Arkady Dvorkovich

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Arkady Dvorkovich
Arkady Dvorkovich (2015-09-30).jpg
Deputy Prime Minister of Russia
In office
21 May 2012 – 18 May 2018
Succeeded by Dmitry Kozak
Personal details
Born Arkady Vladimirovich Dvorkovich
(1972-03-26) 26 March 1972 (age 46)
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) is a Russian public servant and economist, who was Deputy Prime Minister in Dmitry Medvedev's Cabinet from 21 May 2012 until 7 May 2018. 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 is 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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