Vladimir Butov

Picture of Vladimir Butov

Date of Birth: 04/10/1958

Age: 58

Birthplace: Novosibirsk

Citizenship: Russia


Born April 10, 1958 in Novosibirsk.

education and employment

According to official figures, he graduated from the Higher Institute of Management (Moscow) in 1994 and a Master of Management and Economics. In fact, there has never studied, and his diploma at the Institute were not given.

He began his career as a carpenter Leningrad seismic expedition in the Nenets Autonomous District. He passed military service in the Navy from 1976 to 1978. In 1978 he worked as a fitter. Since 1979, he worked in Naryan-Mar Nenets district road tractor repair management, a carpenter.


In 1983 he organized a workshop for the repair and maintenance of snowmobile "Buran", which was transformed into a cooperative society "Buran", the first in the county in 1988. In 1992, he founded and headed mnogoprofilnuyuproizvodstvenno-commercial firm "Sir WARC."

Political activity

In 1994 he was elected to the Assembly of Deputies of the Nenets Autonomous District. In 1996 he was elected head of the Administration of the Nenets Autonomous District. From 1996 to 2002, for the position was a member of the Federation Council, he was a member of the International Affairs Committee.

January 14, 2001 he was elected head of the Nenets AO administration for the second term with the elections more than 68% of voters who took part in the vote.

He was suspended from participation in the next gubernatorial election, scheduled for January 23, 2005: Russia`s Supreme Court overturned the received shortly before the election district law that allowed Butov run for a third term. Besides Butov was sentenced to three years probation for beating the traffic police.

He was elected a member of the political council of the "Unity" movement.


He is married and has two sons.