Firstly, some facts about Vitaly Mutko. He was born on December 8, 1958 in the Apsheronsky District. He began work as a technician on shipping vessels in 1977. After becoming involved in local politics, he rose to the position of Deputy Mayor of Saint Petersburg in 1992.
Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko has stepped down as President of the Russian Football Union (RFU), according to the country's state news agency TASS.
Mutko return as President of Russian Football Union confirmed after attendance at meeting to endorse Infantino re-election
Vitaly Mutko has taken part in a meeting to back Gianni Infantino’s campaign to be re-elected as President of FIFA in what appears to confirm his return to the position of the head of the Russian Football Union (RFU).
Doubts surface about Mutko's return as Russian Football Union President with Dyukov emerging likely successor
Confusion surrounds Vitaly Mutko’s return to the position of Russian Football Union (RFU) President with reports surfacing that Alexander Dyukov is likely to be appointed as his successor.
Vitaly Mutko has fully returned to the position of President of the Russian Football Union (RFU) having temporarily stepped down last December to fight his lifetime ban from the Olympic Games.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has defended Vitaly Mutko and claimed it would be "impossible" to fire him given the international criticism after his role in the country's doping scandal.
Former Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko apparently has no plans to leave his post as President of the Russian Football Union (RFU), a role he has held since 2015.
Mutko replaced as Deputy Prime Minister for sport and put in control of construction in Russian Government reshuffle
Vitaly Mutko has been replaced as Deputy Prime Minister responsible for sport by Olga Golodets in a reshuffle of the Russian Government, after Dmitry Medevdev was nominated to serve a fresh term as Prime Minister by President Vladimir Putin.
Deputy Prime Minister Dvorkovich appointed head of Russia 2018 Organising Committee to replace Mutko
Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich has officially replaced Vitaly Mutko as head of the local Organising Committee for this year's FIFA World Cup in Russia, it was announced today.
The former head of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Organising Committee Vitaly Mutko, Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov and International Fencing Federation President Alisher Usmanov are among the names included on the United States Treasury Department's "oligarchs list".
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko will not be able to lift his Olympic ban before Pyeongchang 2018 after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said they had not received a request to hear his appeal beforehand.
Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko has claimed that they will receive initial information from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) regarding which athletes are eligible to participate neutrally at Pyeongchang 2018 on Monday (January 8).
Alexei Sorokin has officially replaced Vitaly Mutko as the head of the Organising Committee for this year's FIFA World Cup after a decree removing him from the role was signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko claims to have filed a case at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decision to exclude him from "all future Olympic Games" as punishment for the country's doping scandal.
Vitaly Mutko has stepped down as the chairman of next year's FIFA World Cup in Russia.