Sergei Ivanov

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Sergei Borisovich Ivanov (born 31 January 1953) is a Russian senior official and politician who is the Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on the Issues of Environmental Activities, Environment and Transport since 12 August 2016.wikipedia
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2008 Russian presidential election

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After the election of Dmitry Medvedev as President of Russia, Ivanov was reappointed a Deputy Prime Minister in Vladimir Putin's second government.
There were other potential candidates, such as Sergey Ivanov and Viktor Zubkov, but on December 10, 2007, President Putin announced that Medvedev was his preferred successor.

Dmitry Medvedev

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After the election of Dmitry Medvedev as President of Russia, Ivanov was reappointed a Deputy Prime Minister in Vladimir Putin's second government.
The silovik Sergei Ivanov and the administrator-specialist Viktor Zubkov were seen as the strongest candidates.

Vladimir Putin's Second Cabinet

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After the election of Dmitry Medvedev as President of Russia, Ivanov was reappointed a Deputy Prime Minister in Vladimir Putin's second government.
Viktor Zubkov (former Prime Minister) and Igor Shuvalov were appointed First Deputy Prime Ministers, while Igor Sechin, Sergey Sobyanin, Alexander Zhukov, Sergei Ivanov and Alexei Kudrin received positions of Deputy Prime Ministers.

Andrey Sychyov

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In January 2006, Ivanov received criticism for his downplaying response to the public outcry over a particularly brutal hazing incident at a military base in the Urals, which involved Andrey Sychyov as a victim, whose legs and genitals were amputated due to the vicious beatings and abuse.
This case caused public opinion in Russia and especially NGOs like the Union of the Committees of Soldiers' Mothers of Russia (CSMR) to blame the current administration, in particular Defense Minister Sergey Ivanov, for tolerating the practice of dedovshchina, an organized system of hazing, inside the military ranks.

Federal Security Service

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Having served in the Soviet KGB and its successor, the Federal Security Service, he holds the rank of colonel general.

Mikhail Fradkov's Second Cabinet

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In November 2005, Ivanov was appointed to the post of Deputy Prime Minister in Mikhail Fradkov's Second Cabinet, with added responsibility for the Manufacturing industry and arms exports.
Eight of the ministers took part in Kasyanov's Cabinet, all on the same positions: Yury Chaika, Alexey Gordeyev, German Gref, Sergei Ivanov, Viktor Khristenko, Alexey Kudrin, Leonid Reiman, and Sergei Shoigu.

Security Council of Russia

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On 15 November 1999, Ivanov was appointed secretary of the Security Council of Russia, an advisory body charged with formulating presidential directives on national security, by Boris Yeltsin.

Opinion polling for the 2008 Russian presidential election

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Russian opinion polls suggested that Ivanov enjoyed wide name-recognition among the Russian public with relatively strong approval ratings.

Academy of Foreign Intelligence

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In 1981, he studied at Red Banner Institute of KGB.

Vladimir Putin

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As an employee of the KGB in the Soviet Union era, Ivanov became a friend of his colleague Vladimir Putin, who appointed him as his Deputy in the late 1990s.

Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev

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In 2004, Sergei Ivanov, then acting Defense Minister, pledged state support to the suspects in Chechen leader Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev's assassination detained in Qatar and declared that their imprisonment was illegal.
Russia's acting Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov pledged state support to the suspects and declared that their imprisonment was illegal.

Ministry of Defence (Russia)

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In March 2001, Sergei Ivanov, previously secretary of the Security Council of Russia was appointed defence minister by President Vladimir Putin, becoming Russia's first non-uniformed civilian defence minister.

Felix Karasev

In the 1980s, Ivanov served as the Second Secretary at the Soviet Embassy in Helsinki, working directly under the KGB resident Felix Karasev.
Both Vladimir Putin and Sergei Ivanov worked for Karasev when he was in the Leningrad and Leningrad Region Directorate of the KGB.

Igor Sergeyev

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Sergeyev was dismissed as defense minister in March 2001 and was replaced by Sergei Ivanov.

Anton Vaino

On 12 August 2016, Ivanov relieved from his Chief of Staff position by Putin and replaced by Anton Vaino.

Sergey Naryshkin

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As a result of the 2014 Crimean crisis, the federal government of the United States under Barack Obama blacklisted Naryshkin and other close friends of the Russian president, including Sergei Ivanov and Gennadi Timchenko.

Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office (Russia)

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From December 2011 to August 2016, Ivanov was the Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office.

Viktor Zubkov

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Russia

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Sergei Borisovich Ivanov (born 31 January 1953) is a Russian senior official and politician who is the Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on the Issues of Environmental Activities, Environment and Transport since 12 August 2016.

Politician

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Sergei Borisovich Ivanov (born 31 January 1953) is a Russian senior official and politician who is the Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on the Issues of Environmental Activities, Environment and Transport since 12 August 2016.

President of Russia

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After the election of Dmitry Medvedev as President of Russia, Ivanov was reappointed a Deputy Prime Minister in Vladimir Putin's second government. Sergei Borisovich Ivanov (born 31 January 1953) is a Russian senior official and politician who is the Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on the Issues of Environmental Activities, Environment and Transport since 12 August 2016.

Deputy prime minister

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After the election of Dmitry Medvedev as President of Russia, Ivanov was reappointed a Deputy Prime Minister in Vladimir Putin's second government. Ivanov was Minister of Defense of Russia from March 2001 to February 2007, Deputy Prime Minister from November 2005 to February 2007, and the First Deputy Prime Minister from February 2007 to May 2008.

Presidential Administration of Russia

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From December 2011 to August 2016, Ivanov was the Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office.