Kosygin's Second Government

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Alexei Kosygin's second government lasted four years, until the 1970 Soviet election held on 14 June. Many new ministries were created under it.[1]

The former government of Alexei Kosygin was dissolved following the Soviet legislative election of 1966. Kosygin was once again elected Premier by the Politburo and the Central Committee following the election.

Ministries[edit]

Ministry Minister Period
Chairman of the Council of Ministers) Alexei Kosygin 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers Dmitry Polyansky 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers Ignati Novikov 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Venyamin Dymshitz 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Mikhail Lesetshko 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Leonid Smirnov 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Nikolai Baibakov 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Kirill Mazurov 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Vladimir Kirillin 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Nikolai Tikhonov 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Mikhail Yefremov 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Minister of Foreign Trade Nikolai Patolitshev 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Minister of Railways Boris Beshchev 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Minister of Merchant Marine Viktor Bakajev 3 August 1966 – 14 January 1970
Timofei Guzenko 14 January – 14 June 1970
Minister of Medium Machine Building Yefim Slavski 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Minister of Transport Construction Yevgeni Kozhevnikov 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Minister of Aviation Industry Pyotr Dementev 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Minister of Shipbuilding Boris Butoma 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Minister of Radio Industry Valeri Kalmykov 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrei Gromyko 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Minister of Internal Affairs Nikolai Shchelokov 17 September 1966 – 14 June 1970
Minister of Culture Jekaterina Furtzeva 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Minister of Education Mikhail Prokofjev 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Minister of Higher Education Vjatsheslav Yeljutin 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Minister of Finance Vasily Garbuzov 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Minister of Commerce Aleksandr Strujev 3 August 1966 – 14 June 1970
Minister of Defence Rodion Malinovsky 3 August 1966 – 31 March 1967
Andrei Grechko 12 April – 14 June 1970
Minister of Communications Nikolai Psurtshev 3 August 1966 – 31 March 1967
Minister of Health Boris Petrovski 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Agriculture Vladimir Matskevich 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Geology Aleksandr Sidorenko 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Energy and Electrification Pyotr Neporozhny 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Civil Aviation Yevgeni Loginov 3 August 1966 – 20 May 1970
Boris Bugajev 20 May 1970 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Ferrous Metallurgy Ivan Kazanetz 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Coal Industry Boris Bratshenko 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Chemical Industry Leonid Kostandov 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Oil Industry Valentin Shashin 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Oil and Petrochemical Industry Viktor Fjodorov 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Timber and Wood Processing Industry Nikolai Timofjejev 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Building Materials Industry Ivan Grishmanov 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Light Industry Nikolai Tarasov 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Food Industry Vasili Zotov 3 August 1966 – 16 January 1970
Voldemar Lein 16 January – 7 July 1970
Minister of Fish Industry Aleksandr Ishkov 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Meat and Dairy Industry Sergei Antonov 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Heavy and Transport Machines Construction Vladimir Zhigalin 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Construction of Tool-Machines Anatoli Kostousov 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Construction, Road Building and Communal Machines Jefim Novosjelov 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Tractors and Agricultural Machines Ivan Sinizyn 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Automobile Industry Aleksandr Tarasov 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Construction of Petrochemical Machinery Konstantin Brekhov 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Electrical Engineering Aleksei Antonov 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Instrument-Making, Automation and Control Systems Konstantin Rudnev 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Machine Building for Light and Food Industries Vasili Doyenin 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Assembling and Special Construction Fuad Jakubowski 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Land Reclamation and Water Conservancy Yevgeni Aleksejevski 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Gas Industry Aleksei Kortunov 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of General Machine Building Sergei Afanasjev 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Non-Ferrous Metallurgy Pyotr Lomako 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Electronic Industry Aleksandr Shokin 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Defence Industry Sergei Sverov 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Housing and Architecture Mikhail Pozokhin 3 August 1966 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Construction of Heavy Industry Nikolai Goldin 21 February 1967 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Industrial Construction Aleksandr Tokarjev 21 February 1967 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Agricultural Construction Stepan Khitrov 21 February 1967 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Construction Georgi Karavajev 21 February 1967 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Medical Industry Pyotr Gusenko 25 April 1967 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Machine Building Vjatsheslav Bakhirov 5 February 1968 – 7 July 1970
Minister of Cellulose and Paper Industry Konstantin Galantshin 3 July 1968 – 7 July 1970

Committees[edit]

Committee Chairman Period
Chairman of the People's Control Commission Pavel Kovanov 3 August 1966 – 14 July 1970
Chairman of the State Planning Committee Nikolai Baibakov 3 August 1966 – 14 July 1970
Chairman of State Committee for State Security (KGB) Vladimir Semichastny 15 October 1964 – 19 May 1967
Yuri Andropov 19 May 1967 – 14 July 1970

References[edit]

General
Specific
Government offices
Preceded by
Kosygin I
Governments of the Soviet Union
3 August 1966–14 July 1970
Succeeded by
Kosygin III