Vyacheslav Shtyrov

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Vyacheslav Anatolyevich Shtyrov
2nd President of the Republic of Sakha
In office
January 27, 2002 – May 31, 2010
Vice PresidentEvgeniya Isaevna Mikhailova
Preceded byMikhail Efimovich Nikolayev
Succeeded byYegor Borisov
Personal details
Born (1953-05-23) May 23, 1953 (age 66)
Khandyga, Tomponsky ulus of the Yakut ASSR
Political partyUnited Russia (2007- Present)
Spouse(s)Lidiya Ivanovna Shtyrova

Vyacheslav Anatolyevich Shtyrov (Russian: Вячеслав Анатольевич Штыров) (born May 23, 1953) is a Russian businessman who ran the diamond mining giant Almazy Rossii-Sakha (Alrosa) from 1996 to 2002. He joined Alrosa in 1975. In 2004 it was reported that he owns 0.14% of Alrosa.[1] In 2002 he became a politician and was elected the president of the Sakha Republic, a federal subject of Russia. He took office on January 27, 2002 after being elected in an election which took two rounds. He received 52.25% of the vote in the runoff. He left office on May 31, 2010 for personal reasons. Later he became a Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council at the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.[2]


Shtyrov is married to Liliya Ivanovna Shtyrova, They have two daughters. Yuliya and Tatiana.


In 2004, his wealth was estimated to be $410 million (12.5 Billion Rubles) [1]


  1. ^ a b "Russia's Richest 100 2004". Forbes. Retrieved 2011-05-22.
  2. ^ "ALROSA". http://www.rough-polished.com. Retrieved September 14, 2011. External link in |publisher= (help)

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Preceded by
Mikhail Nikolayev
President of the Sakha Republic
Succeeded by
Yegor Borisov