Viktor Tolokonsky

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Viktor Tolokonsky
Виктор Толоконский
Viktor Tolokonsky in 2013
6th Governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai
In office
May 12, 2014 – September 27, 2017
Preceded byLev Kuznetsov
Succeeded byAleksandr Uss
Presidential Representative to the Siberian Federal District
In office
September 9, 2010 – May 12, 2014
Preceded byAnatoly Kvashnin
Succeeded byNikolay Rogozhkin
Governor of Novosibirsk Oblast
In office
January 14, 2000 – September 9, 2010
Preceded byVitaly Mukha
Succeeded byVasily Yurchenko
Mayor of Novosibirsk
In office
March 1996 – January 2000
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byVladimir Gorodetsky
Personal details
Born (1953-05-27) May 27, 1953 (age 70)
Novosibirsk, Russia
Political partyUnited Russia
Alma materNovosibirsk State University of Economics and Management

Viktor Aleksandrovich Tolokonsky (Russian: Виктор Александрович Толоконский, born 27 May 1953 in Novosibirsk) is a Russian politician. He has the federal state civilian service rank of 1st class Active State Councillor of the Russian Federation.[1]


He graduated from the Novosibirsk State University of Economics and Management with specialist degree in economics in 1974.

In 1993, he was elected as the head of the Novosibirsk administration, and as mayor of the Novosibirsk city when this position was established in 1996.

He served as mayor until 2000, when he was elected as governor of Novosibirsk Oblast. In 2003, he was reelected. On 6 July 2007, Russia's President Vladimir Putin reappointed him for further five-year term.[2] As a governor, he also had a seat on the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation til 2001 when the new law regulating the order of the formation of the Federation Council entered into force.

In 2010, Tolokonsky resigned as governor and was appointed to the Presidential Envoy to the Siberian Federal District. He was in office til 2014 when he became a governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai. In 2017, he retired from that position voluntary.

He was a member of the Presidium of the State Council from 2002 to 2003, in 2008, and from 2015 to 2016. Also, as a Presidential Envoy to the Siberian Federal District, he was a member of the Security Council of Russia from 2010 to 2014.


  1. ^ "О присвоении классных чинов государственной гражданской службы Российской Федерации федеральным государственным гражданским служащим Администрации Президента Российской Федерации". Decree No. 585 of 5 May 2011 (in Russian). President of Russia.
  2. ^ Several governors reappointed for new terms, Radio Free Europe, 10 July 2007 Archived 11 July 2007 at the Wayback Machine Accessed 09-28-2007.