Vladimir Milov

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Vladimir Stanislavovich Milov (Russian: Влади́мир Станисла́вович Мило́в, born 18 June 1972 in Kemerovo) is a Russian politician and the former president of the Institute of Energy Policy, a Moscow-based independent think tank.[1] He is the former Deputy Energy Minister of the Russian Federation.[2]

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Vladimir Milov graduated from Moscow State Mining University in 1994. In 1997–2001, he worked for the natural monopoly regulator of Russia, the Federal Energy Commission of Russia, serving in 1999–2001 as the head of its economic analysis department. In 2001 he headed an expert team within the Center for Strategic Research, a government-linked think tank.[3][4][5]

In December 2001, Milov was appointed adviser to the Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation and in May 2002, he was appointed Deputy Minister of Energy of Russia in Kasyanov's government. He resigned in October 2002.[3][4]

In December 2008, Milov co-founded the opposition movement "Solidarnost". He was one of the leaders of the organization until May 2010. In February 2010, Milov was elected a leader of the social movement "Democratic Choice". He resigned on December 20, 2015 after a series of internal disagreements. Since 2016, Milov has been actively participating in Alexei Navalny presidential campaign. Milov was mentioned as one of the co-authors of Alexei Navalny's platform that was published on December 13, 2017.[6]

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