|Name Alexander Khinshtein|
Role Russian Politician
|Party United Russia|
|Similar People Alexander Bastrykin, Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Irina Yarovaya, Mintimer Shaimiev, Yury Luzhkov|
Education Moscow State University
Alexander Yevseyevich Khinshtein (Russian: Александр Евсеевич Хинштейн; born October 26, 1974) is a Russian politician and journalist. He is a member of United Russia. He currently represents the 122nd elective district (the northern half of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast) in the State Duma.
Khinshtein was born in Moscow and attended Moscow State University, after which he became a writer for Moskovskij Komsomolets. In a 2005 article, he accused former Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov of illegally privatizating two government-owned houses.
He is an author of a book: "How (they) are killing Russia" (Как убивают Россию). In it he criticizes privatization of state-owned enterprises with heavy involvement of western (particularly American) governments and business and the creation of the class of oligarchs during Yeltsin's presidency. This book is in Russian. Moscow, 2007.