Nikolay Vasilyevich Fyodorov

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Nikolay Vasilyevich Fyodorov
Николай Васильевич Фёдоров
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Representative from Chuvash Republic in the Federation Council
Assumed office
September 27, 2015
President Vladimir Putin
Presidential Counselor
In office
April 22, 2015 – September 27. 2015
Minister of Agriculture
In office
May 21, 2012 – April 22, 2015
Preceded by Yelena Skrynnik
Succeeded by Alexander Tkachyov
1st President of the Chuvash Republic
In office
January 21, 1994 – August 29, 2010
Succeeded by Mikhail Ignatyev
Minister of Justice
In office
Preceded by Vladimir Abolentsev (under RSFSR)
Succeeded by Yuri Kalmykov
Personal details
Born (1958-09-05) September 5, 1958 (age 63)
Chedino, Chuvash ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Political party United Russia
Other political
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Spouse(s) Svetlana Yuryevna Fyodorova
Religion Russian Orthodoxy

Nikolay Vasilyevich Fyodorov (Russian: Никола́й Васи́льевич Фёдоров; b. May 9, 1958 in Chedino, Chuvash ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union) is a former President of the Chuvash Republic in Russia. He has been the minister of agriculture since May 21, 2012 til April 2015. Previously, he was the justice minister of Russia from July 14, 1991 to March 24, 1993 and was the President of Chuvash Republic from January 21, 1994 to August 2010. He was a supporter of market reforms and was reelected in 1998 and 2001.

Fyodorov opposed Russian President Boris Yeltsin's policies in Chechnya and Vladimir Putin's 2000 federal reform initiatives.[1]

He is an ethnic Chuvash. He is married and has one son and a daughter. His son Vasily is a lawyer. In addition to his native Chuvash, he speaks Russian and German.

Honours and awards


  1. Robert W. Orttung; Danielle N. Lussier; Anna Paretskaya (2000). The republics and regions of the Russian Federation: a guide to politics, policies, and leaders. M.E. Sharpe. pp. 104–106. ISBN 978-0-7656-0559-7. Retrieved 27 January 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>


Political offices
Preceded by
President of the Chuvash Republic
January 21, 1994–August 29, 2010
Succeeded by
Mikhail Ignatiev