Vladimir Shumeyko

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This name uses Eastern Slavic naming customs; the patronymic is Filippovich and the family name is Shumeyko.

Vladimir Filippovich Shumeyko (also spelled Shumeiko) (Russian: Влади́мир Фили́ппович Шуме́йко) (born February 10, 1945, Rostov-on-Don) is a Russian political figure.

In November 1991, Vladimir Shumeyko was appointed deputy chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation. In May 1992, Shumeyko, leading a parliamentary delegation, visited Damascus.[1] In June 1992, he became a first deputy prime minister of the Russian government and held that office during the Russian constitutional crisis of 1993. In August 1992, Shumeyko announced that $1 billion of foreign investment was obtained for Russia.[2] Shumeyko held the post of the chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of Russia between January 1994 and January 1996.


  1. ^ Kreutz, Andrej (2007). Russia in the Middle East: friend or foe?. Westport, Conn: Praeger Security International. p. 18. ISBN 0-275-99328-0. Retrieved April 7, 2011. 
  2. ^ Crane, Keith (1992). Foreign direct investment in the states of the former USSR. [Washington, D.C.]: World Bank. p. 104. ISBN 0-8213-2269-9. Retrieved April 7, 2011.