Lyudmila Vasilyevna Malkova (1959), secretary of the mayor of Tomsk city. Lyudmila Malkova and her colleague work 12 hour shifts, seven days a week, on alternate days. "Some people say we are the vice-mayors of Tomsk." She is married and has a daughter. Salary: "That?s a complicated question. It?s a normal salary, I can live on it quite well. I get 10,500 roubles (£200) per month."