Vladimir Churov

Vladimir Churov
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Chairman of the Central Election Commission of Russia
In office
27 March 2007 - 27 March 2016
Preceded byAlexander Veshnyakov
Succeeded byElla Pamfilova
Personal details
BornVladimir Yevgenyevich Churov
(1953-03-17) 17 March 1953 (age 64)
Leningrad, Russian SSR, USSR


Vladimir Yevgenyevich Churov (Russian: Владимир Евгеньевич Чуров; given birth to March 17, 1953, in Leningrad, Soviet Union) is certainly a Russian public and politician. Since March 26, 2007, he is a member (delegated with the Condition Duma) as well as the Chairman from the Central Election Payment of Russia. In 1977 he graduated in the Department of Physics at Leningrad Condition University. In 1992–2003 he done the Committee for Exterior Relations from the Saint Petersburg Mayor’s Office, in 1992–1996 under Vladimir Putin, in 1995–2003 being a deputy head from the Committee. Regarding to Marina Salye, Churov proved helpful for KGB. In Dec 2003 – March 2007 he was a deputy in the Condition Duma (of LDPR faction). On January 30, 2007, amendments towards the Russian election legislation, which allows people with out a rules degree to be members from the Central Election Payment, were passed with the Leader of Russia. This allowed Churov to become elected towards the Payment. Right from the start, Churov created a graphic of somebody who would stay loyal to leader Putin under any circumstances. During his tenure, he produced several controversial statements, that have been interpreted as his determination to rubber-stamp election outcomes advantageous to Putin also if there have been reports of popular violations. Involvement of indie observers was produced considerably more challenging. In the Russian legislative election, 2011, Churov preserved the fact that elections were free from falsifications, however the media reported several instances when the info of Central Election Payment of Russia differed using the protocols of election districts. Among the demands through the 2011–13 Russian protests was the resignation of Churov. Alternatively, the Central Electoral Committee didn’t falsify the outcomes itself, and Churov was actually instrumental in creating the effective appeal program, which helped to hit down some decisions of lower level electoral committees. On 27 March 2016, the professional term of Churov expired, and he had not been reappointed by Putin.