Many people know about the now popular Stop Ham organization, but few know that its founder and leader is Dmitry Chugunov, who turned it into an international project with his dedication and hard work.
This is a young man who was born in the capital of Russia in 1986, February 25.
Dmitry Chugunov married a girl Anastasia, the wedding took place in 2012. In the same year, the couple had a son, who was named Stepan. At this time, the boy is four years old.
Dmitry Chugunov. Biography
Little is known about the young man's childhood. He attracted attention to himself already in his teens. He successfully graduated from a secondary educational institution in 2005, at the same time the young man actively participates in social activities, becomes the commissioner of a social movement called “Ours”, in the same 2005 he participated in a youth meeting with the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin at the Zavidovo residence.
After several years, the young public figure decides to get a higher pedagogical education and enters the Moscow State Pedagogical University, the Faculty of Social Pedagogy.
In 2006 he became the head ofmovement "Our army", which operates in Ivanovo.
For two years (2006-2008) he served in the "Vityaz" (Special Forces Detachment) and "Typhoon" explosives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation on an urgent basis.
Dmitry Chugunov (whose photo can be seen in this article) is a sniper, in 2007 he was on a business trip in Dagestan, where he performed his duties as part of the Vityaz OSN.
Participated in the 2008 Sniper Rifle and Sidearm Championships where he became the champion. In the same year, he won the judo and sambo competition of the Eastern Regional Command of the Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Two years, during 2009 and 2010, he was a platoon instructor and teacher in Moscow on a contract basis.
In 2010 Dmitry Chugunov became the head of the unique Stop Ham project. In a very short time, this organization has grown from a civil campaign for opposing rudeness on the road into a project of an all-Russian scale.
The essence of this movement was that its participants asked drivers not to park in the wrong places and labeled violating cars with stickers. At first, only three girls and Dmitry Chugunov himself did this. Parents were not happy with such an idea and tried to dissuade their son. But now the Stop Ham movement is not only aimed at the culture of road behavior, but also tries to educate and instill in modern youth patriotism, honesty,politeness, leadership and collectivism.
The popularity of this project has grown so much that it is known both on the World Wide Web and on television. In just a couple of years of its existence, the organization "Stop Ham" got into the news reports on Russian TV channels, and the total number of TV shows of the results of the work of this movement exceeded a thousand.
At the Seliger Federal Youth Forum, which was held in 2011 and 2012, Dmitry Chugunov made a presentation and reported on the success of the Stop Ham organization to the President of the Russian Federation.
This project has expanded its borders and become international, its representative offices operate in Moldova, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, as well as in the B altic countries.
The project was formally closed on March 21, 2016, but it exists as a volunteer organization.
Parking lot incident
At the end of November 2014, Dmitry Chugunov was injured by employees of the FSB, (Fund for Development and Improvement). It all started with the fact that representatives of the administration of the Timiryazevsky district of Moscow began, without warning, to break garages with heavy equipment such as bulldozers. The owners of the garages tried to resist these illegal actions and called the leader of the Stop Ham movement to the scene. A scuffle began, in which the police intervened only after Dmitry Chugunov was injured. The public figure had to be hospitalized, he received damage to both eyes as a result of spraying gas from a pepper spray and variousminor body injuries. After completing a course of treatment and rehabilitation, Dmitry returned to his duties.
This young man is distinguished by active social and social activities, which was taken into account by the leaders of the television federal channel TVC.
In 2012, they invited Dmitry to their channel to try himself as the host of the City Wars television project. The young man happily agreed and did his job successfully, but this program lasted only one season. The project was closed due to a change in the leadership of the channel.
This young man became a member of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation in 2014, as well as the first deputy chairman of the Commission on Public Security and the Public Monitoring Commission.
Member of the Civil Force party.
In 2016, in the elections to the State Duma, he ran for deputies as part of the party and the Tushino single-mandate district of Moscow.