Famous Russian Lawyers & Judges

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 1 Alexei Navalny

Alexei Navalny
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: June 4, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Butyn, Russia

Described by The Wall Street Journal as the man Vladimir Putin fears most, Alexei Navalny is widely regarded as Russia's opposition leader. He is famous for his accusations of corruption in Russia and Putin's government. In 2011, he created the Anti-Corruption Foundation, which was dissolved in 2020. In August 2020, there was an attempt to assassinate him, when he was poisoned during a flight from Tomsk to Moscow.

 2 Dmitry Medvedev

Dmitry Medvedev
Famous As: Jurist, Politician, Photographer, Blogger, Lawyer, Actor, Businessperson
Birthdate: September 14, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg

Dmitry Medvedev, the Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council, has also been the prime minister and president of Russia. Born to teacher parents, he was an intelligent child and began studying his father’s encyclopedia in third grade. He is known for his support of the nuclear disarmament treaty.

 3 Alexander Kerensky

Alexander Kerensky
Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: April 22, 1881
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ulyanovsk, Russia
Died: June 11, 1970

Alexander Kerensky was a Russian revolutionary and lawyer who played a major role in the Russian Revolution of 1917. Alexander Kerensky is often portrayed in films and TV series. In the 1971 epic historical drama film Nicholas and Alexandra, he was played by John McEnery. In the 2019 series The Last Czars, he was portrayed by Kestutis Cicenas.

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 4 Sergei Magnitsky

Sergei Magnitsky
Famous As: Tax advisor
Birthdate: April 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine
Died: November 16, 2009

 5 Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Vladimir Zhirinovsky
Famous As: Jurist, Politician, Lawyer
Birthdate: April 25, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Almaty

 6 Vladimir Kryuchkov

Vladimir Kryuchkov
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: February 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Volgograd, Russia
Died: November 23, 2007

Soviet lawyer, diplomat, and KGB chief Vladimir Kryuchkov is best remembered for his involvement in the 1991 coup against Mikhail Gorbachev. Born to working-class Stalin-supporting parents, he initially worked with the Communist Youth League. He misinterpreted the Able Archer 83 conflict simulation as the beginning of a nuclear attack.

 7 Igor Shuvalov

Igor Shuvalov
Famous As: Jurist, Politician, Lawyer
Birthdate: January 4, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bilibino
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 8 Boris Stürmer

Boris Stürmer
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: July 27, 1848
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tver Governorate, Russia
Died: September 2, 1917

 9 Friedrich Martens

Friedrich Martens
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: August 27, 1845
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pärnu, Estonia
Died: June 19, 1909

 10 Boris Chicherin

Boris Chicherin
Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: June 7, 1828
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Russia
Died: February 3, 1904

 11 Pyotr Nikolayevich Durnovo

Pyotr Nikolayevich Durnovo
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: 1845 AD
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: September 24, 1915

 12 Grigory Tunkin

Grigory Tunkin
Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: September 30, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vinogradovsky District, Russia
Died: August 23, 1993

 13 Ernest Ametistov

Ernest Ametistov
Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: May 17, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: September 7, 1998