Vladimir Anatolyevich Yakovlev

Vladimir Anatolyevich Yakovlev (Russian: Влади́мир Анато́льевич Я́ковлев, IPA: [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr ɐnɐˈtolʲjɪvʲɪtɕ ˈjakəvlʲɪf]; born November 25, 1944, in Olyokminsk, Yakutia, Soviet Union) is a former Russian politician.

Vladimir Yakovlev
Владимир Яковлев
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Yakovlev in 1999
2nd Presidential Envoy to the Southern Federal District
In office
9 March 2004 – 13 September 2004
Preceded byViktor Kazantsev
Succeeded byDmitry Kozak
1st Governor of Saint Petersburg
In office
2 June 1996 – 16 June 2003
Preceded by
Succeeded byAlexander Beglov (acting)
Personal details
Born (1944-11-25) 25 November 1944 (age 77)
Olyokminsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
SpouseMarina Aleksandrovna
ChildrenIgor Vladimirovich Yakovlev


Yakovlev is an ethnic Ingrian Finn according to his mother's bloodline. He is a candidate of technical sciences, a doctor of economics, a professor of the department of urban economy at Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University, an honorary doctor of St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance, and an academician of the International Academy of Engineering.

During 1996–2003, he was the Governor of Saint Petersburg.[1]

During 2003–2004, prior to the Beslan school hostage crisis, he was Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Southern Federal District. From 13 September 2004 until 24 September 2007, he was Russia's Minister for Regional Development in Mikhail Fradkov's Second Cabinet.

28 April 2009 Yakovlev was elected as the president of the Russian Union of Builders and still holds this position as in June 2022.[2][3]

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  1. ^ В Петербурге скончалась жена экс-губернатора Ирина Яковлева
  2. ^ "Ъ-Новости - Владимир Яковлев возглавил Российский союз строителей". 2010-10-14. Archived from the original on 2010-10-14. Retrieved 2021-06-17.
  3. ^ "Яковлев Владимир Анатольевич". omorrss.ru. Retrieved 2021-06-17.

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Political offices
Preceded by Governor of Saint Petersburg
1996 - 2003
Succeeded by
Preceded by Presidential Envoy to the Southern Federal District
March 9 – September 13, 2004
Succeeded by