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Janis KRUMINS

member of parliament

Janis KRUMINS, Latvian Member of Parliament. Latvian Journalists’ Union; Latvian Popular Front; Club 21.

Background

KRUMINS, Janis was born on June 26, 1955 in Kuldiga. Parents: Imants Krumins and Ligija Krumina (née Simanovica).

Education

University of Latvia, Riga, higher education diploma in philosophy and sociology, 1973-1978. Spoken languages: Russian.

Career

Member of Riga Council, 45th district, 1989-1992. Member, Latvian Popular Front Council. 1989-1991; Vice-chairman, Commission of International Affairs, 199092.

Sociologist. Construction Institute of Latvia, 1978-1980. Journalist and photo-correspondent, Latvian information agency, Leta, 1980-1987. Head of department, Liesma journal, 1987-1988.

Deputy Editor, newspaper of Popular Front, Atmoda, 1988-1990.

Works

  • Many publications in newspapers throughout the world.

Membership

Latvian Journalists’ Union. Latvian Popular Front.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Chess.

Connections

Spouse Ilze Stupane-Krumina (née Stupane), 1985.