Walentin Sergejewitsch Pawlow

Walentin Sergejewitsch Pawlow (Russian ВалентинСергеевичПавлов; * 26. September 1937 in Moscow; † 30. March 2003) was an Prime Minister of the Soviet Union from January to August 1991. It was one of the main participants with the Augustputsch against Mikhail Gorbatschow of 1991.

Pawlow was an economist and civil servant in the Treasury since 1959. Then it became a 1989 Minister of Finance and 1990 member of the Politbüros. After the fall of Ryschkow as an Prime Minister he had been selected as a compromise candidate. The attempt of a coup d'etat became to 19. August 1991 undertaken. After peaceful striking down the Putsches Pawlow was arrested 1991 until January 1993 in a Muscovite remand centre; after an amnesty 1994 he became a president of the Tschasprombank, 1995 to 1997 was active and following he as an advisor for the Promstroibank for the Russian-American enterprise BMS.


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