Soviet and Russian leader of the internal affairs bodies and the tax service, Russian statesman, and political figure. Member of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation VII and VIII from the United Russia party.
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Nikolai Brykin 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.