Arkady Dvorkovich

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Arkady Dvorkovich
Arkady Dvorkovich (2015-09-30).jpg
Deputy Prime Minister of Russia
Assumed office
21 May 2012
Personal details
Born (1972-03-26) 26 March 1972 (age 44)
Moscow, Soviet Union (now Russia)
Alma mater Moscow State University, New Economic School, Duke University

Arkady Vladimirovich Dvorkovich (Russian: Аркадий Владимирович Дворкович; born 26 March 1972) Dvorkovich is a Russian public servant and economist, who was appointed as Deputy Prime Minister in Dmitry Medvedev's Cabinet on 21 May 2012. He was previously an Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation since 13 May 2008 til May 2012. His father, Vladimir Dvorkovich, was an international chess arbiter.[1] Dvorkovich is an official of the Russian Chess Federation. Dvorkovich favors his opponent, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, as chairman of FIDE.[2]

Dvorkovich is considered to be a close confidant of Dmitry Medvedev[3] and an important figure in Russian politics. He rose to prominence during Medvedev's presidency but has recently suffered from the resurgence of Igor Sechin.[4]

Since 2015 he also the Chairman of the Board of the Directors in Russian Railways company.



Professional interests: economic regulation, financial management, tax planning. According to BusinessWeek (2003) Arkady was included in the list of 50 potential world leaders.

Speaks English and German languages.

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  1. ^ "Arkady Dvorkovich interview regarding RCF candidate for FIDE President". Chessdom. Retrieved 16 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Who is Mr. Dvorkovich?, Russia Beyond the Headlines by Itogi, June 2012
  3. ^ Clover, Charles; Belton, Catherine (December 22, 2011). "Medvedev urges far-reaching reforms". Financial Times. ISSN 0307-1766. Retrieved 2015-06-03. 
  4. ^ ""Роснефть" ждет денег из ФНБ не позднее 1 июня". Retrieved 2015-06-03. 

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