Mentor of the Center for International Protocol of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA).
In 1990, he formed the Russian Presidential Protocol Service, which he led until 2000. From 2000 to 2011, he served as an advisor to the President of the Russian Federation.
Awarded the Order “For Merit to the Fatherland” (4th, 3rd, 2nd Classes), Order of Friendship, Order of Alexander Nevsky, Decoration For Impeccable Service and citations from the President of the Russian Federation.
The Soviet Union, including Latvia and Georgia, Cuba, Russia are among the countries V.N. Shevchenko, a globally minded person open to new opinions, views, approaches and people who created the new Russian protocol was appointed to work. Much of what Shevchenko implemented in the Russian national protocol is still the basis for protocol standards.
Author of such books, as Protocol of the Russian Federation (Protokol Rossiyskoy Federatsii), Protocol of the President of the Russian Federation (Protokol Prezidenta Rossiyskoy Federatsii), Everyday Life of the Kremlin Under Presidents (Povsednevnaya zhizn Kremlya pri prezidentakh). He is probably the only protocol professional, who became a media personality and wrote a book about his work at the Kremlin.
He believes that the protocol helps mend relations between public officials and understanding between the nations is doomed to aggression and conflicts without it.
Vladimir regards his family an important part of his life. He met his future wife when he was 9. Likes theater, traveling, communications with people.