Alexey Ulyukaev

Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.

Alexey Ulyukaev

Alexey Ulyukaev graduated from the Economics Faculty of the Lomonosov Moscow State University (1979), then finished postgraduate studies there. He is a doctor of economic sciences.

In 1991-1992, he served as economic adviser of the Russian government, was a member of Yegor Gaidar’s team.

In 1992-1993, the Head of group of advisers of the Chairman of the Russian Government.

In 1993-1994, the Assistant of the First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Yegor Gaidar.

In 2000-2004, the First Deputy of the Finance Minister of Russia Alexey Kudrin.

From April 2004 to June 2013, the First Deputy Head of the Russian Central Bank Sergey Ignatyev.

Since June 24, 2013 the Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.

On November 14, 2016 he became a defendant in a criminal case under Part 6 Article 290 of the Criminal Code. The official is suspected in threatening to representatives of the Rosneft in order to receive two million dollars for the Ministry’s approval for purchase of state-owned shares of the Bashneft in the amount of 50% by the Rosneft.