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Sergei Vadimovich Stepashin is a Russian politician who briefly served as Prime Minister of Russia in 1999. Currently he is Chairman of the Accounts Chamber of Russia. He was appointed federal security minister by President Boris Yeltsin in 1994. He resigned his position in 1995 as a consequence of the Budyonnovsk hospital hostage crisis.

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Stepashin in 2009
Prime Minister of Russia
In office
12 May 1999 – 9 August 1999
President Boris Yeltsin
Preceded by Yevgeny Primakov
Succeeded by Vladimir Putin
First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia
In office
27 April 1999 – 19 May 1999
Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov
Acting PM himself
Preceded by Vadim Gustov
Succeeded by Nikolai Aksyonenko
Personal details
Born Sergei Vadimovich Stepashin
(1952-03-02) 2 March 1952 (age 64)
Lüshunkou, China
Nationality Russian
Spouse(s) Tamara Stepashina
Children Vladimir
Alma mater Lenin Political-Military Academy, Finance Academy
Religion Russian Orthodox
Awards Orden of Courage.png Order of Courage

Sergei Vadimovich Stepashin (Russian: Серге́й Вади́мович Степа́шин; born 2 March 1952) is a Russian politician who briefly served as Prime Minister of Russia in 1999. Currently he is Chairman of the Accounts Chamber of Russia. He was appointed federal security minister by President Boris Yeltsin in 1994. He resigned his position in 1995 as a consequence of the Budyonnovsk hospital hostage crisis.

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