Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on International Affairs, representative of the executive body of state power of the Samara region. Position before election (appointment): Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Moldova.
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Farit Mukhametshin 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.