the Chief of the Rocket Forces and Artillery of the Russian Armed Forces Southern Military District, one of the direct organizer of combat employment of the Rocket Forces and Artillery of the Russian Armed Forces in the armed aggression of Russia against Ukraine
Education: Tbilisi Higher Artillery Command School decorated with the Red Banner and the Order of Red Star in 1985.
Previous position and the place of service: the Chief of Staff of the Rocket Forces and Artillery of the Far Eastern Military District of the Russian Armed Forces (Khabarovsk).
Date of birth: 23.04.1964 .
Combat experience: a participant of Chechen campaign of 2000.
according to the Decree of the Russian President №151 of 20.02.2013, was promoted to the military rank of “Major General”;
from the beginning of military aggression of Russia against Ukraine, he is directly responsible for combat employment of Rocket Forces and Artillery in the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas as well as for the attacks of the Ukrainian Armed Forces units, civilian population and the objects of the infrastructure from the Russian territory;
in order to perform criminal orders of the Russian military-political leaders, he regularly and illegally crosses Russian-Ukrainian border.