List of presidents of Russia

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This is a list of presidents of the Russian Federation after 1991. The institution of presidency in Russia was planned in 1918 after the February Revolution and once again in 1990 during Mikhail Gorbachev's unsuccessful reforms of the Soviet Union's one-party communist state.

PresidentsEdit

Portrait President Term of office Term Previous office Prime Minister(s)
  Nonpartisan (2)   United Russia (2)
Boris Yeltsin
Борис Ельцин
(presidency)
1931–2007
(aged 76)
 
10 July 1991[note 1]31 December 1999
(resigned from office)
1
(1991)
[note 2]
People's Deputy of Russia
(1990–1991)
Deputy of the Supreme Soviet of Russia
(1990–1991)
Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of Russia
(1990–1991)
I. Silayev
Himself
V. Chernomyrdin
2
(1996)
S. Kiriyenko
Y. Primakov
S. Stepashin
V. Putin
Vladimir Putin
Владимир Путин
(presidency)
Born 1952
(age 68)
 
31 December 19997 May 2008
(acting until 7 May 2000)
1
(2000)
Prime Minister of Russia
(1999–2000)
Himself
M. Kasyanov
M. Fradkov
2
(2004)
V. Zubkov
Dmitry Medvedev
Дмитрий Медведев
(presidency)
Born 1965
(age 56)
 
7 May 20087 May 2012 1
(2008)
First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia
(2005–2008)
V. Putin
Vladimir Putin
Владимир Путин
Born 1952
(age 68)
 
7 May 2012Incumbent
(term expires 7 May 2024)
3
(2012)
Prime Minister of Russia
(2008–2012)
D. Medvedev
4
(2018)
M. Mishustin

Acting presidentsEdit

Acting President Term of office Main post Notes

  Nonpartisan   NDR   Unity

  Alexander Rutskoy
Александр Руцкой
Born 1947
(age 74)
22 September 1993 – 4 October 1993 Vice President Acting president during the 1993 constitutional crisis.
His powers were not recognized by Boris Yeltsin.
  Viktor Chernomyrdin
Виктор Черномырдин
1938–2010
(aged 72)
5 November 1996 – 6 November 1996 Prime Minister Acting president during Boris Yeltsin's heart surgery.
  Vladimir Putin
Владимир Путин
Born 1952
(age 68)
31 December 1999 – 7 May 2000 Prime Minister Acting president after Yeltsin's early resignation.

TimelineEdit

Dmitry MedvedevVladimir PutinViktor ChernomyrdinAlexander RutskoyBoris Yeltsin

Subsequent public serviceEdit

Two presidents held other high offices after leaving the presidency.

President Presidency Subsequent service
Vladimir Putin 2000–2008 Prime Minister (2008–2012)
President (2012–present)
Dmitry Medvedev 2008–2012 Prime Minister (2012–2020)
Deputy Chairman of the Security Council (2020–present)

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ As president of the Russian SFSR as part of the Soviet Union.
  2. ^ Continued to serve his first term until 1996 despite adopting a new constitution after a military conflict with the parliament in 1993.

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