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Mikhail Zadornov

Deputy of the State Duma
Member of the Yabloko faction
Member of the State Duma Committee for the Budget and Taxes.

Mikhail Zadornov
Biography Publications and translations
Work on draft laws in the State Duma Deputy's Inquiries and Addresses
Contact address References to other websites

Born May 4, 1963, in Moscow. Completed school with distinction.

1980-1984 student at the Plekhanov Institute of the National Economy, Moscow. Specialised in a planned economy, qualification economist. Graduated with distinction.

1984-1985 postgraduate student at the Institute of Economy of the USSR Academy of Sciences.

1985-1986 military service.

1987-1988 continued postgraduate studies. In 1989 defended thesis on the Effectiveness of Investments in Renewing the Fixed Assets of Industrial Enterprises. Issued with Candidate of Economic Sciences degree.

1988-1990 - researcher at the Institute of Economy of the USSR Academy of Sciences.

1989-1990 expert in Planning and Budget Commission of the USSR Supreme Soviet.

1990 member of the State Commission for Economic Reform of the Council of Ministers of the RSFSR. One of the drafters of 500 days Programme.

19911993 leading researcher, member of the Council of the Center for Economic and Political Research (EPIcenter); participated in the Centers projects Consent for a Chance (Harvard, USA, 1991) and Nizhny Novgorod (1992).

28.12.1993-03.12.97 Deputy of the State Duma of the first and second convocations. Head of the Committee for Budget, Taxes, Banks and Finances.

November 1997 May 1999 Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation.

From December 3, 1997 resigned as Deputy and left Yabloko.

May 25, 1999 First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation.

May 28, 1999 dismissed from post of First Deputy Prime Minister.

May October 1999 Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in relations with international monetary institutions.

October December 1999 Special Counsellor of the President of the Saving Bank of the Russian Federation.

On December 19, 1999, elected Deputy of the State Duma of the third convocation at the 201 University election district, Moscow. Received 64,179 votes (20.16%). Member of Yabloko Faction. Member of the Committee for the Budget and Taxes of the State Duma. Head of the Sub-Committee for Monetary Policy.

Married, has a daughter born in 1983.

Proficient in English.

Publications and translations
Publications in Russian see at http://www.yabloko.ru/Persons/zadornov.html

Interview with Mikhail Zadornov, member of the State Duma Budget Committee
Ekho Moskvi radio station, September 21, 2004

"...If we just provide more money without changing the way in which the security services work, they will just give themselves a tick, calm down and wait for the next such event," Zadornov added.

Budget for 2005 Outlined
By Mikhail Zadornov member of state duma budget committee, Moscow News, June 27, 2004

Another new element in the draft is a redistribution of a number of obligations between budgets of different levels. For instance, the federal center has taken upon itself all civil defense outlays, the upkeep of military commissariats, and care for the disabled. On the other hand, some responsibilities have been shifted onto the regions: maintenance of all kindergartens, vocational-technical schools, and some general-education schools - in all about 3,000 educational institutions that will need around 25 billion rubles in expenses.

Democrats Set To Hang Together
Mikhail Zadornov in an interview with Dmitry DOKUCHAEV, Moscow News, December 18, 2003

Mr. Zadornov talks about his partys dismal performance and the democrats strategy in the new Duma

Strong Ruble amid High Inflation
Interview with Mikhail Zadornov by Sergei Guk, Moskovskiye Novosti, June 11-17, 2003

First of all you must adopt a monetary policy to limit the money supply. Second, consumer price growth is also attributable to the continuing increases in the tariffs of natural monopolies and the housing and public services. Here we have been struggling within a vicious circle for several years. Only determined action will bring down inflation.

Capital Flight 'Ends'
The Moscow Times, April 10, 2003

Russia's capital outflow and inflow were equal
in the first quarter of this year for the first time in the last 10 years,
Mikhail Zadornov, deputy chairman of the Duma's budget and tax committee,
said in an Ekho Moskvy radio interview Wednesday.

The Government and "big four" factions oppose education
Press release, April 9, 2003

According to Shishlov, reduction in the prices of educational materials would make it possible to apply more broadly modern information technologies in education.

Mikhail Zadornov: the inflow of foreign capital into Russia may have an adverse impact on the countrys economy
RosBusinessConsulting, January 16, 2003

The inflow of foreign capital into Russia may have an adverse impact on the countrys economy. This opinion was expressed by Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Budget and Tax Committee Mikhail Zadornov at a press conference today. According to Zadornov, as interest rates are low in the world and high in Russia, "foreign capital rates Russian assets as attractive."


Work on draft laws in the State Duma


Deputy's Inquiries and Addresses


Contact address

Moscow, Okhotny Ryad 1, of. 201 (New building).

Tel: (095) 292-71-98, Fax 292-90-00.

References to other websites
Personal server of Mikhail Zadornov
M. Zadornov at the PRODEMO server
M. Zadornov at the server of the State Duma of the Russian Federation
M. Zadornov at the National News Service (NSN) server

M. Zadornov at the IIC "Panorama" server

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