Viktor Zimin (politician)

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Viktor Mikhaylovich Zimin (Russian: Ви́ктор Миха́йлович Зи́мин: 23 August 1962 – 23 November 2020) was a Russian politician.

Viktor Zimin
Виктор Зимин
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3rd Head of the Republic of Khakassia
In office
January 15, 2009 – October 3, 2018
Preceded byAleksey Lebed
Succeeded byMikhail Razvozhayev (interim)
Valentin Konovalov
Personal details
Born(1962-08-23)August 23, 1962
Askizsky District, Khakas AO, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
DiedNovember 23, 2020 (aged 58)
Moscow, Russian Federation
Political partyUnited Russia


He served as Chairman of the Government of the Republic of Khakassia, a federal subject of Russia, from 2009 until 2018. He came into power after Aleksey Lebed left office. His father was Russian, his mother was of German descent.

In 2018, he lost his bid for re-election to a third term in the first round of voting and declined to participate in the second, amid low polling.

He died in Moscow on 23 November 2020 after contracting COVID-19.[1]


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