Nikolay Vasilyevich Fyodorov

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Nikolay Vasilyevich Fyodorov
Николай Васильевич Фёдоров
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Minister of Agriculture
Incumbent
Assumed office
May 21, 2012
President Vladimir Putin
Preceded by Yelena Skrynnik
1st President of the Chuvash Republic
In office
January 21, 1994 – August 29, 2010
Succeeded by Mikhail Ignatyev
Minister of Justice
In office
1990–1993
Preceded by Vladimir Abolentsev (under RSFSR)
Succeeded by Yuri Kalmykov
Personal details
Born (1958-09-05) September 5, 1958 (age 55)
Chedino, Chuvash ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Political party United Russia
Other political
affiliations
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Spouse(s) Svetlana Yuryevna Fyodorova
Religion Russian Orthodoxy

Nikolay Vasilyevich Fyodorov (Russian: Никола́й Васи́льевич Фёдоров; b. May 9, 1958 in Chedino, Chuvash ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union) is a former President of the Chuvash Republic in Russia. He has been the minister of agriculture since May 21, 2012. Previously, he was the justice minister of Russia from July 14, 1991 to March 24, 1993 and was the President of Chuvash Republic from January 21, 1994 to August 2010. He was a supporter of market reforms and was reelected in 1998 and 2001.

Fyodorov opposed Russian President Boris Yeltsin's policies in Chechnya and Vladimir Putin's 2000 federal reform initiatives.[1]

He is an ethnic Chuvash. He is married and has one son and a daughter. His son Vasily is a lawyer. In addition to his native Chuvash, he speaks Russian and German.

Honours and awards[edit]

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

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Robert W. Orttung; Danielle N. Lussier; Anna Paretskaya (2000). The republics and regions of the Russian Federation: a guide to politics, policies, and leaders. M.E. Sharpe. pp. 104–106. ISBN 978-0-7656-0559-7. Retrieved 27 January 2011. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
none
President of the Chuvash Republic
January 21, 1994–August 29, 2010
Succeeded by
Mikhail Ignatiev