Yegor Stroyev

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Yegor Stroyev
Yegor Stroyev 2007.jpg
Yegor Stroyev in 2000
2nd Chairman of the Federation Council
In office
23 January 1996 – 5 December 2001
President Boris Yeltsin
Vladimir Putin
Preceded by Vladimir Shumeyko
Succeeded by Sergey Mironov
Governor of Oryol Oblast
In office
11 May 1993 – 16 February 2009
Preceded by Nikolay Yudin
Succeeded by Alexander Kozlov
Personal details
Born (1937-02-25) February 25, 1937 (age 81)
Dudkino, Oryol Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Russian

Yegor Semyonovich Stroyev[1] (Russian: Его́р Семёнович Стро́ев; born February 25, 1937, Khotynetsky District[2]) is a governor of Oryol Oblast[3] from 1993 to 2009.[4] He used to be the chairman of the Federation Council of Russia (1996–2001). He had a major post in the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Stroyev was reelected as governor with a very large majority. He was removed from his position on February 16, 2009 by Dmitry Medvedev due to economic concerns.

Honours and awards[edit]

  • Order of Merit for the Fatherland;
    • 1st class (5 December 2001) - for outstanding contribution to the strengthening and development of Russian statehood and parliamentarianism
    • 2nd class (20 February 1997) - for services to the state, his great personal contribution to the development of Russian parliamentarianism and strengthen friendship and cooperation between nations
    • 3rd class (2 May 1996) - for his great personal contribution to economic reform and development of the state
    • 4th class (25 February 2007) - for services to the state, a large contribution to the socio-economic development of the field and many years of diligent work
  • Order of the October Revolution
  • Order of the Red Banner of Labour
  • Badge of Honor (Order) "Sports Glory of Russia", 1st class (newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda and the board of the Russian Olympic Committee)
  • Diploma of the President of the Russian Federation (12 December 2008) - for active participation in the drafting of the Constitution and a great contribution to the democratic foundations of the Russian Federation
  • Order of Friendship (Vietnam)[5]