Russian Politics, & Personalities

Siberian Federal District

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BORN: 27 May 27, 1953 in Novosibirsk.

EDUCATION: *Mr Tolokonsky graduated from the Economics Department of the Novosibirsk Institute of National Economy and completed postgraduate studies at Novosibirsk State University.

CAREER: *From 1981 to 1991 Mr Tolokonsky held executive posts in the Novosibirsk Region Executive Committee. *From 1991 to 1993 he was deputy chairman of the Novosibirsk Municipal Executive Committee. *From 1993 to 1999 Mr Tolokonsky served as mayor of Novosibirsk. *From January 2000 to September 2010 he served as head of the Administration, Governor of the Novosibirsk Region. *In September 2010 Mr Tolokonsky was appointed Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Siberian Federal District..

MISCELLANEOUS: *Married, with two children. *Mr Tolonsky was awarded the Order for Service to the Fatherland IV degree, the Order of Friendship, Medal for Merit in all-Russian Population Census, as well as orders of the Russian Orthodox Church and the Public Recognition golden badge of honour. *Winner of the national prize The Best Governor of Russia.

SUBORDINATES: *The Siberian Federal District consists of Krasnoyarsk Krai, Tomsk Oblast, Irkutsk Oblast, Ust-Ordynsky Buryat Autonomous Area, Novosibirsk Oblast, Altai Krai, Kemerovo Oblast, the Republic of Khakassia, the Republic of Altai, the Republic of Tyva, Omsk Oblast, Republic of Buryat, and Chita Oblast.

Official Government Biography

Written by Nina Jobe

October 1, 2009 at 12:47 PM

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