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MOSCOW, March 25 (Itar-Tass) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed deputy speaker of the Federation Council upper house of parliament Svetlana Orlova as Acting Governor of the Vladimir Region, the Kremlin press service reported on Monday.
In connection with the expiration of the term of office of the region’s Governor Nikolai Vinogradov the RF president ordered “to appoint Orlova Svetlana Yuryevna as Acting Governor of the Vladimir Region until the person elected Governor of the Vladimir Region takes office,” according to the corresponding decree of the RF head of state.
The decree comes into force from the day of signing - March 24.
Svetlana Orlova was born in the town of Obluchye, Khabarovsk Territory, on October 23, 1954.
In 1978 she graduated from the Ussuriisk Pedagogical Institute, in 1988 – from the Economics Department of the Khabarovsk Higher Party School. She was a graduate of the first courses of businesswomen at the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation. Graduated from the Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation.
1978 - 1979 – teacher at boarding school No 2, Vladivostok.
1979 - 1990 - Instructor of the Sovetsky District Committee of the Communist party of the Soviet Union (CPSU), Head of the Frunze District Soviet, Primorsky Territorial CPSU Committee, Vladivostok.
1990 - 1993 - Vice President, Director General of the women’s commercial charity Anna, Vladivostok.
1991 - 1993 - Director General of the women’s commercial charity Anna, Vladivostok.
1993 - 1999 - member of the first and second State Duma of the Russian Federal Assembly. 1993-1995 - member of the parliamentary faction of the Women of Russia political movement, 1995-1999 - Deputy Head of the Russian Regions parliamentary group, member of the Duma Committee on Budget, Taxes, Banks and Finance.
1999 - 2001 - Deputy Director of OJSC Krosna.
From November 2001 - member of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (representative of the Council of People’s Deputies of the Kemerovo Region in the Federation Council). 2002 - 2004 - First Deputy Chairwoman of the Budget Committee.
From January 28, 2004 - Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
From May 2005 – Co-chair of the bilateral inter-parliamentary committee of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the Milli Majlis of the Azerbaijan Republic.
From July 2012 - Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Socio-Economic and Political Studies (ISEPI) foundation.
Awarded with the Order of Honour.
Married, has a son.
Nikolai Vinogradov was the only head of a subject of the Russian Federation who represented the Communist Party (CPRF). On the single day of voting on September 8 governor elections will be held in the Vladimir Region.