NAME: NIKOLAI VINNICHENKO
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.