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Farid Khayrullovich Mukhametshin (also Farit Mokhametshin; Tatar: Фәрит Хәйрулла улы Мөхәммәтшин; Russian: Фарид Хайруллович Мухаметшин; born May 22, 1947 in Almetyevsk, USSR) is a Tatar politician and a former Prime Minister of Tatarstan. He is an ethnic Tatar.[citation needed]

Farid Mukhametshin
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Prime Minister of Tatarstan
In office
January 16, 1995 – May 28, 1998
PresidentMintimer Shaimiev
Preceded byMukhammat Sabirov
Succeeded byMintimer Shaimiev (acting)
Personal details
BornMay 22, 1947
Almetyevsk, Russia, USSR

He was elected in March 1994 to the upper chamber of the Federal Assembly of Russia.[1]

He was Chairman of the Supreme Council and State Council of Tatarstan Republic July 1991–January 1995 and was the current Chairman of the State Council of Tatarstan Republic since May 27, 1998.[citation needed] He is currently ambassador to Moldova.[2]


  1. ^ Waller, Michael (1998). Conflicting Loyalties and the State in Post-Soviet Russia and Eurasia. London: F. Cass. p. 140. ISBN 0-7146-4882-5.
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Preceded by
Moxammat Sabirov
Prime Minister of Tatarstan
January 17, 1995 – May 27, 1998
Succeeded by
Mintimer Shaeymiev (acting)