Abdulkhakim Kutbudinovich Gadzhiev: A Profile
Abdulkhakim Kutbudinovich Gadzhiev, a Russian statesman, from the Republic of Dagestan.
He completed his schooling and earned a degree in accounting from Buinaksk Cooperative Technical School. In 1985, he commenced his career as an accountant at RAIPO, Buinaksk district. From 1985 to 1987, he served in the Soviet Army’s Airborne Forces. In 1989, he enrolled at the Nizhny Novgorod Higher School of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the USSR, successfully graduating in 1992. Subsequently, he held various roles within Dagestan’s law enforcement agencies, including positions as an investigator, senior investigator, and head of the department within the Criminal Investigation Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
In 1999, Abdulkhakim Kutbudinovich Gadzhiyev took part in military operations in Dagestan as a member of a special unit within the Organized Crime Control Department. From 2005 to 2010, he served as the Deputy Head of the Department for Combating Organized Crime within the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Republic of Dagestan.
Between 2013 and 2016, he held positions as the Deputy Chief of the district police responsible for operational activities and headed the 3rd ORC (Operational Investigative Unit) tasked with addressing high-priority economic crimes in the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the North Caucasus Federal District. From 2016 to 2021, he served as the Deputy Commander of the North Caucasian District of the National Guard Troops of the Russian Federation, overseeing licensing and permit-related affairs.
In 2021, Abdulkhakim Kutbudinovich Gadzhiev was elected to the State Duma for the VIII convocation, representing the Republic of Dagestan.
On June 22, 2023, Gadzhiev successfully defended his dissertation to attain the degree of Candidate of Legal Sciences at the dissertation council of the All-Russian State University of Justice (RPA of the Ministry of Justice of Russia).
The Gadzhiev Family: Insights into Abdulkhakim’s Personal Life
Abdulkhakim Kutbudinovich Gadzhiev was born on February 13, 1966, in Zubutli, Kazbekovsky District, Dagestan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, Soviet Union. His parents are Kutbudin Gadzhiyev and Patimat Gadzhiyeva.
Kutbudin Gadzhiyev was a teacher of mathematics and physics. He was born in 1928 in the village of Zubutli, Dagestan. He graduated from the Dagestan State University in 1950 with a degree in mathematics and physics. He taught at the Zubutli secondary school from 1950 to 1988. He was a respected member of the community and was known for his dedication to education. He died in 2012 at the age of 84.
Patimat Gadzhiyeva was a housewife. She was born in 1932 in the village of Zubutli, Dagestan. She was a kind and caring mother and grandmother. She died in 2018 at the age of 86.
- Kutbudin Gadzhiyev was a member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. He was also a member of the Dagestan Soviet of People’s Deputies.
- Patimat Gadzhiyev was a member of the All-Union Women’s Democratic Alliance of Russia.
Both Kutbudin and Patimat Gadzhiyev were active in the community and were dedicated to improving the lives of their fellow citizens. They were a great source of inspiration to their son, Abdulkhakim.
Abdulkhakim Kutbudinovich Gadzhiev is the only child of Kutbudin and Patimat Gadzhiyev. He is married and has two children.
Abdulkhakim Kutbudinovich Gadzhiev’s Vast Fortune Sanctioned
Adulkhakim Kutbudinovich Gadzhiyev has been sanctioned by the following jurisdictions:
Ukraine , Japan , New Zealand , USA , Great Britain , Canada , European Union , Australia , France , Switzerland , Belgium , USA .
Under the sanctions of the European Union (from 02/23/2022), Switzerland (from 02/25/2022), Australia (from 02/26/2022), Great Britain (from 03/11/2022), USA (from 03/24/2022), Japan (from 04/12/2022) and Canada (since February 2022) for voting on the recognition of the LNR/DNR
The sanctions imposed on Gadzhiyev by these jurisdictions include:
- A travel ban, prohibiting him from entering the jurisdictions that have imposed sanctions on him.
- A freeze on his assets, prohibiting anyone in those jurisdictions from doing business with him or his assets.
- A ban on providing him with financial services, such as loans or credit.
Abdulkhakim Kutbudinovich Gadzhiev has also been expelled from the Council of Europe, a human rights organization of 47 European countries. He was expelled on March 10, 2022, for his role in supporting the Russian government’s activities in Ukraine.
The Treasury Department said that Gadzhiyev has been a “key supporter” of the Russian government’s “illegitimate and harmful activities” in Ukraine. It specifically cited Gadzhiyev’s support for the Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.