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Alexei Kudrin

Alexei Kudrin


Alexei Kudrin (јлексей Ћеонидович  удрин) was born on Oct. 12, 1960, in Dobele, Latvia (Soviet Union).

Education: Economics, Leningrad State University, 1983. Ph.D., economics, Russian Academy of Sciences' Institute of Economics.

1990: Deputy chairman of the Economic Reform Commission of the Leningrad Council's executive committee

1992-1993: Chairman of the Main Financial Directorate of St. Petersburg (later renamed the Financial Committee)

1993-1996: Deputy mayor, first deputy mayor, member of the city government and chairman of the Economic and Finance Committee of St. Petersburg

August 1996: Appointed deputy director of the presidential administration, director of the presidential administration’s control department

1997: Appointed first deputy finance minister (re-appointed in 1999)

January 1999: First deputy chairman of the board of Unified Energy System (UES)

May 2000-2004, 2007-present: Deputy prime minister

May 2000-Sept. 2011: Finance minister (re-appointed in 2004, 2007, 2008)

April 2012: Announced the creation of the Committee for Civic Initiatives, an organization to bring together professionals working in key areas — the economy, science and education — on a non-party basis and create an infrastructure to support civic initiatives.

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