Biography of Leonid Slutsky
Leonid Eduardovich Slutsky – Chairman of the LDPR party, Head of LDPR faction in the State Duma, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs. Chairman of the Board of the International Public Foundation “Russian Peace Foundation”. Doctor of Economic Sciences
Leonid Slutsky was born on January 4, 1968 in Moscow.
Higher education. He graduated from the Moscow Institute of Economics and Statistics. Doctor of Economics, Head of the Department of International Relations and Integration Processes, Faculty of Political Science, Moscow State University. M.V. Lomonosov. Leonid Slutsky, deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation of the third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth convocations. Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Chairman of the Board of the International Public Foundation “Russian Peace Foundation”.
May 18, 2022 – elected the new Head of the LDPR faction in the State Duma.
May 27, 2022 – unanimously elected the new Chairman of the LDPR Party.
Leonid Slutsky and PACE
From 2000 until Russia’s withdrawal from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Leonid Slutsky was the deputy head of the delegation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, as well as the coordinator of the deputy group for relations with the Parliament of the French Republic. Member of the Presidium of the Independent Association “Civil Society”.
I have prepared a number of reports in the PACE. “On the activities of the International Committee of the Red Cross” (2002). “On the accession of Monaco to the Council of Europe” (2004). As a result, it was decided to admit the Principality of Monaco to the Council of Europe as the 46th state. “On the closure of the Monaco monitoring procedure”. As a result, for the first time in the history of PACE, Monaco monitoring was closed unanimously on 01.10.2009. In 2000-2005, dozens of times went on business trips to Chechnya. Accompanied the PACE rapporteurs on the situation in the Chechen Republic. He took an active part in the restoration of the economy and social sphere of the Chechen Republic in 2007. Awarded the highest award of the Chechen Republic – the Order of Kadyrov with the phrase “for exceptional merit”.
Activities in other areas
He took an active part in solving the problems of the Estonian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate and in the return of property belonging to the Russian Orthodox Church in Estonia. A lot of attention is paid to the situation of the Russian-speaking population in the Baltic countries.
Leonid Slutsky repeatedly spoke at ecological forums on issues of ensuring environmental sustainability, ecosystem management, as well as conservation of biological diversity of nature. Chairman of the Board of the RFM Leonid Slutsky together with the Prince of Monaco Albert II took part in polar expeditions to the North Pole and Antarctica on climate change.
Member of the working group under the President of the Russian Federation on the restoration of cultural facilities, other religious buildings and structures (Order of the President of the Russian Federation No. 781-rp of November 25, 2009). Secretary of the working group under the President of the Russian Federation to prepare for the celebration of the 700th anniversary of the birth of St. Sergius of Radonezh (Order of the President of the Russian Federation No. 844-rp of December 6, 2010). Member of the Council under the President of the Russian Federation for Cossacks. President of the International Public Foundation “Kronstadt Naval Cathedral in the name of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker”.
Leonid Slutsky was awarded the Order of the Russian Orthodox Church for active cooperation with the Russian Orthodox Church: The Order of St. Prince Vladimir III degree (1996); Order of the Holy Monk Sergei Radonezhsky II (1999), and III degrees (2003); Order of the Holy Monk Seraphim of Sarov, I degree (2012).
In 2006, Leonid Slutsky was awarded the Order of the Legion of Honor for the development of parliamentary ties between Russia and France and active peacekeeping. In November 2007, Leonid Slutsky was awarded the Order of Grimaldi for his active contribution to the development of inter-parliamentary relations. In December 2008, the President of the Russian Federation awarded Leonid Slutsky the Order of Friendship for his services in strengthening international cooperation. In 2009 he was awarded the Order of Friendship (Azerbaijan). May 3, 2012 by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation Leonid Slutsky was awarded the Order of Honor for his great contribution to the restoration of the Kronstadt Naval Cathedral in the name of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker. In 2015, Leonid Slutsky was awarded the Order “For loyalty to duty” for patriotism, active social and political activity, personal contribution to strengthening the unity, development and prosperity of the Crimea. In March 2016, by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation, Leonid Slutsky was awarded the Order of Alexander Nevsky. In June 2016 – the Order of Honor of Belarus. In December 2017, by the order of the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, he was awarded the Stolypin PA medal. II degree “For services in lawmaking activities aimed at solving strategic tasks of the country’s social and economic development.” On December 22, 2017, Leonid Slutsky was awarded the President of the Russian Federation’s Gratitude “For active legislative work and long-term conscientious work”.
Leonid Slutsky from personal funds provides charitable assistance to the Krasnodar icon-painting studio of disabled children, orphans, veterans, families with many children, etc. Provides financial assistance in implementing charitable programs and projects of the Peace Foundation. Regularly allocates personal funds for the restoration of Orthodox churches, the Kronstadt Naval Cathedral.
For peacekeeping and charitable activities, he was awarded the highest award of the RFM – the Gold Medal “For Peacekeeping and Charitable Activities”.