Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Economic Policy, representative from the executive body of state power of the Ivanovo Region. Position before election (appointment): Deputy of the Ivanovo Regional Duma of the fifth convocation, Deputy Chairman of the Ivanovo Regional Duma.
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Valery Vasiliev 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.