Yuriy A. Kokov
Acting head of the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria
In 1979 he graduated from the Law Faculty of the Rostov State University.From 1987 to 1991 he was the Head of Finance and Administration Department of the Ministers Council of the Republic of Kabardino -Balkaria. The period of 1991-1995 is known as his period of work as the deputy chief of the criminal police of the Republic of Kabardino -Balkaria. In 1999 he moved to Moscow as the Chief Inspector of General Inspection Organization and Inspection Department of Internal Affairs of Russia. In 2005 he was appointed as the First Deputy Chief of the Department for Combating Organized Crime of Russian Interior Ministry. From September 2012 he took a position of the Head of the Russian Institute of Advanced Police Academy. In 2008 he was awarded the Order of "For merits before Fatherland" of the 4th degree.