Dmitry Medvedev

President of Russia from 2008 to 2012

Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev (born 14 September 1965) is a Russian politician. He was the tenth and Prime Minister of Russia from 2012 through 2020.[2] He previously served as the third President of Russia from 2008 to 2012. He is a close ally of the current Russian President Vladimir Putin. He is the leader of the Pro-Kremlin United Russia party.

Dmitry Medvedev
Medvedev in 2021
Deputy Chairman of the Security Council
Assumed office
16 January 2020
ChairmanVladimir Putin
Preceded byPosition established
Prime Minister of Russia
In office
8 May 2012 – 16 January 2020
PresidentVladimir Putin
First DeputyViktor Zubkov
Igor Shuvalov
Anton Siluanov
Preceded byVladimir Putin
Succeeded byMikhail Mishustin
President of Russia
In office
7 May 2008 – 7 May 2012
Prime MinisterVladimir Putin
Preceded byVladimir Putin
Succeeded byVladimir Putin
Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Union State
In office
18 July 2012 – 16 January 2020
Secretary GeneralPavel Borodin
Preceded byVladimir Putin
Succeeded byMikhail Mishustin
Leader of United Russia
Assumed office
30 May 2012
Secretary GeneralAndrey Turchak
Preceded byVladimir Putin
First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia
In office
14 November 2005 – 12 May 2008
Serving with Sergei Ivanov
Prime MinisterMikhail Fradkov
Viktor Zubkov
Preceded byMikhail Kasyanov
Succeeded byViktor Zubkov
Igor Shuvalov
Chief of Staff of the Kremlin
In office
30 October 2003 – 14 November 2005
PresidentVladimir Putin
Preceded byAlexander Voloshin
Succeeded bySergey Sobyanin
Personal details
Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev

(1965-09-14) 14 September 1965 (age 58)
Leningrad, Soviet Union (now Saint Petersburg, Russia)
Political partyCommunist Party (Before 1991)
Independent (1991–2011)[1]
United Russia (2011–present)
Svetlana Linnik (m. 1993)
EducationLeningrad State University
WebsiteOfficial website

Medvedev was born in 1965 in Leningrad, Soviet Union. His parents were teachers. He studied law in the university there. In 1992, he became the law adviser to the Mayor.

In 2005, he was appointed as the Head of the Kremlin Staff under president Vladimir Putin and in 2008 he was elected as third Russian President and the youngest Russian Leader since Alexander Kerensky 1917.

In 2012, he was appointed as Prime Minister of Russia and Leader of United Russia.

He is known for his modernisation reforms in Russian society, especially in economy and politics.

In January 2020, Medvedev announced his resignation as Prime Minister.[3]

References change

  1. First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Endorsed for the Next President's Post [dead link], Voice of Ruddia, 10 December 2007.
  2. "Medvedev Announces Russian Government's Resignation". RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty. Retrieved 2020-01-15.
  3. "Правительство России уходит в отставку". РИА Новости (in Russian). Retrieved 2020-01-15.

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