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Ivan Stepanovich Silayev (Russian: Ива́н Степа́нович Сила́ев; born 21 October 1930) is a Soviet politician. He became a Russian politician following the dissolution of the Soviet Union. He served as Premier of the Soviet Union through the offices of chairman of the Interstate Economic Committee and chairman of the Committee on the Operational Management of the Soviet economy from 6 September to 26 December 1991.

Ivan Silayev
Ива́н Сила́ев
Permanent Representative of Russia to the European Community
In office
18 December 1991 – 7 February 1994
Preceded byLev Voronin
(for the Soviet Union)
Succeeded byVasily Likhachev
Chairman of the Interstate Economic Committee
In office
6 September 1991 – 26 December 1991
Preceded byPost established
Succeeded byPost abolished
Chairman of the Committee on the Operational Management of the Soviet Economy
In office
24 August 1991 – 19 December 1991
Preceded byValentin Pavlov
Succeeded byNone—post abolished
Chairman of the Council of Ministers – Government of the Russian SFSR
In office
15 June 1990 – 26 September 1991
Preceded byAlexander Vlasov
Succeeded byOleg Lobov
Deputy chairman of the Council of Ministers
In office
1 November 1985 – 2 July 1990
PremierNikolai Ryzhkov
Minister of Aviation Industry
In office
20 February 1981 – 1 November 1985
PremierNikolai Tikhonov
Nikolai Ryzhkov
Preceded byVasily Kazakov
Succeeded byAppolon Systov
Minister of Machine-Tool and Tool Building Industry
In office
19 December 1980 – 20 February 1981
PremierNikolai Tikhonov
Preceded byAnatoly Kostousov
Succeeded byBoris Balmont
Full member of the 26th, 27th, 28th Central Committee
In office
3 March 1981 – 26 July 1991
Personal details
Born (1930-10-21) 21 October 1930 (age 88)
Baktyzino, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
NationalitySoviet/Russian
Political partyUnknown
Other political
affiliations
Agrarian Party of Russia
Ecological Movement "Cedar"
Communist Party of the Soviet Union
ResidenceMoscow, Russia

On 18 December 1991 Silayev became the Permanent Representative of Russia to the European Community in Brussels.

On 26 September 2002 Silayev became Chairman of the Russian Union of Mechanical Engineers. His wife died on 18 March 2006.[1] During the 2007 legislative election Silayev ran as a candidate for the Agrarian Party, but failed to get elected.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Staff writer. Силаев, Иван Степанович: Надгробный памятник [Silayev, Ivan Stepanovich: Tombstone] (in Russian). warheroes.ru. Retrieved 4 April 2010.

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