Russian, statesman and political figure, deputy of the State Duma of the VIII convocation, member of the "United Russia" WFP The first deputy of the State Duma from the Magadan region, who was born and raised in Kolyma. Married, has two children.
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Anton Basansky 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.