Biography of Dmitry GudkovDmitry Gennadievich Gudkov is a former parliamentarian “Socialist Revolutionary Party” and a member of the central council of the political party “Fair Russia”, who was a member of the Coordinating Council of the Opposition (before its dissolution in 2013). He is the head of the public organization of the Young Socialists of Russia party and one of the founders of the Youth Public Chamber, a community of young lawmakers implementing initiatives in the field of state youth policy, health care, and the protection of children.
Gudkov Dmitry Gennadyevich
Childhood and the family of Dmitry GudkovDmitry Gudkov was born on January 19, 1980 in Kolomna near Moscow. His father, Gennady Vladimirovich, worked in those days at the Kolomna Komsomol City Committee, then served in the KGB, was the owner of security agencies, a deputy.My mother, Maria Petrovna, whom my father met during his school years, taught piano at a music school, and later created the Oskord company (later sold). Dmitry has a younger brother, Volodya, who, as an adult, headed the “Central Debt Agency”.
Dima studied in the experimental school-gymnasium № 625, was engaged in basketball, reached the title of master of sports. After school, in 1996, he entered the Moscow State University at the Faculty of Journalism.
Dmitry Gudkov decided to study journalist
Being on the 3rd course, Dmitry Gudkov began to actively engage in politics - he worked at the headquarters of his father, who nominated his candidacy for the State Duma of the III convocation. In subsequent years, from 1999 to 2005, he headed the election campaigns of both Gudkov Sr., who became the Duma deputy of the subsequent three convocations, and other candidates for high posts in a number of regions of the Russian Federation.
Dmitri Gudkov political careerHaving received a journalist diploma in 2001, the young man became the creator of the publication Regional News. In parallel, he entered the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and in 2003 became a specialist in the field of the world economy.
Deputy Dmitry Gudkov
In 2009, Dmitry was elected a member of the Central Council of the SR, in 2010 he was appointed adviser to the head of the Federation Council - the leader of the SR Sergei Mironov.
The personal life of Dmitry GudkovDmitry Gudkov is married to a second marriage. In 2012, he swore love and loyalty to his press secretary Valeria. An important event was not prevented even by a politician’s leg broken the day before (while playing football), but the newlyweds still had to postpone their honeymoon.Young people painted at the Griboedovskiy registry office, and celebrated a wedding celebration in the banquet hall of the Central Hippodrome of the capital.
Dmitry Gudkov and his wife Valeria
Approximately in the same period, the acquisition of Dmitry in the Moscow region for just five million rubles of an elite townhouse with an area of about 250 square meters was discussed on the Web. The explanation of the possibility of buying at such an attractive price turned out to be simple - the private security company “Pantan” of his father turned out to be the seller of luxury housing.
The first wife of the ex-deputy was the chief editor of the news program on NTV named Sophia, who quit the television channel, allegedly after she was assigned to participate in the creation of a film about the private life of the opposition.They lived together for about 10 years, were engaged in raising two children, Nastya and Vanya, but they broke up.
Sofia - the former wife of Dmitry Gudkov
Dmitry Gudkov todayAnother step in the career of a politician was his election in 2011 as a parliamentarian in the State Duma of the VI convocation, where he joined the committee on constitutional legislation and state-building, and the intergovernmental commission of the Russian Federation and the United States.
Dmitry Gudkov met with the US ambassador
Dmitry Gudkov ran for the party "Yabloko"
Interview with Dmitry Gudkov