Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Lebedev

Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Lebedev (born 14 August 1943) is a Russian lawyer and jurist who has been Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Russia since creation of the Court. Previously, he was Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Russian SFSR.[1]

Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Lebedev
Вячеслав Михайлович Лебедев
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Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Russia
Assumed office
July 26, 1989
PresidentVladimir Putin
Dmitry Medvedev
Boris Yeltsin
Personal details
Born (1943-08-14) 14 August 1943 (age 76)
Moscow, Soviet Union
Alma materMoscow State University
AwardsHonored Lawyer of the Russian Federation, Judge of the highest qualification class
Military service
Allegiance Soviet Union
RankDoctor of Law, Professor

Circa 2013, he was treated at the 37 Military Hospital of the Ghana Armed Forces in Accra, Ghana and expressed gratitude for his treatment after release.[2]


  1. ^ "The Chief Justice". Archived from the original on 15 February 2016. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  2. ^ See GAF page