Vladimir Bozhko

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Vladimir Karpovich Bozhko
Владимир Карпович Божко
Minister of Emergency Situations
Assumed office
13 November 2007
Preceded by Viktor Khrapunov
Personal details
Born (1949-05-16) May 16, 1949 (age 67)
Almaty, USSR
Spouse(s) Tatiyana Bozhko

Vladimir Karpovich Bozhko (Russian: Владимир Карпович Божко; born 16 May 1949) is a Kazakhstani lawyer who is the current Minister of Emergency Situations in Kazakhstan.

While he was a lieutenant general, he also graduated from the Kazakh Polytechnic Institute with a PhD in law. After graduating he worked at the Almaty electrotechnical plant. From 1976 Bozhko served in the national security bodies, where he ascended from a detective to the first vice head of the National Security Committee. Before being appointed Emergency Minister in November 2007 he served as Vice Chairperson of the National Security Committee.

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