2020s|President: Boris Yeltsin to May 7 Vladimir Putin
Prime Minister: Vladimir Putin to May 7 Mikhail Kasyanov
February 4 - Second Chechen War: Bombing of Katyr-Yurt.
February 5 - Second Chechen War: Novye Aldi massacre.
February 6 - Second Chechen War: Battle of Grozny, Chechen capital Grozny falls to Russian troops.
February 29–March 1 - Second Chechen War: Battle of Hill 776.
March - Second Chechen War: Komsomolskoye massacre.
March 1 - Second Chechen War: Grozny OMON fratricide incident.
March 4–March 25 - Second Chechen War: Battle of Komsomolskoye.
March 26 - Presidential elections: Vladimir Putin is elected President.
March 29 - Second Chechen War: Zhani-Vedeno ambush.
May 24 - The Russian Government threatens to bomb the Taliban in Afghanistan due to their support for Chechen rebels.
July 2–July 3 - Second Chechen War: Chechen suicide attacks kill 43 Russian soldiers.
August 12 - The Russian submarine K-141 Kursk sinks in the Barents Sea, resulting in the deaths of all 118 men on board.
August 14 - Tsar Nicholas II and several members of his family are canonized by the synod of the Russian Orthodox Church.
August 28 - Moscow's Ostankino Tower set ablaze by fire caused by a short circuit.
September 15–October 1 - Russia competes at the Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, winning 32 gold, 28 silver and 29 bronze medals.
December 25 - Russia changes their national anthem back to the old Soviet Union one, with newer lyrics.
February 9 - Serafima Sakhanovich, figure skater
April 12 - Maria Sotskova, figure skater
January 6 - Alexey Vyzmanavin, Chess grandmaster (born 1960)
February 20 - Anatoly Sobchak, politician (born 1937)
February 29 - Nikita Moiseyev, mathematician (born 1917)
March 9 - Artyom Borovik, journalist and media magnate (born 1960)
March - William Pokhlyobkin, writer (born 1923)
April 19 - Sergey Pavlovich Zalygin, writer (born 1913)
May 19 - Yevgeny Khrunov, cosmonaut (born 1933)
May 24 - Oleg Yefremov, actor (born 1927)
June 2 - Svyatoslav Fyodorov, ophthalmologist and politician (born 1927)
July 24 - Anatoli Firsov, ice hockey player (born 1941)
August 1 - Galina Sergeyeva, actress (born 1914)
November 20 - Nikolay Dollezhal, engineer (born 1899)
David Klyshko, physicist (born 1929)
2000 in Russia Wikipedia
The following lists events that happened during 2000 in Russia.