Malkevich, Vladislav Leonidovich
Vladislav Leonidovich (June 30, 1936 – July 6, 2020) – Soviet and Russian statesman and public figure, in 1988-1991 chairman of the USSR Chamber of Commerce and Industry.BiographyBorn on June 30, 1936 in the city of Yasinovataya, Donetsk region, Ukrainian SSR. Father Leonid Petrovich was the head of the South Ural Railway, mother Nina Mikhailovna was a teacher of Russian language and literature.EducationMoscow Power Engineering Institute (1959) of Foreign Trade (1978)PhD in Engineering Science (1968)Doctor of Economics (1982)ActivityAfter graduating from the radio faculty of the Moscow Power Engineering Institute in 1959, he was assigned to a defense enterprise of the USSR Ministry of Radio Industry, worked as an engineer-regulator, then as a foreman. Soon he headed the production site for airborne radio equipment for strategic missiles that enter combat duty in the country’s military units, and later – two assembly shops. It was then that he was awarded his first – the medal „For Labor Valor".In 1963 he was appointed deputy chief engineer of the same enterprise.From 1966 to 1971, chief engineer – deputy director for scientific work of the Central Scientific Research Technological Institute of the USSR Ministry of Radio Industry.Since 1971, head of the Main Engineering and Technical Directorate of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Trade.As First Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade of the USSR, and then Chairman of the Presidium of the USSR Chamber of Commerce and Industry, he headed the American-Soviet and Japan-Soviet Trade and Economic Councils.In 1988 he was elected Chairman of the Presidium of the USSR Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Since 1991 – President of the Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Russia; As a public organization, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry had ample opportunities to establish direct ties with foreign companies, helped to unfreeze relations with Israel, South Africa, and South Korea. Under the leadership of V. L. Malkevich, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry carried out work on the development of a network of chambers of commerce and industry in the autonomous republics and regions of Russia. On August 26, 1991, he was dismissed from his post.1994-1998 – advisor-consultant to the export company „Montex"; November 1998 – September 1999 – Head of the Russian Federal Service for Foreign Exchange and Export Control (VEC). With his direct participation, the head of the Federal Service of Russia for Currency and Export Control (VEC), in 1999 the law „On Export Control" was adopted, which is still valid today with minor amendments.In 2002 he became the head of the Central Exhibition Complex „Expocentre". Since that time, the exhibition and congress program of Expocentre has significantly expanded, the gross income has exceeded 5 billion rubles, the net profit has grown 3.2 times, labor productivity – 3 times. Expocentre (the only exhibition organization in the country) was awarded the Prize of the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of quality (2009).Under the leadership of VL Malkevich, Expocentre was awarded many awards, including: National Prize „Golden Mercury" (2005, 2011); International Prize „Leader of Economic Development of Russia" in the nominations „Best Taxpayer of Russia" (2006) and „For Contribution to the Doubling of GDP-2007". International prizes „European Quality" (2008) and „Socrates" in the category „Economy and Business" (2008) were awarded in Great Britain (Oxford City Hall).The International Assembly for Economic, Scientific and Cultural Cooperation „Global World" has awarded the Expocentre Fairgrounds the international award „Global World Economic Award" (Vienna, Austria, 2010). The European Business Assembly (EBA) in Oxford (Great Britain) awarded Expocentre the international award "The Best Enterprise in Europe" (2010).During these years, Expocentre implements charitable projects, promotes the idea of preserving and reviving Russian spirituality and cultural traditions. A temple was built in the name of St. Seraphim of Sarov (the first temple in Russia, erected on the territory of the exhibition complex). Expocentre assists in the development of a unique exhibition of folk art crafts „Ladya"; is the general sponsor of the Zolotoy Vityaz Slavic Arts Forum, the general sponsor of the Kostroma National Choreographic Ensemble.In 2011, Vladislav Leonidovich Malkevich donated to the Expocentre team a collection of paintings, which includes about 300 paintings and graphics.April 22, 2013 in the building of the Fundamental Library of the Moscow State University. MV Lomonosov Moscow State University, a ceremony of donating this collection from the Expocentre Fairgrounds to Moscow State University took place.V. L. Malkevich has two daughters, a grandson and a granddaughter.Died after a serious and prolonged illness on July 6, 2020AwardsV.L. Malkevich has been awarded many state, public and church awards, including: State awardsOrder of Merit for the Fatherland, IV degreeThe order of LeninOrder of the Red Banner of LaborOrder of Friendship of PeoplesMedal for Labor ValorPublic awardsOrder „Pride of the Nation"Order of the Glory of the Nation, 1st Class (Gold Star with Ruby)Gold Order „Hero of Labor" I degreeGolden Order „Hero of Labor" with a diamondOrder badge „Sacred State" Order „The Best Leader of Russia"Gold Medal „For Contribution to the Development of the CIS"Awards of the Russian Orthodox ChurchOrder of the Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Prince VladimirOrder of the Monk Seraphim of Sarov, 1st classOrder of the Orthodox Church of Kazakhstan „Algys" („Gratitude")EssaysAuthor of over 150 works and publications in the field of foreign economic relations.BibliographyV.L. Malkevich. East – West: Economic Cooperation. Technological exchange. – M .: Science. – 128 p.V.L. Malkevich, I.L. Mitrofanov, A.S. Ivanov. Foreign trade of the USSR under N.S. Patolichev (1958-1985). – M .: Society for the Preservation of Literary Heritage. – 415 p.V.L. Malkevich. Export controls: from opposition to cooperation. – M .: Society for the Preservation of Literary Heritage, 2012. – 512 p.VLMalkevich, ILMitrofanov, ASIvanov. THE USSR FOREIGN TRADE UNDER NSPATOLICHEV. – M .: Society for the Preservation of Literary Heritage. – 360 p.