Born February 10, 1945 He graduated from Krasnodar Polytechnic Institute. Federation Council Chairman. Chairman of the Interparliamentary Assembly of States - members of the Commonwealth of Independent States. Member of the Federation Council of the Kaliningrad region, Kaliningrad electoral district N 39.
Since 1963 - Fitter, engineer of the Krasnodar factory of electrical appliances.
From 1964 to 1967 he served in the army (in the Group of Soviet Forces in Germany).
In 1968 - 1970 he worked as a fitter-assembler, a design engineer of the Krasnodar factory of electrical appliances.
In 1970 he joined the All-Union Scientific Research Institute (VNII) of electrical instrumentation engineer.
In 1972 he graduated from the Krasnodar Polytechnic Institute of Electrical Engineer.
In the years 1973-1985 - senior engineer, chief engineer, head of laboratory, head of VNII of electrical appliances.
He was a member of the CPSU in February 1967 until its ban in August 1991.
In 1985 - 1989 years was a deputy of the First of the District Council of Krasnodar city.
In 1985-1990 - chief designer of the project, the chief engineer, general director of the Krasnodar ZIP ".
In 1990-1992 - deputy chairman of the Committee of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR on economic reform and property, Vice-Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR.
In May - June 1991, was a confidant of Boris Yeltsin on the campaign for presidential elections Russia. After the election of President Yeltsin took over as chairman of the Commission on legislative provision of the Decrees of the President of the RSFSR.
From March 1991 to present - President of the Confederation of Entrepreneurs of Russia (which, however, there is more formal than in reality).
June 1, 1992 Shumeyko
sent to President Yeltsin, his proposals for reforming Russia's government. June 2, 1992 Yeltsin decree appointed the first deputy chairman of the government.
July 1, 1992 armed forces of Russia released Shumeyko
the post of Vice Chairman of the Supreme on his application, and Shumeyko
resigned his office as deputy.
From 1992 to 1994 - First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia.
In 1992-93. Russia was the coordinator of the tripartite commission on regulation of social and labor relations (unions, employers, government).
In June and October 1993 Shumeyko
has become one of the founders of the electoral bloc of reformist forces, "Russia's Choice (PL).
December 12, 1993, Mr.. was elected to the Federation Council of the Kaliningrad Region (Kaliningrad district N 39).
January 13, 1994, Mr.. elected Chairman of the Federation Council.
On February 8, 1994 - Chairman of the Council of the Interparliamentary Assembly of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
May 23, 1994, Mr.. Presidential Decree entered in the Security Council. Dossier on Shumeyko VF