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Mikhail Vladimirovich Mishustin

MishustinOn January 15, the Russian government resigned. This happened after Vladimir Putin proposed amending the Constitution of the Russian Federation, expanding the powers of the State Duma. In particular, it is planned to give the lower house of parliament the right to approve the candidacies of the prime minister, deputy prime ministers and federal ministers. Meanwhile, Putin proposed taking the post of head of the cabinet to the head of the Federal Tax Service, Mikhail Mishustin, who had already given his consent.

Mishustin is largely unknown to the Russian public and had previously shown little political ambition. Putin’s decision to pick Mishustin as the new premier is related to his political neutrality, and he is also known in the business and corporate community. Meanwhile, the new head of the government is unlikely to become Putin’s successor.

This happened against the backdrop of proposals by Russian President Vladimir Putin to amend the Constitution of the Russian Federation. “These changes, when they are adopted, and, in all likelihood, will be done after discussion, as was said, will introduce significant changes not only in a number of articles of the Constitution, but also in general in the balance of power - the executive, legislative , judicial authorities, ”Medvedev said. According to him, in this context it would be correct for the government to “resign” in accordance with Article 117 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation.

He was born on 03 March 1966 in Lobnya, a town in Moscow Oblast, Russia, located 30 kilometers north west of Moscow. His father was of Russian-Jewish origin and his mother is an ethnic Armenian, with roots in the village of Meghradzor, Kotayk Province, Armenia. His official profiles make no mention of his parentage, and even his Russian wikipedia page is silent on the subject.

He did not enter military service. He avoided falling under the mass draft of students into the army , since Moscow Machine-Tool Institute (STANKIN; now - Moscow State Technological University STANKIN) was one of the few universities that provided “reservation” at that time. In 1989, he graduated from Stankin with the qualification of "systems engineer", in 1992 - graduate school of this university. In 2003, at the Russian Economic Academy. G.V. Plekhanova defended his thesis for the degree of candidate of economic sciences on the topic "The mechanism of state tax administration in Russia." In 2010, at the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation (now the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation) he defended his thesis on "The Strategy for the Formation of Property Taxation in Russia".

Since 1992, Mikhail Mishustin has been working at the International Computer Club (a non-profit organization with the goal of “attracting Western advanced information technologies” to Russia). Until 1995, he was the director of the test laboratory, in 1995-1996 he was the deputy general director of Levon Amdilyan, in 1996-1998 he was the chairman of the board of the International Computer Club.

In 1998, he served as an assistant to the head of the State Tax Service of the Russian Federation Boris Fedorov for information systems for accounting and control of tax payments. Since August 22, 1998 - Deputy Head of the State Tax Service of the Russian Federation. The department at that time was headed by Boris Fedorov, and since September 1998 - George Boos. On December 23, 1998, the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Taxes and Levies was established on the basis of the State Tax Service.

From March 1999 to March 2004, he served as Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation for Taxes and Levies. The ministry during this period was successively headed by Georgy Boos, Alexander Pochinok (since May 1999) and Gennady Bukaev (since May 2000). From March 22, 2004 to December 18, 2006 - Head of the Federal Real Estate Cadastre Agency (Rosnedvizhimost; abolished in March 2009). From December 18, 2006 to February 29, 2008 Mikhail Mishustin headed the Federal Agency for Management of Special Economic Zones (RusSEZ; abolished in October 2009).

In 2008-2010 - President of UFG Capital Partners and managing partner of the UFG Asset Management group of companies (asset management, investment business), oversaw projects to launch a venture fund, real estate funds, as well as business development in the regions. One of the founders of the UFG group was former finance minister Boris Fedorov. At the same time, Mikhail Mishustin was the supervisor of the Institute for Real Estate Economics of the Higher School of Economics State University.

Since April 6, 2010 - Head of the Federal Tax Service of the Russian Federation (Federal Tax Service of Russia). He replaced Mikhail Mokretsov at this post. After coming to the post of head of the Federal Tax Service, Mikhail Mishustin said that the mechanism of interaction of citizens with the tax service "should be as comfortable as possible." Under him, the Federal Tax Service began the active development of innovations and modern technologies, various electronic services. In 2012, the Federal Tax Service website launched a system of "personal accounts" for individuals who can pay taxes and debts via the Internet without visiting departments of the department. In 2014, “personal accounts” appeared at organizations, in 2015 - at individual entrepreneurs. Currently, there are over 50 electronic services of the Federal Tax Service. On October 1, 2018, the department put into operation the Unified State Register of Civil Status Acts. By the end of 2020, it is planned to digitize all registry offices records since 1926. In July 2019, the last stage of the transition to a new procedure for the use of cash registers was completed, which provides for the transfer of information about settlements to the tax authorities online.

As a result of the work of the Federal Tax Service in 2010, 7.7 trillion rubles were received in the consolidated budget of the country. By 2018 (more recent data were not published), this figure increased 2.76 times and amounted to 21.3 trillion rubles. providing for the transfer of information on settlements to the tax authorities online. As a result of the work of the Federal Tax Service in 2010, 7.7 trillion rubles were received in the consolidated budget of the country. By 2018 (more recent data were not published), this figure increased 2.76 times and amounted to 21.3 trillion rubles. providing for the transfer of information on settlements to the tax authorities online. As a result of the work of the Federal Tax Service in 2010, 7.7 trillion rubles were received in the consolidated budget of the country. By 2018 (more recent data were not published), this figure increased 2.76 times and amounted to 21.3 trillion rubles.

At the same time, since October 2013, he has been the supervisor of the Department of Taxes and Taxation at the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation. Member of the supervisory board of the hockey club CSKA, the board of the Russian Hockey Federation. Member of the Academic Council of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. He was a member of the Presidential Council for the Development of the Financial Market of the Russian Federation (2011-2018).

Acting State Advisor to the Russian Federation, Class I (2010). He was awarded the Order of Honor (2012), "For Merit to the Fatherland" IV degree (2015). Awarded the Certificate of Honor of the President of the Russian Federation (2013) and thanks from the Government of the Russian Federation (2016). The author of the monograph "Information and Technological Foundations of State Tax Administration in Russia" (2005).

Married, three sons. Wife - Vladlena Yurievna Mishustina [45] , born January 2, 1976. Co-founder of CJSC International Computer Club. The company was liquidated in 2016. From 2008 to 2013, she carried out activities as an individual entrepreneur . The main activity is the activity of dance floors, discos, dance schools. According to the results of 2014, Vladlena Mishustina entered the Forbes rating of the richest wives of Russian officials and deputies, taking 9th place in it with an income of 160.1 million rubles.

He is fond of hockey. Also plays the piano.

The amount of his declared income for 2018 amounted to 18 million 993 thousand rubles, spouses - 47 million 709 thousand rubles. He leads a luxurious lifestyle and hides it. In particular, Mishustin owns real estate worth several hundred million rubles on Rublevo-Uspensky highway. Mikhail and Vladlena Mishustin became the owners of the mansion on Nikolina Gora in the cottage village of Cotton Way in 2001 - then Mishustin was still the deputy minister of taxes and duties. The area of ??the house is almost 900 "squares" [ie square meters] - about 9700 suqare feet. The average size of American homes built in 2016 was 2,600 square feet, an all-time high that surpassed even the housing bubble years, when homes averaged around 2,400 square feet. The average size of Russian homes is about 900 square feet. The area of the plot on which the mansion is located is 5.5 thousand square meters. A similar plot with a house of the same area in this village is estimated at almost 600 million rubles. At the same time, Mishustin hides the elite land on Rublevka from the state registry - it is recorded on the Russian Federation.

Putin has said that 2020 will be a milestone for Russia - the country is facing historical challenges to change life for the better. Therefore, according to him, the preservation of the population and support for families should become the central task of the authorities, all efforts will have to be directed to ensure the future of the country. The new cabinet, which was officially headed by Mikhail Mishustin on January 16, will have to solve these problems based on the macroeconomic basis prepared by the Medvedev government.

At a meeting with the Communist Party faction in the State Duma, Prime Minister candidate Mikhail Mishustin promised that “drastic changes” will occur in the government. This was announced by the participant of the meeting, the deputy from the Communists, Alexey Kornienko. “Yes, they asked him a question. He said that there will be serious, cardinal changes, but he hasn’t given any names yet ... He said that they will change the structure of the government, they will radically change the ministers, but so far he has not indicated names, ”RIA Novosti quotes the deputy ’s words " . The head of the United Russia faction in the State Duma, Sergei Neverov, also said that, according to Mishustin, the composition of the government would change.

During an online conference with President Vladimir Putin, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin announced that he has contracted the coronavirus. Mishustin announced that he will remain in self-isolation for the time being, but added that his cabinet will continue to operate and that he will stay in touch. "In light of this situation, I would like to address all Russian citizens to take the threat of the coronavirus infection and its spread seriously. We have the May celebrations ahead of us and I urge all of you to stay home [during them] and follow all safety rules to prevent the spreading of the disease", Mishustin said.




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