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A Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation (russian: Заместитель председателя Правительства Российской Федерации) is a member of the
Government of Russia The government of Russia exercises executive power in the Russian Federation. The members of the government are the Prime Minister of Russia, Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, deputy prime ministers, and the federal ministers. ...
. The post is commonly referred to as " deputy prime minister" both in and outside of Russia. According to the Chapter 6, Article 110 of the
Constitution of Russia The Constitution of the Russian Federation () was adopted by national referendum on . Russia's constitution came into force on , at the moment of its official publication, and abolished the Soviet republic (system of government), Soviet system ...
, "The Government of the Russian Federation consists of the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, ''Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation'' and federal ministries". Article 112 states that the Chairman of the Government (Prime Minister) recommends candidates for the post of Deputy Chairmen to the
President of Russia The President of the Russian Federation ( rus, Президент Российской Федерации, Prezident Rossiyskoy Federatsii), is the of the , as well as the of the . It is the . In 1991, the office was briefly known as the pres ...
. The role of deputy chairmen of government of the Russian Federation is to coordinate the activities of federal government bodies and carry out other tasks in response to particular issues or events. It is a temporary position that is usually held by multiple people at once, with the most senior of them being the
First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia A First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, commonly referred to as the First Deputy Prime Minister, is a member of the Government of Russia, Russian Government. The First Deputy is to be proposed by the Prime Minister of R ...
(there can also be more than one first deputy).


Current Deputy Prime Ministers


Complete list of Deputy Prime Ministers

The following is a list of all individuals who have held the office of Deputy Chairman of Government in the Russian Federation since 1991, as well as the cabinets that they were part of.Russian ministries, political parties, etc.
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See also

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First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia A First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, commonly referred to as the First Deputy Prime Minister, is a member of the Government of Russia, Russian Government. The First Deputy is to be proposed by the Prime Minister of R ...


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Russian Federation Russia ( rus, link=no, Россия, Rossiya, ), or the Russian Federation, is a country spanning Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It is the List of countries and dependencies by area, largest country in the world, covering over , and encom ...
Government of Russia