Valery Nikolayevich Uimanov (1958) is assistant to the mayor of Tomsk. He ensures that there is no duplication of work between local departments and the police, the prosecutor's office, the military, the secret service (FSB, the former KGB) and the customs. He works 5 days a week from 8.30 am till 7 pm and on Saturdays from 8.30 am untill 1 pm. He was head of the Information Department of Tomsk province before he began this job in the beginning of 2004. He is married with a daughter and a son and earns, "About 1000 dollars a month. The more money you've got, the more new perspectives you create to spend it."