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Profile: Putin's nominated successor Dmitry Mdevedev
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09:02, December 11, 2007

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Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Mdevedev was on Monday nominated by major parties in parliament as a candidate for next March's presidential election, with a nod and "full support" from President Vladimir Putin.

The following is a brief profile of the 42-year-old former law professor and a close ally of President Putin.

-- Sept. 14, 1965, born in Leningrad (St. Petersburg);

-- 1987 to 1990, studied law at Leningrad State University;

-- 1990 to 1999, teaching assistant and deputy professor at Leningrad State University;

-- 1991 to mid-1990s' worked in the St. Petersburg government's external affairs committee under the leadership of Putin;

-- 1999, promoted to deputy chief of the government's staff and then first deputy chief of the president's office in June, 2000;

-- From Oct. 30, 2003 to Nov. 14, 2005, presidential chief of staff;

-- Nov. 14, 2005, appointed as First Deputy Prime Minister and reappointed with the same position in Sept. 24, 2007 in a government reshuffle, where he was in charge of the economy and social development affairs covering public health, education, housing and agriculture.

Mdevedev is married with one son.

Source: Xinhua



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