Biography of Yuri LuzhkovYury Mikhailovich Luzhkov - ex-mayor of Moscow. He held this post for 18 years: from 1992 to 2010. He was prematurely removed from office with the wording “due to loss of confidence” by order of President Dmitry Medvedev.
Former Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov (1992 - 2010)
Early years. Education LuzhkovYury Luzhkov was born in the family of the joiner on September 21, 1936. Shortly before his birth, his father, fleeing from hunger, moved from the village of Young Tud, near Tver, to Moscow, where he got a job at an oil depot.His mother, a native of the Bashkortostan village of Kalegino, was a laborer at the plant.
Yuri spent his childhood with his grandmother in the city of Konotop, graduated seven years there and returned to his parents in 1953. I finished 8-10 classes already in Moscow, at school No. 529 (now No. 1259). Enrolling in the Moscow Institute of Petrochemical and Gas Industry. Gubkin, he began to earn money independently. He worked as a porter at the station, a janitor.
Yuri Luzhkov in his youth
Scientific and political careerYury Luzhkov began his career as a junior research assistant at the Research Institute of Plastics, where he began work in 1958. For five years at the Institute, he has grown to the deputy head of the laboratory for the automation of technological processes. The young scientist was noticed at the State Committee on Chemistry, and in 1964 Luzhkov headed his department for automation of management.
Yury Luzhkov (left) - student of the Gubkinsky Institute
As a deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR of the XI convocation from 1987 to 1990, Yury Mikhailovich was among the “fresh cadres” whom Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin, First Secretary of the CPSU MGK, included in his team. Thus, in 1987, 51-year-old Luzhkov was appointed First Deputy Chairman of the Moscow City Executive Committee. At the same time he headed the city commission of cooperative and individual activities, took the post of chairman of the Moscow Agrarian Committee.
“New Russian sensations”: “Luzhkov. Chronicles of retirement "
Yuri Luzhkov in the position of Vice Mayor of Moscow
Yuri Luzhkov - Mayor of MoscowIn 1992, spontaneous interruptions in foodstuffs began in Moscow, coupons were introduced, the population was indignant. Acting Mayor Gabriel Popov resigned. On June 6, 1992, Yury Mikhailovich Luzhkov was appointed by the Decree of the President of Russia Boris Yeltsin as the new mayor of the capital.
Yury Luzhkov and Boris Yeltsin
18 years old Yuri Luzhkov was at the helm of Moscow
Yury Luzhkov inspects the reconstruction of the Moscow Ring Road (1995)
Luzhkov was a loyal companion of Putin
Sevastopol questionYuriy Mikhailovich always expressed himself without a proper diplomacy. On May 11, 2008, during a visit to the celebrations of the 225th anniversary of the Black Sea Fleet in the city of Sevastopol, Luzhkov did not forget to remind the audience from the rostrum that the issue of the city’s ownership had not yet been resolved,that Russia has all state rights to its territory.
Yury Luzhkov about Sevastopol
"Honey festivals" Yuri Luzhkov
DismissalSeptember 2010 was fatal for Luzhkov. Russian central television channels launched a number of documentaries, where they criticized the mayor’s activities in a tough manner. Business, money, communications of Luzhkov himself and all members of his family were publicly discussed. “Lawlessness. Moscow, which we lost ”,“ Case in a Cap ”- with a ruthless roller crushed trust and undermined the authority of Yuri Mikhailovich.
2010: Yury Luzhkov dismissed from the post of mayor of Moscow
Experts in an instant dubbed Luzhkov a victim of backstage intrigues of Putin. Announcing threats against his family, the ex-mayor moved to live in London. Most of Luzhkov’s comrades-in-arms were removed from their posts by the new mayor Sergei Sobyanin, and criticism of the “Luzhkov policy” did not leave the pages of the press, Internet media and television screens for a long time.
Personal life of Yuri LuzhkovWith the first wife, his classmate Marina Bashilova, Yuri Luzhkov, he formed a relationship in the fifth year of the institute. The girl came from a wealthy family; her father was the deputy minister of the petrochemical industry of the USSR
Yury Luzhkov with his sons from his first marriage
Yuri Luzhkov's first wife died in 1988
Yury Luzhkov and Elena Baturina
Daughters of Yuri Luzhkov from marriage with Elena Baturina
Yuri Luzhkov nowIn 2016, Yury Luzhkov, one of the main symbols of post-Soviet Russia, celebrated his 80th birthday. To this significant date, Vladimir Putin awarded him the Order for Services to the Fatherland, 4th degree.
Yury Luzhkov himself celebrated his anniversary on Saturday
In 2016, Yuri Luzhkov "returned from timelessness"
In 2017, the ex-mayor wrote an autobiography in which he honestly told about the reasons for his resignation. According to him, he was fired when he refused to support Dmitry Medvedev, who intended to run for a second term.
The real reason was one: my refusal to support Medvedev in his claims for a second term in Russia.