Russian Government Commissions


Commission on Russian Presence in the Spitsbergen Archipelago

  • Руководитель  Arkady Dvorkovich

The Commission is a permanent coordinating body facilitating the work of federal agencies of executive power and Russian organisations to ensure Russian presence in the Spitsbergen Archipelago.

The Commission has the following responsibilities:

  • to formulate a joint strategy to facilitate Russian presence in the Spitsbergen Archipelago;

  • to facilitate effective cooperation and coordinated activity of federal agencies of executive power to implement the Russian Federation's state policy in the Spitsbergen Archipelago;

  • to draft proposals on the work of Russian organisations in the Spitsbergen Archipelago, including those requiring decisions by the Russian President and Government.


Arkady Dvorkovich, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation (Chairman of the commission);

Konstantin Alekseyev, Director, Department of Coal and Peat Industry, Ministry of Energy;

Anastasia Alekseyeva, Aide to Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich;

Sergei Belyakov, Deputy Minister of Economic Development;

Mikhail Bryukhovets, Deputy Directorate Head at the Foreign Intelligence Service;

Alexander Veselov, Director General, Arcticugol State Trust;

Kirill Gevorgyan, Director, Legal Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs;

Tatyana Golendeyeva, State Secretary, Deputy Head of Federal Customs Service;

Yury Gorbunov, State Secretary, Deputy Director of the Federal Security Service;

Dmitry Zverev, Deputy Head of the Federal Medical-Biological Agency;

Igor Zubov, State Secretary, Deputy Minister of the Interior;

Andrei Ivanov, Deputy Minister of Finance;

Igor Kagramanyan, Deputy Minister of Healthcare;

Vladimir Kalinnikov, Chairman of the Kola Science Centre, Russian Academy of Sciences;

Marina Kovtun, Governor of the Murmansk Region;

Andrei Krainy, Head of the Federal Agency for Fishery;

Boris Krasnykh, Deputy Head, Federal Service for Supervision of Environment, Technology and Nuclear Management;

Yevgeny Lukyanov, Deputy Secretary of the Security Council (external advisor);

Dmitry Mikheyev, Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism;

Boris Morgunov, Aide to Minister of Economic Development;

Andrei Mukhanov, Department Director at the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media;

Valery Okulov, Deputy Minister of Transport;

Mikhail Orlov, Director of the Department for the Regulation of the Agro-Industrial Market, Fishing, the Food and Processing Industry of the Ministry of Agriculture;

Igor Orlov, Governor of the Arkhangelsk Region;

Natalia Pogrebnyak, Advisor at a Division of the Government International Cooperation Department;

Alexander Radkov, Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism;

Vadim Rozanov, Deputy Head, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov's Secretariat;

Stanislav Standrik, Acting Director General of National Fish Resources;

Elmir Tagirov, Director of the Government International Cooperation Department;

Viktor Tatarintsev, Head of the Second European Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs;

Valentin Uiba, Head, Federal Medical-Biological Agency;

Alexander Frolov, Head of the Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring;

Denis Khramov, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment;

Tamara Chernysheva, Russia’s Trade Commissioner to the Kingdom of Norway;

Artur Chilingarov, Member of the Federation Council International Affairs Committee, Presidential Representative for International Cooperation in the Arctic and Antarctic (external advisor);

Viktor Chirkov, Chief Commander of the Russian Navy;

Alexander Chupriyan, Deputy Minister, Civil Defence, Emergencies and Disaster Relief;

Igor Chursin, Deputy Head of the Federal Communications Agency

Anatoly Yanovsky, Deputy Minister of Energy.

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