Yury Borisov

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Yury Borisov
Юрий Борисов
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Deputy Prime Minister of Russia for Defence and Space Industry
Assumed office
18 May 2018
Prime MinisterDmitry Medvedev
Mikhail Mishustin
Preceded byDmitry Rogozin
Deputy Minister of Defence
In office
15 November 2012 – 18 May 2018
MinisterSergey Shoygu
Personal details
Born (1956-12-31) December 31, 1956 (age 63)
Vyshny Volochyok, Kalinin Oblast, Soviet Union
(now Russia)
Political partyIndependent
AwardsOrder for Service to the Homeland in the Armed Forces of the USSR
Military service
Allegiance Soviet Union
Branch/serviceBanner of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (obverse).svg Armed Forces of the Russian Federation
Years of service1978 – present
RankClass 1 Active State Advisor of the Russian Federation

Yury Ivanovich Borisov (Russian: Юрий Иванович Борисов; born 31 December 1956) is a Russian politician who has served as the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia since 2018.

From 2012 to 2018, he served as the Deputy Minister of Defence. He is a recipient of Order for Service to the Homeland in the Armed Forces of the USSR, 3d degree.[1]


Yury Borisov was born on December 31, 1956 in Vyshny Volochyok. He graduated from Suvorov Military School in 1974 and from Radioelectronics Higher Command School in 1978. In 1980s he also studied mathematics at the Moscow State University from which he graduated in 1985. Mr Borisov is married and has two children.[2] For 20 years from 1978 to 1998 he was enlisted into the Armed Forces of both Soviet Union and Russia. He was Federal Agency on Industry deputy head in October 2007 and became Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade in July 2008. He was a Military-Industrial Commissioner for Russia in March 2011 and as of November 12, 2012 under Presidential Decree,[3] Borisov was promoted to Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation.[4]

On 7 May 2018, Borisov was nominated as Deputy Prime Minister for Defence and Space Industry in Dmitry Medvedev's Second Cabinet.[5]

On 15 January 2020, he resigned as part of the cabinet, after President Vladimir Putin delivered the Presidential Address to the Federal Assembly, in which he proposed several amendments to the constitution.[6] He was kept on in Mikhail Mishustin's Cabinet.


  1. ^ "Borisov, Yuriy Ivanovich". Federal Press Encyclopedia.
  2. ^ "Yuriy Borisov". Rostec.
  3. ^ "Yuriy Borisov". Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation. Retrieved July 27, 2013.
  4. ^ "Yury Borisov Appointed Deputy Defense Minister". RIA Novosti. November 14, 2012. Retrieved July 27, 2013.
  5. ^ "Медведев предложил кандидатов в новый состав правительства". РИА Новости (in Russian). Retrieved 2018-05-14.
  6. ^ Carroll, Oliver (January 15, 2020). "Russian PM resigns in shock move as Putin announces dramatic constitutional shake-up". The Independent. Retrieved January 17, 2020.