Vladimir Medinsky, State Duma Deputy, Professor

1970 - Born in Ukraine
1992 - Graduates, Moscow State Institute of International Relations
1992 - Founder, public relations company “Corporation Ya”
1992 - Manages Department of Information Policy, Ministry of Internal Revenue, Moscow
1994 - PhD, Moscow State Institute of International Relations
1994 - Professor, Moscow State Institute of International Relations
1998 - Advisor to tax police director, Moscow
1999 - Tax Service state advisor, Moscow
1999 - Head, election headquarters, 'Homeland-All Of Russia Bloc', Moscow
1999 - Head, Executive Committee, Moscow City Organisation, 'United Russia' Party
2003 - State Duma Deputy, Moscow
2004 - Deputy Chairman, Central Executive Committee of 'United Russia' party, Moscow
2006 - President, Russian Public Relations Association, Moscow

In this country it has, traditionally, been called The Duma, which in Russian means, something like - the Think Tank. The term of the 4th State Duma, elected in 2003, is coming to an end, and in December the Russians will elect their new Parliament. To sum up the preliminary results of the current Duma's activity our guest today is State Duma Deputy, Professor Vladimir Medinsky.