Date and place of birth: 01.01.1966, Russia, Kirov oblast, Malmyzh.
Ryazan Higher Airborne Command School – in 1987 (cum laude);
Frunze Military Academy – in 2000 (cum laude);
Academy of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation – in 2011 (cum laude).
1997 – 2000 – cadet of the Frunze Military Academy(Moscow);
2000 – 2003 рр. – deputy commander, commander of the separate parachute regiment of the Peacekeeping Forces of AF RF in Abkhaziia;
2003 – 2007 – deputy commander, COS of the 98th airborne division (Ivanovo) of the Airborne Forces;
2007 – 2010 – commander of the 18th machine gun-artillery division (Hariachi Klyuchi, the Kurile Islands) of the Far Eastern Military District;
2010 – 2011 – attendee of the Academy of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (Moscow);
2011 – 2013 – commander of the 37th separate motorized rifle brigade (Kiachta, Republic of Buriatiya) of the 36th Army (Ulan-Ude) of the Eastern Military District;
2013 – 2014 – deputy commander of the 5th Army (Ussuriisk, Primorskii krai) of the Eastern Military District;
since 01.2014 – commander of the 68th Army Corps (Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk) of the Eastern Military District.
In July, 2015, he was sent to “the tour of duty” to Rostov-on-Don. Since August, 2015, – Commander of the 1st Army Corps (Donetsk, Ukraine) of the Center of the Territorial Forces of the Southern Military District of AF RF” (surname under cover is Prymakov).
1992 – 1993 – South Osethia;
1994 – 1995 – Chechnia;
2002 – Abkhaziia.
Photo: Major General of AF RF Asapov Valerii Hryhorovych (Asapov Valerii Grigoriyevich), “Commander of the 1st Army Corps (Donetsk, Ukraine) of the Center of the Territorial Forces of the Southern Military District of AF RF”, being still in the rank of a Colonel of AF RF, receives blessing from the Kremlin’s host Putin V. to destroy the people of Ukraine.