Viktor Tolokonsky

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Viktor Tolokonsky
Виктор Толоконский
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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 69)
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 was governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia from 2014 to 2017 and governor of Novosibirsk Oblast from 2000 to 2010.

Previously, Tolokonsky was the mayor of Novosibirsk, governor of Novosibirsk Oblast and the Presidential Envoy to the Siberian Federal District.

In 1993, he was elected as the head of the Novosibirsk administration, and mayor when the position was established in 1996. He served until 2000, when he was elected as governor of Novosibirsk Oblast. On 6 July 2007, Russia's President Vladimir Putin reappointed him for further five-year term.[1] As a governor, he also had a seat on the State Council of the Russian Federation.