Vyacheslav Shtyrov

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Vyacheslav Anatolyevich Shtyrov
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2nd President of the Republic of Sakha
In office
January 27, 2002 – May 31, 2010
Vice President Evgeniya Isaevna Mikhailova
Preceded by Mikhail Efimovich Nikolayev
Succeeded by Yegor Borisov
Personal details
Born (1953-05-23) May 23, 1953 (age 61)
Khandyga, Tomponsky ulus of the Yakut ASSR
Nationality Yakut
Political party United Russia (2007- Present)
Spouse(s) Lidiya Ivanovna Shtyrova
Religion Eastern Orthodoxy

Vyacheslav Anatolyevich Shtyrov (Russian: Вячеслав Анатольевич Штыров) (born May 23, 1953) is a Russian businessman who ran the diamond mining giant Almazy Rossii-Sakha (ALROSA ) from 1996 to 2002. He joined ALROSA in 1975. In 2004 it was reported that he owns 0.14% of ALROSA.[1] In 2002 he became a politician and was elected the president of the Sakha Republic, a federal subject of Russia. He took office on January 27, 2002 after being elected in an election which took two rounds. He received 52.25% of the vote in the runoff. He left office on May 31, 2010 for personal reasons. Later he became the Chairman of the Federation Council at the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.[2]

Family[edit]

Shtyrov is married to Liliya Ivanovna Shtyrova, They have two daughters.

Wealth[edit]

In 2004, his wealth was estimated to be $410 million (12.5 Billion Rubles) [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Russia's Richest 100 2004". Forbes. Retrieved 2011-05-22. 
  2. ^ "ALROSA". http://www.rough-polished.com. Retrieved September 14, 2011. 

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Preceded by
Mikhail Nikolayev
President of the Sakha Republic
2002–2010
Succeeded by
Yegor Borisov