Aleksey Orlov (politician)

Alexei Orlov Maratowitsch ( born October 9, 1961 in Elista ) is a Russian politician. He held since October 24, 2010 officially president of the Russian republic of Kalmykia.

Alexei Orlov studied until 1984 at the Moscow Institute of International Relations. He then worked until the mid- 1990s in different farms. In July 1995, Orlov entered his first political office as a representative of the Republic of Kalmykia at the President of the Russian Federation. Later he also became first deputy chairman of the Kalmyk government. On 8 September 2010 he was named along with three other candidates Some of the Presidium of the State Party Russia as a possible successor to President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov of Kalmyk. President Medvedev chose from the list of suggestions on 21 September Orlov.

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