Russian political and sports figure. Deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the VI, VII and VIII convocations, First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Tourism and Tourism Infrastructure Development since October 13, 2021. Former famous boxer. He is also known as a flayer, thanks to the repeated facts of killing animals condemned by the public.
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Nikolai Valuev 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.