— Chief Editor, Doctor TV Channel
Evelina Zakamskaya was born on November 17, 1977, in Baku, and graduated from the Faculty of Philology at Tver State University. She is a presenter for Radio Mayak and for Mir, a television and radio company. Since 2006, she has been an anchor for television channel Russia 24. She writes and presents Mnenie (Opinion), a talk show covering social and political issues, and Idei, menyayushchie mir (World-Changing Ideas), a series of popular science programmes. Evelina Zakamskaya moderates Russia 24 sessions at major international forums. Since 2017 - Editor-in-Chief, Doctor Channel. She is married with two daughters.
— Deputy Secretary General of the Commonwealth of Independent States
— Representative, World Health Organization Office in the Russian Federation
— Governor of Leningrad Region
Born on November 1, 1964 in the Dzhambul Region, Kazakhstan, Alexander Drozdenko graduated from Leningrad Agriculture Institute in 1986 with a degree in the economics and organization of agriculture. He obtained a PhD in Economics in 2007. Between 1988 and 2002, he worked in various positions in the Kingisepp District of the Leningrad Region. In November 2002, Alexander Drozdenko was invited to join the Government of the Leningrad Region and appointed as the Region’s Deputy Governor and Chairman of the Leningrad Region Committee on State Property Management. In May 2012, the Legislative Assembly of the Leningrad Region, on the recommendation of the President of the Russian Federation, elected Drozdenko as Governor of the Leningrad Region. He was inaugurated on May 28, 2012. On May 12, 2015, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree “On the Early Termination of the Powers of the Governor of the Leningrad Region.” Alexander Drozdenko has been appointed acting Governor of the Leningrad Region. At the pre-term gubernatorial elections in Leningrad Oblast that took place on 13 September 2015 Alexander Drozdenko received the majority of votes. On 30 September 2015 Alexander Drozdenko took office as the Governor.
— Deputy Chairman, Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation
Deputy Chairperson of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation
Born on 29 June 1950 in the city of Nizhnyaya Salda, Sverdlovsk Region. In 1972, she graduated from the Sergei Kirov Urals Polytechnic Institute with a degree in engineering and economics. PhD in Economics and DSc in Social Sciences, professor. For 20 years she was engaged in teaching and research. Author of over 150 papers on economic, social and political issues.
Since 1990 – delegate, Deputy Speaker (1992–1993) of the Sverdlovsk Regional Parliamentarian Council.
1994–1996 – Deputy of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Chairperson of the Federation Council Committee on Social Policy.
1996–1997 – Deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Subcommittee on International Humanitarian, Scientific and Cultural Cooperation of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs.
Since 1997 – Deputy and since 2000 – First Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs of the Russian Federation.
April 2003 – March 2004 – Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation on Social Affairs.
April 2004 – December 2007 – Chairperson of the Social Insurance Fund of the Russian Federation.
On 2 December 2007, she was elected a deputy to the Fifth State Duma, Deputy Speaker of the State Duma Committee on Budget and Taxes.
On 4 December 2011, she was elected a deputy to the Sixth State Duma, First Deputy Chair of the State Duma Committee on Labour, Social Policy and Veteran Affairs.
Since 22 September 2014, she is a Representative of the executive authority of the Voronezh Region in the Federation Council. Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, member of the Federation Council Committee on Social Policy. Initiator and drafter of more than 40 laws, including laws on social protection. Full State Counsellor 1st Class of the Russian Federation. Decorated with state orders and medals.
— Secretary General, Council of the Interparliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States
— State Secretary of the Union State of Russia and Belarus
Born August 18, 1959 in Leningrad.
After graduating, in 1981, from the Leningrad Institute of Railway Engineers, worked as a workshop expert of the Leningrad-Baltic Locomotive Depot of the Oktyabrskaya Railways.
1983–1984: carried out Young Communist League work in Leningrad.
1984–1990: served as an officer in the Soviet Army, in the army press division.
1990–1991: people’s deputy of the Leningrad City Soviet, head of the Leningrad Soviet and city executive committee press centre.
1991–1996: Chairman of the Press and Media Committee of the St. Petersburg Mayor’s Office, representative of the Ministry for Information and the Press of Russia.
1996–1999: Deputy Chairman of the State Press Committee of the Russian Federation.
November 1999: President, Centre for Strategic Research (Moscow).
January 2002 – June 2009: member of the Council of the Federation, Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (CF FARF), representative of the Administration of the Irkutsk Region on the CF FARF; 2002–2006: Chairman of the CF Commission on information policy.
2004–2009: Vice Chairman of the CF FARF
2006: by directive of the Government of the RF, appointed authorized representative for the SCO Business Council and elected Chairman of the SCO Business Council; re-elected in 2009.
2009–2012: Governor and Chairman of the Government of the Irkutsk Region.
On June 7, 2012, at the SCO summit in Beijing, appointed Secretary-General of the Organisation for January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2015.
Professor, Head of Political Psychology Department, St. Petersburg University, since 2008, CSc (Psych.), associate professor of MGIMO (U) of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Member of the Union of Journalists of the USSR and of Russia since 1988.
Marries with a daughter and a grandson.
Awards: Order ‘For services to the Homeland’ 4th degree, Order of Honour, medals, officer of the state Order of the Legion d’Honneur (France), medal ‘For strengthening Russian–Chinese Friendship’.
— Minister of Health of the Russian Federation
Born on January 9, 1967 in Sverdlovsk.
1986-1988 – served in the USSR Army.
1992 – graduated from Ural State Medical Institute.
August 1992 – March 1996 – intern; Obstetrician Gynecologist, Komi Republic Hospital in Syktyvkar.
March 1996 – November 1996 – Deputy Medical Superintendent for Consulting and Diagnostics, Medical Superintendent, Komi Republic Perinatal Center in Syktyvkar.
November 1996 – December 1999 – Medical Superintendent, Komi Republic Medical Group in Syktyvkar.
January 2000 – March 2006 - Medical Superintendent, Komi Republic Perinatal Center under Komi Republic Agency of Health Care, Syktyvkar.
March 2006 – February 2011 – Minister of Health Care, Komi Republic.
February 2011 – June 2012 – Head of Department, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department (offers a course of pediatrics), Kirov State Medical Academy under the Ministry of health Care of the Russian Federation, Syktyvkar.
July 2012 – March 2013 – Deputy Head, Federal Service for Health Care Supervision, Moscow.
July 2013 – July 2015 – acting Head, Federal Service for Health Care Supervision.
July 14, 2015 – Head of the Federal Service for Health Care Supervision (has the title of the Full State 2-nd Class Counsellor of the Russian Federation).
Since January 21, 2020 - Minister of Health of the Russian Federation.
1999 – Doctor of Medicine.
2004 – postgraduate degrees in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Public Health Care Administration.
Board certified in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Public Health Care Administration.
Editor-in-Chief and Founder, Human Health in the North Journal. Editorial Board Member, Children’s Health Care in the North West Journal.
— Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
— Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, The Roscongress Foundation
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, the Roscongress Foundation
Alexander Stuglev graduated from the Baltic State Technical University (St. Petersburg) in 1996. He began his career in conventions and conferences at Exhibitions-Seminars-Business, where he rapidly rose to the position of general director. In 2006 he became head of Restec Congress, which was the operator of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. It was in this position that he contributed to the event’s rebranding under the leadership of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation. In 2007 he became executive director of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum Foundation, and was appointed director two years later. In December 2015 the SPIEF Foundation was renamed the Roscongress Foundation. In 2018 Stuglev was appointed chairman of the board. At the same time, he was also appointed chairman of the board of the Russian Convention Bureau. In 2019 he completed the managerial personnel reserve programme at the RANEPA Graduate School of Public Management.
In 2020 Stuglev joined the organizing committee of the Masters of Hospitality competition – a nationwide initiative that aims to unlock people’s professional potential, build new traditions, improve standards of service, and raise the level of prestige across all professions in the hospitality industry. In February 2021 he was also appointed head of the Russian Automobile Federation’s Committee for the Development of Digital Platforms, Conventions, and Exhibitions.
Under Alexander Stuglev’s leadership, the Roscongress Foundation has organized and held dozens of major conventions and exhibitions in Russia and across the world. These have been attended by heads of state and government, heads of corporations, business leaders, journalists, and members of the scientific and artistic communities. Examples include the following:
• The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum
• The Eastern Economic Forum (Vladivostok)
• Russian Energy Week (Moscow)
• Russia House in Davos (Russia’s official residence at the World Economic Forum)
• The Russian Investment Forum (Sochi)
• The 21st annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (Vladivostok)
• The 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly (St. Petersburg)
• Business forums in Uruguay, Iran, the UK, Cuba, and other countries
• Events held in conjunction with Russia’s chairmanship of APEC, G20, SCO, and BRICS (various regions across Russia)
• The inaugural Russia–Africa Summit and Economic Forum – a groundbreaking event held in 2019 that brought together leaders from all 54 African nations. The event was unprecedented in Russia’s modern history, with nothing of the kind attempted before in the history of Russian-African relations (Sochi)
• Russian Creativity Week (Moscow)
Stuglev was awarded the Order for Service to the Fatherland (2nd class) for his work in organizing the 20th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. He holds a letter of gratitude from the President of the Russian Federation for his major contribution to organizing the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum and meetings of heads of CIS member states. He holds letters of gratitude from the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation for his involvement in organizing the 21st annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum, and for his major contribution to organizing the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly. He holds a letter of gratitude from the Government of the Russian Federation for his major contribution to organizing the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi. He also holds a letter of gratitude and certificate of merit from the Federal Agency for Tourism, as well as several letters of gratitude from the governors of St. Petersburg, Arkhangelsk Region, Krasnodar Territory, and Kemerovo Region.