non-professional politicians can not be.Amateurs - either advocates or professional provocateurs.Statesmen politicians also can not be.There's nothing to be done - these are the strict confines of the profession.Who can be a politician?Those who exercise power in subordinated bodies and parties, or the one who is fighting for power.

«Politics is not the art of the possible;politics - the art of the impossible "- Vaclav Havel.

«Veterans' Russian political life



Vladimir Zhirinovsky (born in 1946) - one of the oldest in world politics.In general, this would speak for itself, if not for one thing: once invented extravagant form of information dictates to him to be one of th
e brightest and most odious politicians permanent transition in the post-Soviet space, regardless of age.The benefit of once and for all put on masks at this win-win policy: any of its statements and proposals are either prophetic or it could at any time to refuse them, citing the lack of understanding of how it would be fiercely defended them any earlier.

Boris Nemtsov (born in 1959) - is now a deputy of the Yaroslavl Regional Duma of the sixth convocation.His political life is almost ideal for this policy: the ups and downs, storm and calm, and compromising revelations of his whistle-blowers.There was also a governor and minister, who served in the office of the president and of the Security Council created the party, actively participating in the current anti-Kremlin opposition activities.

«There is no reason to abandon the dinner with President Putin.But taking advantage of this opportunity, you have to ask him tough questions "- Vaclav Havel.

Vladimir Ryzhkov (born in 1966) - a liberal and a moderate politician.His career began at the age of twenty as the organizer of perestroika rallies and an outspoken opponent of the Emergency Committee.Repeatedly he was a deputy of the State Duma.Since 2000, one of the first opposition of the existing power.In February 2014 he left the party RPR Parnassus, one of whose founders was.

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Dmitry Gudkov (born in 1980) - one of the youngest of modern politicians and popular political blogger.Independent deputy of the State Duma of the sixth convocation.He was elected by the party A Just Russia, but in March 2013 he was expelled from the CP due to irreconcilable differences with the leadership of the party carrying out the pro-government, not the opposition line.One of the few few opposition politicians in the Duma, consistently uphold the opinion of enlightened strata of the Russian public in the part of non-adoption of stringent laws, which speed up the constitutional rights of citizens.

Sergei Zheleznyak (born in 1970) - a lobbyist from the United Russia party.It refers to a variety of promoters rather as arguments and systematically disseminates information to members undisputed the largest party in the Duma of the sixth convocation, but disputed both the legal and humanitarian points of view.Initiates laws imposing censorship on the Internet and the media.We must recognize that its massive impact on public opinion certainly brings the necessary political party benefits.

«Modern man must descend to the bottom of the spiral of its own absurdity, only then can he look over it.It is impossible to avoid or jump over, it can not simply be to avoid "- Vaclav Havel.

Alexei Navalny (born in 1976) - a popular blogger and opposition.One of the most prominent persons of contemporary Russian politics.The most famous in the world fighter against Russian corruption, particularly among government officials and political activities in Russia, and the most famous "politician-criminal."At the moment, against him initiated 8 criminal cases.Meanwhile, Navalny is the founder and head of the anti-corruption projects such as "Painting", "RosYama", "RosZhKH."Is under investigation and the court in the summer of 2013 took part in the election of the mayor of Moscow, which came in second place with about 28 percent of the votes of the total number of voters.February 28th, 2014 the Ministry of Justice has registered Progress Party, which he heads.Also known by the fact that his name is never, under any circumstances, calls the President of Russia.

«statesman differs from the policy that the policy of the next election and a statesman - the next generation" - Winston Churchill.

Mikhail Prokhorov (born in 1965) - first billionaire businessman, engaged in politics as a hobby.Although it came to politics, immediately gained both supporters and ardent opponents.The founder of the party of the middle class and businesses, "Civic Platform".Coming into politics only in 2011, by March 2012, participating presidential election, won an honorable 3rd place in Russia and at least an honorable 2nd place in Moscow and St. Petersburg.In December 2013 the party handed over the reins to his sister Irina Prokhorova, at the time of moving away from active politics.

It should be noted that the highlight is really bright and popular contemporary politicians uneasy.Not all of those listed above may correspond to the profession is one hundred percent, without deviating in the neighboring area.But many of those whose names come to mind first when the phrase "the most well-known Russian politician" - are either government officials or advocates, or disappointed, goodbye to politics for good, or they are dissidents, but position themselves not as policy, andAs a public figure.