Evgeni Viktorovich Bushmin. Born Oct. 10, 1958, in Lopatino, Sergachiisky region, Russia. Deputy speaker of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation; chairman of the Council of the Federation Budget and Financial Markets Committee.
Vladimir Michailovich Dzhabarov. Born Sept. 29, 1952. First deputy chairman of the International Affairs Committee of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation.
Andrei Alexandrovich Fursenko. Born July 17, 1949 in St. Petersburg. Aide to the president of the Russian Federation (Putin).
Fursenko is a partner in Bank Rossiya.
Alexei Gromov. Born 1960 in Zagorsk (Sergiev, Posad), Moscow region, Russia. First deputy chief of staff of the presidential executive office; first deputy head of presidential administration; first deputy presidential chief of staff.
Sergei Ivanov. Jan. 31, 1953 in St. Petersburg. Chief of staff of the presidential executive office.
Victor Petrovich Ivanov. Born May 12, 1950, or 1952 in Novgorod, Russia.
The ex-KGB officer is now head of the Russian anti-narcotics agency.
Vladimir Igorevich Kozhin. Born Feb. 28, 1959 in Troitsk, Chelyabinsk oblast, Russia.
Kozhin has been the head of the presidential property service since 2000, a job Putin held in the 1990s.
Yuri Valentinovich Kovalchuk. Born July 25, 1951, in St. Petersburg.
Kovalchuk, known as "Putin's banker," is an old friend of the Russian president from St. Petersburg. He's a partner in Bank Rossiya.
Sergei Mikhailovich Mironov. Born Feb. 14, 1953 in Pushkin, St. Petersburg. Member of the Council of the State Duma; Leader of A Just Russia Party; Member of the state Duma Committee on Housing Policy and Housing and Communal Services.
Sergey Yevgenyevich Naryshkin. Born Oct. 27, 1954, in St. Petersburg.
Naryshkin is speaker of the Duma, the Russian legislature.
Viktor Alekseevich Ozerov. Born Jan. 5, 1958 in Abakan, Khakassia, Russia. Chairman of the Security and Defense Federation Council of the Russian Federation.
Oleg Evgenevich Panteleev. Born July 21, 1952 in Zhitnikovskoe, Kurgan region, Russia. First deputy chairman of the Committee on Parliamentary Issues.
Arkady Rotenberg. Born Dec. 15, 1951 in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Boris Rotenberg. Born Jan. 3, 1957 in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The Rotenberg brothers are old judo friends of Putin. The AP, in the runup to the recent Olympics in Sochi, reported that a company in which Arkady owned a major interest won a dozen contracts to build highways in the area, for a total of at lest $3.4 billion.
Nikolai Ivanovich Ryzhkov. Born Sept. 28, 1929 in Duleevka, Donetsk region, Ukraine. Senator in the Russian upper house of parliament; Member of the Committee for Federal Issues, Regional Politics and the North of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation.
Igor Dmitrievich Sergun. Born March 28, 1957. Lieutenant general; chief of the main directorate of the General Staff (GRU); deputy chief of the General Staff.
Gennady Timchenko. Lives in Geneva. Born Nov. 9, 1952 in Leninakan, Armenia, or in Gyumri, Armenia. Nationality: Finnish or Russian or Armenian.
Timchenko runs the Gunvor oil-trading firm that used to handle most of Russia's overseas sales. He also knows Putin from the St. Petersburg judo club. UPDATE: The Gunvor Group in a statement Thursday said Timchenko's shares were sold Wednesday in anticipation of potential sanctions.
Aleksandr Borisovich Totoonov. Born March 3, 1957, in Ordzhonikidze, North Ossetia, Russia, or Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia, Russia. Member of the Committee on Culture, Science, and Information, Federation Council of the Russian Federation.
Vladimir Yakunin. Born June 30, 1948 in Vladimir oblast, Russia.
The head of Russian Railways is a big proponent of turning away from the West.
Sergei Vladimirovich Zheleznyak. Born July 30, 1970 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Deputy speaker of the state Duma of the Russian Federation.
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