Russian Farms


August 2008
The "Russian Farms" Group of Companies started construction of Italian premium class cheese production plant in Dmitrovsky district of Moscow region of 2 tons per day capacity, along with the construction of cheese plant in Ivnya district of Belgorod region.
The plant will specialize in production of ecologically clean product, which will meet European standards (organic).
The first production turnout is planned in December 2008.

June 2008
Alexey Gordeev, the RF Minister of Agriculture, took part in the first general meeting of the members of the National Dairy Producers Union on June 27. During the meeting admission of new members to the Association was considered, the new Statute edition, constituent agreement and Membership Fee Regulations were approved, and Management of the Union established in March this year was elected.
Ayrat Khayrullin, the First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Agrarian Matters, was elected as the President of the National Dairy Producers Union, and Andrey Danilenko, the President of the Russian Farms Group, was elected as the Chairman of the Board. According to the Head of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia: "The National Dairy Producers Union should undertake a number of important functions".
"In particular, it should liaise with executive legislation bodies in developing mechanisms of market regulation and price policy formation, attract potential investors for the industry sector development, coordinate the work on launching scientific and technical programs, innovations, aiming at achieving high results in the sector of selection and genetics", said the Minister.

June 2008
The Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation E.S. Nabiullina visited Belgorod region on June 21, 2008. During the visit E.S. Nabiullina looked at the agricultural enterprises of Belgorod region and their programs for dairy husbandry development, production and processing of pork and poultry, as well as beet processing and sugar production.
E.S. Nabiullina also visited Belgorod Dairy Farms, PLC, incorporated in the Russian Farms Group.


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Biography of Andrei Lvovich Danilenko

Andrei Lvovich Danilenko

Andrei Lvovich Danilenko was born April 6, 1967 in the City of San Francisco, California, USA, in a family of Russian emigrants.

Lived in Russia, the City of Moscow in 1969-1971 and 1975 1986.

Has been permanently living in Russia since1989.

Graduated from Moscow Secondary School No. 176 in June, 1984.

Obtained a degree from the Lomonosov Moscow State University, department of History, in June, 1995.

Graduated from the St. Petersburg Academy of Law and Business, department of Business Management, in June, 2004.

In June, 2004, completed the Strategic Management of Agroindustrial Companies (Corporations) qualification program at the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation.

Work Experience: In 1986-1989 ran Russian language courses in the American-Russian Institute in San Francisco. Concurrently, he worked as coordinator in the Center of Russian-American Initiatives on specialist exchange programs.

In 1989-1992 was International Director at Moscow Municipal Hospital No.17, responsible for establishing cooperation with the USA and European organizations in the field of prophylaxis and treatment of alcoholism and narcotism.

Founder and Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Recovery Center of Prophylaxis and Treatment of Alcoholism and Narcotism since 1990.

Founder and President of the Russian Farms International Foundation since November, 1993.

President of the Russian Farms group since 1997 (

In 2008 he became a Chairman of the National dairy producers union of Russia (SOUZMOLOKO) (

In October 2008 he became a Board member of the Russian public organization "Russian agrarian movement - (RAD)".

In March 2009 he became a member of the Agrarian industry sector committee of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.

In June 2010 he became a Chairman of Public Council of Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.

In October 2011 he became a Chairman of Agro-industrial association of the Customs Union.

Awards and Achievements:

  • The St. Sergius of Radonezh Medal, second degree.
  • Winner of Manager of the Year - 2004 Russian contest.
  • The Gratitude badge of the Governor of Moscow region.
  • Art Patron Silver Medal of the Art Patrons of the Century International Charity Fund.
  • Peacekeeper Medal, second degree, for an invaluable contribution to the revival and enhancement of charity and patronship in Russia.
  • For the Wealth and Prosperity of Russia, the highest public reward in the Russian Federation in food industry.
  • Winner of the Stolypin Agrarian Elite of Russia prize in the For a Considerable Contribution in the Realization of the Development of the Agroindustrial Complex Priority National Project category.
  • Reiterated winner in the US national heavyweight karate championship.

    Awarded numerous certificates of merit and citations by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, Moscow and Belgorod regions, the Governments of Moscow and Moscow region, the Administration of Dmitrov district of Moscow region.

    A fluent speaker of Russian and English.

    Interests: Prolific sport aircraft pilot and yachtsman.

    Interests: Prolific sport aircraft pilot and yachtsman.


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