Mikhail Solomentsev

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Mikhail Solomentsev
Михаи́л Соло́менцев
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Chairman of the Party Control Committee of the Central Committee
In office
15 June 1983 – 30 September 1988
Preceded by Arvīds Pelše
Succeeded by Boris Pugo
Chairman of the Council of Ministers – Government of the Russian SFSR
In office
28 July 1971 – 24 June 1983
Premier Alexei Kosygin
Nikolai Tikhonov
Preceded by Gennady Voronov
Succeeded by Vitaly Vorotnikov
Personal details
Born (1913-11-07)7 November 1913
Yeletsky District, Imperial Russia
Died 15 February 2008(2008-02-15) (aged 94)
Moscow, Russian Federation
Nationality Soviet, Russian
Political party Communist Party of the Soviet Union

Mikhail Sergeyevich Solomentsev (Russian: Михаи́л Серге́евич Соло́менцев; 7 November 1913 – 15 February 2008) was a high-ranking Soviet politician. He was born near Yelets and graduated from the Leningrad Technological Institute in 1940. Solomentsev was a leading Communist party functionary in Kazakhstan in 1962–1964 and was in charge of the Rostov-on-Don obkom in 1964–1966. He served as a secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union over the years 1966–1971. Solomontsev was Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian RSFR starting from 1971 and ending in 1983. He sat in the Politburo from 1983 until he was sacked by Mikhail Gorbachev five years later.

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This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Russian Wikipedia.

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