Yulia Shoygu

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Yulia Shoygu
Юлия Шойгу
 Russia Director of the Center of Emergency Psychological Aid EMERCOM of Russia
Assumed office
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin
Personal details
Yulia Sergeevna Shoygu

Krasnoyarsk, Soviet Union
(now Russia)
Spouse(s) Alexey Zakharov
Children Daria
Alma mater Moscow State University
Awards Medal for Service I.png Medal for Service II.png (with swords)

Yulia Sergeevna Shoygu (Russian: Юлия Сергеевна Шойгу́; born 1977) is a Russian politician, director of the Center of Emergency Psychological Aid of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters in 2002, Vice-President of the Russian Psychological Society[1] (RPO), deputy chairman of the Ethics RPO Committee. She is the eldest daughter of the Minister of Defence of Russian Federation Sergei Shoygu.[2]


Yulia Shoygu was born in 1977[3] in the city of Krasnoyarsk into the family of Sergei Shoygu, Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation. Due to the nature of the work of her father, the family often changed residence. Yulia graduated from a secondary school in Moscow in 1994, and was admitted to the Faculty of Psychology of Moscow State University.[4]

In 1999, after graduating from university she came to work in the Center for Emergency Psychological Aid EMERCOM of Russia and started to work as a psychologist.

In 2001 Yulia Shoygu was appointed Deputy Director, and a year later the director of the Center.[5]

At various times, Yulia S. Shoygu participated in the provision of psychological assistance to the victims of the terrorist attacks, hostage-taking, after man-made disasters in Moscow, the earthquake on Sakhalin, a plane crash in Irkutsk, "Kursk" death of the submarine and other emergency situations in Russia and abroad.[6]

She gained her PhD as the author of scientific works on the psychology of extreme situations.[7]

She was awarded state and departmental awards.[8]


Yulia Shoygu married prosecutor of the Moscow region Alexey Zakharov,[9] and has two children - daughter, named Daria, and a son named Kirill.



  1. ^ Yulia Shoygu / Official website of the professional corporation Russian psychologists
  2. ^ Personal life governor: the children and grandchildren of Sergei Shoygu / «City Stars»
  3. ^ Biography Yulia Shoygu / «Russia today»
  4. ^ "Senior relatives. envoys - What do the wives and children of Russian officials do".
  5. ^ Center of Emergency Psychological Aid EMERCOM of Russia / The site of the Russian Emergencies Ministry
  6. ^ «We wish each other unemployment» / on the work of the Center of Emergency Psychological Aid EMERCOM of Russia, «Russian newspaper»
  7. ^ The center of the Russian Emergencies Ministry Director Yulia Shoygu visited the Polytechnic University / The site of Saint Petersburg State Polytechnic University
  8. ^ Биография Сергея Шойгу
  9. ^ Shoygu and her husband / «Husbands and Wives stars»
  10. ^ Рейтинг персональных страниц | VIPERSON
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