03 April 2003, 02:35
Alavdinov, Ali Alavdinovich
Chechen politician and statesman.
Born March 23, 1940, in the village of Mesker-Yurt, Shalinsky County, Checheno-Ingush ASSR (Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic). Started working in 1958, as a primary school teacher in the village of Oktyabrskoye, Checheno-Ingush ASSR. In 1964, graduated from the Agronomy Departemnt of Donskoy Agricultural Institute. In 1964-1965, worked as an agronomist in Shalinsky sovkhoz. In 1965-1967, was an instructor at Shalinsky County Komsomol Committee of the KPSS (Communist Party of the Soviet Union). Starting 1967, occupied different positions in the agriculture industry of the Republic.
Since 1991, supported anti-Dudayev opposition; in 1994-1995, was a member of the pro-Russian Interim Council of Chechen Republic based in Nadterechny County. In July through October 1994, was the chairman of the Interim Council government; in October through December 1994, was Vice Prime Minister of the Interim Council Government.
After the Russian military control was set over the major part of Chechnya's territory in 1995, took the position of the first deputy to Agriculture and Provision Minister of the Chechen Republic in the pro-Russian administration.
In June 1996, was elected a deputy of the Legislative Chamber of the National Parliament of Chechen Republic from Germenchuk Constituency. At the first session of the Chamber, was elected its chairman.
Starting June 2000, was the deputy to the administration head of Chechen Republic on Agriculture Affairs. On August 20, 2001, was appointed the deputy chairman of the Chechen Republic Government.
Was awarded the order of the Labor Red Banner (Orden Trudovogo Krasnogo Znameni), the medal for Noble Labor (medal "Za doblestny trud"), and the order of Friendship of Nations (orden Druzhby Narodov).
Married, three children.