Alexey Alexeyevich Gromov (Russian: Гро́мов Алексе́й Алексе́евич; born 31 May 1960) is a Russian politician. He is First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration of Russia.[1]

Alexey Gromov
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First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration of Russia
Assumed office
21 May 2012
Personal details
Born (1960-05-31) 31 May 1960 (age 59)
Zagorsk, Soviet Union (now Russia)
Alma materMoscow State University


Gromov was born in 1960 in Zagorsk, Moscow Oblast, Soviet Union. He studied history at Moscow State University, specialising in Southern and Western Slavs and received his degree in history in 1982. For many years after his graduation, he worked for the Soviet and then the Russian government in their respective Ministries of Foreign Affairs. He served the governments with appointments in Czechoslovakia, Russia, and Slovakia. Since 1996, he has worked directly for the president, first in the Press Office, then as Press Attache,[2] and, since 2008, as Deputy Chief of Staff.


March 20th 2014, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published that Gromov and 19 other men have been added to the Specially Designated Nationals List (SDN).[3][4][5][6][7][8]

On 12 May 2014, Gromov was added to the European Union sanctions list due to his role in the 2014 Crimean crisis.[9] He is barred from entering the EU countries, and his assets in the EU have to be frozen.

Personal lifeEdit

Gromov speaks fluent Czech, Slovak and English. He is married and they have two sons, Alexey and Danila.[10]


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  2. ^ Хозяин кремлевского пула., 2003-04-08
  3. ^ "Treasury Sanctions Russian Officials, Members Of The Russian Leadership's Inner Circle, And An Entity For Involvement In The Situation In Ukraine". US Department of the treasury.
  4. ^ "Executive Order - Blocking Property of Additional Persons Contributing to the Situation in Ukraine". The White House - Office of the Press Secretary.
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  6. ^ Specially Designated Nationals List (SDN)
  7. ^ Shuklin, Peter (March 21, 2014). "Putin's inner circle: who got in a new list of US sanctions". Archived from the original on February 7, 2015. Retrieved February 20, 2016.
  8. ^ President of The United States (March 19, 2016). "Ukraine EO13661" (PDF). Federal Register. Retrieved February 20, 2016.
  9. ^ "COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) No 477/2014". THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION. 2014-05-12. Retrieved 2015-10-14.
  10. ^ Gromov, Alexei., accessed 2015-10-11

External linksEdit


This article incorporates material from the website of the President of Russia and is used under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported  Licence.