Chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society, President of the Russian Association of International Cooperation
Graduated from the Higher Political School of the USSR Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Military and Political Academy and the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation. Doctor of Legal Sciences, professor, State Counsellor of Justice of the Russian Federation. Colonel-General.
1990–1993: People’s Deputy of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Chairman of the Supreme Soviet Committee of the Russian Federation on Security and Defence.
1993–1998: served in various governmental positions: First Deputy Minister of Defence, Director of the Federal Counterintelligence Service, Minister of Justice, Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.
1999: First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation.
Headed the Anti-Corruption Committee following his election to the State Duma of the Russian Federation in December 1999.
2000–2013: Chairman of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation.
Holder of state awards.
In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements 33 (31%) U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity 30 (28%) U.S. wants to dissolve Russia 24 (22%) U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China 21 (19%)