Russian statesman and public figure, entrepreneur. Head of the administration of the city of Derbent of the Republic of Dagestan. State Secretary of the Republic of Dagestan since November 10, 2020. Member of the State Duma of the Russian Federation since 2021 from the United Russia party
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Khizri Abakarov is included in the report "1500 warmongers" compiled by the Free Russia Forum. The report contains the names of Russian public figures, military commanders, members of the parliament, propagandists, artists and athletes who have publicly spoken out in support of Putin's aggression or are directly involved in it. The Free Russia Forum is seeking sanctions against them in the European Union.