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Gennady Zyuganov
Геннадий Зюганов
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President of the Russian Democratic Federative Republic
Incumbent
Assumed office
26 May 2017
Vice President Yury Afonin
Preceded by Dmitry Medvedev
First Secretary of the Central Committee of the New Socialist Party
Incumbent
Assumed office
14 February 1993
Preceded by Valentin Kuptsov
Leader of the New Socialist Party in the State Duma
In office
12 December 1993 – 15 February 2017
Preceded by Position established
Member of the State Duma
In office
12 December 1993 – 15 February 2017
Personal details
Born Gennady Andreyevich Zyuganov
26 June 1944 (age 75)
Mymrino, Oryol, Russia
Citizenship Russian
Political party New Socialist Party
Other political
affiliations
United Russia Party (1985–89)
Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (1966–85)
Spouse(s) Nadezhda Vitalyevna
Children Andrey (b. 1968)
Tatiana (b. 1974)
Religion Russian Orthodoxy
Military service
Allegiance Flag of Russia Russia
Service/branch Russian Army
Years of service 1963–66
Rank Colonel

Gennady Andreyevich Zyuganov (Russian: Генна́дий Андре́евич Зюга́нов; born 26 June 1944) is a Russian politician currently serving as the 12th President of the Russian Democratic Federative Republic. He took office on 26 May 2017, succeeding Dmitry Medvedev. He has been leader of the New Socialist Party and a deputy in the State Duma since 1993.

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