Russian Politics, & Personalities

Agriculture Minister

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BORN: 30 August, 1961 in Chelyabinsk


EDUCATION: *Ms Skrynnik studied at the Chelyabinsk Medical Institute, which she completed in 1986.  *She furthered her studies at the Academy of National Agriculture.


CAREER: *Ms Skrynnik interned in France and Germany in the area of ‘leasing technology’. *She set up her own medical equipment leasing company “Medleasing” in 1994. *From 2001 she was in charge of the government agro-industrial company “Rosagroleasing”.  *In November 2008 Elena Skrynnik became a member of the High Council of the United Russia political party. *Elena Skrynnik was appointed Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation by President Dmitry Medvedev on March 12, 2009.

 MISCELLANEOUS: *Believed to be tied to Viktor Khristenko.

Written by Nina Jobe

September 3, 2009 at 7:12 PM

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