Russian political system is a framework styled in federal semi-presidential republic that is laid under the rules of the Constitution of Russia. As per the Constitution, the executive powers of running the country lies with the Prime Minister of Russia, as the President takes up a largely ceremonial role. Russian politics has witnessed a strong influx of political leaders ever since its inception. While some failed to exert great political control, there were others who exceled with their sharp acumen and administrative skills and still others who became a dominant political figure not just in Russia but the world over. Boris Yeltin was one such political figure of Russia. He served as the head of the government of the Russian Federation. Some other powerful political figures of Russia include Sergei Vladilenovich Kiriyenko, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, Viktor Borisovich Khristenko, Mikhail Yefimovich Fradkov, current Prime Minister Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev and so on. Each of them and others pushed Russia towards becoming a prosperous nation thus advancing its socio-economic and political structure and defending its national interests. To know more about the Russian political leaders, their life and their administrative and political powers, read through this section.
Joseph StalinJoseph Stalin

18 December 1878

Vladimir PutinVladimir Putin

07 October 1952

Vladimir LeninVladimir Lenin

22 April 1870

Mikhail GorbachevMikhail Gorbachev

02 March 1931

Leon TrotskyLeon Trotsky

07 November 1879

Nikita KhrushchevNikita Khrushchev

15 April 1894

Roman AbramovichRoman Abramovich

24 October 1966

Leonid BrezhnevLeonid Brezhnev

19 December 1906

Boris YeltsinBoris Yeltsin

01 February 1931

Georgy MalenkovGeorgy Malenkov

08 January 1902

Vyacheslav MolotovVyacheslav Molotov

09 March 1890

Yuri AndropovYuri Andropov

15 June 1914

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Alexander KerenskyAlexander Kerensky

22 April 1881

Nikolai BulganinNikolai Bulganin

11 June 1895

Alexei KosyginAlexei Kosygin

20 February 1904

Nicholas IINicholas II

18 May 1868

Anatoly ChubaisAnatoly Chubais

16 June 1955

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Pavel GrudininPavel Grudinin

20 October 1960

Nicholas II of RussiaNicholas II of Russia

18 May 1868

Dmitry MedvedevDmitry Medvedev

14 September 1965

Nicholas I of RussiaNicholas I of Russia

06 July 1796

Ramzan KadyrovRamzan Kadyrov

05 October 1976

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Konstantin ChernenkoKonstantin Chernenko

24 September 1911

Nikolai YezhovNikolai Yezhov

19 April 1895

Catherine I of RussiaCatherine I of Russia

15 April 1684

Nikolai BukharinNikolai Bukharin

09 October 1888

Ivan III of RussiaIvan III of Russia

22 January 1440

Anna of RussiaAnna of Russia

07 February 1693

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Boris NemtsovBoris Nemtsov

09 October 1959

Boris GodunovBoris Godunov

1551 AD

Lazar KaganovichLazar Kaganovich

22 November 1893

Kliment VoroshilovKliment Voroshilov

04 February 1881

Peter II of RussiaPeter II of Russia

23 October 1715

Sergey LavrovSergey Lavrov

21 March 1950

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Ivan VI of RussiaIvan VI of Russia

23 August 1740

Vladislav SurkovVladislav Surkov

21 September 1964

Alexandra KollontaiAlexandra Kollontai

31 March 1872

Sergey KirovSergey Kirov

27 March 1886

Sergey ShoyguSergey Shoygu

21 May 1955

Valentina MatviyenkoValentina Matviyenko

07 April 1949

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Vladimir ZhirinovskyVladimir Zhirinovsky

25 April 1946

Grigory PotemkinGrigory Potemkin

11 October 1739

Akhmad KadyrovAkhmad Kadyrov

23 August 1951

Feodor I of RussiaFeodor I of Russia

31 May 1557

Yakov SverdlovYakov Sverdlov

03 June 1885

Sergei WitteSergei Witte

17 June 1849

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Feodor III of RussiaFeodor III of Russia

09 June 1661

Gennady ZyuganovGennady Zyuganov

26 June 1944

Viktor ZubkovViktor Zubkov

15 September 1941

Ivan V of RussiaIvan V of Russia

27 August 1666

Pyotr StolypinPyotr Stolypin

14 April 1862

Ivan SavvidisIvan Savvidis

27 March 1959

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Aslan MaskhadovAslan Maskhadov

21 September 1951

Georgi DimitrovGeorgi Dimitrov

18 June 1882

Vasili IV of RussiaVasili IV of Russia

22 September 1552

Andrei ZhdanovAndrei Zhdanov

14 February 1896

Sergei IvanovSergei Ivanov

31 January 1953

Julius MartovJulius Martov

12 November 1873

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Eduard LimonovEduard Limonov

22 February 1943

Vasili III of RussiaVasili III of Russia

25 March 1479

Ivan SerovIvan Serov

25 August 1905

Dmitry YazovDmitry Yazov

08 November 1924

Gennady YanayevGennady Yanayev

26 August 1937

Igor SechinIgor Sechin

07 September 1960

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Nikolai RyzhkovNikolai Ryzhkov

28 September 1929

Michael I of RussiaMichael I of Russia

12 July 1596

Sergey SobyaninSergey Sobyanin

21 June 1958

Rodion MalinovskyRodion Malinovsky

10 November 1898

Georgy LvovGeorgy Lvov

02 November 1861

Yevgeny PrimakovYevgeny Primakov

29 October 1929

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Ivan SilayevIvan Silayev

21 October 1930

Andrey VyshinskyAndrey Vyshinsky

1883 AD

Viktor ChernomyrdinViktor Chernomyrdin

09 April 1938

Ivan IV of RussiaIvan IV of Russia

03 September 1530

Yegor GaidarYegor Gaidar

19 March 1956

Viktor AbakumovViktor Abakumov

11 April 1908

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Alexander RutskoyAlexander Rutskoy

16 September 1947

Dmitriy UstinovDmitriy Ustinov

30 October 1908

Nikolai TikhonovNikolai Tikhonov

14 May 1905