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Boris Vyacheslavovich Gryzlov ">[bɐˈrʲis ɡrɨzˈlof]) , is a Russian politician and was the Speaker of Russia's State Duma from 29 December 2003 to 14 December 2011. He is one of the leaders of the largest Russian political party, United Russia. Boris Gryzlov is a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Boris Gryzlov in 2010
Chairman of the Supreme Council
of United Russia
Assumed office
27 November 2004
Chairman of the State Duma
In office
29 December 2003 – 14 December 2011
Preceded by Gennady Seleznyov
Succeeded by Sergey Naryshkin
Chairman of United Russia
In office
15 April 2005 – 31 December 2007
Preceded by Sergey Shoygu
Succeeded by Vladimir Putin
Minister of Internal Affairs
In office
28 March 2001 – 24 December 2003
Preceded by Vladimir Rushaylo
Succeeded by Rashid Nurgaliyev
Parliamentary leader of United Russia in the State Duma
In office
7 December 2003 – 24 September 2011
Preceded by Sergey Shoigu
Succeeded by Dmitry Medvedev
Personal details
Born Boris Vyacheslavovich Gryzlov
(1950-12-15) December 15, 1950 (age 66)
Vladivostok, Soviet Union
Nationality Russian
Political party United Russia
Spouse(s) Ada Viktorovna Gryzlova
Children Dmitry (1979)
Evgeniya (1980)
Religion Russian Orthodox
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Boris Vyacheslavovich Gryzlov (also spelled Grizlov; Russian: Борис Вячеславович Грызлов, [bɐˈrʲis ɡrɨzˈlof]) (born December 15, 1950), is a Russian politician and was the Speaker of Russia's State Duma (the lower house of parliament) from 29 December 2003 to 14 December 2011. He is one of the leaders of the largest Russian political party, United Russia. Boris Gryzlov is a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin.