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Illustrations of the practice. The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Crimea (RC)

This section provides illustrations of the above phenomena, taken from publicly available sources. It refers to the most public transfers of persons from Russia to Crimea/Sevastapol. Whilst it is obviously impossible to name all those hidden behind transfer statistics, the below list is extensive and can be seen to reflect the transfer not only of the named individuals but also often at least one or more additional family members or other relatives.

The following persons, who have moved to the occupied territory of Crimea from the territory of the Russian Federation, hold key positions in the Council of Ministers(;;;;;

Eugeniya G. Bavykina is the Deputy Chairperson of the Council of Ministers of the RC. The professional career of Mrs. Bavykina had previously been closely connected with Russia. From August 2012 to January 2013, she was deputy head of the Administrative Department of the Governor of the Moscow Region and the Moscow Region Government. From January 2013 to May 2014 she was the first Deputy General Director of the JSC “Slavyanka”. Additionally, Mrs. Bavykina has been awarded with the badge of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations “For Merit” (2010) and the Medal of Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations “For fellowship in the name of Russia “(2012). In July 2014, Mrs. Bavykina was appointed the Deputy Chairperson of the Council of Ministers of the RC.(;;;

Georgiy L. Muradov is the Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the RC and at the same time the Permanent Representative of the RC to the President of the Russian Federation. Since 1979, he has worked for the diplomatic service occupying various positions both in the central office and in foreign missions. He has been awarded the Orders of Friendship and Honor, the Medals of the RF, three Orders of the Russian Orthodox Church, as well as foreign governments rewards.(;;;

Alexander A. Zhdanov is the Minister of Housing and Utilities of the RC. From 1982 until 2007, Mr. Zhdanov served in the Armed Forces of the RF both in command and staff positions, and is now a Reserve Colonel. In addition, he also worked as the Head of Service, the Deputy and then the First Deputy Director of the State Institution of the Moscow region “Administration for Service and Maintanance of the Government House of the Moscow region”. He was awarded the Medal and Order “For Merit to the Fatherland” of II degree, and the Governor of Moscow Region efficiency decoration “For pains and diligence”. Together with Mrs. Bavykina he was the Deputy General Director of JSC “Slavyanka”, which is servicing the Armed Forces of the RF.(;;;

Andrey G. Bezsalov is the Minister of Transport of the RC.(;;;;;; For a long time he has been working in St. Petersburg, occupying positions in the structures of the National Container Company (NCC, now owned by Global Ports) and in the sea port of St. Petersburg (UCLH Vladimir Lisin). Recently, he headed the company “The container terminal Ilyichevsk”, which belongs to the former owners of the NCC, Vitaly Yuzhilin and Andrei Shevchenko.(

Vyacheslav Petushenko is the Deputy Minister of Transport of the RC. Previously, he was General Director of the JSC “Lendorstroy” and also headed the Directorate of the Ring Motorway (KAD)(;;;

Alexey G. Chernyaev is the Head of the State Unitary Enterprise “Crimean Railway”. Previously, he headed the North Caucasus Directorate of traffic management – structural subdivision of the Central Directorate of Traffic Management, the branch of the OJSC “Russian Railways”. From April 2014 to March 2015, he was the first Deputy Head of the State Enterprise “Crimean Railway”.(;;;;





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