Member of the Federation Council Committee on Economic Policy, representative of the legislative (representative) body of state power of the Kostroma region. Position before election (appointment): General Director of CJSC "Kostroma Plant of Automotive Components "; Deputy of the Kostroma Regional Duma of the seventh convocation.
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Sergey Kalashnik 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.