Full name:
Alshevskikh Andrei

Date of Birth:
14 March 1972



Professional field/official position/biography:

Member of the State Duma of the Russian Federation

Date and place of birth: May 14, 1972, Sverdlovsk. Since 2016, he has been a member of the State Duma of the Russian Federation from the United Russia party. From 2004 to 2008, he was Deputy Director of the Severny bus station in Yekaterinburg. In 2005, he graduated from the Academy of Labor and Social Relations with a major in economics. In 2004, he was elected a member of the Legislative Assembly of the Sverdlovsk Region. In March 2001, he was elected as amember of the Yekaterinburg City Duma. In 1990-1992, he served in the army in the airborne troops.

Membership in political parties: 2001 - 2003 Unity, 2006 - 2016 Communist Party of the Russian Federation, since 2016 - United Russia.

In 2010, together with Leonid Volkov, Fedor Krasheninnikov, Konstantin Kiselev and Dmitry Golovin, he created the Right of Choice Committee to oppose the Governor's initiative to cancel the mayoral elections in Yekaterinburg and the Sverdlovsk Region

Accused of:

Alshevskikh is a co-author of several bills restricting the rights and freedom of citizens, in particular:

● Bill No. 1165649-7
On Amending Article 4 of the Federal Law”On Basic Guarantees of Electoral Rights and the Right to Participate in a Referendum of Citizens of the Russian Federation” and Article 4 of the Federal Law “On Elections of Deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation” (in terms of limiting the passive electoral right of persons involved in the activities of extremist or terrorist organizations). These bills restrict the constitutional right to be elected in relation to citizens recognized as extremists on the basis of politically motivated court decisions.

● Bill No. 1057895-7
On Amending the Federal Law “On Education in the Russian Federation” (in terms of conducting educational activities). It limits the freedom of scientific creativity and teaching guaranteed by the Constitution, as well as freedom of thought and speech, delegating to the Government the functions of control over educational activities. By equating some forms of educational activities with “anti-Russian propaganda,” the draft law makes it possible to hinder the implementation of such activities for political reasons.

● Bill No. 1057892-7
On Amending certain legislative acts of the Russian Federation (in terms of clarifying the rights and obligations of subjects performing the functions of a foreign agent). It restricts the constitutional right of equal access to public service and the right to be elected for some candidates running for elections, recognizing them as “foreign agents” for political reasons and obliging them to indicate this information publicly, which may entail reputational risks.

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