Russian politician, entrepreneur, member of the United Russia party, member of the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan. In 2021, he was elected to the State Duma of the VIII convocation in a single-mandate constituency. Director and co-owner of the SMU-88 LLC group of companies since 2016. Party - United Russia.
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Ilya Volfson 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.