From janitors to the premiere. Who was the Russian Minister in the “past” life?

From janitors to the premiere. Who was the Russian Minister in the “past” life?

AIPPI studied biographies of other high-ranking officials and MPs and find out how they began their journey in the important rooms.

Recently, the eldest daughter of the press Secretary of President Dmitry Peskov admitted that in the 2000s, her dad “bombed” at night to feed his family. And sooner did other famous Russian politicians and officials? AIPPI studied previous work of these people and highlighted some of the most “bright” groups, from which came the current “powers that be”.


Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has admitted that the first entry in his workbook — the janitor. While studying at the University he swept the area around the cinema “the Surf” on Vasilevsky island.

It’s the only thing he could find, but for that I paid 100 or 120 rubles, and 50 rubles scholarships I was a rich man could drive the girls in the cafe regularly.Dmitry Medvedev

To reminisce about the past lives of ordinary hardworking Prime Minister can only with several members of the government. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu his career started as a master, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Trutnev — the assistant driller and the Minister of energy Alexander Novak — apparatchik-hydrometallurgy 1-th digit. Minister of agriculture Alexander Tkachev worked as a heat engineer at the viselkovsky interfarm combined feed plant, which was led by his father.

From the bottom of the power was made Deputy Prime Minister, Vitaly Mutko, for a year at the beginning of career otrebusy an engine-minder, and the interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, who worked as a forklift driver.

Teachers and doctors

Several members of the Cabinet of Ministers of youth work educators. Minister of transport Maxim Sokolov has taught the history of economic thought and macroeconomics at the Economics faculty of St. Petersburg state University. The Minister of education Olga Vasilyeva taught the children singing in schools. Minister of communications Nikolay Nikiforov, still being a student, he also worked as a teacher of additional education in his native Kazan school.

Among high officials and people who have passed the medical practice. However, mostly, and now they are working in “core” sector. Minister of healthcare Veronika Skvortsova once headed the intensive care unit service in one of the capital’s hospitals, and recently rescued a woman who became ill on Board the flight Moscow-new York. The head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova started as a doctor-resuscitator, head of Roszdravnadzor Mikhail Murashko were obstetrician-gynecologist. A doctor once worked as the head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov.

“White collar”

Most members of the government and his early career was engaged in Cabinet work in different departments or research institutes. First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov was an assistant at the research Institute of Economics and complex communication problems. Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets, head of the Ministry of social development Maxim Topilin come from the research Institute of Labour. The head of Minvostokrazvitiya Alexander Galushka worked at the Institute of control problems, Russian Academy of Sciences.

The head of the Ministry Maxim Oreshkin started as an economist in the Central Bank. The Minister for North Caucasus Affairs Lev Kuznetsov, an economist at Vnesheconombank, where he worked with Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Khloponin.

Finance Minister Anton Siluanov started his career in Ministry of home economist. Students — theorists, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, ex-consultant of JSC “Economic expert group”. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov served as attache (Junior diplomatic position) at Embassy of the USSR in the Republic of Sri Lanka. The assistant Prosecutor was once justice Minister Alexander Konovalov and Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak.

Stand former journalists Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin and Vladimir Medinsky, as well as a professional athlete, the Olympic champion, the Minister of sport Pavel Kolobkov.

But the most interesting of the “working” past the Minister of construction and housing Mikhail men. In his childhood he played a major role in the movie “Deniskin stories”, beating on samples 8 thousand peers. Artistic experience, by the way, there are at the former head of the Federal customs service Andrei Belyaninov. He played in the film “Children of don Quixote”.