Boris Gostev

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Boris Gostev
Minister of Finance
In office
14 December 1985 – 17 July 1989
Premier Nikolai Ryzhkov
Preceded by Vasily Garbuzov
Succeeded by Valentin Pavlov
Head of the Economic Department of the Central Committee
In office
August – December 1985
Preceded by Nikolai Ryzhkov
Succeeded by Nikolay Slyunkov
In office
September 1975 – 1982
Preceded by Post established
Succeeded by Nikolai Ryzhkov
Full member of the 26th, 27th of the Central Committee
In office
3 March 1981 – 14 July 1990
Candidate member of the 25th of the Central Committee
In office
5 March 1976 – 3 March 1981
Personal details
Born Boris Ivanovich Gostev
(1927-09-15)September 15, 1927
Moscow, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Died 10 August 2015(2015-08-10) (aged 87)
Moscow, Russia
Political party Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Education Moscow Technological Institute of Light Industry
Profession Engineer, economist

Boris Ivanovich Gostev (Russian: Бори́с Ива́нович Го́стев; 15 September 1927 – 10 August 2015) was a Soviet engineer, economist and politician.


Gostev was born in 1927.[1] He served as aide to Prime Minister Nikolai Ryzhkov.[2] Gostev was appointed minister of finance on 14 December 1985, replacing long-term finance minister Vasily F. Garbuzov in the post.[2] Gostev's term ended on 17 July 1989.[1] He died in 2015.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Soviet Ministers". Rulers. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Soviet Fills Vacancy In Its Finance Ministry". Chicago Tribune (Moscow). Reuters. 14 December 1985. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 
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