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WLADIMIR BALACHONOW, Dolmetscher und Übersetzer

VLADIMIR BALAKHONOV, Interpreter and Translator

ВЛАДИМИР БАЛАХОНОВ, устный и письменный перевод

– senior member of the German Association of Conference Interpreters (VKD/BDÜ, 2015-2020)

– sworn interpreter and translator in Berlin (2015-2020)

– interpreter trainer at ISIT (Paris), IALT (Leipzig), and IALT (Innbsruck)

Selected assignments, languages: Russian (A), German (B), English (C)



Remote Simultaneous Interpretation

Meeting with experts and Sweden's and Poland's OSCE Chairmanship delegations at DRA e.V.

World Road Transport Organisation (IRU)

Spotlight Initiative meeting, UN Women

Online discussion "German Russians", Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa)

International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA)

History lessons online, "Deutsch-Russisches Begegnungszentrum” in St. Petersburg

Presentation "Russia's Generation Z", Youth Study by Friedrich Ebert Foundation

Meeting with Mr. Umursakov, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan
German Federal Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (BVMW)

Globus Hypermarket Holding, SAP EWM


Red Square Festival, Berlin

Creative Industries workshops in Berlin, Leipzig and Düsseldorf

Mercedes-Benz, Bermen

Airbus, Hamburg

German Management Academy of Lower Saxony, Celle

Sartorius, Göttingen

5 days workshop ​“Best practices for Increasing labour productivity”, Hannover

LKA Berlin (State Criminal Police), courts and prisons

Volkswagen, Wolfsburg

Discussion "Political prisoners in Russia", Memorial e.V.

Claas, Haserwinkel


German-Russian Science Slam in Tomsk

Investigators’ Meeting for Clinical Trials in Frankfurt

Theatrical interpretation at Salzburg Festival

Strelka/Skolkovo visit in Hamburg

Liaison interpreting for the Governor of Kaliningrad Mr. Alikhanov in Bonn

Red Square Festival Berlin

Federal Electoral Commission for European Election, Berlin

Wintershall AG, Greifswald

GMP inspection at Cilag AG, Schaffhausen

XV Muslim International Forum, Berlin

Conference "A.v.Humboldt and Russia", Berlin

EU-Russia Legal Dialogue / EU-Russia Civil Society Forum e.V.

Russian International Energy Forum in St. Petersburg

International Summer School for Young Historians in St. Petersburg



St. Petersburg International Gas Forum

GMP inspections at Takeda, Oranienburg

Working group “Medicine” of the Petersburger Dialog, St. Petersburg

International Conference on Totalitarianism, Smolensk

Germanwatch e.V.

Conference "Railway Engineering" in Berlin

Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship (Bundesstiftung Aufarbeitung), Berlin

Zentrum Liberale Moderne, Berlin

Deutsch-Russische Rohstoff Konferenz, Potsdam

Conference "Russia and Europe", Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Berlin

GMP inspections at Siegfried, Hameln

Endress+Hauser, Reinach

German Management Academy of Lower Saxony, Celle

Egon Bahr Fellowship, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Germany


GMP inspections at Siegfried, Hameln

Bayer AG, Media Pharma Day, Berlin

Goethe Institut, St. Petersburg

Konica Minolta, European Leadership Campus, 

Liaison interpretation for OMV CEO R. Seele

ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Press Event

German-Russian Young Leaders Conference in Sochi

GMP inspections at Takeda, Oranienburg

Bundeskanzleramt, Berlin

Landtag of Saxony

Neues Museum, Berlin

Study tour of the Bundesstiftung Aufarbeitung to Solowki


Liaison interpreting for the PM of Thuringia Mr. Ramelow and the President of Tatarstan Mr. Minnikhanov in Weimar

Liaison interpreting for the Delegation of Moscow city government in Chemnitz and Berlin

Consecutive interpreting at the presentation of EXPO-2017 in Berlin

Different events of the Goethe Institute in St. Petersburg

World Grain Forum in Sochi

Liaison interpreting during a study trip "Culture of Remembrance and Memorials" to Thuringia

Simultaneous interpreting at the event "Social Democracy and Trade Unions" in St. Petersburg

German-Russian Young Leaders Conference in Dresden

Youth forum of the Petersburger Dialog in Munich

Egon Bahr Fellowship organized by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Moscow and Yekaterinburg

Liaison interpreting for the delegation of the Russian Railways in Berlin

15th Petersburger Dialog in Sankt Petersburg

Global Press Event of ZF Friedrichshafen AG in Aachen

Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum

Workshop "Regulatory Impact Analysis" in Berlin

Meeting of the working group "Churches in Europe" in Hamburg

Russia Day in Stralsund

International Legal Forum in Sankt Petersburg

"Coaching Planet" conference in Sankt Petersburg

Lecture "Contemplating Eastern Europe" in Berlin

Workshop of German Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations in Berlin


Interpreting at a workshop “Migration, Integration and European Adaptability” in Berlin

Interpreting during negotiations between Gazprombank and Verbundnetz Gas AG in Berlin

Interdisciplinary lab for young artists at the Alexandrinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg

Consecutive interpreting of bilateral negotiations for Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Sochi

Law workshop organized by German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) in Kyrgyzstan

Summer School of Social Democracy organized by the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation in Novgorod

Negotiations of Wintershall Holding GmbH and OAO Gazprom in St. Petersburg

Conference “Ethnicization of Urban Landscapes” in Tomsk

Working group "Economics" of the Petersburger Dialog during their trip to Kamchatka

"Shlangenbad Talks" by Peace Research Institute Frankfurt, Germany

"Future Workshop" of the Petersburger Dialog in Sochi

Conference "Social Sciences for Sustainable Development" in St. Petersburg

Conference "Integration of Migrants in Germany and in Russia" in St. Petersburg

Conference "Media and the Development of Siberia 2020" in Krasnoyarsk

Conference "The Eastern Vector of Russian Foreign Policy" in Irkutsk

2014 – 2008

German-Russian Science Slam in Novosibirsk

Microbiology seminars at Robert Koch Institute in Berlin

XXII Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi

German-Russian town twinning conference in Ulyanovsk

"Days of German Science" in Tomsk

2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship in Sochi

Liaison interpreting for the delegation of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade at Hannover Messe 2013

Liaison interpreting for the delegation of the German Federal Ministry of Economy and Technology in Usbekistan

6th German-Russian Media Dialogue in Moscow

2013 FIS Nordic Combined World Cup in Sochi

German-Uzbek Governmental Working Group "Trade and investments" in Usbekistan

Liaison interpreting for the delegation of Thuringia in Moscow, Ulyanovsk and Kazan

"Bavaria Days” in Moscow

Liaison interpreting for the governor of St. Petersburg Mr. Georgy Poltavchenko during his visit to Munich

Conference "Emergency medicine" in Kazan

Second German-Turkmenian Medical Forum in Ashgabat

Liaison interpreting for delegation of Baden-Wurttemberg in Moscow, Kaluga and Nizhny Novgorod

Interpreting for investigators and task force groups of the Russian Investigative Committee in St. Petersburg

OAO Gazprom Board of Directors meetings in Moscow 

International Investment Forum in Sochi

Ford European Works Council in St. Petersburg

Liaison interpreting for delegation of trade union leaders from St. Petersburg in Hamburg 

German-Russian political workshop in Novgorod and St. Petersburg 

10th Russian-German forum Petersburger Dialog in Yekaterinburg

Bundestag petition committee in St. Petersburg

Koch-Mechnikov Forum conference "Emergency medicine" in St. Petersburg 

Bavaria delegation in St. Petersburg 

Promotion event of Russian-German Chamber of Commerce in Moscow 

Negotiations between Voith and UK VKM in Kiel, Germany 

Meeting of experts from OAO Gazprom and E.ON AG in St. Petersburg 

10th Conference of Russian and German twin towns "City partnerships" in Volgograd

Simultaneous interpreting at the German Embassy in Moscow during round table discussions "Economics in crisis"

Liaison interpreting for delegation of Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts in Moscow

SAP workshop "Business under construction” in St. Petersburg

Liaison interpreting for the governor of St. Petersburg Mrs. Valentina Matvienko during her visit to Munich

Interpreting and translation during cooperation of the Vyborg Ship Yard and ShipTec, Germany

Interpreting and translation on construction sites Moika, 22 and Ostrovskogo, 2 in St. Petersburg

As well as regularly at different events of: 

- German Consulate General in St. Petersburg

- The Friedrich Ebert Foundation

- German-Russian Chamber Of Commerce

- The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

- Goethe-Institute

- St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

- International Legal Forum in St. Petersburg

- Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee

- Investigative Committee of Russian Federation

- Saint Petersburg City Administration

- German Management Academy of Lower Saxony 

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