Yevgeny Savchenko

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Yevgeny Stepanovich Savchenko
Евгений Степанович Савченко
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1st Governor of Belgorod Oblast
Assumed office
December 18, 1993
Personal details
Born (1950-04-08) April 8, 1950 (age 69)
Krasnoyaruzhsky District, Kursk Oblast, RSFSR, USSR
Political partyUnited Russia

Yevgeny Stepanovich Savchenko (Russian: Евгений Степанович Савченко) (born 1950) is a Russian politician. Since 1993, he has served as the governor of Belgorod Oblast in Southern Russia. Savchenko is a member of United Russia.[1]

Savchenko is a supporter of President Putin and won by a clear majority against his communist challenger, Vasily Altukhov in 2003, receiving 61% of the votes. He had previously been elected in 1999, when he won against Vladimir Zhirinovsky. He initiated a campaign against swearing in his district.


  1. ^ Vergun, Anton (2017-09-11). "Биография избранного губернатора Белгородской области Евгения Савченко" (in Russian). TASS.

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