Boris Fyodorov

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Boris Fyodorov
Борис Фёдоров
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Ministry of Finance of Russia
In office
26 March 1993 – 26 January 1994
Premier Viktor Chernomyrdin
Preceded by Vasily Barchuk
Succeeded by Sergei Dubinin
Minister of Finance of the RSFSR
In office
18 July – 15 September 1990
Premier Ivan Silayev
Preceded by Andrei Bobrovnikov
Succeeded by Igor Lazarev
Personal details
Born (1958-02-13)13 February 1958
Moscow, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Died 20 November 2008(2008-11-20) (aged 50)
London, United Kingdom
Political party Communist Party of the Soviet Union (until 1991)
Profession Economist

Boris Grigoryevich Fyodorov (Russian: Борис Григорьевич Фёдоров) (13 February 1958, Moscow – 20 November 2008, London) was a Russian economist, politician, and reformer. He was awarded a doctor of economics degree and authored over 200 publications. He served as Finance Minister of Russia from 1993 until 1994, when he resigned. Fyodorov was Minister of Finance of the Russian SFSR (as a consitituent of the USSR) in 1990. From 1991 to 1992 he worked for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London. In 1992 he became director of the World Bank.

Fyodorov was a member of the State Duma between 1994 and 1998. In 1998 becoming tax minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Russia.

In 1994, he founded United Financial Group UFG, an investment bank which was later, in 2005, sold to Deutsche Bank. Fyodorov was a member of various boards including Gazprom, Sberbank and Ingosstrakh. He was also a general partner of UFG Private Equity starting from 2006.

In addition to his economic and political accomplishments, Fyodorov was a passionate historian and author of a book on Pyotr Stolypin and his family.

Fyodorov died from a stroke on 20 November 2008 in London, England, at the age of 50.[1]

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