|Minister of Culture|
21 November 1989 – 27 November 1991
|Preceded by||Vasily Zakharov|
|Succeeded by||Office abolished|
|Born||17 August 1941|
Odessa, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
|Died||16 August 2020 (aged 78)|
|Political party||Communist Party of the Russian Federation|
|Profession||Actor, film and theatre director, screenwriter, politician|
Nikolai Nikolaevich Gubenko (Russian: Николай Николаевич Губенко; 17 August 1941 – 16 August 2020) was a Soviet and Russian actor, film and theatre director and screenwriter. He was the founder of the Community of Taganka Actors theatre. His movie Wounded Game was entered into the 1977 Cannes Film Festival.
Gubenko was also active in politics. He was the last Minister of Culture of the USSR (1989—1991) and as the Russian State Duma deputy between 1995 and 2003. From 2005 on he acted as the Moscow City Duma deputy.
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- Постановление Государственного Совета СССР от 27 ноября 1991 года № ГС-19 «К вопросу об упразднении министерств и других центральных органов государственного управления СССР»
- Умер актер Николай Губенко. tass.ru (16 August 2020)
- "Festival de Cannes: Wounded Game". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 11 May 2009.
- Cinema: Encyclopedia Dictionary, main ed. Sergei Yutkevich (1987). — Moscow: Soviet Encyclopedia, p. 108
- Anna Kisselgoff. The New Minister Of Soviet Culture Takes Truth as Task article at The New York Times, 27 December 1989
- Nikolai Gubenko Archived 2021-09-05 at the Wayback Machine at the Moscow City Duma website