Valentin Yumashev

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Valentin Yumashev
В.Б. Юмашев.jpg
Advisor to the president of the Russian Federation
Assumed office
23 December 1998
Chief of the Presidential Executive Office of Russia
In office

Valentin Borisovich Yumashev (Russian: Валентин Борисович Юмашев, b. 15 December 1957, in Perm, Soviet Union) is a Russian journalist,[1][2] politician and businessman-developer, member of the inner circle of President Boris Yeltsin. He was Editor-in-Chief of Ogonyok in 1995-1996. In 1996, he was appointed adviser to President Boris Yeltsin for public relations. In March 1997, Yumashev succeeded Anatoly Chubais in the powerful position of the Chairman of the Presidential Executive Office. In December 1998, he was dismissed from that position.[3] He now works in real estate development.


Valentin Yumashev and his wife Tatyana Yumasheva (daughter of the first president of Russia Boris Yeltsin) own half of the Imperia Tower in "Moscow International Business Center" and half of the business center of "CITY" (49.58% of shares).[4]

It was reported that he along with his wife and their daughter have been citizens of Austria since 2009.[5]


  1. ^ Klebnikov, Paul (15 September 2001). Godfather of the Kremlin: The Decline of Russia in the Age of Gangster Capitalism. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. pp. 117–. ISBN 978-0-15-601330-7. Retrieved 6 May 2011.
  2. ^ Reddaway, Peter; Glinski, Dmitri (2001). The tragedy of Russia's reforms: market bolshevism against democracy. US Institute of Peace Press. pp. 495–. ISBN 978-1-929223-06-0. Retrieved 6 May 2011.
  3. ^ Szászdi, Lajos F. (2008). Russian civil-military relations and the origins of the second Chechen war. University Press of America. pp. 91–. ISBN 978-0-7618-4037-4. Retrieved 6 May 2011.
  4. ^ Tower Yumasheva. Half of Imperia Tower in the "Moscow City", and half managing the business center of the "CITY" belong to the Cyprus Valtania. The name comes from "Valea + Tani", explain the sources of "Vedomosti" «Vedomosti», 07.06.2011. (in Russian)
  5. ^ RBK: Yeltsin's daughter T.Yumasheva became a citizen of Austria .(in Russian)
Business positions
Preceded by
Anatoly Chubais
Chief of the Presidential Executive Office of Russia
Succeeded by
Nikolay Bordyuzha
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