Alexander Vladimirovich Konovalov

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Alexander Konovalov
Александр Коновалов
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Konovalov (left) during a 2009 government meeting
Minister of Justice
Incumbent
Assumed office
12 May 2008
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin
Viktor Zubkov (Acting)
Dmitry Medvedev
Preceded by Vladimir Ustinov
Personal details
Born (1968-09-06) 6 September 1968 (age 46)
Leningrad, Soviet Union
(now Saint Petersburg, Russia)
Political party United Russia
Alma mater Saint Petersburg State University

Alexander Vladimirovich Konovalov (in Russian: Александр Владимирович Коновалов, born 9 June 1968) is a Russian lawyer and politician. Since May 2008, he is minister of justice.

Early life and education[edit]

Konovalov was born 9 June 1968 in Leningrad.[1] In 1992, he graduated from the law department of Saint Petersburg State University.[2]

Career[edit]

From 1992 to 2005 Konovalov served in Saint Petersburg prosecutor's office. From February to November 2005 he was the chief prosecutor of Bashkortostan. Since 14 November 2005, he has been President Vladimir Putin's plenipotentiary envoy to the Volga Federal District. In May 2008 he was appointed the minister of justice.[3]

References and notes[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Vladimir Ustinov
Minister of Justice
2008–present
Incumbent