Oleg Belozerov

Oleg Belozerov (born September 26, 1969), is a Latvian-born Russian politician and top manager. He is serving as president of Russian Railways since August 20, 2015. Under his control, the company achieved its maximum annual cargo turnover in 2016. 

In 1992, he graduated from St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance with a degree in economics and industry planning.

He served as First Deputy Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation (2015); Deputy Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation (2009-2015); and the head of the Russian Federal Road Agency (2004-2009).

Married, two children. 

In 2015, his income exceeded 86.5 mln rubles, including 40 mln from the sale of his apartment and dacha in Petersburg. 

Russian Railways and its efficiency


How the financial success of Russian Railways is connected with the skills of the management of the state corporation.

The devil is in the details: why Russia's coal industry has no encouraging prospects


Government's pride that Russia produces, as a typical third-world country, more coal, and carries it in ever larger quantities for ever greater distances, looks rather strange in modern conditions.

Igor Chaika's company will receive 75% of the largest producer of railway sleepers in Russia


The son of the Attorney General carved up the budgets of Russian Railways.

Starting it all over again


What brought the replacement of Vladimir Yakunin with Oleg Belozerov for the customers?  

How Vladimir Yakunin's resignation influenced the change of contractors of Russian Railways


The entities of Arkady Rotenberg's son Igor and friends of top-managers of Russian Railways now work for the state monopoly. 

Ziyavudin Magomedov brought Fesco to technical bankruptcy


Summa Group owned by a controversial businessman Ziyavudin Magomedov is offered to sell assets to pay off its debts.

President of Russian Railways disclosed his income for the first time


Oleg Belozerov earned 86.2 million rubles in 2015; his predecessor, Vladimir Yakunin, never published such information.

Dagestani thrust of Russian Railways


Why the change in leadership of Russian Railways will not make the natural monopoly "closer to the people"