the Presidium of the Academy of Political Science, Chairman of the Expert Council on Political WAC, chairman of the Council for doctoral theses at the ISPR (sociology, management , the spiritual life of sociology). His research interests and research activities are: international relations, issues of war and peace, sociology, politics, morality and education, professional ethics, social activity of young people.
In 1957, A. Kapto graduated from Dnepropetrovsk University.
Main areas of research
Hard work and social activity. Kiev 1966.
Social activity as a moral personality trait. Kiev 1968.
Social activity of young people. Moscow, 1971.
Class education: methodology, theory, practice. Moscow, 1985.
The philosophy of the world: origins, trends, and prospects. M., 1990.
Political Memoir. M., 1996.
Nobel peacekeepers. Moscow, 2002.
From a culture of war to a culture of peace. Moscow, 2002.
Encyclopedia of the world. M. (ed Two -. 2002 and 2005.).
At the turn of the century. Notes politician and diplomat. Moscow, 2006.
Professional ethics. In two parts. M. 1997.
Professional ethics. Moscow, Rostov-on-Don, 2006.
Articles in scientific books and journals.
Secretary of the Dnipropetrovsk City Committee of, the Oktyabrsky District Committee and the Regional Committee of the Komsomol, the secretary of the Kyiv city committee and provincial party committee secretary of the Communist Party of Ukraine, the second and first secretary of the Young Communist League of Ukraine, Head of the Department of Culture of the Central Committee Communist Party of Ukraine, Head of the Ideological Department of the Central Committee of the CPSU, first deputy head of the Department of the CPSU Central Committee Relations with the socialist countries. He was elected several times to the composition of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Ukraine, and twice at the XXVI and XXVII Congress of the CPSU Central Committee. People`s deputy of the USSR, deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and a member of the Commission of the Council of Nationalities of the National Policy and International Relations of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, deputy and member of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of Ukraine (three terms), Chairman of the Committee on International Affairs of the Supreme Council of Ukraine. A. Kapto was in the 1986-1988 years. Soviet ambassador to Cuba, the last ambassador of the Soviet Union and the first Russian ambassador to the DPRK.
He has the highest diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.
A. Kapto went from being a freelance correspondent to chief editor of Ukrainian Republican youth newspaper. A. Kapto is a member of the Union of Journalists. In 1971 and 1974. I received Diplomas of the first degree for the victory in the All-Union competition for the best works of popular science literature, which held society "Knowledge".
Awards and Prizes
Three of the Red Banner Order.
Order of Friendship of Peoples.
Order of Honor.
"Solidarity" Cuban Order.
The medal named after academician Vavilov "For outstanding contribution to the dissemination of scientific knowledge, educational and humanitarian activities."
A. Kapto is an honorary citizen of the city of Denver (USA).