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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Shoigu has officially introduced the new commander of the airborne troops


The new commander of the airborne troops Colonel-General Andrey Serdyukov on Monday, October 10 was officially introduced in office.

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Handing the commander the standard, the Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu called the General a competent leader and skilled organizer. According to the Minister of defence, the new commander received the experience of service in the far Eastern, southern and Western regions of Russia. Andrey Serdyukov has passed all it is command-staff posts, starting with the commander of the reconnaissance platoon to the commander of the 12th reserve of the southern military district.

“I think that comprehensive knowledge and business acumen of Colonel Serdyukov will be a great help in addressing important issues of maintaining of combat readiness of the airborne troops at the required level,” – said the Minister.

The former commander of airborne troops Vladimir Shamanov headed the State Duma Committee on defense.

Andrey Serdyukov, graduated in 1983 the Ryazan higher airborne command school said that for him these troops home. According to the new commander he is familiar with all the difficulties and problems of this kind of troops. By the way, the new commander is not in kinship with former defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov. The new commander is a native of the Rostov region. Participated in combat operations on the territory of the Chechen Republic, in the peacekeeping operation in the Autonomous province of Kosovo. According to some reports, Serdyukov oversaw the operation on the accession of Crimea to Russia in 2014. Awarded the order of Courage, “For military merit”, “For service to Motherland in the USSR armed forces” III degree, the medal “For military merit”.

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