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Pavel Balakshin

Pavel Balakshin

Pavel Nikolaevich Balakshin (born July 10, 1936 in the village of Dementyevo, Kotlas district) - head of the administration of the Arkhangelsk region (1991-1996), mayor of Arkhangelsk (1996-2000).

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Pavel Nikolaevich Balakshin (born July 10, 1936 in the village of Dementyevo, Kotlas district) - head of the administration of the Arkhangelsk region (1991-1996), mayor of Arkhangelsk (1996-2000).

He began his career in 1952 at the Mir collective farm. He worked as a buoy attendant, sailor, helmsman in the Northern River Shipping Company, and a mechanic on the railway. In 1955-1958. passed military service in the Kiev military district, as a senior mechanic of radar equipment.

In 1965 he graduated from the Sokolsk Pulp and Paper Technical School, in 1972 - from the Arkhangelsk Forestry Engineering Institute. In 1959-1985. locksmith, senior machinist, senior foreman of pumping stations, senior foreman of the cardboard factory, deputy chief engineer, chief engineer of the Kotlas Pulp and Paper Mill. In 1985-1987 Director of the Construction Directorate of the Arda Pulp and Paper Mill of the All-Union Production Association (VPO) Soyuzbumaga (Yoshkar-Ola). In 1987-1990. chief engineer of VPO "Soyuzcellulose" of the Ministry of Forestry of the USSR, general director of the Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill.

In 1990-1991 Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Arkhangelsk Regional Council of People's Deputies. On September 19, 1991, by decree of the President of the Russian Federation B.N. Yeltsin, he was appointed the first head of the administration of the Arkhangelsk region. In December 1993, he was elected to the Federation Council of the 1st convocation from the Arkhangelsk Region. In January 1996, he became a member of the Federation Council of the 2nd convocation, a member of the Committee on Federation Affairs, the Federal Treaty and Regional Policy. On February 21, 1996, he was dismissed from the post of head of the administration of the Arkhangelsk region.

On December 8, 1996, he was elected mayor of the city of Arkhangelsk, worked as head of the local government of Arkhangelsk until December 14, 2000.

In 2001-2007 Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies and Retraining of ASTU. Since 2008, Chairman of the Advisory Council under the Governor of the Arkhangelsk Region. From 03/24/2010 - public representative of the governor in the municipality "City of Arkhangelsk".

Laureate of the State Prize of the USSR, Honored Worker of the Forestry Industry of the Russian Federation, full member of the Engineering Academy of the Russian Federation, Honorary Doctor of the Northern Arctic Federal University.

He was awarded the Order of the October Revolution, the Order of the Red Banner of Labor, "For Merit to the Fatherland" IV degree, the badge "For Merit to the City of Arkhangelsk."

The title "Honorary Citizen of Arkhangelsk" was awarded to P. N. Balakshin on April 28, 2011 for his great personal contribution to the socio-economic development of Arkhangelsk.

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July 10, 1936
Pavel Balakshin was born.

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