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Sergey Ivanovich Menyaylo (Russian: Сергей Иванович Меняйло; born in 22 August 1960) is a Russian political military commander, former deputy commander of the Black Sea Fleet and between April 2014 and July 2016. He served as the Governor of Sevastopol between 2014 and 2016, but decided to leave the post to be appointed to be a Presidential Envoy of the Siberian Federal District[1][2].

Sergey Menyaylo
Сергей Меняйло
Sergey Meniaylo, 13 August 2014-1.jpg
Presidential Envoy of the Siberian Federal District
Assumed office
28 July 2016
PresidentVladimir Putin
Prime MinisterDimitry Medvedev
Preceded byNikolay Rogozhkin
Governor of Sevastopol
In office
14 April 2014 – 28 July 2016
Preceded byAleksei Chaly (acting)
Succeeded byDmitry Ovsyannikov
Personal details
Sergey Ivanovich Menyaylo

(1960-08-22) 22 August 1960 (age 58)
Alagir, Russia, Soviet Union
Political partyUnited Russia
Military service
Allegiance Soviet Union
Branch/serviceSoviet Navy
Russian Navy
Years of service1979–2011
RankVice Admiral RAF N F7-VizeAdm 2010–.png


Sergey Menyaylo was born in Alagir in 22 August 1960. In 1979, he graduated as a navigational engineer, and he began working in the North Fleet.

In 1990 he was elected a member of the Murmansk Regional Council. In 2008 he participated in the war in South Ossetia. The following year, he was appointed deputy commander of the Black Sea Fleet through a decree.[3]

In April 2010, he was candidate of the United Russia party for a position in North Ossetia-Alania.[4]

In December 2011 he left military service.

On April 14, 2014, Aleksei Chaly, the acting Governor of Sevastopol since the beginning of the Crimean Crisis of 2014, resigned his position and asked Vladimir Putin to appoint Menyaylo as the "interim governor" of Sevastopol[5]. That same day was confirmed in the charge by a presidential decree[6].

He resigned his position at the end of July 2016, and was later appointed as a Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Federal District of Siberia[7][8].


  1. ^ Меняйло сняли с поста губернатора Севастополя и отправили в Сибирь//
  2. ^ Путин включил в число членов Совбеза России Меняйло, Нургалиева и Цуканова // РИА Новости
  3. ^ "На Черноморском флоте РФ назначен новый заместитель командующего" (in Russian). Retrieved 18 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Официальный сайт «Единой России»" (in Russian). Archived from the original on 7 July 2012. Retrieved 18 April 2014.
  5. ^ "Севастополь возглавит экс-замкомандующего Черноморского флота" (in Russian). Vesti. Retrieved 18 April 2014.
  6. ^ "Указ Президента Российской Федерации от 14 апреля 2014 года № 242 «Об исполняющем обязанности Губернатора города Севастополя»" (in Russian). Presidencia de Rusia. Archived from the original on 18 April 2014. Retrieved 18 April 2014.
  7. ^ "Меняйло сняли с поста губернатора Севастополя и отправили в Сибирь". 28 July 2016.
  8. ^ "Путин включил в число членов Совбеза РФ Меняйло, Нургалиева и Цуканова". RIA Novosti. 12 August 2016.