(biography, photo, video) Alexander Tkachev
Alexander Tkachev: a biography
Alexander Tkachev – one of the most famous Ministers in the Russian government, which in 2015 became the «storm» of sanctions products, illegally imported from the EU and supported the policies of Western countries in the issue of anti-Russian sanctions. The last 15 years he has been Governor of the Krasnodar region, where over the course of his activities is almost 5 times increased the budget of the region from 13 to 60 billion rubles, and attracted many investors who have invested a considerable investment in the development of the oldest oil-producing region of Russia. From April 2015, the successful landowner, Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed to the post of Minister of agriculture of the Russian Federation, which Alexander from the first days began to work actively.
Born Tkachev Alexander Nikolaevich 23 December 1960 in the village of Vyselki of Krasnodar region in the family of the Deputy Chairman of the Executive Committee, which to the age of the son led the constructed inter-farm feed mill. He was the youngest son in the family – the future Minister of agriculture of Russia has an older brother Alex. Childhood and adolescence statesman was not rich with bright events. He graduated from the local school No. 2, which left behind memories as a good and diligent student. In addition to school of Sciences took an active part in talent contests, he knew how to play the guitar, and also played basketball.
Start in his adult life began with the Krasnodar Polytechnic Institute, which he successfully graduated in 1983 and received a diploma of engineer-mechanic. Immediately after graduation, Alexander went to work for his father at the factory and, starting from the bottom, namely the post thermal engineering, rapidly climbed to the top of a career and in 1990 became Director of the plant. In the course of employment, Tkachev joined the Communist party in the period from 1986 to 1988 he was Secretary of the local Komsomol district Committee.
In 1990, after the privatization of the Vyselkovsky fodder plant he called «the Agrocomplex» and has become the largest enterprise in the region by combining with other Vyselkovskiy industrial complexes.
In 2000, Alexander Tkachev has entered the graduate of the Kuban agricultural Institute and after 4 years became the doctor of economic Sciences, with a thesis on the theme of cooperation and diversification in agricultural enterprises.
The Governor of the Krasnodar territory
Political biography of Alexander Tkachev, originated in 1994. Then he was elected member of the legislative Assembly, and a year later he was in the ranks of the Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. In 2000, the future Minister of agriculture became part of the agro-industrial group and had headed the Commission and the Committee for nationalities.
At the end of the same year, Alexander Tkachev won the gubernatorial election in Krasnodar Krai, and, with the support of the 82.4% of the population, topped the region for the next 4 years. Achieve Tkachev on the post of the Governor of Kuban it is difficult to overestimate – he literally revived the region, almost 5-fold increase in its budget and gained a strong popular support to oppose the sale of peasant lands.
Tkachev the Governor’s activities, and had dark stripes. In 2005, he initiated a global restructuring of the Krasnodar city, which caused dissatisfaction among the inhabitants of the region. But thanks to his diplomatic character of the future Minister of agriculture of the Russian Federation failed to resolve the dispute with the public and implement their ideas in full.
In 2007, Aleksandr Nikolaevich the Russian President was appointed for a third gubernatorial term next 5 years. During this period he managed to attract to the development of the region for foreign investors, in connection with which the Kuban was built by the Swiss factory for the production of instant coffee and Nestle the plant of German agricultural machinery Claas, which provided a large population of the region with jobs and greatly expanded budget of the Krasnodar territory.
Furthermore, thanks to the professional activities of Kuban Tkachev became the breadbasket of the Russian Federation received the status of leader in the collection of sugar beet, grain, wine producer and seeds. Alexander Nikolaevich has made a significant contribution to the organization and preparation of the Olympic games in Sochi, his triumph over all during the reign of the region.
In 2012, the then acting Russian head Dmitry Medvedev again extended the Governor’s powers Tkachev for 5 years, but in March 2015 Alexander voluntarily resigned, his successor in this post was Veniamin Kondratiev, who on 13 September 2015 gained more than 83% of population votes in the gubernatorial election.
The Minister of agriculture of the Russian Federation
The appointment of Alexander Tkachev for the post of Minister of agriculture of the Russian Federation came as a surprise to everyone. The President of Russia in such difficult times for the country made a decision on the position to appoint experienced farmers, who will be able to reform import substitution in the Russian Federation and to ensure food security of the state.
Alexander Tkachev thanked the Russian leader for their confidence and promised to «feed» Russia domestic products displace imported products from the Russian market, increase production volumes to achieve lower prices for food products and to develop agricultural business in the country to large-scale level.
One of the most high-profile initiatives Tkachev on the post of the Minister of agriculture was a proposal to destroy illegally imported food sanctions, which Russia imposed a ban on imports in response to sanctions against Russia. President Putin supported the proposal and signed the decree according to which since August 6, 2015 on the territory of the Russian Federation are exposed to the full elimination of the sanctions the goods.
Personal life Alexander Tkachev, and all significant persons of the country, remains in the shadows of his activity in the political arena. It is known that the ex-Governor of the Krasnodar territory married to Olga Storozhenko and has two daughters.
Special distinction of the family of the Minister of agriculture of the Russian Federation is honesty and open disclosure of income. In 2009, Alexander Tkachev became the only Kuban official to disclose and fully declared their income, which amounted to more than 1.6 million. His wife in the same year earned in 2 times more, as is the owner of 100% of the share capital of a Russian company.
In 2014, the income of Alexander Tkachev has slightly increased – the former Governor of the Krasnodar territory has declared nearly 2.2 million rubles, and the earnings of the wife Tkachev doubled Olga received a 5 million 200 thousand rubles.