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Administrative Divisions
of the Russian Federation

Federal Districts Dalnevostochny - Krymsky - Privolzhsky - Severo-Zapadny - Sibirsky - Tsentralny - Uralsky - Yuzhny - Republics Adygeya - Altai - Bashkortostan - Buryatia - Chuvashia - Crimea - Dagestan - Ingushetia - Kabardino-Balkariya - Kalmykia - Karachay-Cherkessia - Karelia - Khakassia - Komi - Mari-El - Mordovia - North Ossetia-Alania - Sakha - Tatarstan - Tuva - Udmurtia - Kraya  Altay - Kamchatka - Khabarovsk - Krasnodar - Krasnoyarsk - Perm - Primorsky - Stavropol - Zabaikalsky - Oblasti  Amur - Arkhangelsk - Astrakhan - Belgorod - Bryansk - Chelyabinsk - Chita - Irkutsk - Ivanovo - Kaliningrad - Kaluga - Kemerovo - Kirov - Kostroma - Kurgan - Kursk - Leningrad - Lipetsk - Magadan - Moscow - Murmansk - Nizhegorod - Novgorod - Novosibirsk - Omsk - Orenburg - Oryol - Penza - Pskov - Rostov - Ryazan - Sakhalin - Samara - Saratov - Smolensk - Sverdlovsk - Tambov - Tomsk - Tula - Tver - Tyumen - Ulyanovsk - Vladimir - Volgograd - Vologda - Voronezh - Yaroslav - Former Oblasti  Kamchatka - Perm - Federal Cities Moscow - Saint Petersburg - Sevastopol - Autonomous Oblast Yevreyskaya - Autonomous Okruga  Chukotka - Khanty-Mansi - Nenets - Yamalo-Nenets - Former Autonomous Okruga  Agin-Buryat - Evenkia - Komi-Permyak - Koryakia - Taymyr - Ust-Ordynsky Buryat -

Note: Russia is divided into 9 large federal districts (created 13 May 2000) and into 85 smaller entities (22 republics, 9 kraya, 46 oblasti, 3 federal cities, 1 autonomous oblast, 4 autonomous okruga); additionally the leased territory of Baikonur has the status of a federal city. 

Party abbreviations: Ind = Independent; SR = Spravedlivaya Rossiya (A Just Russia, democratic socialist, est.2006); KPRF = Kommunisticheskaya Partiya Rossiyskoy Federatsii (Communist Party of the Russian Federation, communist, est.1993); LDPR = Liberalno-Demokraticheskaya Partiya Rossii (Liberal Democratic Party of Russia, right-wing populist, nationalist, est.1991); PD = Pravoye Delo (Right Cause, center-right, liberal, est.2009); UDM = "Solidarnost" (United Democratic Movement "Solidarity", liberal coalition, est.2008); URP = Yedinaya Rossiya (United Russia Party, Putin personalist, centrist, conservative, est.2001); YA = Rossiyskaya Obyedinyonnaya Demokraticheskaya Partiya "Yabloko" (Russian United Democratic Party "Apple", social liberal, centrist, est.1993);
- Former parties: APR = Agrarnaya Partiya Rossii (Agrarian Party of Russia, agrarian left, merged into URP, 1993-2008); DPR = Demokraticheskaya Partiya Rossii (Democratic Party of Russia, conservative, 1990-2008); DVR = Demokratichesky Vybor Rossii (Democratic Choice of Russia, merged into SPS, 1994-2001); NDR = Nash dom Rossiya (Our Home is Russia, centrist, reformist, 1995-2001, merged into URP); NPSR = Narodno-Patrioticheskii Soyuz Rossii (People's Patriotic Union of Russia, leftist-communist & nationalist bloc, 1996-2004); OVR = Otechestvo-Vsya Rossiya (Fatherland - All Russia, centrist, 1999-2001, merged into URP); PBL = Party of Beer Lovers' (flippant format unites younger liberals, 1993-1998); PoP = Party of Primorye ([Primorye] Maritime province regionalist); RNR = Rossiyskaya Narodno Respublikanskaya Partiya (Russian People's Republican Party, Aleksandr I. Lebed personalist, nationalist, Dec 1996-Feb 2007); Rodina = Rodina - Narodno-Patrioticheskiy Soyuz (Motherland-National Patriotic Union, socialist, conservative, merged into SR, Aug 2003-Oct 2006); RPSD = Russian Party of Social Democracy (social democratic, 1995-2002); SPS = Soyuz Pravykh Sil (Union of Right Forces, neo-liberal, 1999-2008); TU = Transformation of the Urals (Ural autonomist, Sverdlovsk regionalist, 1993-2004); Yed = Mezhregonalnoye Dvizhenie "Yedinstvo" (Interregional Movement "Unity", centrist, 1999-2001, merged into URP)


 
Federal Districts


Dalnevostochny (Far Eastern)

Plenipotentiaries of the President

18 May 2000 - 14 Nov 2005  Konstantin Borisovich Pulikovsky   (b. 1948)
14 Nov 2005 -  5 Oct 2007  Kamil Shamilyevich Iskhakov        (b. 1949)
 5 Oct 2007 - 30 Oct 2007  Oleg Dmitryevich Antosenko (acting)(b. 1959)
30 Oct 2007 - 30 Apr 2009  Oleg Aleksandrovich Safonov        (b. 1960)
30 Apr 2009 - 31 Aug 2013  Viktor Ivanovich Ishayev           (b. 1948)
31 Aug 2013 -              Yury Petrovich Trutnev             (b. 1956)

Russian administrative divisions
Krymsky (Crimea)

21 Mar 2014                Krymsky federal district created by annexation of Crimea.

Plenipotentiary of the president

21 Mar 2014 -              Oleg Yevgenyevich Belaventsev      (b. 1949)


Privolzhsky (Volga Region)

Plenipotentiaries of the President
18 May 2000 - 14 Nov 2005  Sergey Vladilenovich Kiriyenko     (b. 1962)
14 Nov 2005 - 14 May 2008  Aleksandr Vladimirovich Konovalov  (b. 1968)
14 May 2008 - 
15 Dec 2011  Grigory Alekseyevich Rapota        (b. 1944)
15 Dec 2011 -              Mikhail Viktorovich B
abich         (b. 1969)


Severo-Kavkazsky (North Caucasian)

19 Jan 2010                Created from part of Yuzhny federal district.

Plenipotentiary of the President
19 Jan 2010 -             
Aleksandr Gennadyevich Khloponin   (b. 1965)



Severo-Zapadny (North Western)

Plenipotentiaries of the President
18 May 2000 - 11 Mar 2003  Viktor Vasilyevich Cherkesov       (b. 1950)
11 Mar 2003 - 15 Oct 2003  Valentina Ivanovna Matvienko (f)   (b. 1949)
15 Oct 2003 -  1 Nov 2003  Andrey Grigoryevich Chernenko      (b. 1953)
 1 Nov 2003 -  6 Sep 2011  Ilya Osipovich Klebanov            (b. 1951)
 6 Sep 2011 - 11 Mar 2013  Nikolay Aleksandrovich Vinnichenko (b. 1965)
11 Mar 2013 -              Vladimir Ivanovich Bulavin         (b. 1953)



Sibirsky (Siberian)

Plenipotentiaries of the President
18 May 2000 -  9 Sep 2004  Leonid Vadimovich Drachevsky       (b. 1942)
 9 Sep 2004 -  9 Sep 2010  Anatoly Vasilyevich Kvashnin       (b. 1946)
 9 Sep 2010 -              Viktor Aleksandrovich Tolokonsky   (b. 1953)



Tsentralny (Central)

Plenipotentiaries of the President
18 May 2000 -  6 Sep 2011  Georgy Sergeyevich Poltavchenko    (b. 1953)
 6 Sep 2011 - 21 May 2012  Oleg Markovich Govorun
            (b. 1969)
23 May 2012 -              Aleksandr Dmitryevich Beglov       (b. 1956)



Uralsky (Ural)

Plenipotentiaries of the President
18 May 2000 -  2 Dec 2008  Pyotr Mikhailovich Latyshev        (b. 1948 - d. 2008)
 8 Dec 2008 -  6 Sep 2011  Nikolay Aleksandrovich Vinnichenko
(b. 1965)
 6 Sep 2011 - 14 May 2012  Yevgeny Vladimirovich Kuvayshev
    (b. 1971)
14 May 2012 - 18 May 2012  Alexander Nikolayevich
Sidorov     (b. 1955)
                             (acting)
18 May 2012 -              Igor Ryurikovich Kholmanskikh      (b. 1969)



Yuzhny (Southern)

Plenipotentiaries of the President
18 May 2000 -  9 Mar 2004  Viktor Germanovich Kazantsev       (b. 1946)
 9 Mar 2004 - 13 Sep 2004  Vladimir Anatolyevich Yakovlev     (b. 1944)
13 Sep 2004 -  6 Oct 2007  Dmitry Nikolayevich Kozak          (b. 1958)
 6 Oct 2007 - 14 May 2008  Grigory
Alekseyevich Rapota        (b. 1944) 
14 May 2008 -              Vladimir Vasilyevich Ustinov
       (b. 1953)



Republics

Adygey (Adygeya)
 
[Flag of Adygeya
                          1992-2007]
                   23 Mar 1992 - 7 Jun 2007
[Flag of
                          Adygeya]
                         Adopted 7 Jun 2007

 3 Aug 1928                Adygey Autonomous Oblast, within Krasnodar kray. 
 3 Jul 1991                Declaration of state sovereignty
                             (Soviet Socialist Republic of Adygeya).
 5 Oct 1991                Adygey Republic

Chairman of the Supreme Soviet
23 Mar 1990 -  5 Jan 1992  Aslan Aliyevich Dzharimov          (b. 1939)
Presidents

 5 Jan 1992 -  8 Feb 2002  Aslan Aliyevich Dzharimov          (s.a.)              1995: NDR
 8 Feb 2002 - 13 Jan 2007  Hazret Medzhizhovich Sovmen        (b. 1937)           URP
13 Jan 2007 -  1 May 2011  Aslanchery Kitovich Tkhakushinov   (b. 1947)           URP
Head of the Republic
 1 May 2011 -              Aslanchery Kitovich Tkhakushinov   (s.a.)              URP

Prime ministers
19 Apr 1995 - 19 Feb 1997  Nikolay Gavrilovich Pedan          (b. 1941)
19 Feb 1997 - Mar 2001     Mukharby Khadzhiretovich           (b. 1956)
                             Tkharkakhov
Mar 2001 - 14 Feb 2002     Nikolay Vasilyevich Avdienko       (b. 1948)
                             (acting to 19 Apr 2001)
14 Feb 2002 -  6 Mar 2002  Hazret Yunusovich Huade (1st time) (b. 1949)
                             (acting)
 6 Mar 2002 - 24 Jan 2003  Nikolay Vasilyevich Demchuk        (b. 1949)
24 Jan 2003 - 20 Aug 2003  Gennady Ivanovich Mikichura        (b. 1951)
20 Aug 2003 - 17 Nov 2004  Hazret Yunusovich Huade (2nd time) (s.a.)
17 Nov 2004 - 30 Dec 2004  Skhatby Salikhovich Vorokov        (b. 1946)
                             (acting)
30 Dec 2004 - 30 May 2006  Asfar Pshikanovich Khagur          (b. 1960 - d. 2013)
30 May 2006 - 16 Sep 2006  Yevgeny Alekseyevich Kovalyov      (b. 1962)
                             (acting)
16 Sep 2006 - 15 Jan 2007  Kazbek Ismailovich Paranuk         (b. 1948) 
                             (acting)
15 Jan 2007 - 12 May 2008  Vladimir Mikhailovich Samozhenkov  (b. 1950)
                             (acting to 17 Jan 2007)
12 May 2008 -              Murat Karalbiyevich Kumpilov       (b. 1973)            URP
                             (acting to 28 May 2008)



Altai (Altay)

[Flag of Altay]
                Adopted 2 Jul 1992

 7 Jan 1948                Gorno-Altay Autonomous Oblast.
25 Oct 1990
                Gorno-Altay Autonomous S.S.R. declared.
 3 Jul 1991                Gorno-Altay S.S.R. declared (not recognized).
31 Mar 1992                Republic of Gorno-Altai
12 Dec 1993 
               Republic of Altai

Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet
27 Mar 1990 -  3 Jul 1991  Valery Ivanovich Chaptynov         (b. 1945 - d. 1997)
Chairman of the Supreme Council
 3 Jul 1991 -  1 Feb 1994  Valery Ivanovich Chaptynov         (s.a.)               1993: KPRF
Chairmen of the State Council
 1 Feb 1994 - 30 Jan 1997  Valery Ivanovich Chaptynov         (s.a.)
12 Feb 1997 - 19 Aug 1997  Vladilen Vladimirovich Volkov      (b. 1939)
Heads of the Republic, Chairmen of the Government
19 Aug 1997 - 13 Jan 1998  Vladilen Vladimirovich Volkov      (s.a.)
13 Jan 1998 - 19 Jan 2002  Semyon Ivanovich Zubakin           (b. 1952)            DVR;2000 SPS
19 Jan 2002 - 20 Jan 2006  Mikhail Ivanovich Lapshin          (b. 1934 - d. 2006)  ARP;2004 URP
20 Jan 2006 -              Aleksandr Vasilyevich Berdnikov    (b. 1953)            URP
                             (acting from 18 Jan 2014) 

Prime ministers
 6 Feb 1992 - 30 Jan 1997  Vladimir Ivanovich Petrov          (b. 1942)
30 Jan 1997 - 10 Aug 1997  Valery Ivanovich Chaptynov         (s.a.)
10 Aug 1997                Post abolished



Bashkortostan (Bashkiria)
 
[1978 flag of
                          Bashkiria]
                    30 May 1978 - 25 Feb 1992 
[Flag of
                          Bashkiria]
                      Adopted 25 Feb 1992

11 Oct 1990                Declaration of state sovereignty.
25 Feb 1992                Republic of Bashkortostan

Chairmen of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet 
 7 Apr 1990 - 11 Oct 1990  Murtaza Gubaidullovich Rakhimov    (b. 1934)
Chairman of the Supreme Council

11 Oct 1990 - 17 Dec 1993  Murtaza Gubaidullovich Rakhimov    (s.a.)               Ind
Presidents
17 Dec 1993 - 15 Jul 2010  Murtaza Gubaidullovich Rakhimov    (s.a.)          1999 OVP;2003 URP
15 Jul 2010 -              Rustem Zakiyevich Khamitov        
(b. 1954)            URP
                             (acting to 19 Jul 2010)

Chairmen of the Council of Ministers
 
8 Jan 1986 - Nov 1992     Marat Parisovich Mirgazyamov       (b. 1942)
Nov 1992 - 23 Dec 1993     Anatoly Yakovlevich Kopsov         (b. 1942)
Prime Ministers
23 Dec 1993 - Jul 1994     Anatoly Yakovlevich Kopsov         (s.a.)
Jul 1994 - 12 Jan 1999     Rim Sagitovich Bakiyev             (b. 1939)
                             (acting to 12 Oct 1994)
12 Jan 1999 - 10 Apr 2008  Rafael Ibragimovich Baidavletov    (b. 1943)
10 Apr 2008 - 21 Jul 2010
 Rail Salikhovich Sarbayev          (b. 1962)
21 Jul 2010 - 19 May 2011  Rustem Zakiyevich Khamitov         (s.a.)
                             (1st time)(acting)
19 May 2011 - 22 Oct 2012  Azamat Fattakhovich Ilimbetov      (b. 1972)

22 Oct 2012 -              
Rustem Zakiyevich Khamitov         (s.a.)               URP
                             (2nd time)



Buryatia
 
[Buryat ASSR
                          Flag of 1978]
                    30 May 1978 - 29 Oct 1992 
[Flag of
                          Buriatia]
                      Adopted 29 Oct 1992

 8 Oct 1990                Declaration of state sovereignty.
31 Mar 1992                Buryat Republic

Chairmen of the Supreme Council
19 Apr 1990 - 21 Oct 1991  Sergey Nikolayevich Buldayev       (b. 1934)
21 Oct 1991 - 30 Jun 1994  Leonid Vasilyevich Potapov         (b. 1935)             KPRF
Presidents
 1 Jul 1994 -  9 Jul 2007  Leonid Vasilyevich Potapov         (s.a.)              KPRF;2002 Ind
10 Jul 2007 - 12 May 2012  Vyacheslav Vladimirovich
          (b. 1956)             URP
                             Nagovitsyn
Head of the Republic
12 May 2012 -              Vyacheslav Vladimirovich           (s.a.)                URP
                             Nagovitsyn

Prime minister
1990 - Jun 1994            Vladimir Bizayevich Saganov        (b. 1936 - d. 1999)
1994                       Post abolished


Chechnya: see Russia


Chuvashia
 
[Flag of
                          Chuvash ASSR in 1978]
                    31 May 1978 - 29 Apr 1992
[Flag of
                          Chuvashia]
                 Adopted 29 Apr 1992

24 Oct 1990                Declaration of state sovereignty.
31 Mar 1992                Chuvash Republic

Chairmen of the Supreme Soviet
25 Apr 1990 - 28 Aug 1991  Anatoly Mikhailovich Leontiev      (b. 1937)
29 Aug 1991 - 21 Jan 1994  Edouard Aleksyevich Kubarev        (b. 1939)
Presidents
21 Jan 1994 - 29 Aug 2010  Nikolay Vasilyevich Fyodorov       (b. 1958)            PBL;1998 Ind
29 Aug 2010 -  1 Jan 2012  Mikhail Vasilyevich
Ignatyev       (b. 1961)            URP
Head of the Republic
 1 Jan 2012 -            
 Mikhail Vasilyevich Ignatyev       (s.a.)               URP

Chairmen of the Council of Ministers
Dec 1989 - 1992            Nikolay Arkhipovich Zaitsev        (b. 1942)
1992 - Dec 1993            Valeryan Nikolayevich Viktorov     (b. 1951)
Prime ministers (Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers)
Jan 1994 - 19 Jan 1998     Enver Azizovich Ablyakimov         (b. 1948)
                             (1st time)
19 Jan 1998 - 27 Jul 1998  Lev Pantelymonovich Kurakov        (b. 1943)
27 Jul 1998 - 16 Oct 1998  Nikolay Vasilyevich Fyodorov       (s.a.)               PBL
                             (acting) (1st time)
16 Oct 1998 -  8 Oct 2001  Enver Azizovich Ablyakimov         (s.a.)
                             (acting to 21 Dec 1998)(2nd time)
 8 Oct 2001 - 18 Dec 2002  Nikolay Vasilyevich Fyodorov       (s.a.)   
                             (acting) (2nd time)
18 Dec 2001 - 23 Apr 2004  Natalya Yuryevna Partasova (f)     (b. 1957)
                             (acting to 18 Jan 2002)
23 Apr 2004 -  2 Apr 2010  Sergey Anatoliyevich Gaplikov      (b. 1970)
                             (acting to 27 Apr 2004)
 2 Apr 2010 - 
 6 Feb 2011  Nina Vladimirovna Suslonova (f)    (b. 1960)
                             (acting to 8 Apr 2010)
 6 Feb 2011 - 22 Mar 2011  Aleksandr Ivanov (acting)          (b. 1957)
22 Mar 2011 -  9 Dec 2011  Oleg Vitalyevich
Makarov           (b. 1974)
 9 Dec 2011 - 23 Dec 2011  Mikhail Gennadyevich Nozdryakov
    (b. 1970)
                             (acting)
23 Dec 2011 -              Ivan Borisovich
Motorin            (b. 1973)


Crimea: see under Ukraine

Dagestan
 
[Daghestan ASSR
                          flag in 1954]
                          1954 - 26 Feb 1994
[1993 Flag of
                          Daghestan]
            10 Jun 1993 - 26 Feb 1994 (Unofficial)
[Flag of
                          Daghestan]
                       Adopted 26 Feb 1994
[Islamic
                      State of Dagestan flag in rebellion 1999]
  Islamic State of Dagestan (in rebellion) 1999


13 May 1991                Declaration of state sovereignty.
31 Mar 1992                Dagestan Republic
10 Aug 1999 - 28 Sep 1999  Islamic State of Dagestan declared in rebellion,
                             supported by Chechen separatists.

Chairman of the Supreme Council
24 Apr 1990 - 26 Jul 1994  Magomedali Magomedovich Magomedov  (b. 1930)
Chairman of the State Council 
26 Jul 1994 - 20 Feb 2006  Magomedali Magomedovich Magomedov  (s.a.)
10 Aug 1999 - 28 Sep 1999  Sirazhuddin C. Ramazanov           (b. 1956)
                             (Rais al-Wazara, in rebellion)
Presidents
20 Feb 2006 - 20 Feb 2010  Mukhu Gimbatovich Aliyev           (b. 1940)             Ind
20 Feb 2010 - 28 Jan 2013  Magomedsalam Magomedaliyevichv     (b. 1964)             URP
                             Magomedov
28 Jan 2013 -              Ramazan Gadzhimuradovich           (b. 1946)             URP
                             Abdulatipov (acting to 8 Sep 2013)  
                 

Chairmen of the Council of Ministers (Prime ministers)
Aug 1987 - 20 Aug 1997     Abdurazak Mardanovich Mirzabekov   (b. 1938 - d. 2008)
20 Aug 1997 - 13 Oct 2004  Khizri Isayevich Shikhsaidov       (b. 1947) 
                             (acting to 26 Aug 1997)
13 Oct 2004 -  6 Mar 2006  Atay Bashirovich Aliyev            (b. 1954)
                             (acting to 14 Oct 2004)
 6 Mar 2006 - 25 Feb 2010  Shamil Magomedovich Zaynalov       (b. 1946)
25 Feb 2010 - 31 Jan 2013  Magomed Imranovich Abdulayev       (b. 1961)
31 Jan 2013 - 22 Jul 2013  Mukhtar Murtuzaliyevich Medzhidov  (b. 1962)
22 Jul 2013 - 25 Jul 2013  Anatoly Shamsudinovich Karibov     (b. 1955) 
                             (acting)
25 Jul 2013 -              Abdusamad Mustafayevich Gamidov    (b. 1966)



Ingushetia (Ingushetiya)

[Flag of
                      Ingushetia 1994-1999]                       22 Jun 1994 - 11 Jul 1999
[Flag of
                      Ingushetia]                      Adopted 11 Jul 1999

 5 Dec 1936                Part of Chechenno-Ingush A.S.S.R.
15 Sep 1991                Ingushetia approves declaration on formation of 
                             Ingush Republic within R.S.F.S.R.
 1 Nov 1991                Chechnya declares independence (Chechen Republic).
 1 Dec 1991                Referendum approves creation of an Ingush Republic 
                             within Russia.
 4 Jun 1992                Ingush Republic
 2 Nov 1992 -  1 Aug 1993  State of emergency declared by Russia in
                             territories of North Ossetia and Ingush Republic.
 3 Dec 1993                Republic of Ingushetia.

Heads of the Provisional Administration on the territories of
the North-Ossetic S.S.R. and Ingush Republic
 2 Nov 1992 -  9 Nov 1992  Georgy Stepanovich Khizha          (b. 1938)
 9 Nov 1992 - Dec 1992     Sergey Mikhaylovich Shakhray       (b. 1956)
Jun 1993 -  1 Aug 1993     Viktor Petrovich Polyanichko       (b. 1937 - d. 1993)

Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Congress of People's
Deputies of All Levels of Ingushetia
15 Sep 1991 - 1992?        Issa Ayubovich Kodzoyev            (b. 1938)
Chairman of the People's Council of Ingushetia (in opposition to separation)
 7 Oct 1991 - 1992?        Beksultan Magomedovich Seynaroyev  (b. 1938)
Plenipotentiary of Russia in the Ingush Republic
 6 Jul 1992 - 28 Nov 1992  Aslanbek Akhmedovich Aslakhanov    (b. 1942)
Heads of the Provisional Administration
28 Nov 1992 - 21 Dec 1992  Ruslan Sultanovich Aushev          (b. 1954)            Ind
Dec 1992 -  9 Mar 1993     Magomed Akhmedovich Sultygov       (b. 1944) 
                             (acting) 
Presidents
 9 Mar 1993 - 28 Dec 2001  Ruslan Sultanovich Aushev          (s.a.)               1999: OVP
Presidents
 7 Mar 1993 - 28 Dec 2001  Ruslan Sultanovich Aushev          (s.a.)               OVP
28 Dec 2001 - 23 May 2002  Akhmed Isayevich Malsagov (interim)(b. 1960)
23 May 2002 - 30 Oct 2008  Murat Magometovich Zyazikov        (b. 1957)            Ind
30 Oct 2008 -  1 Jan 2011  Yunus-bek Bamatgireyevich Yevkurov (b. 1963)            URP
                             (acting to 31 Oct 2008)
22 Jun 2009 - 12 Aug 2009  
Rashid Yakhyayevich Gaysanov       (b. 1972)            URP 
                             (acting for Yevkurov) 

Head of the Republic
    
 1 Jan 2011 -              Yunus-bek Bamatgireyevich Yevkurov (s.a.)               URP
                             (acting 4 Jul - 8 Sep 2013)  

Prime ministers (Chairmen of the government)
Mar 1993 - Jul 1993        Ruslan Mazhitovich Tatiyev         (b. 1955)
Jul 1993 - Mar 1994        Tamerlan Alikhanovich Didigov 
Mar 1994 - Dec 1996        Mukharbek Ilyasovich Didigov       (b. 1952)
Dec 1996 - Aug 1998        Belan Bagaudinovich Khamchiev      (b. 1960)
Aug 1998 - 25 Nov 1999     Magomet-Bashir Ziyautdinovich
                             Darsigov
25 Nov 1999 - 15 Jun 2002  Akhmed Isayevich Malsagov          (s.a.)
15 Jun 2002 - 26 Aug 2002  Sultan Alaudinovich Giryev (acting)(b. 1947)
26 Aug 2002 - 19 Jun 2003  Viktor Andreyvich Aleksentsev      (b. 1948)
                             (acting to 30 Sep 2002)
19 Jun 2003 - 30 Jun 2005  Timur Akhmetovich Mogushkov        (b. 1962)
30 Jun 2005 - 12 Mar 2008  Ibragim Solsayevich Malsagov       (b. 1961)
12 Mar 2008 -
14 Mar 2008  Khava Isakovna Yevloyeva (f)       (b. 1954)
                             (acting)
14 Mar 2008 - 13 Nov 2008  Kharum Magometovich Dzeytov        (b. 1951)
13 Nov 2008 -  5 Oct 2009  Rashid Yakhyayevich Gaysanov       (s.a.)               2009: URP
 5 Oct 2009 - 
10 Mar 2011  Aleksey Olegovich Vorobyov         (b. 1964)
                            (acting to 20 Oct 2009)

10 Mar 2011 - 19 Nov 2013  Musa Mazhitovich
Chiliyev          (b. 1955)
                            (acting to 21 Mar 2011)
19 Sep 2013 -              Abubakar Magometovich Malsagov     (b. 1959)



Kabardino-Balkariya 
 
[Flag of
                          Kabardino-Balkar ASSR in 1978]
                      25 Oct 1978 - 21 Jul 1994
Flag of
                          Kabard-Balkaria
               Adopted 21 Jul 1994 

30 Jan 1991                Declaration of state sovereignty.
31 Mar 1992                Republic of Kabardino-Balkariya
17 Nov 1996 - 30 Nov 1996  Balkariya declares sovereignty. 

Chairmen of the Supreme Soviet
30 Mar 1990 - 17 Sep 1991  Valery Mukhamedovich Kokov         (b. 1941 - d. 2005)
17 Sep 1991 -  9 Jan 1992  Khachim Mukhamedovich Karmokov     (b. 1941)
Presidents
 9 Jan 1992 - 28 Sep 2005  Valery Mukhamedovich Kokov         (s.a.)
28 Sep 2005 -  1 Jan 2012  Arsen Bashirovich Kanokov          (b. 1957)            URP
Heads of the Republic
 1 Jan 2012 - 
6 Dec 2013  Arsen Bashirovich Kanokov          (s.a.)               URP
 6 Dec 2013 -              Yury Aleksandrovich Kokov (acting) (b. 1955)            Ind


Prime Ministers (Chairmen of the government)

Sep 1991 - Jan 1997        Georgy Mashtayevich Cherkesov      (b. 1938)
Jan 1997 -  2 Feb 2004     Khusein Dzhabrailovich Chechenov   (b. 1942)
 2 Feb 2004 - 19 Jun 2006  Gennady Sergeyevich Gubin          (b. 1944)
                             (acting to 3 Feb 2004)
19 Jun 2006 - 22 Jun 2006  Anuar Akhmetovich Chechenov        (b. 1950)
                             (acting)
22 Jun 2006 - 21 Aug 2009  Andrey Veniaminovich Yarin         (b. 1970)
21 Aug 2009 -  4 Apr 2011 
Aleksandr Viktorovich Merkulov     (b. 1954)
                             (acting to 31 Dec 2009)
 4 Apr 2011 - 18 Apr 2011  Adib Khasanbiyevich Abregov
       (b. 1961)
                             (acting)
18 Apr 2011 -
 1 Nov 2012  Ivan Konstantinovich Gerter        (b. 1963)   
 1 Nov 2012 -  9 Sep 2013  Ruslan Talovich Khasanov
          (b. 1960)
 9 Sep 2013 - 31 Oct 2013  Irina Yevgenyevna Maryash (acting) (b. 1957)
31 Oct 2013 -              Konstantin Konstantinovich Khramov (b. 1967) 


Balkariya
 
[Balkarian flag]

17 Nov 1996                Congress of Balkar people proclaims the Republic of Balkaria.
30 Nov 1996                Suppressed by Kabardino-Balkar Republic.

Chairman of National Council 
17 Nov 1996 - 30 Nov 1996  Sufyan Uzeirovich Beppayev           (b. 1937)

Chairman of the State Council
17 Nov 1996 - 30 Nov 1996  Rasul Dzhappuyev



Kalmykia
 
[Kalmyk ASSR
                          flag of 1978]
                      29 Jul 1958 - 30 Oct 1992 
[1992-1993 flag
                          of Kalmykia]
                    30 Oct 1992 - 30 Jul 1993 
[Flag of
                          Kalmykia]
                        Adopted 30 Jul 1993 

18 Oct 1990                Declaration of state sovereignty.
31 Mar 1992                Republic of Kalmykia-Khalmg Tangch
10 Feb 1996                Republic of Kalmykia

Chairmen of the Supreme Soviet
1990 - 1992                Vladimir Mantsinovich Basanov        (b. 1948)
1992 - 23 Apr 1993         Ilya Yerdyevich Bugdayev             (b. 1938)
President
23 Apr 1993 - 24 Oct 2005  Kirsan Nikolayevich Ilyumzhinov      (b. 1962)            2004: URP
Heads of the Republic 
24 Oct 2005 - 24 Oct 2010  Kirsan Nikolayevich Ilyumzhinov      (s.a.)               URP
24 Oct 2010 -              Aleksey Maratovich Orlov 
            (b. 1961)            URP

Chairmen of the Council of Ministers
Aug 1989 - Oct 1992        Batyr Chimidovich Mikhailov          (b. 1941)
Oct 1992 - 1993            Maksim Bembyevich Mukubenov (acting) (b. 1940)
1993 -  8 Nov 1995         Kirsan Nikolayevich Ilyumzhinov      (s.a.)
                             (acting)
Prime Ministers (Chairmen of the government)
 8 Nov 1995 - 16 Feb 1998  Valery Petrovich Bogdanov            (b. 1941)
16 Feb 1998 -  2 Nov 1998  Kirsan Nikolayevich Ilyumzhinov      (s.a.)
 2 Nov 1998 - 17 Jan 1999  Viktor Nikolayevich Baturin          (b. 1956)
18 Feb 1999 - 16 Aug 1999  Rafail Aleksandrovich Metrikin       (b. 1943)
                             (acting to 29 Apr 1999)
16 Aug 1999 -  4 Jan 2003  Aleksandr Vladimirovich Dorzhdeyev   (b. 1958)
                             (acting to 27 Aug 1999) 
 4 Jan 2003 - 19 Dec 2003  Kirsan Nikolayevich Ilyumzhinov      (s.a.)
19 Dec 2003 -  5 Dec 2007  Anatoly Vasiliyevich Kozachko        (b. 1949)
                             (acting to 23 Dec 2003)
 5 Dec 2007 - 28 Apr 2010  Vladimir Borisovich Sengleyev        (b. 1967)
                             (acting to 12 Dec 2007)
28 Apr 2010 -
 8 Feb 2011  Oleg Vladimirovich Kichikov          (b. 1966)
                             (acting to 4 May 2010)
 8 Feb 2011 - 13 Nov 2012  Lyudmila Nikolayevna Ivanova
(f)     (b. 1956)
                             (acting to 15 Feb 2011 and from 19 Oct 2012)
13 Nov 2012 -              Igor Aleksandrovich Zotov            (b. 1970)



Karachayevo-Cherkisiya (Karachay-Cherkessia)

[Karachay-Cherkessia flag]
                       Adopted 3 Feb 1994

 9 Jan 1957                Karachay-Cherkess Autonomous Oblast established.
27 Nov 1990                Karachayevo-Cherkess S.S.R. declared.
30 Nov 1990                Declaration of state sovereignty.
10 Aug 1991                Batalapshinsk (Batalapshinskaya) Republic unilaterally
                             proclaimed by Cossacks (Russians).
17 Oct 1991                Republic of Karachay proclaimed by Karachay.
24 Oct 1991                Republic of Cherkisiya
Oct 1991                   Abasa (Abasinskaya) Republic unilaterally proclaimed
                             by Abasa people, then joins Republic of Cherkesiya.
30 Nov 1991                Urupsk-Zelenchuk (or Zelenchuk-Urupsk) Republic 
                             unilaterally proclaimed by Cossacks (Russians).
31 Mar 1992                Republic of Karachayevo-Cherkisiya

Chairman of the Supreme Soviet
Mar 1979 - 13 Jan 1992     Vladimir Islamovich Khubiyev       (b. 1932 - d. 2004)
Heads of the Republic
13 Jan 1992 - 24 May 1999  Vladimir Islamovich Khubiyev       (s.a.)
24 May 1999 - 24 Jul 1999  Igor Vladimirovich Ivanov (acting) (b. 1937)
24 Jul 1999 - 14 Sep 1999  Valentin Stepanovich Vlasov        (b. 1946)
                             (acting)
14 Sep 1999 - Sep 2000     Vladimir Magomedovich Semyonov     (b. 1940)
Presidents
Sep 2000 -  4 Sep 2003     Vladimir Magomedovich Semyonov     (s.a.)     
 4 Sep 2003 -  4 Sep 2008  Mustafa Azret-Aliyevich Batdyev    (b. 1950)            Non-party
 4 Sep 2008 - 26 Feb 2011  Boris Safarovich Ebzeyev
          (b. 1950)            Non-party
26 Feb 2011 -  7 Apr 2011  Rashid Borispiyevich Temrezov 
    (b. 1976)            URP
                             (acting to 1 Mar 2011)  
Head of the Republic
 
 7 Apr 2011 -              Rashid Borispiyevich Temrezov      (s.a.)               URP  


Prime Ministers (Chairmen of the government)
22 Mar 1990 - 12 Jan 1992  Vladimir Islamovich Khubiyev       (s.a.)
Sep 1995 - 24 May 1999     Anatoly Galimzhanovich Ozov        (b. 1942)
Oct 1999 - 27 Oct 2000     Vasily Ivanovich Neshchadimov      (b. 1949)
27 Oct 2000 -  6 Sep 2003  Alik Husinovich Kardanov (1st time)(b. 1954)
 6 Sep 2003 - 19 Jan 2005  Ruslan Ogurlyevich Kazanokov       (b. 1958)
                             (acting to 26 Sep 2003)
19 Jan 2005 - 17 Sep 2008  Alik Husinovich Kardanov (2nd time)(s.a.)
                             (acting to 28 Jan 2005)
17 Sep 2008 - 28 Apr 2010  Vladimir Grigoryevich Kaishev      (b. 1954)
28 Apr 2010 - 11 Mar 2010  Muradin Raufovich Kemov            (b. 1959)
                             (acting to 3 Jun 2010)  
11 Mar 2011 - 15 Nov 2012  Indris Ibragimovich Kyabishev      (b. 1952)
15 Nov 2012 -              Murat Yakubovich Kardanov          (b. 1960)



Karelia
 
[Karelian
                          ASSR flag of 1978]
                       30 May 1978 - Oct 1992
[1992 karelian
                          flag]
        Oct 1992 - 16 Feb 1993 Unofficial
[Karelian flag]
              Adopted 16 Feb 1993

 9 Aug 1990                Declaration of state sovereignty.
31 Mar 1992                Karelian Republic

Chairman of the Supreme Council
18 Apr 1990 - 17 May 1994  Viktor Nikolayevich Stepanov       (b. 1947)
Chairmen of the Government
17 May 1994 -  1 Jun 1998  Viktor Nikolayevich Stepanov       (s.a.)               KPRF
 1 Jun 1998 - 12 May 2002  Sergey Leonidovich Katanandov      (b. 1955)            OVR
Heads of the Republic
12 May 2002 - 30 Jun 2010  Sergey Leonidovich Katanandov      (s.a.)               2004: URP
30 Jun 2010 - 
22 May 2012  Andrey Vitalyevich Nelidov         (b. 1957)            URP
                             (acting to 21 Jul 2010)
22 May 2012 -              Aleksandr Petrovich Khudilainen
   (b. 1956)            URP
                             (acting to 24 May 2012)

Prime ministers
27 Dec 1989 - 14 Jul 1994  Sergey Petrovich Blinnikov         (b. 1945)
14 Jul 1994 -  1 Jan 2003  None
 1 Jan 2003 - 16 Aug 2010  Pavel Viktorovich Chernov          (b. 1950)            URP
16 Aug 2010                Post abolished



Khakassia (Khakasiya)
 
[1992-1993 flag
                          of Khakassia]
                       8 Jul 1992 - 23 Dec 1993
[Khakassian flag,
                          1993-2003]
                       23 Dec 1993 - 25 Sep 2003
[Khakassian flag]
                          Adopted 25 Sep 2003

20 Oct 1930                Khakass Autonomous Oblast
 3 Jul 1991                Declaration of state sovereignty; Khakass S.S.R. declared
                             (split from Krasnoyarsk kray).
31 Mar 1992                Republic of Khakassia (Khakasiya)

Chairmen of the Supreme Council 
30 Mar 1990 - 29 Jan 1992  Vladimir Nikolayevich Shtygashev   (b. 1939)
                             (1st time)
30 Jan 1992 -  4 Feb 1992  Valery Vasilyevich Shavyrkin       (b. 1951)
 4 Feb 1992 -  9 Jan 1997  Vladimir Nikolayevich Shtygashev   (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)
President
 9 Jan 1997 - 15 Jan 2009  Aleksey Ivanovich Lebed            (b. 1955)            2005: URP
Chairman of the Government
15 Jan 2009 - 18 Nov 2010  Viktor Mikhailovich Zimin          (b. 1962)            URP
Head of the Republic - Chairman of the Government
18 Nov 2010 -              Viktor Mikhailovich Zimin          (s.a.)               URP
                             (acting 14 Jan - 18 Sep 2013)

Chairman of the Council Ministers
 6 Feb 1992 - Dec 1996     Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Smirnov     (b. 1937)
Dec 1996                   Post abolished



Komi
 
[Komi ASSR
                          flag of 1954]
                     5 May 1954 - 27 Nov 1991 
[Komi flag]
                       Adopted 27 Nov 1991

29 Aug 1990                Declaration of state sovereignty.
31 Mar 1992                Komi Republic

Chairman of the Supreme Council
25 Apr 1990 -  7 Jun 1994  Yury Alekseyevich Spiridonov       (b. 1938 - d. 2010)
Heads of the Republic
 7 Jun 1994 - 15 Jan 2002  Yury Alekseyevich Spiridonov       (s.a.)
15 Jan 2002 - 15 Jan 2010  Vladimir Aleksandrovich Torlopov   (b. 1949)
15 Jan 2010 -              Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Gayzer     (b. 1966)            URP
                             (acting from 14 Jan 2014)

Chairman of the Council of Ministers (prime minister)
Mar 1987 - 1994            Vyacheslav Ivanovich Khudyayev     (b. 1946)
1994                       Post abolished



Mari-El
 
[Mari ASSR
                          flag of 1978]
                     24 Oct 1978 - 3 Sep 1992 
 
[Flag of Mari El,
                          1992-2006]
                    3 Sep 1992 - 28 Nov 2006
 
[Flag of Mari El,
                          2006-2011]
            28 Nov 2006 - 7 Jun 2011
 
[Flag of
                      Mari El (Russia)]
                 Adopted 7 Jun 2011


22 Oct 1990                Declaration of state sovereignty.
31 Mar 1992                Republic of Mari-El

Chairman of the Supreme Council
22 Aug 1991 - 24 Dec 1991  Vladislav Maksimovich Zotin        (b. 1942)
Presidents
24 Dec 1991 - 14 Jan 1997  Vladislav Maksimovich Zotin        (s.a.)
14 Jan 1997 - 14 Jan 2001  Vyacheslav Aleksandrovich          (b. 1948)
                             Kislitsyn 
14 Jan 2001 - 10 Jun 2011  Leonid Igorevich Markelov          (b. 1963)           LDPR;2005 URP
Head of the Republic
10 Jun 2011 -              Leonid Igorevich Markelov          (s.a.)               URP

Chairman of the Council of Ministers
1990 - Mar 1992            Gennady Semyonovich Petrov         (d. 1992)
Mar 1992                   Post abolished



Mordovia 
 
[Mordvinian
                          ASSR flag of 1954]
                       2 Jun 1954 - 5 Apr 1992
[1992 Mordovian Unoffiial
                          Provisional flag]
           5 Apr 1992 - 30 Mar 1995 (Provisional) 
[Mordovian flag,
                          1995-2008]
                    30 Mar 1995 - 20 May 2008
 
[Mordovian
                          flag]
              Adopted 20 May 2008


 7 Dec 1990                Declaration on the state and legal status of the republic.
25 Jan 1994                Republic of Mordovia

Chairman of the Supreme Council
Dec 1990 - Jan 1992        Nikolay Vasilyevich Biryukov       (b. 1944)
                             (1st time)
President
Jan 1992 - Apr 1993        Vasily Dmitriyevich Guslyannikov   (b. 1949)
Chairman of the Supreme Council
Apr 1993 - 24 Jan 1995     Nikolay Vasilyevich Biryukov       (s.a.)
                             (2nd time) 
Chairman of the State Council
24 Jan 1995 - 22 Sep 1995  Nikolay Ivanovich Merkushkin       (b. 1951)
Heads of the Republic
22 Sep 1995 - 10 May 2012  Nikolay Ivanovich Merkushkin       (s.a.)                2003: URP
10 May 2012 -
             Vladimir Dmitriyevich Volkov       (b. 1954)             URP
                             (acting to 14 May 2012)

Prime Ministers (Chairmen of the government)
1992 - Apr 1993            None
Apr 1993 - Sep 1995        Valery Nikolayevich Shvetsov       (b. 1939 - d. 1995)
22 Sep 1995 - 14 May 2012  Vladimir Dmitriyevich Volkov       (s.a.)
14 May 2012 - 21 May 2012  Nikolay Vladimirovich Petrushkin   (b. 1954)
                             (acting)
21 May 2012 -              Vladimir Fyodorovich Sushkov       (b. 1960)
             URP



North Ossetia-Alania
 
[North Ossetian
                          ASSR flag of 1981]
                      24 Jun 1981 -  2 Oct 1991
 
[North Ossetian
                          flag]
               Adopted  2 Oct 1991 
              (confirmed 10 Dec 1991)
[North Ossetian
                          variant with COA]
           Variant  from 24 Nov 1994 
 

20 Jul 1990                Declaration of state sovereignty.
31 Mar 1992                Republic of North Ossetia
 2 Nov 1992 -  1 Aug 1993  State of emergency declared by Russia in
                             territories of North Ossetia and Ingush Republic
                             (see provisional administration under Ingushetia).
12 Nov 1994                Republic of North Ossetia-Alania

Chairman of the Supreme Council
21 Mar 1990 - 21 Jan 1994  Akhsarbek Khadzimurzayevich        (b. 1929 - d. 2013)
                             Galazov
Presidents
21 Jan 1994 - 30 Jan 1998  Akhsarbek Khadzimurzayevich        (s.a.)                Ind
                             Galazov
30 Jan 1998 -  7 Jun 2005  Aleksandr Sergeyevich Dzasokhov    (b. 1934)
Head of the Republic
 7 Jun 2005 -              Taimuraz Dzambekovich Mamsurov     (b. 1954)             URP

Prime Ministers (Chairmen of the government)
Apr 1990 - 1995            Sergey Valentinovich Khetagurov    (b. 1942)
Feb 1995 -  5 Feb 1998     Yury Grigoryevich Biragov          (b. 1938)
 5 Feb 1998 - Oct 2000     Taimuraz Dzambekovich Mamsurov     (s.a.)
Oct 2000 - 19 Feb 2002     Kazbek Georgiyevich Karginov       (b. 1940)
                             (acting)
19 Feb 2002 - 10 Sep 2004  Mikhail Mikhailovich Shatalov      (b. 1942)
10 Sep 2004 - 11 Jun 2005  Alan Georgievich Boradzov          (b. 1957 - d. 2007)
11 Jun 2005 - 29 Aug 2006  Aleksandr Viktorovich Merkulov     (b. 1954)
 1 Dec 2005 - 200.         Oleg Soltanbekovich Khatsayev      (b. 1963)
                             (acting for Merkulov)
29 Aug 2006 -  6 Sep 2006  Oleg Soltanbekovich Khatsayev      (s.a.)
                             (acting)
 6 Sep 2006 - 24 May 2012  Nikolay Aleksandrovich Khlyntsov   (b. 1948)
24 May 2012 -              Sergey Kermenovich Takoyev
        (b. 1964)



Sakha  (Yakutia)
 
[Yakut ASSR
                          flag of 1978]
                      27 Oct 1978 - 14 Oct 1992
[Yakutian flag]
                        Adopted 14 Oct 1992

27 Sep 1990                Declaration of state sovereignty (Yakut-Sakha A.S.S.R.).
31 Mar 1992                Republic of Sakha

Chairman of the Supreme Council
25 Apr 1990 - 27 Dec 1991  Mikhail Yefimovich Nikolayev      (b. 1937)
Presidents
27 Dec 1991 - 27 Jan 2002  Mikhail Yefimovich Nikolayev      (s.a.)
27 Jan 2002 - 31 May 2010  Vyacheslav Anatolyevich Shtyrov   (b. 1953)             2007: URP
31 May 2010 -             
Yegor Afanasyevich Borisov        (b. 1954)             URP
                             (acting to 17 Jun 2010)

Prime Ministers (Chairmen of the government)
29 Dec 1990 - 25 Dec 1991  Kliment Yegorovich Ivanov         (b. 1936) 
Jan 1992 - May 1993        Mikhail Yefimovich Nikolayev      (b. 1937)
May 1993 - Dec 1994        Vyacheslav Anatolyevich Sthyrov   (s.a.)
Dec 1994 - 14 Jan 1997     Yury Vasilyevich Kaidyshev        (b. 1940 - d. 2011)
14 Dec 1997 - Feb 1998     Valentin Petrovich Fyodorov       (b. 1939)
Feb 1998 -  8 Feb 2002     Vasily Mikhailovich Vlasov        (b. 1945)
 8 Feb 2002 -  6 Feb 2003  Semyon Nikolayevich Nazarov       (b. 1953)
 6 Feb 2003 - 18 Jun 2010  Yegor Afanasyevich Borisov        (s.a.)
18 Jun 2010 -              Galina Innokentevna
Danchikova (f)(b. 1954)



Tatarstan

[Tatar ASSR
                          flag of 1978]
                      31 May 1978 - 29 Nov 1991
[Tataria flag]
                       Adopted 29 Nov 1991

30 Aug 1990                  Declaration of state sovereignty
                               (Republic of Tatarstan).
26 Dec 1991                  Declaration on the entry of Republic of Tatarstan
                               into Commonwealth of Independent States.

21 Mar 1992                 
Referendum endorses state sovereignty.
 6 Nov 1992                  Tatarstan declares itself a sovereign state freely 
                               associated with Russia (not recognized).
15 Feb 1994                  Republic of Tatarstan formally joins Russian 
                               Federation by treaty.

Chairman of the Supreme Council
11 Apr 1990 - Jun 1991       Mintimer Sharipovich Shaimiyev   (b. 1937)            Ind
Presidents
Jun 1991 - 25 Mar 2010       Mintimer Sharipovich Shaimiyev   (s.a.)         1999: OVR;2001 URP
25 Mar 2010 -                Rustam Nurgalyevich Minnikhanov  (b. 1957)            URP

Prime Ministers
 5 Jul 1991 - 17 Jan 1995    Mukhammat Gallyamovich Sabirov   (b. 1932)
17 Jan 1995 - 27 May 1998    Farid Khairullovich Mukhametshin (b. 1947)
27 May 1998 - 10 Jul 1998    Mintimer Sharipovich Shaimiyev   (s.a.)
                               (acting)
10 Jul 1998 - 25 Mar 2010    Rustam Nurgalyevich Minnikhanov  (s.a.)
26 Mar 2010 - 22 Apr 2010    Ravil Fatykhovich Muratov        (b. 1949)
                               (acting)
22 Apr 2010 -                Ildar Shafkatovich Khalikov      (b. 1967)            URP



Tuva (Tyva)
 
[Tuvin ASSR
                          flag of 1978]
                     10 Nov 1978 - 17 Sep 1992
[Flag of Tuva,
                          1992-2002]
                     17 Sep 1992 - 26 Mar 2002
[Flag of Tuva]
               Adopted 26 Mar 2002

12 Dec 1990                Declaration of state sovereignty.
31 Mar 1992                Republic of Tuva
Nov 1993                   Official spelling changed to Tyva.

Chairman of the Supreme Soviet
 2 Oct 1991 - 19 Mar 1992  Kaadyr-ool Alekseyevich Bicheldey  (b. 1950) 
President
19 Mar 1992 - 11 Apr 2002  Sherig-ool Dizizhikovich Oorzhak   (b. 1942)            Ind
Chairmen of the government
11 Apr 2002 -  6 Apr 2007  Sherig-ool Dizizhikovich Oorzhak   (s.a.)               URP
 6 Apr 2007 -  6 Apr 2012  Sholban
Valeryevich Kara-ool       (b. 1966)            URP
Head - Chairman of the Government
 6 Apr 2012 -
             Sholban Valeryevich Kara-ool       (s.a.)               URP

Prime minister
Apr 1990 - Mar 1992        Sherig-ool Dizizhikovich Oorzhak   (s.a.)
Mar 1992                   Post abolished



Udmurtia
 
[Udmurt ASSR
                          flag of 1978]
                     31 May 1978 - 3 Dec 1993
[Flag of
                          Udmurtia]
                         Adopted 3 Dec 1993

11 Oct 1991                Declaration of state sovereignty.
31 Mar 1992                Udmurt Republic

Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet
Apr 1990 - 31 Mar 1992     Valentin Kuzmich Tubylov           (b. 1935)
Chairman of the Supreme Council
31 Mar 1992 - 1995         Valentin Kuzmich Tubylov           (s.a.)
Chairman of the State Council
19 Apr 1995 -  3 Nov 2000  Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov    (b. 1951)            Ind;1999 OVR
President
 3 Nov 2000 - 19 Fe 2014   Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov    (s.a.)               OVR;2001 URP
Heads of State
19 Feb 2014 -              Aleksandr Vasilyevich Solovyov     (b. 1950)              URP
                             (acting)


Prime Ministers (Chairmen of the government)

Apr 1990 - 1993            Nikolay Yefimovich Mironov         (b. 1936)
26 Jun 1993 - 26 Apr 1995  Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov    (s.a.)
26 Apr 1995 - 23 Apr 1999  Pavel Nikolayevich Vershinin       (b. 1949)
23 Apr 1999 - Oct 2000     Nikolay Alekseyevich Ganza         (b. 1946)
Oct 2000 -  8 Mar 2014     Yury Stepanovich Pitkevich         (b. 1951)              2001: URP
                             (acting to 28 Nov 2000)
 8 Mar 2014 -              Viktor Alekseyevich Savelyev       (b. 1964)
                             (acting)



Kraya (regions)

Altay

[Altay terr. flag]
                Adopted 29 Jun 2000

28 Sep 1937                Altay kray

Heads of the Administration
 8 Oct 1991 - 20 Jan 1994  Vladimir Fyodorovich Raifikesht    (b. 1951)
20 Jan 1994 - Dec 1996     Lev Aleksandrovich Korshunov       (b. 1946)
Governors
Dec 1996 - 14 Apr 2004     Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Surikov   (b. 1940)
14 Apr 2004 -  7 Aug 2005  Mikhail Sergeyevich Yevdokimov     (b. 1957 - d. 2005)  APR
 7 Aug 2005 - 25 Aug 2005  Mikhail Sergeyevich Kozlov (acting)(b. 1951)            URP
25 Aug 2005 -              Aleksandr Bogdanovich Karlin       (b. 1951)            URP


Kamchatka

[Flag of Kamchatka kray
                          2007-2010]
             1 Jul 2007 - 17 Feb 2010
[Flag of Kamchatka
                        kray]
                Adopted 17 Feb 2010

 1 Jul 2007                Kamchatka kray created by merger of Kamchatka oblast
                             and Koryakia A.O. 

Governors
 2 Jul 2007 - 25 Feb 2011  Aleksey Alekseyevich Kuzmitsky     (b. 1967)            URP
25 Feb 2011 -              Vladimir Ivanovich Ilyukhin        (b. 1961)            URP
                             (acting to 3 Mar 2011)



Khabarovsk

 
Khabarovsk
                          Unofficial flag of 1992-1993
                       1992 - 1993 Unofficial
[Khabarovsk flag]
                 Adopted 14 Jul 1994

20 Oct 1938                Khabarovsk kray
1992 - 1993                Unilateral attempt to upgrade status to republic
                             (not recognized).

Heads of the Administration
24 Oct 1991 - 30 Apr 2009  Viktor Ivanovich Ishayev           (b. 1948)            2003: URP
30 Apr 2009 -              Vyacheslav Ivanovich Shport        (b. 1954)            URP
                             (acting to 6 May 2009 and
                              30 Apr - 17 Sep 2013)



Krasnodar

 

[Flag of Kuban
                        Cossacks]
           1990 - 1 Jun 1995 Unofficial

Flag of Krasnodar
                        Region 1995
             1 Jun 1995 - 28 Jun 2004
Flag of
                          Krasnodar Region 2004
               Adopted 28 Jun 2004

13 Sep 1937                Krasnodar kray 

Heads of the Administration
24 Aug 1991 - 26 Nov 1992  Vasily Nikolayevich Dyakonov       (b. 1946 - d. 2012)
Dec 1992 -  2 Aug 1994     Nikolay Dmitriyevich Yegorov       (b. 1951 - d. 1997)
                             (1st time)
 2 Aug 1994 - 15 Jul 1996  Yevgeny Mikhailovich Kharitonov    (b. 1946)            1995: NDR
15 Jul 1996 -  5 Jan 1997  Nikolay Dmitriyevich Yegorov       (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)
 5 Jan 1997 -  5 Jan 2001  Nikolay Ignatyevich Kondratenko    (b. 1940 - d. 2013)  NPSR
 5 Jan 2001 -              Aleksandr Nikolayevich Tkachev     (b. 1960)            URP



Krasnoyarsk

[Krasnoyarsk region flag]
               Adopted 16 Apr 2000

 7 Dec 1934                Krasnoyarsk kray
1992 - 1993                Unilateral attempt to upgrade status to republic
                             as Yenissey Republic (not recognized).
 1 Jan 2007                Merger of Evenkia A.O and Taymyr A.O into Krasnoyarsk kray.

Heads of the Administration
Jan 1992 - 27 Jan 1993     Arkady Filimonovich Veprev        (b. 1927 - d. 2006)
27 Jan 1993 -  5 Jun 1998  Valery Mikhailovich Zubov         (b. 1953)
 5 Jun 1998 - 28 Apr 2002  Aleksandr Ivanovich Lebed         (b. 1950 - d. 2002)  RNR
28 Apr 2002 -  3 Oct 2002  Nikolay Ivanovich Ashlapov        (b. 1962)
                             (acting)
 3 Oct 2002 - 19 Jan 2010  Aleksandr Gennadyevich Khloponin  (b. 1965)            2003: URP
                             (acting to 17 Oct 2002)
19 Jan 2010 - 17 Feb 2010  Edkham Shukrievich
Akbulatov      (b. 1960)            URP
                             (acting)
17 Feb 2010 -       p;       
Lev Vladimirovich Kuznetsov       (b. 1965)            URP



Perm

Flag of Perm kray
     (1 Dec 2005 - 15 May 2007 de facto)
                 Adopted 15 May 2007

 1 Dec 2005                Perm kray formed by merger of Perm oblast and Komi-Permyak
                             autonomous okrug.

Governors
 1 Dec 2005 - 28 Apr 2012  Oleg Anatolyevich Chirkunov        (b. 1958)           Ind;2006 URP
28 Apr 2012 -              Viktor Fyodorovich Basargin
       (b. 1957)            Ind
                             (acting to 5 May 2012)



Primorsky (Maritime)
Flag of Maritime Territory
                  (Primorsky Kray)
                Adopted 22 Feb 1995

20 Oct 1938                Primorsky kray 
1992 - 1993                Unilateral attempt to upgrade status to republic
                             (not recognized).

Heads of the Administration 
15 Oct 1991 - 24 May 1993  Vladimir Sergeyevich Kuznetsov     (b. 1954)            1993: PBL
24 May 1993 - Dec 1995     Yevgeny Ivanovich Nazdratenko      (b. 1949)            PoP
Governors
Dec 1995 -  5 Feb 2001     Yevgeny Ivanovich Nazdratenko      (s.a.)               PoP
 5 Feb 2001 - 13 Feb 2001  Konstantin Borisovich Tolstoshein  (b. 1952)
                             (1st time) (acting)
13 Feb 2001 - 26 Apr 2001  Valentin Stepanovich Dubinin       (b. 1946)
                             (acting)
26 Apr 2001 -  7 May 2001  Igor Lvovich Belchuk (acting)      (b. 1947)
 7 May 2001 - 25 Jun 2001  Konstantin Borisovich Tolstoshein  (s.a.)
                             (2nd time) (acting)
25 Jun 2001 - 28 Feb 2012  Sergey Mikhailovich Darkin         (b. 1963)           Ind; 2004 URP
28 Feb 2012 -              Vladimir Vladimirovich            
(b. 1967)            URP
                             Miklushevsky (acting to 16 Mar 2012)



Stavropol

Flag of Stavropol Territory
                Adopted 30 May 1997

12 Jan 1943                Stavropol kray 

Heads of the Administration
24 Oct 1991 - 20 Jul 1995  Yevgeny Semyonovich Kuznetsov      (b. 1938 - d. 2005)
20 Jul 1995 - Nov 1996     Pyotr Petrovich Marchenko          (b. 1948)            NDR
Governors
Nov 1996 - 16 May 2008     Aleksandr Leonidovich Chernogorov  (b. 1959)            KPR;2007 URP
16 May 2008 -  2 May 2012  Valery Veniaminovich Gayevsky      (b. 1958)            URP
                             (acting to 23 May 2008)
 2 May 2012 - 27 Sep 2013  Valery Georgiyevich Zerenkov       (b. 1948)            URP
                             (acting to 5 May 2012)
27 Sep 2013 -              Vladimir Vladimirovich Vladimirov  (b. 1975)            URP
                             (acting)


Zabaikalsky (Transbaikal)

[Flag of Zabaikalsky kray]
               Adopted 1 Mar 2009

 1 Mar 2008                Zabaikalsky kray formed by merger of Chita oblast
                             and Agin-Buryat autonomous okrug.

Governors
 1 Mar 2008 - 
1 Mar 2013  Ravil Faritovich Geniatullin       (b. 1955)            URP
 2 Mar 2013 -              Konstantin Konstantinovich
        (b. 1964)            SR
                             Ilkovsky (acting to 18 Sep 2013)        



Oblasti (provinces)

Amur

[flag of Amur Reg.]
                Adopted 26 Apr 1996

20 Oct 1932                Amur oblast

Heads of the Administration
 8 Oct 1991 - Apr 1993     Albert Arkadyevich Krivchenko      (b. 1935)
25 Apr 1993 -  5 Oct 1993  Aleksandr Vladimirovich Surat      (b. 1947)
 5 Oct 1993 -  3 Dec 1994  Vladimir Pavlovich Polevanov       (b. 1949)
                             (acting to 18 Dec 1993)
 3 Dec 1994 -  3 Jun 1996  Vladimir Nikolayevich Dyachenko    (b. 1948)
 3 Jun 1996 - Mar 1997     Yury Gavrilovich Lyashko           (b. 1943)
Mar 1997 - 21 Apr 2001     Anatoly Nikolayevich Belonogov     (b. 1939)            KPRF
21 Apr 2001 - 10 May 2007  Leonid Viktorovich Korotkov        (b. 1965)            KPRF
10 May 2007 -  1 Jun 2007  Aleksandr Vasilyevich Nesterenko   (b. 1947)
                             (acting)
 1 Jun 2007 - 16 Oct 2008  Nikolay Aleksandrovich Kolesov     (b. 1956)            URP
16 Oct 2008 -              Oleg Nikolayevich Kozhemyako
      (b. 1962)            URP
                             (acting to 20 Oct 2008)



Arkhangelsk

Arkhangelsk Region flag
               Adopted 23 Sep 2009

23 Sep 1937                Arkhangelsk oblast

Heads of the Administration
 1 Oct 1991 - 21 Feb 1996  Pavel Nikolayevich Balakshin       (b. 1936)            1995: NDR
21 Feb 1996 -  4 Mar 1996  Valentin Stepanovich Vlasov        (b. 1946)
                             (acting)
 4 Mar 1996 - 14 Apr 2004  Anatoly Antonovich Yefremov        (b. 1952 - d. 2009)
14 Apr 2004 - 18 Apr 2008  Nikolay Ivanovich Kiselyov         (b. 1950)
18 Apr 2008 - 13 Jan 2012
  Ilya Filippovich Mikhalchuk        (b. 1957)            URP
13 Jan 2012 -              Igor Anatolyevich Orlov
           (b. 1964)            URP
                             (acting to 3 Feb 2012)



Astrakhan

Flag of Astrakhan Region
                Adopted 26 Dec 2001

27 Dec 1943                Astrakhan oblast

Heads of the Administration
28 Aug 1991 - 17 Aug 2004  Anatoly Petrovich Guzhvin          (b. 1946 - d. 2004)  2001: URP
17 Aug 2004 -  2 Nov 2004  Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Zhilkin   (b. 1959)            URP
                             (1st time)(acting) 
 2 Nov 2004 - 23 Dec 2004  Aleksandr Pavlovich Glazkov        (b. 1951)
                             (acting) 
23 Dec 2004 -              Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Zhilkin   (s.a.)               URP
                             (2nd time)



Belgorod

Flag of Belgorod Region
                Adopted 6 May 2000

 6 Jan 1954                Belgorod oblast

Heads of the Administration
30 Nov 1991 - 11 Oct 1993  Viktor Ivanovich Berestovoy        (b. 1948)

11 Oct 1993 -              Yevgeny Stepanovich Savchenko      (b. 1950)            2003: URP
                             (acting to 18 Dec 1993 and
                              17 Jun 2012 - 20 Oct 2012)



Bryansk

Flag of Bryansk Region
               Adopted 20 Nov 1998

 5 Jul 1944                Bryansk oblast

Heads of the Administration
14 Dec 1991 - Apr 1993     Vladimir Aleksandrovich Barabanov  (b. 1951)
                             (acting to 22 Jan 1992)(1st time)
Apr 1993 - 25 Sep 1993     Yury Yevgenyevich Lodkin           (b. 1938)           
                             (1st time)
25 Sep 1993 - 16 Aug 1995  Vladimir Aleksandrovich Karpov     (b. 1948)
                             (acting to 18 Dec 1993)
16 Aug 1995 - 29 May 1996  Vladimir Aleksandrovich Barabanov  (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)
29 May 1996 - Dec 1996     Aleksandr Mikhailovich Semernev    (b. 1958)
Dec 1996 - 28 Dec 2004     Yury Yevgenyevich Lodkin           (s.a.)               KPRF
                             (2nd time)
28 Dec 2004 -              Nikolay Vasilyevich Denin          (b. 1958)            URP



Chelyabinsk

  [Chel. reg. flag]
                 Adopted 27 Dec 2001

17 Jan 1934                Chelyabinsk oblast
1992 - 1993                Unilateral attempt to upgrade status to republic
                             (not recognized).

Heads of the Administration
24 Oct 1991 -  5 Jan 1997  Vadim Pavlovich Solovyev           (b. 1947)
 5 Jan 1997 - 22 Apr 2010  Pyotr Ivanovich Sumin              (b. 1946 - d. 2011)  2005: URP
22 Apr 2010 - 15 Jan 2014 
Mikhail Valerevich Yurevich        (b. 1969)            URP
15 Jan 2014 -              Boris Aleksandrovich Dubrovsky     (b. 1958)            URP 
                             (acting)



Chita

Flag of Chita Region
           23 Dec 1995 - 29 Feb 2008

26 Sep 1937                Chita oblast
 1 Mar 2008                Merged into Zabaikalsky kray.

Heads of the Administration
30 Nov 1991 -  1 Feb 1996  Boris Petrovich Ivanov             (b. 1941)
 1 Feb 1996 - 29 Feb 2008  Ravil Faritovich Geniatullin       (b. 1955)            Ind;2007 URP



Irkutsk

Flag of Irkursk Region
                Adopted 10 Sep 1997

26 Sep 1937                Irkutsk oblast
 1 Jan 2008                Merger of Ust-Ordynsky Buryat A.O. into Irkutsk oblast.

Head of the Administration
19 Sep 1991 - Mar 1994     Yury Abramovich Nozhikov           (b. 1934 - d. 2010)
Governors
Mar 1994 - May 1997        Yury Abramovich Nozhikov           (s.a.)
May 1997 - 21 Aug 1997     Vitaly Innokentyevich Ivanov       (b. 1946)
                             (acting)
21 Aug 1997 -  8 Sep 2005  Boris Aleksandrovich Govorin       (b. 1947)
 8 Sep 2005 - 15 Apr 2008  Aleksandr Georgiyevich Tishanin    (b. 1966)            2006: URP
15 Apr 2008 - 10 May 2009  Igor Eduardovich Yesipovsky        (b. 1960 - d. 2009)  URP
                             (acting to 13 Dec 2008)
11 May 2009 -  8 Jun 2009  Sergey Mikhailovich Sokol (acting) (b. 1970)
 8 Jun 2009 - 18 May 2012  Dmitry Fyodorovich Mezentsev       (b. 1959)            URP
18 May 2012 -              Sergey Vladimirovich Yeroshchenko  (b. 1961)            PD
                             (acting to 29 May 2012)



Ivanovo

Flag of Ivanovo Region
                Adopted 19 Mar 1998

11 Mar 1936                Ivanovo oblast

Heads of the Administration
24 Dec 1991 - 23 Jan 1996  Adolf Fyodorovich Laptev           (b. 1935 - d. 2005)
 1 Feb 1996 - Dec 2000     Vladislav Nikolayevich Tikhomirov  (b. 1939)
Dec 2000 - 23 Dec 2005     Vladimir Ilyich Tikhonov           (b. 1947)            KPRF
23 Dec 2005 - 16 Oct 2013  Mikhail Aleksandrovich Men         (b. 1960)            URP 
16 Oct 2013 -              Pavel Alekseyevich Konkov (acting) (b. 1958)            URP



Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad city flag
               Adopted 9 Jun 2006

 4 Jul 1946                Kaliningrad oblast.

Heads of the Administration
25 Sep 1991 - Oct 1996     Yury Semyonovich Matochkin         (b. 1931 - d. 2006)
Oct 1996 -  9 Dec 2000     Leonid Petrovich Gorbenko          (b. 1939 - d. 2010)  NDR
 9 Dec 2000 - 28 Sep 2005  Vladimir Grigoryevich Yegorov      (b. 1938)            Ind
28 Sep 2005 - 28 Sep 2010  Georgy Valentinovich Boos          (b. 1963)            URP
28 Sep 2010 -              Nikolay Nikolayevich Tsukanov      (b. 1965)            URP



Kaluga

[Flag of Kaluga reg.]
               Adopted 30 Jan 2004

 5 Jul 1944                Kaluga oblast

Heads of the Administration
25 Sep 1991 - 22 Jan 1996  Aleksandr Vasilyevich Deryagin     (b. 1941 - d. 2010)
22 Jan 1996 -  7 Mar 1996  Viktor Stepanovich Pakhno (acting) (b. 1938) 
 7 Mar 1996 - Nov 1996     Oleg Vitalyevich Savchenko         (b. 1948)             NDR
Governors
Nov 1996 - 18 Nov 2000     Valery Vasilyevich Sudarenkov      (b. 1940)             NPSR
18 Nov 2000 -              Anatoly Dmitriyvich Artamonov      (b. 1952)             2004: URP



Kamchatka

Flag of Kamchatka Region
             7 May 2004 - 30 Jun 2007 

20 Oct 1932                Kamchatka oblast
 1 Jul 2007                Date for merger of Kamchatka oblast and Koryakia A.O to form 
                             Kamchatka kray.

Head of the Administration 
16 Nov 1991 - Dec 1996     Vladimir Afanasyevich Biryukov     (b. 1933)
Governors
Dec 1996 - 28 Dec 2000     Vladimir Afanasyevich Biryukov     (s.a.)
28 Dec 2000 - 23 May 2007  Mikhail Borisovich Mashkovtsev     (b. 1947)            KPRF       
23 May 2007 - 30 Jun 2007  Aleksey Alekseyevich Kuzmitsky     (b. 1967)            URP



Kemerovo

Flag of Kemerovo Region
                         Adopted 7 Jun 2002

26 Jan 1943                Kemerovo oblast

Heads of the Administration
27 Aug 1991 -  1 Jul 1997  Mikhail Borisovich Kisluyk         (b. 1951)             DPR
 1 Jul 1997 - 25 Jan 2001  Aman-geldy Moldagazyevich Tuleyev  (b. 1944)           NPSR;2000 Ind
                             (1st time)
25 Jan 2001 -  4 May 2001  Valentin Petrovich Mazikin (acting)(b. 1945)
 4 May 2001 -              Aman-geldy Moldagazyevich Tuleyev  (s.a.)               Ind;2003 URP
                             (2nd time)



Kirov

Kirov Region (Russia)
                Adopted 26 Jun 2003

 5 Dec 1936                Kirov oblast 

Head of the Administration
11 Dec 1991 - Oct 1996     Vasily Aleksyevich Desyatnikov     (b. 1942)
Governors
Oct 1996 - 14 Jan 2004     Vladimir Nilovich Sergeyenkov      (b. 1938)
14 Jan 2004 - 15 Jan 2009  Nikolay Ivanovich Shaklein         (b. 1943)          URP
15 Jan 2009 -              Nikita Yuryevich Belykh            (b. 1975)          UDM
                             (acting from 14 Jan 2014)



Kostroma

 
[Kostroma Region,
                          2000-2006]
            27 Oct 2000 - 28 Apr 2006
[Kostroma
                          Region (Russia)]
               Adopted 28 Apr 2006

13 Aug 1944                Kostroma oblast

Heads of the Administration
14 Dec 1991 -  5 Jan 1997  Valery Petrovich Arbuzov           (b. 1939)            1995: NDR
 5 Jan 1997 - 20 Sep 2007  Viktor Andreyevich Shershunov      (b. 1950 - d. 2007) KPRF;2001 URP
20 Sep 2007 - 25 Oct 2007  Yury Fyodorovich Tsikunov (acting) (b. 1947)            Ind
25 Oct 2007 - 
13 Apr 2012  Igor Nikolayevich Slyunyayev       (b. 1966)            URP
13 Apr 2012 -              Sergey Konstantinovich Sitnikov
   (b. 1963)            Ind
                             (acting to 28 Apr 2012)
           



Kurgan

Flag of Kurgan Region
                       Adopted  1 Dec 1997

 6 Feb 1943                Kurgan oblast

Heads of the Administration
24 Dec 1991 - 15 Aug 1995  Valentin Pavlovich Gerasimov       (b. 1940)
15 Aug 1995 - Dec 1996     Anatoly Nikolayevich Sobolev       (b. 1940)
Dec 1996 - 14 Feb 2014     Oleg Aleksyevich Bogomolov         (b. 1950)       2000 OVR;2004 URP
14 Feb 2014 -              Aleksey Gennadyevich Kokorin       (b. 1961)             URP
                             (acting)



Kursk

Flag of Kursk Region
               Adopted 17 Dec 1996

13 Jun 1934                Kursk oblast

Heads of the Administration
11 Dec 1991 - Oct 1996     Vasily Ivanovich Shuteyev          (b. 1942)
Oct 1996 - 18 Nov 2000     Aleksandr Vladimirovich Rutskoy    (b. 1947)             NPSR
18 Nov 2000 -              Aleksandr Nikolayevich Mikhailov   (b. 1951)           KPRF;2005 URP



Leningrad

[Flag of Leningrad Region]
                Adopted 31 Dec 1997

 1 Aug 1927                Leningrad oblast

Heads of the Administration
20 Oct 1991 - Sep 1996     Aleksandr Semyonovich Belyakov     (b. 1945)            1995: NDR
Sep 1996 - 18 Sep 1998     Vadim Anatolyevich Gustov          (b. 1948)            Ind
18 Sep 1998 - 28 May 2012  Valery Pavlovich Serdyukov         (b. 1945)            2001: URP
                             (acting to Sep 1999)
28 May 2012 -              Aleksandr Yuryevich Drozdenko 
     (b. 1964)            URP



Lipetsk

[Lipetsk oblast
                          Flag proposal of 2002 (Russia)]
    26 Dec 2002 -  2 Aug 2003 Unofficial

Lipetsk region flag
               Adopted 2 Aug 2003
 

 6 Jan 1954                Lipetsk oblast

Heads of the Administration
23 Oct 1991 - 23 Dec 1992  Gennady Vasilyevich Kuptsov        (b. 1940)
23 Dec 1992 - Apr 1993     Vladimir Vasilyevich Zaitsev       (b. 1951)
Apr 1993 - Apr 1998        Mikhail Tikhonovich Narolin        (b. 1933 - d. 2011)  NDR
Apr 1998 -                 Oleg Petrovich Korolev             (b. 1952)            Ind;2003 URP



Magadan

[flag of Magadan Region]
               Adopted 29 Dec 2001

 2 Dec 1953                Magadan oblast

Head of the Administration
24 Oct 1991 - Nov 1996     Viktor Grigoryevich Mikhailov      (b. 1936)
Governors

Nov 1996 - 18 Oct 2002     Valentin Ivanovich Tsvetkov        (b. 1948 - d. 2002)
18 Oct 2002 -  3 Feb 2013  Nikolay Nikolayevich Dudov         (b. 1952)            URP
                             (acting to 28 Feb 2003)
 3 Feb 2013 -              
Vladimir Petrovitch Pecheny        (b. 1949)            URP
                             (acting to 18 Sep 2013)



Moscow

[Flag of Moscow region]
                 Adopted 3 Dec 1997

 3 Jun 1929                Moscow oblast

Heads of the Administration
16 Oct 1991 -  6 Jan 2000  Anatoly Stepanovich Tyazhlov       (b. 1942 - d. 2008)1995NDR;99 OVR
 6 Jan 2000 -  9 Jan 2000  Vasily Yuryevich Golubev (acting)  (b. 1957)
Governors
 9 Jan 2000 - 11 May 2012  Boris Vsevolodovich Gromov         (b. 1943)            OVR;2003 URP
11 May 2012 -  6 Nov 2012  Sergey Kuzhugetovich Shoigu        (b. 1955)            URP
 6 Nov 2012 -  8 Nov 2012  Ruslan Khadzhismelovich Tsalikov
   (b. 1956)            Non-party
                             (acting)                     
 8 Nov 2012 -              Andrey Yuryevich Vorobyov          (b. 1970)            URP
                             (acting to 14 Sep 2013)



Murmansk

Murmansk reg. flag
                 Adopted 1 Jul 2004

28 May 1938                Murmansk oblast

Heads of the Administration
10 Nov 1991 -  7 Dec 1996  Yevgeny Borisovich Komarov         (b. 1942)
 7 Dec 1996 - Dec 1997     Yury Alekseyevich Yevdokimov       (b. 1946)
Governors
Dec 1997 - 21 Mar 2009     Yury Alekseyevich Yevdokimov       (s.a.)               2004: URP
21 Mar 2009 -  4 Apr 2012  Dmitry Vladimirovich Dmitriyenko   (b. 1963)            URP
                             (acting to 25 Mar 2009)
 4 Apr 2012 -              Marina Vasilyevna Kovtun
(f)       (b. 1962)            URP
                             (acting to 13 Apr 2012)



Nizhegorod (Nizhny Novgorod)

[Nizhegorod region flag]
               Adopted 4 Aug  2005

 5 Dec 1936                Gorkiy oblast
22 Oct 1990                Renamed Nizhegorod (Nizhny Novgorod) oblast.

Head of the Administration
30 Nov 1991 - Dec 1995     Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov           (b. 1959)
Governors 
Dec 1995 - Mar 1997        Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov           (s.a.)
Mar 1997 - Jul 1997        Yury Isakovich Lebedev (acting)    (b. 1951)
Jul 1997 -  8 Aug 2001     Ivan Petrovich Sklyarov            (b. 1948 - d. 2007)
 8 Aug 2001 -  8 Aug 2008  Gennady Maksimovich Khodyrev       (b. 1942)           KPRF;2002 URP
 8 Aug 2005 -              Valery Pavlinovich Shantsev        (b. 1947)            URP



Novgorod

[Novgorod region flag]                
                Adopted 24 Dec 2007


 5 Jul 1944                N
ovgorod oblast

Heads of the Administration
24 Oct 1991 -  3 Aug 2007  Mikhail Mikhailovich Prusak        (b. 1960)          1995:NDR; 2001
                                                                                   DPR;2005 URP
 3 Aug 2007 -              Sergey Gerasimovich Mitin          (b. 1951)            URP
                             (acting to 7 Aug 2007 and
                              8 Aug 2012 - 20 Oct 2012)



Novosibirsk

Flag of Novosibirsk Region
                Adopted 25 Jul 2003

28 Sep 1937                Novosibirsk oblast

Heads of the Administration
26 Nov 1991 -  5 Oct 1993  Vitaly Petrovich Mukha (1st time)  (b. 1936 - d. 2005)
Oct 1993 - Dec 1995        Ivan Ivanovich Indinok             (b. 1938)
Dec 1995 - 17 Jan 2000     Vitaly Petrovich Mukha (2nd time)  (s.a.)
Governors
17 Jan 2000 -  9 Sep 2010  Viktor Aleksandrovich Tolokonsky   (b. 1953)            2001: URP
 9 Sep 2010 - 17 Mar 2014  Vasily Alekseyevich Yurchenko      (b. 1960)            URP
                             (acting to 22 Sep 2010)
17 Mar 2014 -              Vladimir Filippovich Gorodetsky    (b. 1948)            URP
                             (acting)



Omsk

Omsk region flag
               Adopted 13 Jun 2003

17 Dec 1934                Omsk oblast

Head of the Administration
11 Nov 1991 - Dec 1995     Leonid Konstantinovich Polezhayev  (b. 1940)
Governors
Dec 1995 - 30 May 2012     Leonid Konstantinovich Polezhayev  (s.a.)               2001: URP
30 May 2012 -              Viktor Ivanovich Nazarov  
        (b. 1962)            URP



Orenburg

Flag of Orenburg Region
               Adopted 17 Nov 1997

 4 Dec 1957                Orenburg oblast

Heads of the Administration
24 Oct 1991 - 29 Dec 1999  Vladimir Vasilyevich Yelagin       (b. 1955)            1995: NDR
29 Dec 1999 - 15 Jun 2010  Aleksey Andreyevich Chernyshev     (b. 1939)            APR;2008 URP
15 Jun 2010 -
             Yury Aleksandrovich Berg           (b. 1953)            URP



Oryol (Orel)

[Flag of Orel Region]
                Adopted 1 Aug 2002

27 Sep 1937                Oryol oblast

Heads of the Administration
 5 Dec 1991 - Apr 1993     Nikolay Pavlovich Yudin            (b. 1938)
Apr 1993 - 16 Feb 2009     Yegor Semyonovich Stroyev          (b. 1937)           Ind; 2005 URP
16 Feb 2009 - 26 Feb 2014  Aleksandr Petrovich Kozlov         (b. 1949)           URP
                             (acting to 27 Feb 2009)
26 Feb 2014 -              Vadim Vladimirovich Potomsky       (b. 1972)           KPRF
                             (acting)



Penza
 
[Penza Region
                          flag]
                  Adopted 18 Nov 2002 

 4 Feb 1939                Penza oblast

Heads of the Administration
24 Oct 1991 - Apr 1993     Aleksandr Andreyevich Kondratyev   (b. 1947)            Ind
Apr 1993 - Apr 1998        Anatoly Fyodorovich Kovlyagin      (b. 1938 - d. 2009)  NDR
12 Apr 1998 -              Vasily Kuzmich Bochkarev           (b. 1949)            2005: URP



Perm

Flag of Perm region
                [2003-2005]
            14 May 2003 - 1 Dec 2005

 2 Oct 1957                Perm oblast
1992 - 1993                Unilateral attempt to upgrade status to republic
                             (not recognized).
 1 Dec 2005                Merged with Komi-Permyak autonomous okrug
                             as Perm kray

Heads of the Administration
24 Dec 1991 - 12 Jan 1996  Boris Yuryevich Kuznetsov          (b. 1935 - d. 2013)  Ind;1995 NDR
12 Jan 1996 - 14 Dec 2000  Gennady Vyacheslavovich Igumnov    (b. 1936)
14 Dec 2000 - 11 Mar 2004  Yury Petrovich Trutnev             (b. 1956)            2001: URP
11 Mar 2004 - 12 Mar 2004  Anatoly Arkadyevich Temkin         (b. 1955)            Ind
                             (acting)
12 Mar 2004 -  1 Dec 2005  Oleg Anatolyevich Chirkunov        (b. 1958)            Ind 
                             (acting)



Pskov

[Pskov oblast (Russia)
                unofficial flag)
                     Unofficial Flag

23 Aug 1944                Pskov oblast

Heads of the Administration
24 Oct 1991 - 22 May 1992  Anatoly Alekseyevich Dobryakov     (b. 1939)
22 May 1992 -  3 Nov 1996  Vladislav Nikolayevich Tumanov     (b. 1958)
Nov 1996 - 17 Dec 2004     Yevgeny Eduardovich Mikhailov      (b. 1963)           LDPR;2001 URP
17 Dec 2004 - 16 Feb 2009  Mikhail Varfolomeyevich Kuznetsov  (b. 1968)            URP
16 Feb 2009 -              Andrey Anatolyevich Turchak        (b. 1975)            URP    
                             (acting to 27 Feb 2009 and from 27 Feb 2014)



Rostov

Flag of Rostov Region
                 Adopted 31 Oct 1996

13 Sep 1937                Rostov oblast

Heads of the Administration
 8 Oct 1991 - 14 Jun 2010  Vladimir Fyodorovich Chub          (b. 1948)            NDR;2001 URP
14 Jun 2010 -              Vasily Yuryevich Golubev
           (b. 1957)            URP



Ryazan

[Flag of Ryazan Region]
                Adopted 2 Jun 2000

26 Sep 1937                Ryazan oblast

Heads of the Administration
25 Sep 1991 - 25 Jan 1994  Lev Polyevktovich Bashmakov        (b. 1938)
25 Jan 1994 - 15 Oct 1996  Gennady Konstantinovich Merkulov   (b. 1940)            1995: NDR
15 Oct 1996 -  6 Jan 1997  Igor Aleksandrovich Ivlev (acting) (b. 1941)
 6 Jan 1997 - 12 Apr 2004  Vyacheslav Nikolayevich Lyubimov   (b. 1947)
12 Apr 2004 - 12 Apr 2008  Georgy Ivanovich Shpak             (b. 1943)          Rodina;2006 SR
12 Apr 2008 -              Oleg Ivanovich Kovalev             (b. 1948)            URP
                             (acting 11 Jul 2012 - 19 Oct 2012)



Sakhalin

Sakhalin Region (Russia)
               Adopted 27 Apr 1997

 2 Jan 1947                Sakhalin oblast

Heads of the Administration
 8 Oct 1991 -  8 Apr 1993  Valentin Petrovich Fyodorov        (b. 1939)
 8 Apr 1993 - 24 Apr 1995  Yevgeny Alekseyevich Krasnoyarov   (b. 1939)
24 Apr 1995 - Oct 1996     Igor Pavlovich Farkhutdinov        (b. 1950 - d. 2003)  NDR
Governors
Oct 1996 - 20 Aug 2003     Igor Pavlovich Farkhutdinov        (s.a.)               NDR
20 Aug 2003 -  7 Aug 2007  Ivan Pavlovich Malakhov            (b. 1953)            URP
                             (acting to 30 Dec 2003)
 7 Aug 2007 -              Aleksandr Vadimovich Khoroshavin   (b. 1959)            URP
                             (acting to 11 Aug 2007)



Samara

Flag of Samara Region
               Adopted 13 Oct 1998 

 5 Dec 1936                Kuybyshev oblast
25 Jan 1991                Renamed Samara oblast.
1992 - 1993                Unilateral attempt to upgrade status to republic
                             (not recognized).

Heads of the Administration
31 Aug 1991 -  6 Apr 2000  Konstantin Alekseyevich Titov      (b. 1944)          DVR;1995 NDR;
                             (1st time)                                          1999 SPS
 6 Apr 2000 -  9 Jul 2000  Yury Mikhailovich Logoido (acting) (b. 1938)
 9 Jul 2000 - 27 Aug 2007  Konstantin Alekseyevich Titov      (s.a.)             RPSD; 2005 URP
                             (2nd time)
27 Aug 2007 - 10 May 2012  Vladimir Vladimirovich Artyakov    (b. 1959)            URP         
                             (acting to 29 Aug 2007)
10 May 2012 -
             Nikolay Ivanovich Merkushkin       (b. 1951)            URP
                             (acting to 12 May 2012)



Saratov
 
Flag of Saratov
                          Region 1996-2001
             7 Sep 1996 - 8 Jun 2001
Flag of Saratov
                          Region
               Adopted 8 Jun 2001

 5 Dec 1936                Saratov oblast

Heads of the Administration
1989 - 1991                Nikolay Pavlovich Grishin          (b. 1936) 
25 Feb 1992 - 21 Feb 1996  Yury Vasilyevich Belykh            (b. 1941)
                             (acting to 30 Jun 1992)
21 Feb 1996 - 15 Apr 1996  Leonid Yefimovich Vashenkov        (b. 1933)
                             (acting)
15 Apr 1996 -  1 Sep 1996  Dmitry Fyodorovich Ayatskov        (b. 1950)
Governors
 
1 Sep 1996 -  2 Apr 2005  Dmitry Fyodorovich Ayatskov        (s.a.)
 2 Apr 2005 - 23 Mar 2012  Pavel Leonidovich Ipatov           (b. 1950)            URP 
23 Mar 2012 -              Valery Vasilyevich
Radayev         (b. 1961)            URP
                             (acting to 5 Apr 2012)        



Smolensk

Flag of Smolensk Region
               Adopted 30 Dec 1998

27 Sep 1937                Smolensk oblast

Heads of the Administration
 1 Nov 1991 - Apr 1993     Valery Petrovich Fateyev           (b. 1946)
Apr 1993 - May 1998        Anatoly Yegorovich Glushenkov      (b. 1942)            1995: NDR
May 1998 -  7 Jun 2002     Aleksandr Dmitriyevich Prokhorov   (b. 1953)
 7 Jun 2002 - 19 Dec 2007  Viktor Nikolayevich Maslov         (b. 1950)            URP
19 Dec 2007 - 
20 Apr 2012  Sergey Vladimirovich Antufyev      (b. 1955)            URP
                             (acting to 24 Dec 2007)
20 Apr 2012 -              Aleksey Vladimirovich Ostrovsky
   (b. 1976)            LDPR
                             (acting to 26 Apr 2012)



Sverdlovsk
 
[Ural Republic
                          WVN flag]
              1992 - 1993 Unofficial
Flag of
                          Sverdlovsk Region 1997-2005
            22 Apr 1997 - 7 May 2005
Flag of
                          Sverdlovsk Region
                Adopted 7 May 2005

17 Jan 1934                Sverdlovsk oblast
Jul 1993 - 10 Nov 1993     Unilateral attempt to upgrade status to republic
                             as Ural Republic (not recognized).

Heads of the Administration
16 Oct 1991 - 10 Nov 1993  Eduard Yergartovich Rossel         (b. 1937) 
10 Nov 1993 -  6 Jan 1994  Valery Georgiyevich Trushnikov     (b. 1950 - d. 2008)
                             (acting)
 6 Jan 1994 - Aug 1995     Aleksey Leonidovich Strakhov       (b. 1942)
Governors
Aug 1995 - 23 Nov 2009     Eduard Yergartovich Rossel         (s.a.)               TU; 2004 URP
23 Nov 2009 -
14 May 2012  Aleksandr Sergeyevich Misharin     (b. 1959)            URP
10 Dec 2011 -  6 Feb 2012  Anatoly L. Gredin                  (b. 1956)
                             (acting for Misharin)
14 May 2012 -              Yevgeny Vladimirovich Kuyvashev    (b. 1971)            URP
                             (acting to 29 May 2012)



Tambov

Tambov reg. flag
               Adopted 22 Feb 2005

27 Sep 1937                Tambov oblast

Heads of the Administration
11 Dec 1991 - 24 Mar 1995  Vladimir Dmitryevich Babenko       (b. 1931 - d. 1996)
Mar 1995 - Dec 1995        Oleg Ivanovich Betin (1st time)    (b. 1950)
Dec 1995 - Dec 1999        Aleksandr Ivanovich Ryabov         (b. 1936)
Dec 1999 -                 Oleg Ivanovich Betin (2nd time)    (s.a.)               NDR;2003 URP



Tomsk

Flag of Tomsk Region
               Adopted 29 May 1997

13 Aug 1944                Tomsk oblast

Head of the Administration
20 Oct 1991 - Dec 1995     Viktor Melkhiorovich Kress         (b. 1948)
Governors
Dec 1995 - 17 Mar 2012     Viktor Melkhiorovich Kress         (s.a.)               2004: URP
17 Mar 2012 -              Sergey Anatolyevich
Zhvachkin      (b. 1957)            URP 



Tula

[Tula region flag]
               Adopted 25 Nov 2005

26 Sep 1937                Tula oblast

Heads of the Administration
20 Oct 1991 - 31 Mar 1997  Nikolay Vasilyevich Sevryugin      (b. 1939 - d. 2002)  1995: NDR
31 Mar 1997 - 29 Apr 2005  Vasily Aleksandrovich Starodubtsev (b. 1931 - d. 2011)  APR
29 Apr 2005 - 29 Jul 2011  Vyacheslav Dmitriyevich Dudka      (b. 1960)            URP
29 Jul 2011 -              Vladimir Sergeyevich Gruzdev
      (b. 1967)            URP
                             (acting 18 Aug 2011)        



Tver

Flag of Tver Region
               Adopted 28 Nov 1996

29 Jan 1935                Kalinin oblast
17 Jul 1990                Renamed Tver oblast.

Head of the Administration
Oct 1991 - 30 Dec 1995     Vladimir Antonovich Suslov         (b. 1939)
Governors
30 Dec 1995 - 30 Dec 2003  Vladimir Ignatievich Platov        (b. 1946 - d. 2012)
30 Dec 2003 - 16 Jun 2011  Dmitry Vadimovich Zelenin          (b. 1962)            2007: URP
16 Jun 2011 -              Andrey Vladimirovich Shevelyov
    (b. 1970)            URP
                             (acting to 7 Jul 2011)



Tyumen

Flag of Tyumen
                          Region 1994-2008
            24 May 1995 - 24 Oct 2008
Flag of Tyumen
                          Region
                 Adopted 24 Oct 2008

14 Aug 1944                Tyumen oblast
1992 - 1993                Unilateral attempt to upgrade status to republic
                             (not recognized).

Heads of the Administration
27 Sep 1991 - 12 Feb 1993  Yury Konstantinovich Shafranik     (b. 1952)
12 Feb 1993 - 26 Jan 2001  Leonid Yulianovich Roketsky        (b. 1942)            1995: NDR
26 Jan 2001 - 14 Nov 2005  Sergey Semyonovich Sobyanin        (b. 1958)            URP
14 Nov 2005 - 24 Nov 2005  Sergey Ivanovich Smetanyuk (acting)(b. 1962) 
24 Nov 2005 -              Vladimir Vladimirovich Yakushev    (b. 1968)            URP 



Ulyanovsk

flag of Ulyanovsk Region
               Adopted 26 Feb 2004

19 Jan 1943                Ulyanovsk oblast

Heads of the Administration
24 Oct 1991 -  9 Jan 1992  Valentin Vasilyevich Malafeyev     (b. 1938)
 9 Jan 1992 -  6 Jan 2001  Yury Frolovich Goryachev           (b. 1938 - d. 2010)
 6 Jan 2001 - 22 Nov 2004  Vladimir Anatolyevich Shamanov     (b. 1957)            Ind;2003 URP
22 Nov 2004 - 14 Jan 2005  Mariya Grigoryevna Bolshakova (f)  (b. 1947)
                             (acting) 
14 Jan 2005 -              Sergey Ivanovich Morozov           (b. 1959)            URP



Vladimir

Flag of Vladimir region
                        Adopted 11 May 1999

14 Aug 1944                Vladimir oblast

Heads of the Administration
25 Sep 1991 - Dec 1996     Yury Vasilyevich Vlasov            (b. 1961)

Dec 1996 - 24 Mar 2013     Nikolay Vladimirovich Vinogradov   (b. 1947)            KPRF
24 Mar 2013 -              Svetlana Yuryevna Orlova (f)       (b. 1954)            URP
                             (acting to 23 Sep 2013)



Volgograd

Volgograd region flag
                Adopted 13 Oct 2000

10 Nov 1961                Volgograd oblast

Heads of the Administration
19 Sep 1991 -  6 Jan 1997  Ivan Petrovich Shabunin            (b. 1935 - d. 2006)
 6 Jan 1997 - 12 Jan 2010  Nikolay Kirillovich Maksyuta       (b. 1947)           KPRF:2007 Ind
12 Jan 2010 - 17 Jan 2012  Anatoly Grigoriyevich Brovko       (b. 1966)            URP
17 Jan 2012 -  2 Apr 2014  Sergey Anatolyevich Bozhenov       (b. 1965)            URP
                             (acting to 2 Feb 2012)     
 2 Apr 2014 -              Andrey Ivanovich Bocharov (acting) (b. 1969)            URP



Vologda

[Vologda region flag]
               Adopted 5 Dec 1997

23 Sep 1937                Vologda oblast
1992 - 1993                Unilateral attempt to upgrade status to republic
                             (not recognized).

Heads of the Administration
24 Oct 1991 - 23 Mar 1996  Nikolay Mikhailovich Podgornov     (b. 1949)
23 Mar 1996 -  6 Oct 1996  Vyacheslav Yevgenyevich Pozgalev   (b. 1946)            NDR
                             (acting to 3 Jun 1996)
Governors
 
6 Oct 1996 - 14 Dec 2011  Vyacheslav Yevgenyevich Pozgalev   (s.a.)               NDR;2006 URP
14 Dec 2011 -              Oleg Aleksandrovich Kuvshinnikov  
(b. 1965)            URP
                             (acting to 28 Dec 2011)          



Voronezh
 
[Flag of
                          Voronezh Region 1997 - 2005]               7 Jul 1997 - 5 Jul 2005
[Voronezh Region
                          flag]                 Adopted 5 Jul 2005

13 Jun 1934                Voronezh oblast

Heads of the Administration
16 Oct 1991 - 18 Mar 1992  Viktor Kirillovich Kalashnikov     (b. 1940) 
10 Apr 1992 - 24 Sep 1996  Aleksandr Yakovlevich Kovalev      (b. 1942)
24 Sep 1996 - 18 Dec 1996  Aleksandr Nikolayevich Tsapin      (b. 1949)
18 Dec 1996 - 29 Dec 2000  Ivan Mikhailovich Shabanov         (b. 1939)            NPSR
29 Dec 2000 - 12 Mar 2009  Vladimir Grigoryevich Kulakov      (b. 1944)            2004: URP
12 Mar 2009 -              Aleksey Vasilyevich Gordeyev       (b. 1955)            URP
                             (acting from 7 Mar 2014)



Yaroslavl
 
Yaroslavl
                          Region unoffical flag 1998-2001
     15 Jul 1998 - 27 Feb 2001 Unofficial
[Flag of Yaroslavl
                          reg.]
               Adopted 27 Feb 2001

11 Mar 1936                Yaroslavl oblast

Head of the Administration
 3 Dec 1991 - 17 Dec 1995  Anatoly Ivanovich Lisitsyn         (b. 1947)
                             (acting to 10 Sep 1992)
Governors 
17 Dec 1995 - 19 Dec 2007  Anatoly Ivanovich Lisitsyn         (s.a.)               2003: URP
19 Dec 2007 - 
28 Apr 2012  Sergey Alekseyevich Vakhrukov      (b. 1958)            URP
                             (acting to 25 Dec 2007)
28 Apr 2012 -              Sergey Nikolayevich Yastrebov
     (b. 1954)            Ind
                             (acting to 5 May 2012)



Federal Cities

Moscow

[Moscow city flag]
               Adopted 23 Aug 1994

12 Dec 1993                Moscow a city of federal importance.
 
Mayors

Jun 1991 -  6 Jun 1992     Gavril Kharitonovich Popov         (b. 1936)            Ind

 6 Jun 1992 - 28 Sep 2010  Yury Mikhailovich Luzhkov          (b. 1936)       1999 OVR;2001 URP
28 Sep 2010 - 21 Oct 2010  Vladimir Iosifovich Resin (acting) (b. 1936)            URP
21 Oct 2010 -              Sergey Semyonovich Sobyanin        (b. 1958)            URP
                             (acting 5 Jun - 12 Sep 2013)


Saint Petersburg

Flag of Saint Petersburg
                (Russia)
                 Adopted 8 Jun 1991

26 Jan 1924                Leningrad
 6 Sep 1991                Saint Petersburg
12 Dec 1993 
              Saint Petersburg a city of federal importance.

Mayor
Jun 1991 -  5 Jun 1996     Anatoly Aleksandrovich Sobchak     (b. 1937 - d. 2000)  Ind
Governors
 5 Jun 1996 - 16 Jun 2003  Vladimir Anatolyevich Yakovlev     (b. 1944)            1999: OVP
16 Jun 2003 - 15 Oct 2003  Aleksandr Dmitriyevich Beglov      (b. 1956)
                             (acting)
15 Oct 2003 - 22 Aug 2011  Valentina Ivanovna Matvienko (f)   (b. 1949)            URP
22 Aug 2011 -              Georgy Sergeyevich Poltavchenko    (b. 1953)            Ind
                             (acting to 31 Aug 2011)

Sevastopol: see under Ukraine

Autonomous oblast (province)

Yevreyskaya

Flag of Jewish Aut. Region
                Adopted 1 Oct 1996

 7 May 1934                Yevreyskaya (Jewish) Autonomous Oblast

Heads of the Administration
14 Dec 1991 - 25 Feb 2010  Nikolay Mikhailovich Volkov        (b. 1951)           NDR;2006 Ind
25 Feb 2010 -              Aleksandr Aronovich Vinnikov       (b. 1955)           URP



Autonomous okruga (districts)

Agin-Buryat
 
Flag of
                          Agin-Buryat 1996-2001
            10 Dec 1996 - 6 Jul 2001
Flag of
                          Agin-Buryat
               6 Jul 2001 - 29 Feb 2008

 7 Oct 1977                Agin-Buryat autonomous okrug
 1 Mar 2008                Merged with Chita oblast as Zabaikalsky kray.

Heads of the Administration
26 Dec 1991 - 13 Jan 1996  Gurodarma Tsedashiyevich           (b. 1954)
                             Tsedashiyev
13 Jan 1996 - Feb 1997     Bolot Vandanovich Ayushiyev        (b. 1949)
Feb 1997 - 29 Feb 2008     Bair Bayaskhalanovich Zhamsuyev    (b. 1959)



Chukotka
 
[Chukchia flag
                          1994-1997]
                    28 Feb 1994 - 12 Dec 1997
[Chukchia flag]
               Adopted 12 Dec 1997

 7 Oct 1977                Chukotka autonomous okrug

Heads of the Administration
11 Nov 1991 - 17 Jan 2001  Aleksandr Viktorovich Nazarov      (b. 1951)
17 Jan 2001 -  3 Jul 2008  Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich       (b. 1966)
 3 Jul 2008 -              Roman Valentinovich Kopin          (b. 1974)            URP
                             (acting to 13 Jul 2008 and 23 Jul - 26 Sep 2013)



Evenkia

[Flag of Evenkia]
            23 Mar 1995 - 31 Dec 2006

 7 Oct 1977                Evenkia autonomous okrug
 1 Jan 2007                Merged into Krasnoyarsk kray.

Heads of the Administration
18 Dec 1991 -  4 Apr 1997  Anatoly Mikhailovich Yakimov       (b. 1949 - d. 2013) 
 4 Apr 1997 - 22 Apr 2001  Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Bokovikov (b. 1956 - d. 2010)  NPSR
22 Apr 2001 - 31 Dec 2006  Boris Nikolayevich Zolotarev       (b. 1953)            2004: URP



Khanty-Mansi

[Khanty-Mansi flag]
                       Adopted 6 Dec 1995

 7 Oct 1977                Khanty-Mansi autonomous okrug
25 Jul 2003                Khanty-Mansi autonomous okrug-yugra
 

Head of the Administration
18 Dec 1991 - Oct 1996     Aleksandr Vasilyevich Filipenko    (b. 1950)
Governors
Oct 1996 -  1 Mar 2010     Aleksandr Vasilyevich Filipenko    (s.a.)               2003: URP
 1 Mar 2010 -              Natalya Vladimirovna Komarova (f)  (b. 1955)            URP



Komi-Permyak (Perm's Komi)

[Komi-Permyak flag,
                1997-2005]
                     12 Feb 1996 - 1 Dec 2005

 7 Oct 1977                Komi-Permyak autonomous okrug
 1 Dec 2005                Merged with Perm oblast as Perm kray
 

Heads of the Administration
14 Dec 1991 - Dec 2000     Nikolay Andreyevich Poluyanov      (b. 1952)
Dec 2000 -  1 Dec 2005     Gennady Petrovich Savelev          (b. 1945)



Koryakia

[Flag of Koryakia]
             28 Jul 1999 - 30 Jun 2007

 7 Oct 1977                Koryakia autonomous okrug
 1 Jul 2007                Merger of Koryakia A.O and Kamchatka oblast to form 
                             Kamchatka kray.

Head of the Administration
16 Nov 1991 - 26 Nov 1996  Sergey Gennadyevich Leushkin       (b. 1950 - d. 2008)
Governors
26 Nov 1996 - 16 Dec 2000  Valentina Tadeyevna Bronevich (f)  (b. 1956)            NPSR
16 Dec 2000 -  9 Mar 2005  Vladimir Aleksandrovich Loginov    (b. 1960)
 9 Mar 2005 - 30 Jun 2007  Oleg Nikolayevich Kozhemyako       (b. 1962)            URP
                             (acting to 15 Apr 2005)



Nenets (Nenetsia)

[Nenetsia flag]
                Adopted 3 Oct 2003

 7 Oct 1977                Nenets autonomous okrug
 

Heads of the Administration
30 Nov 1991 - 22 Feb 1996  Yury Vladimirovich Komarovsky      (b. 1952)
21 Mar 1996 - 25 Dec 1996  Vladimir Viktorovich Khabarov      (b. 1951 - d. 2010)
25 Dec 1996 - 18 Feb 2005  Vladimir Yakovlevich Butov         (b. 1958)
18 Feb 2005 - 21 Jul 2006  Aleksey Viktorovich Barinov        (b. 1951)            URP
                             (suspended 2 Jun 2006)
23 May 2006 -  2 Jun 2006  Aleksandr Nikolayevich Sharenkov 
                             (acting for Barinov)
 2 Jun 2006 - 16 Feb 2009  Valery Nikolayevich Potapenko      (b. 1958)
                             (acting [for Barinov to 21 Jul 2006] to 7 Aug 2006)
16 Feb 2009 - 22 Feb 2014  Igor Gennadiyevich Fyodorov        (b. 1964)            URP
                             (acting to 24 Feb 2009)
22 Feb 2014 -              Igor Viktorovich Koshin (acting)   (b. 1977)            URP



Taymyr (Tamyria)

[Taimyr flag]
             23 Jun 2000 - 31 Dec 2006

 7 Oct 1977                Taymyr (Dolgano-Nenets) autonomous okrug 
 1 Jan 2007                Merged into Krasnoyarsk kray. 
 

Heads of the Administration
18 Dec 1991 - 21 Feb 2001  Gennady Pavlovich Nedelin          (b. 1938)
21 Feb 2001 - 10 Oct 2002  Aleksandr Gennadyevich Khloponin   (b. 1965)
10 Oct 2002 - 17 Feb 2003  Sergey Vladimirovich Nauman        (b. 1972)
                             (acting)
17 Feb 2003 - 31 Dec 2006  Oleg Mikhailovich Budargin         (b. 1960)



Ust-Ordynsky Buryat (Ust-Orda Buryatia)

 
Flag of Ust-Ord
                        Buriatia, Aug-Sept 1997
          16 Aug 1997 - 18 Sep 1997
Flag of Ust-Ord Buriatia
          18 Sep 1997 - 31 Dec 2007

 7 Oct 1977                Ust-Ordynsky Buryat autonomous okrug
 1 Jan 2008                Merged into Irkutsk oblast.

Heads of the Administration
26 Dec 1991 - Nov 1996     Aleksey Nikolayevich Batagayev     (b. 1950)            1995: NDR
Nov 1996 - 26 Jan 2007     Valery Gennadyevich Maleyev        (b. 1964)            2005: URP
26 Jan 2007 - 31 Dec 2007  Aleksandr Georgiyevich Tishanin    (b. 1966)



Yamalo-Nenets (Yamal Nenetsia) 

[Flag of Yamalo-Nenets]
               Adopted 9 Dec 1998

 7 Oct 1977                Yamalo-Nenets autonomous okrug

Heads of the Administration
Oct 1991 - 12 Feb 1994     Lev Sergeyevich Bayandin           (b. 1942)
12 Feb 1994 - Oct 1996     Yury Vasilyevich Neyelov           (b. 1952)
                             (acting to 4 Aug 1994)
Governors
Oct 1996 - 16 Mar 2010     Yury Vasilyevich Neyelov           (s.a.)               2001: URP
16 Mar 2010 -              Dmitry Nikolayevich
Kobylkin       (b. 1971)            URP



Leased Territory


Baikonur Leased Territory: see under Kazakhstan Administrative Divisions







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