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Alexei Yu. Melnikov



Publications in Russian

Publications in English and translations.

Work on draft laws in the State Duma

Deputy's Inquiries and Addresses

Contact address

References to other websites


Yabloko Faction
Alexei Yu. Melnikov

Deputy of the State Duma

Member of the Yabloko faction

Member of the Committee for the Budget and Taxes


Born on April 8, 1964. Russian.


Higher education - graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, economist.


1981-1982 assistant at the Chair of Standards and Labour Protection of the Timiryazyev Moscow Agricultural Academy. 1982-1983 turner at the All-Union Research Institute of Inorganic Materials, Moscow.


1983-1988 student at the Lomonosov Moscow State University.


1988-1991 junior researcher at the Institute of Economics of the Academy of Science of the USSR, Moscow.


1991-1993 senior researcher at the Center for Economic and Political Research (EPIcenter).


1993-1995 -Deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the first convocation. Member of the Yabloko faction. Member of the Economic Policy Committee.


On December 17, 1995, elected Deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the second convocation. On the federal electoral district (Yabloko list).


Chairman of the Sub-Committee for Investments for Natural Resources and Subsoil Usage, one of the authors of legislation on production sharing agreements.


On December 19, 1999, elected Deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the third convocation. The federal electoral district (Yabloko list).


Member of the Committee for the Budget and Taxes. Heads and participates in the Yabloko in the Internet project.


Publications in Russian

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Publications in English and translations

"We Are Not Extremists"
Moskovskiye Novosti, August 13, 2004

Interview with Alexei Melnikov, one of YABLOKO's leaders, on the actions of the Youth organisation of YABLOKO and party prospects in general by MN's correspondent Stanislav Natanzon.


Melnikov: I am extremely concerned about Khodorkovsky's health
Gazeta.ru, October 27, 2003

According to Melnikov, "The Office of the Public Prosecutor General will do all they can to prevent barristers from visting Khodorkovsky."


Member of the State Duma Budget Committee Alexei Melnikov (YABLOKO) sharply criticised the actions of the FSB and Public Prosecutor's Office, Interfax, October 25, 2003
"The people acting against Khodorkovsky and YUKOS don't think that they are bound by the law," said Melnikov.


Yabloko deputies say they are being held in office during search
Interfax, October 23, 2003

Sergei Mitrokhin, deputy head of the State Duma's Yabloko faction, said that a group of detectives who are conducting a search in the Strategic Communications Agency's office are not allowing him to leave the building.


YABLOKO begins cooperation with national communities in Russia
Press release, October 17, 2003

A meeting of Deputy of the State Duma of the RF Alexei Melnikov (the YABLOKO faction) and representatives of the federal national and cultural autonomies of Russia, Russia's national communities and representatives of mass media of national minorities took place on October 15, 2003.


Alexei Melnikov: "We will investigate this case as long as necessary"
Recorded by Nikolai Morozov, Komsomolskaya Pravda, August 27, 2003

"If we don't succeed here now, then the forces that are emerging in the law and enforcement agencies will decide that they can do anything".


"The Interests of These People Differ from the Views of the President"
Interview with Alexei Melnikov By Svetlana Borozdina, Gazeta.ru, July 14, 2003

"Someone would like to redistribute property in his interests. This would push us back".


YABLOKO forwarded an inquiry to the FSB on the Alexei Pichugin case
Polit.ru, July 25, 2003-07-30

Melnikov was concerned about the information on application of psychotrophic agents with Alexei Pichugin who works for YUKOS economic security service.


Alexei Melnikov: "I would not make a rush statement that the opponents to Production sharing have won"
By Galina Bazina, Buro Pravovoi Informacii, May 5, 2003

Consequently we cannot state with conviction that the review of the amendments to the PSA Chapter of the Tax Code in the second reading which was postponed several times [by the State Duma] and is now scheduled at the first meeting after the May holidays, will take place and yield results.


Reaction of Alexei Melnikov to the declaration of the head of the North Fleet Vice-Admiral M. Motsak and the speech of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Government I. Klebanov

Press Release, 08.19.2000


Union without Dictator

Vyedomosty, November 2 1999


Uberlegungen und Diskussionen zur Reform der russischen Steuergesetzgebung

Alexej Melnikow, Mitglied im Dumaausschu fur Budget und Steuern, JABLoko, Moskau, Wostok Newsletter 3/2000


Russischer Erdolkomplex - Privatisierung versus staatliche Regelung

Alexej Melnikow, Mitglied im Dumaausschu fur Budget und Steuern, JABLoko, Moskau, Wostok Newsletter, 4/2000

Work on draft laws in the State Duma

On Production Sharing Agreements

On Licensing and Subsoil Use

On the Signing, Implementation and State Control over the Implementation of Production Sharing Agreements

On Amendments to the Law of the Russian Federation On VAT (about tax concessions for educational institutions)

On Education for Persons with Limited Abilities (Special Education)

Deputy's Inquiries and Addresses


Contact address

Moscow, Okhotny Ryad 1, of.04-07 (New building)

tel: (095) 292 3267; 292 3378

References to other websites

Alexey Yu. Melnikov at the server of the State Duma of the Russian Federation

Alexey Yu. Melnikov at the PRODEMO server

Alexey Yu. Melnikov at the IIC "Panorama" server

Alexey Yu. Melnikov at the National News Service (NSN) server

Kulichiki-talks about Yabloko in the Politcentre.

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