The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation

 

Dmitry MEDVEDEV

Born September 14, 1965, in Leningrad.

Graduated from the Faculty of Law of Leningrad State University in 1987 and completed his post-graduate studies at Leningrad State University in 1990. Holds a PhD in law and the title of associate professor.

1990-1999: Lectured at St Petersburg State University.

At the same time, between 1990-1995, was an adviser to the Chairman of the Leningrad City Council and an expert consultant to the St Petersburg City Hall’s Committee for External Affairs.

1999: Deputy Government Chief of Staff.

1999-2000: Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office.

2000-2003: First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office.

2000-2001: Chairman of the Board of Directors of OAO Gazprom, in 2001 – Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of OAO Gazprom, from June 2002 – Chairman of the Board of Directors of OAO Gazprom.

October 2003-November 2005: Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office.

In November 2005, appointed First Deputy Prime Minister.

March 2, 2008: Elected President of the Russian Federation.

7 May, 2012: appointed Prime Minister by Presidential decree.


Married to Svetlana Vladimirovna Medvedeva.
 
The Medvedevs have a son, Ilya (born 1995).

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