RYKOV Vasily Nazarovich was born 9.13.1918 in Vladivostok.
He finished secondary school summa cum laude in Novorossisk in 1936. Since 1936 he went to the Industrial institute in Novocherkassk. Since 1941 he worked as master of the assembly shop of a plant in Irkutsk. Since 1943 he was a member the VKP (b) (the All-Union Communist Party of Bolsheviks). Since 1946 he worked as the leading engineer, the chief of a group in a Scientific Research Institute in Moscow.
In 1952 he became the secretary of the Communist party bureau of the Scientific Research Institute. In 1956 he became the second, then the first secretary of the Leningrad Regional Committee of the CPSU. From 1961 he served as an inspector of the CPSU Central Committee. From 1963 to 1975 he was the second secretary of the Communist party’s Central Committee in the Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic and a member of the Council of War of the Central Asian boundary district. From 1966 to 1971 he was an alternate member of the CPSU Central Committee. From 1971 to 1990 he was a member of the CPSU Central Committee of the.
In 1975 he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR.
April 10, 1975 – January 21, 1983 – the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the USSR in Algeria. January 21, 1983 – August 26, 1988 – the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the USSR in the Republic of India. Since 1988 Rykov has been a personal pensioner of nationalstanding.
Now he is retired and lives in Moscow.