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Alexey Chekunkov appointed Minister for the development of the Far East and the Arctic

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Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a Decree "on the Minister of the Russian Federation for the development of the Far East and the Arctic".
" in accordance with paragraph " d " of article 83 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, appoint Alexey Chekunkov as the Minister of the Russian Federation for the development of the Far East and the Arctic." The decree came into force on the day of its signing, November 10, 2020.
Earlier, state Duma deputies supported the appointment of Alexey Chekunkov to the post of head of the Ministry of regional Development of Russia.
A few facts from the biography:
Alexey Chekunkov was born on October 3, 1980 in Minsk.
Graduated from the faculty of International economic relations of the Moscow state Institute of international relations (University) Russian foreign Ministry (MGIMO).
From 2001 to 2011, he held senior positions in the private equity sector in Russia. Managed major projects of international and Russian financial organizations, including in the Far East - in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and the Khabarovsk territory.
In 2011-2013, he participated in the creation of the Russian direct investment Fund and held the position of Director, member of the management Board and member of the investment Committee. He was responsible for investments in healthcare, energy conservation, and the raw materials sector, as well as for the creation of the Russian-Chinese investment Fund together with the China investment Corporation.
In 2014-2020-General Director of the Far East and Arctic development Fund
In 2015-2019, he was a member of the Supervisory Board of PJSC ALROSA.
Member of the Government Commission on socio-economic development of the Far East and The state Commission on Arctic development. He is a member of the Board of Directors of PJSC RusHydro.
On November 10, 2020, by decree of the President of the Russian Federation, he was appointed Minister of the Russian Federation for the development of the Far East and the Arctic.

Source: http://www.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/64391

https://minvr.gov.ru/about/rukovodstvo/chekunkov-aleksey-olegovich/

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