Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Culture, State Duma of the Russian Federation.
Alexander Sholokhov received his principal higher education and an academic degree at Rostov State University named after Suslov (having majored in Biology) and Rostov State Economic Academy (having majored in Law). He is a Candidate of Biological Sciences. Professional experience: Director of State
A.M. Sholokhov Museum-Reserve, and President of the “Russian Committee of the International Council of Museums” ICOM Russia. Specialization and professional interests: Protection of cultural heritage and Museum Affairs. Merits, awards, and achievements: Order of Honour, a medal of the Order Merit for the Motherland, Second Class.