Lyudmila Narusova - Russian politician: biography, personal life

Lyudmila Narusova - Russian politician: biography, personal life
Lyudmila Narusova - Russian politician: biography, personal life

Narusova Lyudmila Borisovna is a member of the Just Russia party and the Federation Council of Tuva. She was married to the former mayor of St. Petersburg, Anatoly Sobchak. Has a celebrity daughter Xenia in common with him. In the past, Narusova was a member of the Party of Life. She is a current deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.


Narusova Lyudmila Borisovna was born on May 2, 1951 in the city of Bryansk. Her father went through the entire war with the Nazis, ending it in Berlin. After that he worked as a director of a school in Bryansk. Boris Moiseevich (Lyudmila's father) had a higher education, graduating from the Faculty of History and studying to be a defectologist.

Mother was a concentration camp prisoner. Lyudmila Borisovna's father was recently diagnosed with leukemia. She is an excellent daughter - at the first opportunity she moved her elderly parents to St. Petersburg, having bought an apartment for them in her neighborhood. Lyudmila takes care of her parents and tries to provide them with everything necessary. She has an older sister named Larisa.

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Narusova's mother was stolen by the Germans during the war onwork in Germany. She was only sixteen at the time. At first she worked for German peasants, then, after the end of the war, she was hired as a translator in the military commandant's office of the USSR. She worked for some time in the German city of Heriberg, where she met Lyudmila's father, who was stationed there with his unit. Boris Narusov went to war in the forty-first year and returned only after it ended. They got married when Narusova's mother was twenty years old. Her husband was three years older. They had a daughter, Larisa, then Lyudmila Narusova. Their father's nationality is Jewish. Mother is Russian.


After school, Lyudmila entered Leningrad University (in the sixty-ninth year). She graduated in the seventy-fourth year. Received a degree in history. After graduating from university, she entered graduate school. Brilliantly defended her dissertation and became a candidate of sciences.


Lyudmila got her first job as a laboratory assistant. She worked at the Bryansk school for the hearing impaired. After some time, she got a job as a teacher at LSU. At the same time, she worked at the publishing house of Leningrad University, in the socio-political department. Then she moved to the University of Culture as an assistant. Then she was promoted to senior lecturer, associate professor. Later, Lyudmila Narusova became a doctoral student at St. Petersburg State University of Culture and Arts.

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Political career

Lyudmila Borisovna began to actively help her husband in his political career, thereby finding herself in this circle.At first she supported him in the elections to the Leningrad City Council, then to the mayor of St. Petersburg.

Lyudmila started working in hospices (hospitals for cancer patients). She became one of the founders of the Mariinsky Foundation. In the ninety-fifth year, she was elected to the State Duma of the Russian Federation. She joined the PDR faction and the Women's Committee.

After the death of Sobchak (in 2000), Lyudmila Borisovna was elected head of the political council of St. Petersburg. In the same year, she became an adviser to the head of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation and the head of the public fund named after her husband.

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In the spring of 2000, Vladimir Putin appointed Lyudmila head of the Russian-German Foundation for Reconciliation and Mutual Understanding. From the autumn of the same year until 2002, Lyudmila Borisovna was a representative of two boards of trustees.

After a while, she was elected head of the Federal Assembly from Tuva, replacing Chanmyr Udumbara at this post. In October 2002, she became a member of the upper house and the Federal Assembly for Culture, Ecology, Science, He alth and Education. And in 2006 she joined the Federal Assembly Commission on Information Policy.

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Since autumn 2010, Lyudmila Narusova has been representing the executive authority in the Bryansk region. She is also a member of the Federal Committee for Science and Education.

Lyudmila Narusova: personal life and the birth of a daughter

For the first time, Lyudmila married a medical student whom she met at the university. But after a while she divorced him. She wantedsue her ex-husband's apartment and turned to lawyer Anatoly Sobchak for help.

From that moment their romance began. The housing issue was resolved in favor of Lyudmila. But this did not stop their acquaintance, but continued. She was twenty-four at the time and he was thirty-eight. The age difference is quite large, but this did not frighten Lyudmila. After some time they got married. Once she saved his life by not letting him go on a trip to the mountains, where Anatoly's comrades, with whom Sobchak wanted to leave, died.

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In the eighty-first year, their daughter Xenia was born. Even as a child, Lyudmila gave her to a ballet studio. Xenia's father wanted his daughter to become a lawyer. But she chose her path in life. Ksenia is a socialite, in addition, she tries herself in politics and declares that she sympathizes with opposition parties.

Political views of Lyudmila Narusova

Lyudmila Narusova, whose biography is closely connected with politics, advocates limiting the activities of Russian nationalist political organizations. In her opinion, some of their slogans are criminal and unconstitutional.

She also actively supports the activities of foreign foundations and various organizations in Russia. He believes that the country should turn towards the West and be more loyal to it. Lyudmila considers herself an oppositionist and believes that Russia needs many liberal reforms.

In 2012, when the bill on rallies was being considered, Lyudmila Borisovna protested against its promotion. And evenpointedly walked out of the meeting room. In July of the same year, she participated as a witness in one high-profile trial regarding the embezzlement of budget funds and tax evasion on an especially large scale. Lyudmila made several scandalous statements after the end of the process, as she was dissatisfied with the results.

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Lyudmila Narusova does not always support the country's foreign policy activities. She speaks negatively about Russian aircraft in Syria and believes that the leadership of the Russian Federation should not interfere in this conflict.

Narusova in show business

In 2002, Lyudmila Borisovna tried herself in show business. She became the host of the Price of Success program on the Rossiya television channel. Prior to this, Narusova already had experience of similar activities in "Mind Games" and "Freedom of Speech" on TV in St. Petersburg. Lyudmila wanted to become the chief editor of one of the printed publications. And she directly stated this at one of the press conferences. But her dreams have not yet come true.

In 2005, Narusova was admitted to the Union of Journalists of St. Petersburg. Lyudmila Borisovna has always been a supporter of tougher media responsibility for materials that are published, and regretted that there is no unified information policy in Russia.

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