Mikhail Myasnikovich

Mikhail Vladimirovich Myasnikovich (Belarusian: Міхаі́л Уладзі́міравіч Мясніко́віч, tr. Michail Uladzimiravič Miasnikovič, Belarusian pronunciation: [mʲixail ulad͡zʲimʲiravʲit͡ʃ mʲasnʲikovʲit͡ʃ]; Russian: Михаи́л Влади́мирович Мяснико́вич; born 6 May 1950)[1] is a Belarusian politician who was Prime Minister of Belarus from 2010 to 2014. He has been the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission since 2020.

Mikhail Myasnikovich
Mikhail Myasnikovich, March 2011.jpeg
Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission
Assumed office
1 February 2020
Preceded byTigran Sargsyan
Speaker of the Council of the Republic
In office
16 January 2015 – 4 December 2019
PresidentAlexander Lukashenko
Preceded byAnatoli Rubinov
Succeeded byNatalya Kochanova
7th Prime Minister of Belarus
In office
28 December 2010 – 27 December 2014
PresidentAlexander Lukashenko
DeputyVladimir Semashko
Preceded bySergei Sidorsky
Succeeded byAndrei Kobyakov
Personal details
Born
Mikhail Vladimirovich
Myasnikovich

(1950-05-06) 6 May 1950 (age 70)
Novy Snov, Soviet Union
(now Belarus)
Political partyIndependent[citation needed]
Alma materBrest State Technical
University

CareerEdit

From 1972 to 1973, he served in the Soviet Army. From 1973 to 1983 Worked at the Minsk Water Supply and Water Treatment Plant, the Department of Public Utilities' Companies for the Minsk City Executive Committee.

From 1983 to 1984, he was a Chairman of the Executive Committee on the Soviet District Council of Minsk of People's Deputies, and from 1984 to 1985 was a deputy chairman of the Executive Committee of the Minsk City Council.

In 1985–1986, he was a secretary of the Minsk City Committee of the Communist Party of Belarus. From 1986 to 1991 worked at the Ministry of Housing and Public Utilities of the BSSR and the Committee for Economy and Planning of the BSSR.

In 1991–1994, he was a deputy prime minister, from 1995 to 2001 head of Administration in the President's Office (1995–2001) and chairman of the National Academy of Sciences (2001–2010).[1]

In 2006, the United Civic Party re-published the list of 50 richest men in Belarus. Myasnikovich was among them with $296 million.[2]

Prime Minister of BelarusEdit

Myasinkovich was appointed by President Alexander Lukashenko to serve as Prime Minister of Belarus following the 2010 presidential election;[3] he served until his sacking on 27 December 2014.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Born in Novy Snov, Nesvizh Raion, Minsk Region, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union, he graduated from the Brest Engineering and Construction Institute in 1972 and the Communist Party School in 1989 in Minsk. He has a PhD in economics[1] and has worked as an engineer in the construction industry.[citation needed] He also speaks English with his son, daughter and two grandchildren.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d http://government.gov.by/en/prime-minister/
  2. ^ http://belarusdigest.com/story/faces-belarusian-politics-unsinkable-mikhail-myasnikovich-8502
  3. ^ "Belarus president names new PM". Al Jazeera. 28 December 2010. Retrieved 28 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Belarus: President Alexander Lukashenko sacks prime minister as country reels from Russia's economic woes". news.com.au. AP. 28 December 2014. Retrieved 28 December 2014.
Political offices
Preceded by
Sergei Sidorsky
Prime Minister of Belarus
2010–2014
Succeeded by
Andrei Kobyakov