Andrey Brezhnev

Picture of Andrey Brezhnev

Date of Birth: 03/15/1961

Age: 55

Place of birth: Moscow

Citizenship: Russia


Born March 15, 1961 in Moscow. Grandson of General Secretary of the CPSU Leonid Brezhnev.

In 1983 he graduated from the Faculty of International Economic Relations of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR. He studied with Vladimir Potanin and Alexei Mitrofanov.

From 1983 to 1985 he worked as an engineer of the foreign trade association "Soyuzhimeksport" the Ministry of Foreign Trade.

In 1985-1988 gg. - Attache Office of International Economic Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR.

From 1989 to 1991 - deputy head of the External Relations Department of the Ministry of Trade of the USSR.

In the post-Soviet period he worked in commercial structures. From 1991 to 1992 he was an expert of the Soviet-French enterprise "Moscow".

Since 1996 - the head of the charity fund "Children - the hope of the future."

kommunicheskoe created All-Russian Public Movement in September 1998 (OKOD), becoming its general secretary.

In January 1999, he was one of the initiators of the Uralskihzavodov Union.

In summer 1999 his candidature for the post of governor of Sverdlovsk region; has not been registered (the governor Eduard Rossel was elected).

In September 1999, he was nominated by the Liberal Democratic Party candidate for vice-mayor of Moscow in a pair with the candidate for Mayor A.Mitrofanovym. October 7, 1999 Mitrofanov and Brezhnev) was denied registration as a candidate for mayor of Moscow. Mosgorizbirkom explained his decision by saying that during the formation of election fund Mitrofanov violated the instructions on the procedure of forming and spending of election funds of candidates. October 18, 1999 he was again denied registration with the phrase "the Liberal Democratic Party has exercised its right to nominate a candidate for mayor" (meaning the first unsuccessful attempt. Then Mitrofanov Brezhnev put up their candidates no longer otLDPR, but as a self-nominated and was 16 November 1999 registered.

In mayoral elections 19 December 1999 Mitrofanov steam-Brezhnev received 0.61% of votes (6th place out of 8; defeated Yuri Luzhkov and Valery Shantsev).

On the same day, December 19, 1999, unsuccessfully ran for the State Duma on Odintsovo near Moscow single-mandate constituency