Cabinet of Boris Yeltsin and Yegor Gaidar

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Cabinet of Boris Yeltsin and Yegor Gaidar
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42nd cabinet of Russia
Борис Николаевич Ельцин.jpg Gaidar in 2008 - crop.jpg
Date formed6 November 1991
Date dissolved23 December 1992
People and organisations
Head of stateBoris Yeltsin
Head of governmentBoris Yeltsin
Yegor Gaidar (acting)
Head of government's history1991–1999
Deputy head of governmentYegor Gaidar
Gennady Burbulis
Vladimir Shumeyko
No. of ministers34
PredecessorSilaev II
SuccessorChernomyrdin I

Cabinet of Boris Yeltsin and Yegor Gaidar – Russian Cabinet of Ministers under the leadership of President Boris Yeltsin and First Deputy Prime Minister Yegor Gaidar. Worked from 6 November 1991 to 23 December 1992.[1]

Boris Yeltsin led the Council of Ministers to carry out radical economic reforms aimed at liberalizing the economy. He headed the Cabinet since 6 November 1991 to 15 June 1992. From 15 June to 15 December 1992, the Cabinet directed the acting Prime Minister Yegor Gaidar.

In December 1992, Boris Yeltsin proposed to the Congress of People's Deputies of Russia Yegor Gaidar's candidacy for the post of Prime Minister of Russia, however, people's deputies he was denied.

It was replaced by the cabinet of Viktor Chernomyrdin.


Ministry (Committee)[2] Minister
Prime Minister Boris Yeltsin
Yegor Gaidar (acting)
First Deputy Prime Minister Gennady Burbulis
First Deputy Prime Minister Yegor Gaidar
First Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Shumeyko
Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Shokhin
Deputy Prime Minister Yegor Gaidar
Deputy Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin
Deputy Prime Minister Sergey Shakhray
Deputy Prime Minister Mikhail Poltoranin
Deputy Prime Minister Valery Makharadze
Deputy Prime Minister Georgy Khizha
Deputy Prime Minister Anatoly Chubais
Deputy Prime Minister Boris Saltykov
Ministry of Atomic Energy Viktor Mikhailov
Ministry of Security Viktor Barannikov
Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations Peter Aven
Ministry of Interior Andrey Dunaev
Viktor Yerin
Ministry of Health Andrey Vorobiov
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Andrei Kozyrev
Ministry of Culture Yevgeny Sidorov
Ministry of Science, Higher Education and Technical Policy Boris Saltykov
Ministry of Defence Boris Yeltsin (acting)
Pavel Grachev
Ministry of Education Eduard Dneprov
Yevgeny Tkachenko (acting)
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Viktor Danilov-Danilyan
Ministry of Press and Information Mikhail Poltoranin
Ministry of Railways Gennady Fadeev
Ministry of Agriculture Gennady Kulik
Ministry of Social Protection Ella Pamfilova
Ministry of Communications Vladimir Bulgak
Ministry of Fuel and Energy Vladimir Lopukhin
Ministry of transportation Vitaly Yefimov
Ministry of Labor Gennady Melnikyan
Ministry of Justice Nikolay Fyodorov
Ministry of Economics Andrey Nechaev
Federal Centre for Land and agro-industrial reform Vitaly Yermolenko
Central Bank Viktor Gerashenko
State Committee for Anti-Monopoly Policy and Support of new economic structures Leonid Bochin
State Committee for Nuclear and Radiation Safety Yuri Vishnevsky
State Committee of Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance Yevgeny Belyaev
State Committee for socio-economic development of the North Vladimir Kuranin
State Committee for social protection of citizens
and the rehabilitation of areas affected by the Chernobyl and other radiation accidents
Semen Voloshyuk
Vasily Voznyak
State Customs Committee Anatoly Kruglov
State Committee for Management of State Property Anatoly Chubais
State Committee for Emergency Situations Sergey Shoygu
State Committee for Economic Cooperation with the Member States of
the Commonwealth of Independent States
Vladimir Mashits
Head of Government Staff Alexey Golovkov