on 5 February 1944 in
G. Rapota was born in
In 1966 he graduated from the
From 1966 to 1990 he worked at the First Chief Directorate of the KGB (foreign intelligence), between 1990-1994 he served, initially as the Deputy, and then as the Head of the First Chief Directorate. From 1994 to 1998 he was the Deputy Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Russia, in charge of partnerships with foreign intelligence services.
From April to November 1998
he served as the Deputy Secretary of the Russian Security Council, and, from
November 1998 to September 1999, as the Director General of the state company “Rosvooruzhenie”.
From September 1999 to May 2000 G.
Rapota was the first Deputy Minister of Commerce in
On 9 October 2007 Grigory
Rapota was appointed as Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy for the
On 25 November 2011 Grigory
Rapota was appointed as State Secretary of the
Married. He has a son and two daughters.