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Igor Ivanovich Shuvalov (Russian: Игорь Иванович Шувалов; born 4 January 1967 in Bilibino, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Magadan Oblast, Russia) is a Russian lawyer and politician.

He currently is First Deputy Prime Minister in Vladimir Putin's Second Cabinet. According to the order of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, he is to perform the duty of Prime Minister when Putin is out of office . So he is considered the first of the two Deputy Prime Ministers (the other being former Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov) and the most senior member of Putin's Second Cabinet besides Putin himself.

In 1984-1985 Shuvalov worked as a laboratory worker in the Institute Ekos. In 1985-1987 he served in the Soviet Army then was accepted to the Law Department of Moscow State University. After graduation in 1992 he worked as an attache at the Legal Department of the Soviet Ministry for Foreign Affairs. In 1993-1997 Shuvalov worked as a lawyer and then the President of a legal consulting firm "ALM".

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