First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma of Russia, Honorary President of the Russian Olympic Committee, IOC Member, Chairman of the RIOU Supervisory Council.
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma of Russia. Honorary President of the Russian Olympic Committee. IOC Member. Chairman of the RIOU Supervisory Council.
Born on 1 June 1956 in Moscow
1978: graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University with a degree in mathematical economics
1991: received an advanced degree from Harvard University, where he studied currency, tax and customs law
1978-1980: worked at the R&D Centre for Systemic Research, under the Soviet Academy of Sciences
1980-1991: worked at the Main Currency and Economy Directorate of the Ministry of Finance of the Soviet Union
1986-1989: served as the representative of the Baumansky District, Moscow, in the Council of the People's Deputies
1991-1993: Vice President of Avtotraktorexport
1994-2004: member of the First, Second, Third and Fourth State Dumas; Deputy Head/Head of the Duma Committee for Budget Issues and Taxes; First Deputy Speaker of the Fourth Duma
9 March 2004: appointed Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation
Awards and honours:
Member of the Order of Honour, the Order of Service to the Fatherland (4th Class), and the Order of Friendship
Holds a certificate of honour and certificates of acknowledgement from the President of the Russian Federation
Member of the Bureau of the Supreme Council of the United Russia political party