Gregori Vostrikov

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Gregori Vostrikov
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3rd President of Ceresnia
In office
April 4, 2012 – April 4, 2017
Prime Minister Barbara Talarova
Preceded by Andrei Rogorov
1st Chairman of the Left
Assumed office
December 8, 2012
Preceded by Post established
Succeeded by Petr Kozakov
Personal details
Born Gregori Vostrikov
(1967-05-09) May 9, 1967 (age 51)
Avov, Hranov Oblast,  Ceresnian People's Republic
Citizenship Ceresnia Ceresnian
Political party Left (2012–present)
Spouse(s) Olga Kuraia (m. 1984)
Children Igor Vostrikov (b. 1995)
Parents Aleksander Vostrikov
Marena Penna
Residence Pristigova Palace, Trofis
Alma mater University of Hranov
Occupation Politician, lawyer
Religion Lipnitian Orthodox
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Military service
Allegiance  Ceresnian People's Republic
Service/branch People's Land Forces
Years of service 1985–1988
Rank Second lieutenant
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Gregori Vostrikov (born May 9, 1967) is a Ceresnian politician and lawyer who has served as the third President of Ceresnia since 2013. He was elected in the 2012 presidential election, which he won against Andrei Gomitriev, while Barbara Talarova became the Prime Minister of Ceresnia after she won against Petr Užbankov. He is also Chairman of the Left party since its founding in 2012.

Vostrikov succeeded long-time President of Ceresnia, de jure democratic head of state, de facto dictator, Andrei Rogorov, who was ousted for gross violations of human rights during his office term.

Early life

Vostrikov was born at his parents' farm in Avov in the Hranov Oblast of Ceresnia on 13 August 1967. He is the son of Branislav and Kristina Vostrikov. His father was employed as a automobile manufacturing factory worker and his mother was a housewife, taking care of their farm. When Vostrikov was aged two, his parents moved to Hranov. He was raised there, and lived there for the major part of his childhood. He attended Anatol Hermenov High School, Hranov, a school in Ceresnia with one of the highest rankable levels.

Political career

Vostrikov studied law in the University of Hranov, yet then moved on to politics after he left. He was interested in the center-left.