Vladimir Uyba

Vladimir Viktorovich Uyba (Russian: Владимир Викторович Уйба), born in 1958, is a Russian statesman, scientist, and doctor, who is the acting Head of the Komi Republic since April 2, 2020. Before being appointed to that position, he was deputy health minister and head of the Federal Biomedical Agency.[1][2]

Vladimir Uyba
Владимир Викторович Уйба
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Acting Head of the Komi Republic
Assumed office
2 April 2020
Preceded bySergey Gaplikov
Personal details
Born (1958-10-04) October 4, 1958 (age 62)
Omsk, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, USSR
Spouse(s)Galina Yurievna Uyba
OccupationScientist, doctor

He has a Doktor Nauk in Medical Sciences, is a professor, and acting State Advisor to the Russian Federation, Grade 1 (2012). He was made an Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation (1998), Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, Honored Doctor of the Chechen Republic, Honored Doctor of the Republic of Ingushetia, and Honored Doctor of the Republic of South Ossetia. He is of Estonian descent through his father.[3]


  1. ^ "Putin Replaces Head of Remote Russian Region After Coronavirus Outbreak". The New York Times. 2020-04-04. Archived from the original on April 4, 2020. Retrieved 2020-06-20.
  2. ^ "Russia to introduce genotype based technology for selecting astronauts in 2020-2021". TASS. Retrieved 2020-06-20.
  3. ^ https://komiinform.ru/news/197219