Brezhnev, Andrey Yurievich
Andrey Yurievich Brezhnev (March 15, 1961, Moscow – July 10, 2018, Sevastopol) – Soviet economist and Russian politician, grandson of the General Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Social Justice (2014-2016).BiographyBorn on March 15, 1961 in the family of Yuri Leonidovich Brezhnev.In 1983 he graduated from the Faculty of International Economic Relations of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations under the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs.In 1983-1985 he worked as an engineer at the Soyuzkhimexport foreign trade association of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Trade.From 1985 to 1988 he was an attaché of the Department of International Economic Organizations of the of Foreign Affairs. 1989-1991 – Deputy Head of the Foreign Relations Department of the USSR Ministry of Trade.In the post-Soviet period, he worked in various commercial structures (1991-1997).In 1996-1998, he headed the Children – Hope of the Future charitable foundation.Political activityIn 1998-2001, he organized and headed the All-Russian Communist Social Movement (OKOD) as General Secretary.In 1999, in the elections for the governor of the Sverdlovsk region, he put forward his candidacy, but the election commission refused to register Andrei Brezhnev.In 1999, he was nominated as a candidate from the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia at the elections of the of Moscow, but the election commission refused to register her, and then he was nominated as a self-nominated candidate and registered, but received 0.61% of the vote as a result of the elections. In the elections to the State Duma, he as a candidate for deputy in the constituency No. 110 as a self-nominated candidate, received 2.35%.In 2001, in the elections for the Governor of the Tula Region, he ran as a candidate for governor as a self-nominated candidate, received 1.18% of the vote.In 2002-2004, he was the general secretary of the unregistered „New Communist Party" (NKP) he created. He said that in the presidential elections in 2004, his party will not support the Communist Party of the Russian Federation if it nominates Gennady Zyuganov. However, the Ministry of Justice refused to register his party.From 2004 to 2014 he was a member of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation.In 2014, he was elected first secretary of the central committee of the Communist Party of Social Justice (Central Committee of the CPSU), organized and registered in 2012 by Andrey Bogdanov. In the same year, he was nominated as a candidate for deputies from the KPSS party as the first number in the party list in the elections of deputies to the State Assembly of the Republic of Mari El of the 6th convocation, to the State Council of the Republic of Crimea and the Legislative Assembly of the city of Sevastopol of the 1st convocation, but the party in the elections in the Republic of Mari El she received 2.21% (5,085 votes), in the Republic of Crimea she received 0.84% (6,199 votes) and in Sevastopol – 0.53% (886 votes), due to which she did not get into parliament.In 2016, the CPSU headed by him was not included in the number of parties approved by the Ministry of Justice, which are exempted from collecting signatures. In the elections to the State Duma of the 7th convocation, he was nominated by the Rodina party in the regional part in the city of Sevastopol and in a single-mandate constituency.He lived in Sevastopol, he also had a house on the Black Sea coast in the village of Maly Mayak between Yalta and Alushta. He died on July 10, 2018 from a heart attack. Buried in Moscow at the Novodevichy cemetery…FamilyGrandson of the General Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Leonid Brezhnev.Father – Yuri Brezhnev (1933-2013) – First Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade of the USSR; mother – Lyudmila Vladimirovna Brezhneva.Andrei Brezhnev was married twice.The first wife (1961-2002) – Nadezhda Viktorovna Lyamina, was then the wife of the banker Alexander Mamut.Two sons from their first marriage:eldest son – Leonid (born 1984), works as a translator in the military department;the youngest son – Dmitry (b. 1985), graduated from Oxford University, works in the field of software sales.The second wife is Elena. She lived separately with her children.