Viktor Zimin (politician)
Viktor Mikhaylovich Zimin (Russian: Ви́ктор Миха́йлович Зи́мин: 23 August 1962 – 23 November 2020) was a Russian politician.
|3rd Head of the Republic of Khakassia|
January 15, 2009 – October 3, 2018
|Preceded by||Aleksey Lebed|
|Succeeded by||Mikhail Razvozhayev (interim)|
|Born||August 23, 1962|
Askizsky District, Khakas AO, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Died||November 23, 2020 (aged 58)|
Moscow, Russian Federation
|Political party||United 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.
- Скончался экс-глава Хакасии Виктор Зимин (in Russian)