First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council, representative of the executive body of state power of the Rostov Region. Position before election (appointment): authorized representative of the Government of the Russian Federation in the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Andrey Yatskin 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.