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Tatiana Alexeyevna Golikova (Russian: Татьяна Алексеевна Голикова; born 9 February 1966) is a Russian politician and economist who serves as the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia for Social Policy, Labour, Health and Pension Provision since 2018.
|Deputy Prime Minister for Social Policy|
|Assumed office |
18 May 2018
Acting: 15 January 2020 – 21 January 2020
|Prime Minister||Dmitry Medvedev|
|Chairwoman of the Account Chamber of Russia|
20 September 2013 – 17 May 2018
|Preceded by||Sergei Stepashin|
|Succeeded by||Alexei Kudrin|
|Minister of Health and Social Development|
September 2007 – May 2012
|Preceded by||Mikhail Zurabov|
|Succeeded by||Veronika Skvortsova (as Minister of Health)|
Maxim Topilin (as Minister of Labour and Social Affairs)
Tatyana Alexeyevna Golikova
9 February 1966
Mytishchi, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Political party||United Russia|
From 2007 to 2012, she served as the Minister of Health and Social Development and Chairwoman of the Account Chamber of Russia from 2013 to 2018.
Early life and educationEdit
Golikova was born on 9 February 1966 in Mytishchi, Russian SFSR. She graduated from the Plekhanov Institute of the National Economy with a specialization in labour economics in 1987.
Golikova was an economist in the State Budget Department at the Finance Ministry from 1990 to 1992. She moved on to hold the post of Chief Economist in the State Budget Department at the Finance Ministry from 1992 to 1995 and was then Deputy Head of State Budget Department at the Finance Ministry from 1995 to 1998. From April to August 1998, she held the post of Head of State Budget Department at the Finance Ministry, before becoming Head of the Budget Policy Department from August 1998 to July 1999. She was deputy Finance Minister from July 1999 to 2002 and First Deputy Finance Minister from 2002 to 2004. She was a Deputy Finance Minister from 2004 to September 2007.
Golikova was appointed Minister of Health and Social Development in September 2007, at the request of Vladimir Putin. She had the additional responsibility of Deputy Chair of the Federal Antinarcotics Service (FSKN). In 2012 she resigned from office.
Deputy prime ministerEdit
On 18 May 2018, Golikova was appointed deputy prime minister in Dmitry Medvedev's Second Cabinet. On 21 January 2020, she maintained her position in Mikhail Mishustin's Cabinet. She was appointed the head of the Emergency Response Centre on preventing the import and spread of the Coronavirus in Russia later the same month.
In December 2022 the European Union sanctioned Golikova in relation to the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Golikova is married to Viktor Khristenko, the former Minister of Industry and Trade. They married in 2003. She has earned the nickname "Miss Budget".
Awards and honoursEdit
- "For Services to the Fatherland" in the 2nd Degree (2001).
- "For Services to the Fatherland" in the 1st Degree (2004)
- Order of Honour (2006)
- Order of Friendship (2006).
Golikova has been widely accused of corruption by several Russian media outlets, mainly for her alleged connections to the Pharmstandard, which is producer of the heavily-hyped drug Arbidol. After these allegations she was nicknamed "Madam Arbidol".
In 2022, the Anti-Corruption Foundation released an investigation claiming that Golikova, her husband and stepson owned an airplane; golf clubs in Spain and Russia; real estate in Spain, Portugal, French Riviera and Russia.
- ^ Tatyana Golikova
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