Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council, representative from the executive body of state power of the Kostroma region. Position before election (appointment): Chairman of the Board of Investment Commercial Bank Sovcombank LLC , Deputy of the Kostroma Regional Duma of the fifth convocation on a non-permanent basis, First Deputy Chairman of the Kostroma Regional Duma.
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Nikolai Zhuravlev 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.