Vladimir Puchkov

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Vladimir Puchkov
Владимир Андреевич Пучков
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Minister of Emergency Situations
Assumed office
21 May 2012
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev
Preceded by Sergey Shoygu
Personal details
Born (1959-01-01) January 1, 1959 (age 58)
Novinka, Volgograd Oblast, Russian SFSR
Political party Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Before 1991)
Independent (1991–present)
Alma mater High Military Engineering Command School
Profession Civil engineer
Civil servant
Website http://www.mchs.gov.ru/mchs/ministry/?ID=3800

Vladimir Andreyevich Puchkov (Russian: Владимир Андреевич Пучков) (born January 1, 1959, in Novinka at Volgograd Oblast) is a Russian political figure who is the Minister of Emergency Situations since May 2012.

He holds the military rank of General Lieutenant.



  • 1979 — graduated from Tyumen High Military Engineering Command School (Тюменское высшее военно-инженерное командное училище)
  • 1988 — attended The Kuybishev Military Engineering Academy (Военно-инженерную академию им. В. В. Куйбышева). Which he graduated in 1991 with specialty in Command Staff of Civil Defense.
  • 2000 — graduated from the Russian Academy for State Service under the President of Russia, with specialty as Manager for Municipal Management.


  • 1979-1983 — Served in the Engineering Troops in Far East Military District of the Soviet Army.
  • 1983-1986 — Senior Officer of Civil Defense Command (in Kungur, Perm region).
  • 1991-1994 — Teacher of Military courses in Civil Defense affairs.
  • 1995-1997 — Head of Science research Management of the All-Russian Institute of Science Research for Civil Defense and Emergencies Situations.
  • 1997-1999 — Deputy of Head Department for Activities of Population and Territory Protection of the Ministry for Emergencies Situations (МЧС России).
  • 1999-2003 — Deputy Head Department of Civil Defense.
  • 2003-2004 — Head Department of Civil Defense.
  • 2004-2006 — Director for Civil Defense Department of the Emergencies Ministry.
  • 2006-2007 — Head of North-West Regional Center of the Emergencies Control Ministry.
  • 2007-2012 — State Secretary - Deputy Minister for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters.
  • Since 2012 — Minister for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters.


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Political offices
Preceded by
Sergey Shoygu
Minister of Emergency Situations