Soviet and Russian saxophonist; People's Artist of the Russian Federation, laureate of the State Prize of the Russian Federation. Member of the United Russia party. Member of the Supreme Council of the United Russia Party and the Moscow Regional Political Council of the Party
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Igor Biutman 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.