Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

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August 13, 2022

Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation - the federal executive body (ministry) in the field of state defense policy and management, as well as coordinating the activities of federal ministries and other federal executive bodies and executive bodies of the subjects of the Russian Federation regarding state defense. In the system of the military authorities of the state management of the Ministry of Defense, it is the executive body of the state administration, the body of the leadership of the Russian Armed Forces, headed by the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, is subordinate to the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. List of Defense Ministers of the Russian Federation 1991–1992 - Konstantin Kobetz 1992 - Borys Yelcyn (p.o.) 1992–1996 - Paweł Gracow 1996 - Mikhail Kolesnikov (acting) 1996–1997 - Igor Rodionov 1997–2001 - Igor Sergeyev 2001–2007 - Sergey Ivanov 2007–2012 - Anatoly Serdyukov from 2012 - Sergey Shoigu He has executive bodies in the form of military administration bodies, other subordinate bodies and institutions; is a national militarized institution providing non-commercial defense services. The executive staff of the Ministry in 2012 numbered 2,629 people.

The structure of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation - Army General Sergei Shoygu; Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation - First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation - Army General Valery Gerasimov; First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation - Ruslan Calikov; State Secretary - Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation - Nikolai Pankov; Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation - head of the Main Military Political Board of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Colonel General Gennady Yydko; Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation - Head of the Apparatus of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation - Colonel-General Yuri Sadowenko; Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation responsible for the organization of material and technical security of the troops (forces) - Army General Dmitry Bulgakov; Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation - Lieutenant General Junus-biek Yevkurov; Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation - Timur Ivanov Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation - Alexei Krivoruchko Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation - Army General Pavel Popov; Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation - Aleksandr Fomin Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation - Tatjana Shevtsova General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Main Operational Board of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Main Board of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Main Mobilization and Organizational Board of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Main Communications Board of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation National Defense Management Center of the Russian Federation Board of the Chief of the Radioelectronic Warfare Forces of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Military Topographic Board of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Eighth Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Operational Preparation Board of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Management (construction and development of a system for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles) of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Service of the Archives of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. Main Command of the Land Forces; Air Force Main Command; Main Command of the Navy. Command of the Rocket Forces of Strategic Purpose; Command of the Air and Space Defense Forces; Command of the Airborne Forces.

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