Gurko Vladimir I.( Russian statesman)
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Biography Gurko Vladimir I.
son of Field Marshal. Served as a government speaker in the first State Duma. Consisting Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs (Stolypin) in 1906. concluded with the merchant crook Lidval, did not engaged in the grain trade, the contract for the supply of the last 10 million tons of grain in the fasted areas, and gave him a deposit of 800 000 rubles. The contract was executed only in small part, are far from even advance. Gurko was tried by the Senate charges of abuse of power and negligence in the administration office and sentenced to dismiss from office. Long before the court verdict, but after bringing to trial, Gurko summoned to a duel Rodicheva, who in a speech in the Duma, described his behavior in a Lidval in very strong language; Rodichev refused to fight a duel. At the end of the court Gurko indicted Kramaleya and Iznara, editor and staff of the newspaper "Rus'", accusing him of involvement in the embezzlement of public money, and won the award it to three months in prison. In 1909, . before the expiration of three years, . during which legally discharged from office by the court can not be elected to any public office, . Gurko was elected to the vowels of the Tver Province Zemstvo; election was not contested,
. In 1910,. Gurko granted in the title of Chamberlain. In December of that year he ran for the post of provincial marshal of nobility in the province of Tver, but was voted down. In August 1912. Gurko elected from Tver zemstvos member of the Council of State, where he joined the right. In 1913, . when discussing the bill in the State Council to expand the rights of married women, . Gurko, . in complete contrast to his fellow party, . spoke for the bill and, . particularly, . for permitting separation of spouses and later defended the provision for public education and criticized the budget policy of the government.,