Alexander Zhukov
Alexander Dmitriyevich Zhukov is a Russian
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 and politician
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, member of the State Duma
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 (1994–2004). He is the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation since 9 March 2004.


His father, Dmitry Anatolyevich Zhukov, was a writer and supporter of the conservative ideology.


Alexander graduated from the Faculty of Economics at Moscow State University
MSU Faculty of Economics
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 in 1978. Later, he attended Higher economic courses at the USSR State Planning Committee. In 1991, Alexander attained an MBA from Harvard University
Harvard University
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. Alexander Zhukov is a specialist in monetary, tax, and customs legislation.


  • Since 1978 he worked in the VNII Systems Research USSR.
  • In 1980-1991 - member of the Main Monetary and Economic Department of the Ministry of Finance of the USSR: Economist, Senior Expert, Senior Expert, Deputy Head, Head of funding for foreign economic relations.
  • In 1986-1989 - deputy of the Bauman District Council of People's Deputies.
  • In 1991-1993 - Vice-president of AO Avtotraktoroeksport.


  • Order of Merit for the Fatherland
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    , class IV (1 June 2006) - for services to the state and many years of diligent work
  • Orden of Honour (24 April 2003) - for active legislative activity and many years of honest work
  • Diploma of the President of Russia (4 December 2009) - for active participation in preparing and conducting the All-Russia Forum "Russia — Sports Power"
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