Alexander Vasilyevich Berdnikov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Васи́льевич Бе́рдников; born April 8, 1953 in Gorno-Altaysk) is a Russian politician, current Chairman of the Government of the Altai Republic, and the head of the republic.
|4th Head of the Altai Republic|
26 January 2006 – 20 March 2019
|Preceded by||Mikhail Lapshin|
|Succeeded by||Oleg Khorokhordin (acting)|
|Born||April 8, 1953|
Gorno-Altaysk, Gorno-Altai AO, USSR
|Political party||United Russia|
He took office on January 20, 2006. He was a candidate in the December 2001 election for that position, receiving 9.6% of the vote and coming in sixth place. In 2004, a new law stopped direct elections for Russian administrative division leaders. In December 2005, Berdnikov was nominated by Vladimir Putin and confirmed by the State Assembly of the Altai Republic, succeeding Mikhail Lapshin.
- "Incomprehensible 'unsinkability'. Perpetual Head of Altai Republic to run for yet another term?". Retrieved 2018-09-08.
- "Алтайгейт. Последняя глава". Новая газета - Novayagazeta.ru (in Russian). Retrieved 2018-09-08.
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