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Alexander Aronovich Vinnikov (Roushie: Александр Аронович Винников‎, born 6 October 1955 in Khabarovsk Krai) is a Roushie politeecian an presently the govrenor o the Jewish Autonomous Oblast.[1][2]

Poleetical history[eedit | eedit soorce]

Alexander Vinnikov wis the mayor o Birobidzhan, the caipital o the Jewish Autonomous Oblast.[3][4] The 2004 Birobidzhan mayoral election wis held durin the same time as the Roushie presidential election, 2004. On 14 Mairch 2004, Alexander Vinnikov, the incumbent, facit professor Miron Fishbeyn, an Aleksandr Kurdyukov o the Birobidzhan municipal admeenistration. Alexander Vinnikov wan the election.[5]

Jewish commonty[eedit | eedit soorce]

Alexander Vinnikov is Jewish. His faimily arrivit in the Jewish Autonomous Oblast in 1947 frae Belaroushie.[6] In 2004, as mayor, he pairticipatit in the openin o the new Chabad Hoose an Birobidzhan Synagogue in Birobidzhan.[7] As memmer o the local kehilla,[8] durin the December o 2005 candle-lichtin o a Hanukkah Menorah, Alexander Vinnikov lit the 'shamash' candle an passed it tae the Chief Rabbi o the Jewish Autonomous Oblast an Chabad Lubavich representative, Mordechai Scheiner.[9]

Govrenor[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae Interfax, "Lawmakers in Roushie's Jewish Autonomous Region hae confirmit the appointment o Alexander Vinnikov as the region's new govrenor. Vinnikov, who wis nominatit tae the post bi Roushie Preses Dmitry Medvedev on 8 Februar wis supportit bi 13 deputies oot o a total o 16."[1]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. http://www.interfax-news.com/newsinf.asp?pg=7&id=147451
  2. http://eajc.org/page84/news16021.html
  3. Jewish Communities in Russian Far East Host Series of Celebrations
  4. Chapter of Birobidzhan city hall Alexander Vinnikov granted the best students with scholarships
  5. Alexander Vinnikov Wins 2004 Birobidzhan Mayoral Election
  6. ALONG THE TRANS-SIBERIAN RAILROAD
  7. Chabad House in Russia
  8. Stalin Has Long Been Dead, but His Jewish Region Lives On
  9. Jewish Autonomous Republic Comes Alight at Chanukah