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Aleksandr Konovalov (politician, born 1968)

Aleksandr Vladimirovich Konovalov (in Russian: Алекса́ндр Влади́мирович Конова́лов, born 9 June 1968) is a Russian lawyer and politician. Since May 2008, he is Minister of Justice.

Aleksandr Konovalov
Александр Коновалов
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Minister of Justice
Assumed office
12 May 2008
Prime MinisterVladimir Putin
Viktor Zubkov (acting)
Dmitry Medvedev
Preceded byVladimir Ustinov
Personal details
Born (1968-09-06) 6 September 1968 (age 51)
Leningrad, Soviet Union
(now Saint Petersburg, Russia)
Political partyUnited Russia
Alma materSaint Petersburg State University

Early life and educationEdit

Konovalov was born 9 June 1968 in Leningrad.[1] In 1992, he graduated from the law department of Saint Petersburg State University.[2]


From 1992 to 2005 Konovalov served in Saint Petersburg prosecutor's office.

From February to November 2005 he was the chief prosecutor of Bashkortostan.

Between 14 November 2005 and May 2008, he had been President Vladimir Putin's plenipotentiary envoy to the Volga Federal District. In May 2008 he was appointed the minister of justice.[3][4]

References and notesEdit

  1. ^ "Konovalov, Alexander Vladimirovich". Russia Profile. Archived from the original on 23 August 2013. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Йнмнбюкнб, Юкейяюмдп". Lenta. 12 May 2010. Retrieved 28 December 2010.
  3. ^ " | Владимир Путин объявил состав нового кабинета министров". Retrieved 2018-04-10.
  4. ^ "Russia's Ministry of Justice Moves to Ban Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia | JW.ORG Legal News". JW.ORG. Retrieved 2018-04-10.
Political offices
Preceded by
Vladimir Ustinov
Minister of Justice