Vyacheslav Volodin

Chairman of the State Duma

Vyacheslav Viktorovich Volodin (Russian: Вячесла́в Ви́кторович Воло́дин; born 4 February 1964) is a Russian politician. He is the 10th Chairman of the State Duma since 5 October 2016.[1]

Vyacheslav Volodin
10th Chairman of the State Duma
Preceded bySergey Naryshkin
Succeeded bySergey Kiriyenko
Deputy of the State Duma
Preceded byVladislav Surkov
First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration of Russia
Preceded bySergey Sobyanin
Succeeded byAnton Vaino
Deputy Prime Minister of Russia — Head of the Government Executive Office
Preceded byYevgeny Primakov
Succeeded byBoris Gryzlov (as Parliamentary leader of United Russia)
Parliamentary leader of Fatherland – All Russia
Personal details
Vyacheslav Viktorovich Volodin
Вячеслав Викторович Володин

(1964-02-04) 4 February 1964 (age 60)
Alexeyevka, Khvalynsky District, Saratov Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Political partyUnited Russia
Other political
Fatherland – All Russia
Alma materSaratov State Agrarian University
Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration
OccupationDoctor of law
SignatureSignature of Vyacheslav Volodin



Volodin was Vladimir Putin's aide. He was the Secretary-General of the United Russia party. He was also a deputy in the State Duma from 1999-2001.

From 2010 until 2012, he was Deputy Prime Minister of Russia. He was also a first deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration of Russia. He also helped in Putin's third term.

Russian President Vladimir Putin awarding Vyacheslav Volodin the Order "For Services to the Fatherland" in April 2006


  1. "Volodin Viaсheslav Viktoroviсh". The State Duma. Retrieved 2020-08-11.