Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Agrarian and Food Policy and Environmental Management, representative of the executive body of state power of the Nizhny Novgorod Region. Position before election (appointment): Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation - Head of the Federal Forestry Agency.
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Vladimir Lebedev 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.