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Posted inCaucasus, Eastern Europe & Russia, Regions

Young Russian Bureaucrat Becomes Chechen Prime Minister

14 November 2002 MOSCOW, 14 November (Gazeta.Ru)–The 33-year-old deputy governor of the Ivanovo region, Mikhail Babich, has been appointed prime minister of war-torn Chechnya. Despite his youth he has established a successful bureaucratic career. He also has an interesting and colorful past, holding positions such as deputy governor, deputy prime minister, and was even once […]