Yury Mishanin

Chairman of the Interregional Public Organization of the Mordovian (Moksha and Erzya) People.
Born on June 30, 1960 in the Republic of Mordovia. In 1983, he graduated from the Zhdanov Leningrad State University with a degree in journalism, in 1987 — from a postgraduate school. Doctor of Philology. Deputy Director for Interethnic Relations of the Research Institute of the Humanities under the Government of the Republic of Mordovia. Member of the Public Council of the Federal Agency for Ethnic Affairs.

Member of the Presidium of the Council of the All-Russian Public Movement "Association of the Finno-Ugric Peoples of the Russian Federation". Chairman of the Commission on Education, Science and Innovation of the Public Chamber of the Republic of Mordovia.