|Alexander Gennadyevich Khloponin|
|Governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai|
October 3, 2002 – January 19, 2010
|Preceded by||Alexander Lebed|
|Succeeded by||Edkham Akbulatov (acting) |
|Governor of Taymyria|
February 21, 2001 – October 10, 2001
|Preceded by||Gennady Nedelin|
|Succeeded by||Oleg Budargin|
March 6, 1965 |
Colombo, Sri Lanka
|Political party||United Russia|
|Alma mater||Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation|
Alexander Gennadyevich Khloponin (Russian: Алекса́ндр Генна́дьевич Хлопо́нин) was born on March 6, 1965 in Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). Khloponin was the governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai in Siberia, Russia.
Khloponin has a finance degree from the Finance Academy (famous Russian university located in Moscow) and was chairman of the board of the Norilsk Nickel company. In 2001, he became the governor of Taymyr Autonomous Okrug in northern Siberia, holding that position until 2002. Khloponin won the election for governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai against Alexander Uss, another man with major business links. The race was relatively close, with Khloponin winning only 48% of the vote even in the runoff.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in January 2010 the establishment of the North Caucasian Federal District (from Southern Federal District) and appointed Alexander Khloponin Vice-Premier of the Russian Federation and Plenipotentiary Envoy of the President to the new federal district while relieving him from the governor's office. President Vladimir Putin on May 12 replaced Khloponin as envoy with the interior ministry's Lieut Gen Sergey Melikov
- http://www.viperson.ru/wind.php?ID=1610 (in Russian)
- Kremlin's reshuffle in North Caucasus shows force trend in policies, experts say, Caucasian Knot, Moscow, 13 May 2014.Retrieved: 4 August 2014.
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