Chairman of State Corporation Supervisory Board - "Fund for Assistance to Reformation of Housing and Utility".
Born March 2, 1952.
1973 — graduated from the Higher Political School of the USSR Ministry of Interior. 1981 — graduated from Military and Political Academy. 2002 — graduated from the Financial Academy of the Government of the Russian Federation.
Candidate of History; Doctor of Law (1994 — defended his dissertation on “Aspects of the Legal Theory on Insuring the Security of the Russian Federation”); Professor; State Counselor of Justice of the Russian Federation; Honorary Doctor of the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Colonel-General of the Army.
1990–1993 — RSFSR People’s Deputy; Chairman of the Russian Federation Supreme Soviet Committee for Defense and Security. 1993–1998 — First Deputy Minister of Security; Director of the Federal Counterintelligence Service; Director of the Federal Security Service (FSB); Minister of Justice; Minister of Interior of the Russian Federation. 1999 — First Deputy Prime Minister; Minister of the Interior; Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. Elected as Deputy to State Duma; chaired the Commission Against Corruption, December 1999.
April 19, 2000 to October 25, 2013 — headed the Audit Chamber of the Russian Federation.
Awarded the Order of Merit, Third Degree (2002); Order of Merit, Second Degree (2007); Order of Merit, Fourth Degree (2012); Order for Courage; Medals “For Distinguished Military Service” (First and Second Degrees); “For Distinguished Service in the Protection of Public Order,” etc.