Russian Politics, & Personalities

Transport Minister

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BORN: 1951? in Odessa, Ukrainian SSR

EDUCATION: *Mr. Levitin is a graduate of the Military Transportation Academy.

CAREER: *Mr Levitin worked from 1973 to 1976 in the Odessa military district on Pridnestrovsk railway.  *From 1976 to 1980 he served in the Southern division of the armed forces.  *Mr Levitin was Military Commandant of the Urgal station and the Baikal-Amur Railway area between 1983 and 1985.  *He was Military Commandant and Deputy Head of Moscow Military Railway Communications Services from 1985 until 1994.  *He worked at Severstaltrans from 1996 until 2004, serving as Deputy General Director from 1998.  *Mr Levitin was appointed Minister of Transport on 9 March, 2004.

MISCELLANEOUS: *Mr. Levitin was a member of the special commission tasked with reforming the Railways Ministry, and participated in the creation of Russian Railways Company in 2003 as a result of that reform project.  *Rumoured to have ties to Arkady Rotenberg.

SUBORDINATES: *The Ministry of Transport is responsible for the following agencies: The Transport Oversight Agency, The Air Transport Agency, The Highways Agency, The Rail Transport Agency, The Maritime and River Transport Agency, and The Geodesy and Cartography Agency.

Written by Nina Jobe

September 24, 2009 at 9:54 PM

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