Mikhail Myasnikovich

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Mikhail Myasnikovich
Mikhail Myasnikovich, March 2011.jpeg
7th Prime Minister of Belarus
In office
28 December 2010 – 27 December 2014
President Alexander Lukashenko
Deputy Vladimir Semashko
Preceded by Sergei Sidorsky
Succeeded by Andrei Kobyakov
Personal details
Born Mikhail Vladimirovich

(1950-05-06) 6 May 1950 (age 68)
Novy Snov, Soviet Union
(now Belarus)
Political party Independent[citation needed]
Alma mater Brest State Technical

Mikhail Vladimirovich Myasnikovich (Belarusian: Міхаі́л Уладзі́міравіч Мясніко́віч, tr. Mikhail Uladzimiravich Myasnikovich, Belarusian pronunciation: [mʲixail ulad͡zʲimʲiravʲit͡ʃ mʲasnʲikovʲit͡ʃ]; Russian: Михаи́л Влади́мирович Мяснико́вич; born 6 May 1950)[1] is a Belarusian politician who was Prime Minister of Belarus from 2010 to 2014.

Prime Minister of Belarus[edit]

Myasinkovich was appointed by President Alexander Lukashenko to serve as Prime Minister of Belarus following the 2010 presidential election;[2] he served until his sacking on 27 December 2014.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Born in Novy Snov, Nesvizh Raion, Minsk Region, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union, he graduated from the Brest Engineering and Construction Institute in 1972 and the Communist Party School in 1989 in Minsk. He has a PhD in economics[1] and has worked as an engineer in the construction industry.[citation needed] He also speaks English with his son, daughter and two grandchildren.[1]


From 1972 to 1973 he served in the Soviet army. From 1973 to 1983 Worked at the Minsk Water Supply and Water Treatment Plant, the Department of Public Utilities' Companies for the Minsk City Executive Committee.

From 1983 to 1984 Was a Chairman of the Executive Committee on the Soviet District Council of Minsk of People's Deputies, and from 1984 to 1985 was a deputy chairman of the Executive Committee of the Minsk City Council.

In 1985-1986 was a secretary of the Minsk City Committee of the Communist Party of Belarus. From 1986 to 1991 worked at the Ministry of Housing and Public Utilities of the BSSR and the Committee for Economy and Planning of the BSSR.

In 1991-1994 was a deputy prime minister, from 1995 to 2001 head of Administration in the President's Office (1995–2001) and chairman of the National Academy of Sciences (2001–2010).[1]

In 2006, the United Civic Party re-published the list of 50 richest men in Belarus. Myasnikovich was among them with $296 million.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d http://government.gov.by/en/prime-minister/
  2. ^ "Belarus president names new PM". Al Jazeera. 28 December 2010. Retrieved 28 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Belarus: President Alexander Lukashenko sacks prime minister as country reels from Russia's economic woes". news.com.au. AP. 28 December 2014. Retrieved 28 December 2014.
  4. ^ http://belarusdigest.com/story/faces-belarusian-politics-unsinkable-mikhail-myasnikovich-8502
Political offices
Preceded by
Sergei Sidorsky
Prime Minister of Belarus
Succeeded by
Andrei Kobyakov