Vladimir Bozhko

Vladimir Karpovich Bozhko (Russian: Владимир Карпович Божко; born 16 May 1949) is a Kazakh politician, lawyer who served as the Deputy Chair of the Mazhilis from 2016 to 2020. He is the former Minister of Minister of Emergency Situations of Kazakhstan.

Vladimir Karpovich Bozhko
Владимир Карпович Божко
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Minister of Emergency Situations
In office
13 November 2007 – 6 August 2014
PresidentNursultan Nazarbayev
Prime MinisterKarim Massimov
Serik Akhmetov
Preceded byViktor Khrapunov
Succeeded byYuri Ilyin (2020)
Deputy Chair of the Mazhilis
In office
25 March 2016 – 30 December 2020
ChairBaktykozha Izmukhambetov
Nurlan Nigmatulin
Preceded byAbai Tasbolatov
Succeeded byPavel Kazantsev
Member of the Mazhilis
In office
20 March 2016 – 30 December 2020
Personal details
Born (1949-05-16) 16 May 1949 (age 71)
Alma-Ata, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
Spouse(s)Tatiyana Bozhko

While Bozhko was a lieutenant general, he also graduated from the Kazakh Polytechnic Institute with a PhD in law. After graduating he worked at the Almaty electrotechnical plant. From 1976 Bozhko served in the national security bodies, where he ascended from a detective to the first vice head of the National Security Committee. Before being appointed Emergency Minister in November 2007 he served as Deputy Chairman of the National Security Committee.

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