Sergey Valeryevich Aksyonov is the head of the occupation administration of Crimea.
Brief biography of Sergei Aksyonov
Sergey Aksenov was born in Moldova, in the city of Balti, on November 26, 1972.
He received his education already in Crimea, where he studied at the military-political building school in Simferopol and graduated in 1993.
In 2003, he received Russian citizenship, and since 2008, he was a member of various pro-Russian organizations in Crimea.
In 2014, shortly after the Revolution of Dignity, the occupation forces of the Russian Federation, which annexed the peninsula of Crimea, appointed Sergei Aksenov as the head of the puppet government of Crimea.
After the so-called "referendum," by which the Kremlin attempted to legitimize the annexation of Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov was "democratically elected" as head of the "government" of Crimea.
The Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine accused Sergei Aksyonov of high treason, a crime against the state of Ukraine and infringement on the territorial integrity of Ukraine.
In 2019, Aksenov's term as head of the occupation administration of Crimea was extended for another five years.
What Sergei Aksyonov is known for
In the 1990s, Sergei Aksyonov, also known by the nickname "Goblin", was a member of several organized criminal groups. His criminal career Aksenov began in the gang "The Greeks", and later joined the most notorious gangster group of Crimea "Seylem", as evidenced by the information in the police databases of the 1990s.
In 2009 the deputy head of the Supreme Council of Crimea Mikhail Bakharev accused Sergei Aksenov and his organization "Russian Unity" of a series of raids: the Simferopol bus station, several residential buildings, the Evpatoria children's sanatorium "Iskra.
He became famous for his homophobic public statements and threats against Crimean members of sexual minorities.
Sergey Aksenov's family
Sergei Aksyonov is married, raising a son and a daughter.