Alexey Volin
Министерство цифрового развития, связи и массовых коммуникаций Российской Федерации

Alexey Volin

Deputy Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation

Date of taking office: July 5, 2012


Alexey Volin was born on January 31, 1964 in Leningrad.

He lives in Moscow since 1967.

From 1971 to 1981 satudied in special school №4 in Octyabrskaya district in Moscow.

From 1981 to 1986 Alexey Volin studied in Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Asian and African Studies. Graduated with qualification of historian - orientalist, referent - translator from Indonesian.

From 1986 to 1989 he worked as junior intern editor, junior editor, editor and later as the senior editor of the Joint editorial office of Southeast Asia, the Principal editorial of Asian Printing Agency NEWS (APN).

From 1990 to 1991 Alexey Volin took position of Deputy Head of APN Office in Jakarta (Indonesia), had status of Deputy Manager of Information Department of the USSR embassy in Indonesia.

From 1992 to 1996 he worked as editor, special correspondent, the First Deputy Director General of General Directorate for Information of Russian Information Agency NEWS (since 1995 - the board member).

In 1996 he was the head of channel "Business Russia" (created mutually with VGTRK, Russian information agency NEWS and Video International).

From 1996 to 1998 Alexey Volin was the head of Department for Mass Media, the First Deputy of the head of Public Relations Office of the President Administration (the State Councilor of the Second Class).

In 1998 took the position of the head of the Russian Government Information Administration (the Government of Kirienko).

From 1998 to 2000 worked as the Chairman of the board of Russian information agency NEWS (at the same time the first VGTRK chairman vice). In 1999 participated in organization of Russian Information center for coordination of awareness - raising on Chechen direction (created under the instrucion of V.V.Putin). Russian information center was reorganized on the base of Russian Information Agency NEWS.

From 2000 to 2003 had status of the Deputy of the Russian Government Apparatus head, dealed with Mass Media, PR, cultural, educational, sport and tourism questions. (the State Councilor of the first class).

In 2003 he organized the group on creation of information service Medialogia.

From 2003 to 2007 Alexey Volin was the President of the Rodionov Publishing house (magazines Profile, Company, Business Week, website

From 2007 to 2008 he took position of the General Director in film company Amedia.

From 2008 to 2010 Alexey Volin worked as producer. Cooperatively with AMEDIA he produced five historicals ("Tukhachevsky. Marshal complot", "Joseph Stalin land of the covenant", "...and joined to them Shepilov", "One step from the third world war", "Informed source in Moscow").

From 2011 to 2012 he was the President of OOO AZ.

From 2009 to 2012 Alexey Volin took position of Deputy Chairman of public board under Rospechyat and Deputy Chairman of Institution for Advanced studies for television and radio employees.

In February 2012 he became the member of working group on open government.

In July 2012 Alexey Volin was appointed to the position of Deputy Minister of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation.


Commission on religious associations questions under the Government of Russian Federation.

The Vice chairman of the Russian Federation Government V.U.Surkov. Assigned position - the comission member.

The government comission on tele- and radiodevelopment. 

The Vice chairman of the Russian Federation Government  - the head of the Russian Federation Government Apparatus V.U.Surkov. Assigned position - the comission member.

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