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Andrey Yuryevich Vorobyov

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President  Vladimir Putin
Succeeded by  Vladimir Vasilyev
Party  United Russia
Succeeded by  Vladimir Vasilyev
Parents  Yuriy Vorobyov

Preceded by  Boris Gryzlov
Name  Andrey Vorobyov
Preceded by  Sergey Shoygu
Succeeded by  Dmitry Travkin
Siblings  Maxim Vorobyov
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Education  All-Russian Academy of Foreign Trade, National Research University Higher School of Economics
Similar People  Sergey Shoygu, Mintimer Shaimiev, Yury Luzhkov

Andrey Yuryevich Vorobyov (Russian: Андре́й Ю́рьевич Воробьёв; [ɐnˈdrʲej ˈjʉrʲɪvʲɪtɕ vərɐˈbjɵf], born April 14, 1970 in Krasnoyarsk, Russia) is governor of Moscow Oblast, former head of the United Russia faction and one of the vice presidents of the State Duma.



Andrey Vorobyov was born on April 14, 1970 in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia. His father is Yuriy Vorobyov, a founder of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia, a close ally of Sergei Shoigu. His younger brother Maxim is a businessman. Andrey Vorobyov is married and has two children.


In 1995, Andrey Vorobyov graduated from the North Ossetian K.L. Khetagurov State University, in 1998 the Russian Foreign Trade Academy. In 2006, he received his MBA degree in political and business communications at the Higher School of Economics. In 2005, he defended his thesis in economics at the Russian Academy of Public Service under the President of Russia.

Military service

In 1988-1989, he served in the Dzerzhinsky division, participated in operations in Baku (Azerbaijan), Yerevan (Armenia), Kokand and Ferghana (Uzbekistan).


In 1991-1998, he was engaged in organization and development of his own business. In 1998, he founded the Russian Sea company and directed the construction of the fish-processing plant in the Moscow region.

Political career

Since 2000, he has been on civil service. He was an assistant to the Deputy Prime Minister Shoigu.

In 2002-2003, he represented the Republic of Adygea in the Federation Council.

From 2000, he was a founder and president of the Interregional Public Fund for Support of the majority Party „United Russia“.

In 2003, he was elected a Deputy of the State Duma of Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. From 2005 to 2012, he directed the Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the „United Russia“ party. In 2007, he was elected Deputy of the State Duma.

In 2011, he was reelected Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. On February 11, 2012, he reported that he left his post. According to him, he resigned from the party post to concentrate on his work in the Duma.

After the appointment of Shoygu as Minister of Defence on November 8, 2012 Vorobyov was named by President Vladimir Putin as new acting governor of Moscow Oblast. He held his post provisionally until the next governors’ elections in September 2013. He became a candidate for the office of Moscow Oblast's Governor in Gubernatorial Election and was confirmed on September 8, 2013 by a majority of 78 percentage of votes.


  • Honors Order of Honour (2010)
  • First Class Medal of the Order of Merit for the Motherland (2007)
  • Glory of Adygea Medal (2007)
  • References

    Andrey Yuryevich Vorobyov Wikipedia

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