Sergei Ivanov

Sergei Ivanov

Current Status: Russian senior official and statesman

Former Status: Chief of Staff of the Russian Presidential Administration until August 12, 2016. Ivanov was Minister of Defense of Russia from March 2001 to February 2007, Deputy Prime Minister from November 2005 to February 2007, and the First Deputy Prime Minister from February 2007 to May 2008. After the election of Dmitry Medvedev as President of Russia, Ivanov was reappointed a Deputy Prime Minister in Vladimir Putin's second government. From December 2011 to August 2016, Ivanov was the Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office. Ivanov became a friend of Vladimir Putin during their service with the KGB during the Soviet Union era. On 12 August 2016, Ivanov was fired from his Chief of Staff position by Putin and replaced by Anton Vaino. Ivanov then became a special envoy for transportation and the environment.

Allegations: Allegedly met with Carter Page (unconfirmed) - [Source]

Relevant Links

Wikipedia - Sergei Ivanov

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News Articles

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Ivanov Fired

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Kremlin Denies Reports of Trump Adviser's Meeting With Russian Chief of Staff