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Prof Igor Trunov

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Career

Worked as the Deputy Head of Economic Board of the Russian Presidential Executive Office since 1991.

In the beginning of 2000s, he joined United Russia Party and headed the social program "Lawyers for Moscow Inhabitants". On February 28, 2009, he became the head of Moscow Department of Right Cause party, created in November, 2008 on the basis of Democratic Party of Russia, Civilian Power and Union of Right Forces.

In 2011, Igor created the All-Russian Social Movement for Promotion of Democracy "Democratic Legal Russia". In 2013, the All-Russian Social Movement was transformed into "Democratic Legal Russia" Political Party.

In 2014, he became the Chairman of Moscow City Department of Russian Red Cross.

Languages

Russian, English, French

Member

  • Candidate of economic sciences
  • Doctor of legal sciences
  • Chairman of All-Russian Political Party "Democratic Legal Russia" , "democratic legal Russia"
  • Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences
  • Member of the State Academy of the Republic of Serbia
  • Head of the Legal Problems Department of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences
  • Member of the "Russian Academy of Legal Sciences"
  • National President of the International Association of Lawyers in the Russian Federation
  • Member of the Management Board of the Russian Institute of Election Law
  • Member of the "International Organization of Journalists"
  • First Deputy Chairman of the Central Council of All-Russian Association of Owners of Civilian Weapons
  • Deputy Head of the Main Legal Department of the "Great Cossack Brotherhood"
  • Expert of the "International Counter-Terrorism Training Association"
  • Deputy Chairman of the International Union of Lawyers
  • Acting Member of the International Association of Comparative Law
  • President of the Union of Lawyers of Russia
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board at the Russian Federal Chamber of Lawyers
  • Chairman of the "International Scientific and Educational Consulting Analytical Center of Lawyers of the International Union of Lawyers"
  • Professor of the Department of Legal Sciences of Moscow State University of Culture and Art
  • Chairman of the Presidium of "Trunov, Ivar and Partners" 
  • Honorable Lawyer of Russia
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board V of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation

 

Education

Graduated from Moscow State Corresponding Institute of Food Production in 1991.

Graduated from the post-graduate studies of Moscow State Corresponding Institute of Food Production and presented a thesis on the following topic: "Reserves of Utilization of Production Capacities in Sugar Industry" with a specialization in "Economics, Planning and Organization of the National Economy Management and Its Branches". He was awarded with a degree of the Candidate of Economic Sciences.

Graduated from the Legal Department of Krasnodar University Kuban State University in 1998.

In 2001, he presented a thesis on the following theme: "Modern Problems of Defense of Civil Rights inCriminal Proceedings" with a specialization in "Criminal Proceeding, Criminal Science and Forensic Examination" and "Operational-Investigative Activity" in Moscow Institute of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for Fighting Organized Crime.

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