Executive Officer of the Soviet Union

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The Executive Officer of the Soviet Union, or Secretary to the Premier, was a high-standing office within the Soviet Government who's main task was to co-sign, with the Premier of the Soviet Union, decrees and resolutions made by either the Council of People's Commissars (1922–1946), Council of Ministers (1946–1991) or the Cabinet of Ministers (1991). The government apparatus prepared issues under consideration by the government and secured systematic check-ups of the decrees of the Party–Government is the responsibility of the Executive Office of the Soviet Government, which consisted of several departments and other structural units. The Soviet Government apparatus was headed by the Executive Officer who, in accordance with the established order, was a member of the federal government body.[1]

List of executive officers[edit]

#
[note 1]
Holder Tenure Premier
1 Executive Officer of the Council of People's Commissars (1922–1946)
Nikolai Gorbunov 17 July 1923 – 29 December 1930 Vladimir Lenin
Alexey Rykov
Vyacheslav Molotov
2 Platon Kerzhentsev 29 December 1930 – 23 March 1933 Vyacheslav Molotov
3 Ivan Miroshnikov 23 March 1933 – 29 March 1937 Vyacheslav Molotov
4 Mikhail Arbuzov 29 March 1937 – 31 July 1937 Vyacheslav Molotov
5 Nikolai Petrunichev 31 July 1937 – 5 November 1938 Vyacheslav Molotov
6 Ivan Bolshakov 17 December 1938 – 4 June 1939 Vyacheslav Molotov
7 Mikhail Hlomov 10 June 1939 – 14 November 1940 Vyacheslav Molotov
8 Jacob Chadeyev 14 November 1940 – 15 March 1946 Vyacheslav Molotov
Joseph Stalin
Executive Officer of the Council of Ministers (1946–1991)
Jacob Chadeyev 19 March 1946 – 13 March 1949 Joseph Stalin
9 Mikhail Pomaznev 13 March 1949 – 29 June 1953 Joseph Stalin
Georgy Malenkov
10 Anatoly Korobov 29 June 1953 – 1 July 1958 Georgy Malenkov
Nikolai Bulganin
Nikita Khrushchev
11 Pyotr Demichev 1 July 1958 – 3 March 1959 Nikita Khrushchev
12 George Stepanov 18 March 1959 – 22 October 1964 Nikita Khrushchev
Alexei Kosygin
13 Mikhail Smirtyukov 18 December 1964 – 7 June 1989 Alexei Kosygin
Nikolai Tikhonov
Nikolai Ryzhkov
14 Mikhail Shkabardnya 18 December 1964 – 7 June 1989 Nikolai Ryzhkov
15 Executive Officer of the Cabinet of Ministers (1991)
Igor Prostiakov 21 March 1991 – 26 November 1991 Valentin Pavlov
Ivan Silayev

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ These numbers are not official.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Кабинет Министров СССР. 5 июля 1978 «ЗАКОН О СОВЕТЕ МИНИСТРОВ СССР». (Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union. 5 July 1978 Law of the Council of Ministers of the USSR. ).