Sergei Eduardovich Prikhodko

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Sergei Eduardovich Prikhodko
Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Prikhodko.jpg
Deputy Prime Minister of Russia — Head of the Government Executive Office
In office
22 May 2013 – 18 May 2018
Personal details
Born (1957-01-12) 12 January 1957 (age 61)
Moscow, Soviet Union (now Russia)
Alma materMoscow State Institute of International Relations
ProfessionDiplomat

Sergei Eduardovich Prikhodko (Russian: Сергей Эдуардович Приходько; born January 12, 1957) is a Russian politician and diplomat. From May 2013 to May 2018 he was Deputy Prime Minister in Dmitry Medvedev's Cabinet.[1] He was engaged in international cooperation of the Cabinet.

Life and career[edit]

Prikhodko was born in Moscow. He graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1980. After graduation, he was a diplomat at the Soviet Embassy in Czechoslovakia. In the years 1986-1987 - Attaché, Third Secretary of the Office of European socialist countries Soviet Foreign Ministry.

In 1992-1993 - Second Secretary, First Secretary of the Embassy of Russia in Czechoslovakia. In the period 1993-1997 - Head of Department, Head of Department, Deputy Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. On April 9, 1997 - Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation. On September 14, 1998 - Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation.

Since 2 February 1999 - Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation - Head of the Russian President's foreign policy. On 26 March 2004 - Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation. On 21 May 2012 - First Deputy Head of the Government of the Russian Federation. On 9 May 2013 - Acting Head of the Government of the Russian Federation. From 22 May 2013 to 7 May 2018 he was Deputy Prime Minister of Russia in Dmitry Medvedev's Cabinet.

Allegations of corruption[edit]

In February 2018 Alexei Navalny published a video alleging that Prikhodko had been receiving various bribes from Russian oligarch and dollar billionaire Oleg Deripaska, including prostitutes services as well as real estate valued at at least 1.5 billion rubles (some 25 million dollars).[2][3][4][5] Prikhodko himself denied the allegations, accusing Navalny of "mixing the facts" about his "friend" Deripaska, Donald Trump and Paul Manafort, while also voicing his wish to have a talk with Navalny as a "man with a man".[6][7][8] A day after the video was published the Roskomnadzor added the video to the Federal List of Extremist Materials, thus making accessing the video illegal for all Russian citizens.[9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Алексей Навальный (2018-02-08). "Яхты, олигархи, девочки: охотница на мужчин разоблачает взяточника". Retrieved 2018-02-09.
  3. ^ "Секс-охотница разоблачает взяточника". Алексей Навальный. Retrieved 2018-02-09.
  4. ^ Ведомости (2018-02-09). "Навальный требует наказать вице-премьера Приходько". Retrieved 2018-02-09.
  5. ^ Inc., TV Rain,. "Навальный рассказал о "неформальных переговорах" Дерипаски и вице-премьера Приходько". Retrieved 2018-02-09.
  6. ^ "Вице-премьер Приходько заявил о желании ответить Навальному по-мужски". РБК. Retrieved 2018-02-10.
  7. ^ "Роскомнадзор потребовал от "Медиазоны" и "Радио Свобода" удалить фотографии из новости про Дерипаску, Приходько и Рыбку". Meduza (in Russian). Retrieved 2018-02-10.
  8. ^ "Вице-премьер Приходько хочет ответить Навальному по-мужски". Retrieved 2018-02-10.
  9. ^ "Суд включил в реестр запрещенной информации фильм ФБК о Дерипаске и Приходько". Interfax.ru (in Russian). 2018-02-10. Retrieved 2018-02-10.
  10. ^ Deutsche Welle (www.dw.com). "Роскомнадзор требует удалить фото из новостей про Дерипаску и Приходько | Новости из Германии о России | DW | 10.02.2018" (in Russian). DW.COM. Retrieved 2018-02-10.

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