Burbulis left, they stayed. Where are the top officials of the Yeltsin team now?

23 June Gennady Burbulis, First Secretary of Russia, was buried at Troekurovskoye Cemetery. The politician, who was called the “gray eminence of the president,” in recent years was fond of philosophy and tried to organize educational work on the basis of the “Yeltsin Center”. The ex-official died in Baku, where he came to participate in the economic forum. And what happened to the rest of the "queens" era of the 90s?

Valentin Yumashev

64 years
From 1997 to 1998 — head of presidential administration
Today — curator of the Yeltsin Center

In 2000, Yumashev and his wife — daughterYeltsina Tatyana — became a member of the founders of the Foundation of the First President of Russia. The main project of the organization is the cultural and educational platform “Yeltsin Center”. in Yekaterinburg. According to the media, Valentin Yumashev is a big businessman. In particular, he was credited with owning half of the Empire tower. in "Moscow City" complex and  shares in  Afisha media project. The former head of & nbsp; AP is also included in & nbsp; the directors of MTS. Since  2000, Yumashev has been continuously working as an adviser to the President of Russia on a voluntary basis, but left this position a month ago — in May 2022  Shortly before on the website of "Yeltsin Center" A call was published to stop the special military operation in Ukraine. Are Valentin and Tatiana Yumashevy — unknown.

Anatoly Chubais

67 years
From 1991 to 1997 — Chairman of the State Property Management Committee, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Minister of Finance, Head of the Presidential Administration
Today — emigrant

Anatoly Chubais — the only one of officials who remained on the ear all these years and occupied government posts. In  2020 he, having left   "Rosnano" But not for long. After the start of the special operation in Ukraine, Chubais resigned and left Russia without explaining anything to the public. After that, he and his wife Avdotya Smirnova were seen in Turkey, Israel and Cyprus. Judging by the photo of eyewitnesses, the ex-official settled in the Cypriot city of Limassol, which is considered the most Russian-speaking resort on the island. In Russia Chubais still has a huge house in Peredelkino, estimated at 800 million rubles. As the correspondent of aif.ru found out, construction continues on the site.

Alexander Korzhakov

72 years< br /> From 1991 to 1996 — head of the security service of the President of the Russian Federation
Today — writer

For Alexander Korzhakov, government official Oleg Soskovetsand  General of the FSB Mikhail Barsukov, who were considered leaders of the conservative wing of the Russian government, a great political career ended back in 1996 . They were removed from their positions after the episode with the removal of a cardboard box from the Government House, in which half a million dollars in cash for Yeltsin's election campaign was found. The scandal went down in history under the name "Box from copier».

After that, Korzhakov was a State Duma deputy. Today, Yeltsin's former bodyguard lives in a dacha near Moscow and is engaged in creative work. In 2020, his fifth book was published, dedicated to the memories of working with Yeltsin and criticism of the former curator. Korzhakov also starred in  several films as "security guard" and advised director Viktor Sergeyevwhen working on the film Schizophrenia.

Oleg Soskovets

73 years
From 1993 to 1996 — First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation
Today — businessman

After the  "box" one of the most famous officials of Russia has gone into the shadows. Since the end of the 2000s, Soskovets has become known as an entrepreneur. Today, the former deputy chairman of the government holds the position of president of the Association of Financial and Industrial Groups and the Union of Domestic Commodity Producers. As aif.ru found out, Soskovets is also among the founders of two commercial — "Bastion"OT", which is engaged in real estate trading, and "Neftegaztrade" fuel company. The last one was registered exactly one year ago — in May 2021 .

Boris Yeltsin meets with First Deputy Prime Minister Oleg Soskovets. Photo: RIA Novosti/Dmitry Donskoy

Mikhail Barsukov

From 1995 to 1996 — director of the FSB of Russia
Today — military pensioner

Last job Mikhail Barsukov, which was known to be associated with the maintenance of bunkers. After 2004, General Barsukov was appointed head of the Interdepartmental Commission on Underground Structures of the Security Council of the Russian Federation. What is doing now — unknown.

From left to right: former director of the Federal Security Service Mikhail Barsukov, chairman of the Russian State Committee for Physical Culture and Tourism Shamil Tarpishchev and former director of the Presidential Security Service Alexander Korzhakov. Photo: RIA Novosti/Alexander Makarov

Viktor Ilyushin

75 years
From 1992 to 1996 — First Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation
Today — a veteran of Gazprom

A native of the Sverdlovsk Regional Committee and Yeltsin old friend was one of heads of the presidential election headquarters in 1996 year. Despite this, after the elections Ilyushindistanced himself from his protégé. In 1997, Yeltsin's ex-first assistant headed Gazprom-Media. A from 1997 to 2011 was a member of the board of Gazprom. At the same time, he headed the department for work with regions in the company. Sometimes you can see him at performances at  "Yeltsin Center".

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First Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation Viktor Ilyushin at the constitutional meeting. Photo: RIA Novosti/Alexander Makarov

Andrey Kozyrev

71 year
From 1990 to 1996 — Minister of Foreign Affairs
Today — political emigrant

The most pro-Western head of the Russian Foreign Ministry, who was called "Mr"Yes" Gromyko) has been living in Miami since 2012 and criticizes the policy of Russia. However, the former minister is not only interested in what is happening in our country. In 2019, Kozyrev called for impeachmentDonald Trump. In an interview with The New York Times he said that he spends time in the USA reading books and thinking about democratic changes in the world.

Ruslan Khasbulatov

79 years
1993 — Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation
Today — head of the university department

Initially, Khasbulatov was a friend and colleague of Yeltsin, but then enmity began between them, which turned into a bloody conflict with the shooting of the Government House in 1993. After that, his career in big politics ended for him forever.

From 1994 and to today Khasbulatov has been head of the Department of World Economy at G. V. Plekhanov Russian University of Economics.

Sergey Yastrzhembsky

68 years
From 1996 to 1998 Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation
Today — hunter and evangelist

Yeltsin's most respectable press secretary was remembered for the phrase, thanks to which any feast can be called “work with documents”.

In fact, Sergey Yastrzhembskyserved as press secretary and & nbsp; under Vladimir Putin. In the 2000s, he oversaw media emergency   — tragedies and counter-terrorism operations. In 2008 year, after winning the elections of Dmitry Medvedev, Yastrzhembsky left the state service for the sake of an unusual hobby — extreme hunting in Africa and shooting documentaries about wildlife. more than 20 awards of domestic and international film festivals.

In addition, Yastrzhembsky is the rector of the Moscow Theological Institute — theological educational institution of the Protestant-Evangelical tradition.

Former presidential aide Sergei Yastrzhembsky. Photo: RIA Novosti/Evgeny Odinokov Rate the material

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