Russian Politics, & Personalities

Urals Federal District

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BORN: 10 April 1965 in East Kazakhstan.

EDUCATION: *Mr Vinnichenko graduated from Leningrad State University with a degree in Law in 1987.


*Mr Vinnichenko worked in various positions in the St Petersburg City Prosecutor’s Office from 1987 to 1994.

*He became Prosecutor of St Petersburg’s Moskovsky District in 1995.

*He was elected Deputy Attorney for St Petersburg City Hall in February 1998.

*In April 2001, Mr Vinnichenko was appointed Chief Federal Inspector of St Petersburg to the Presidential Envoy to the Northwest Federal District.

*He became Prosecutor General of St Petersburg in April 2003.

*On 21 October 2004, Mr Vinnichenko was appointed Head of the Federal Court Marshals Service.

*He replaced Peter Latyshev as Presidential Envoy to the Urals Federal District on 8 December 2008, after Mr Latyshev passed away from a heart attack the previous week.

MISCELLANEOUS: *Former classmate of Dmitry Medvedev.

SUBORDINATES: *The Urals Federal District consists of Tyumen Oblast, Yamolo-Nenets Autonomous Area, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Chelyabinsk Oblast, and Kurgan Oblast.

Written by Nina Jobe

October 1, 2009 at 12:46 PM

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