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The commander of East district of troops of Rosgvardiya Grudnov - RIA Novosti, 12.10.2018 died


Commander of east district of troops of national guard of Russia colonel general Igor Grudnov
VLADIVOSTOK, 12 Oct — RIA Novosti. The commander of East district of troops of National guard the hero of Russia colonel general Igor Grudnov died, reported in Rosgvardiya. He died on Thursday on the 60th year of life. Rosgvardiya noted that Grudnov gathered around himself a team of professionals and together with them ensured safety in the Far East. Also its contribution to reduction of scales of poaching in the region is noted. Department expressed sincere condolences to the family of the colonel general. Grudnov was born on December 2, 1958 in Chistopol. Since 1980 served at command positions in management of internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the USSR in the Ukrainian SSR and the Moldavian SSR, since 1989 — in management of internal troops across the Far East and Eastern Siberia. In 1996 it was transferred to the North Caucasus where he ordered crew and was the deputy commander of a division. Since October, 1999 Grudnov became the chief of staff, then the commander of Sever group in Chechnya. For courage and courage, the skillful leadership in operation on liberation of Grozny from terrorists on February 29, 2000 to it gave the rank of the Hero of Russia. In 2005 Grudnov was appointed the first second-in-command of troops of the Siberian Federal District, in the 2011th — the first second-in-command of troops of the North Caucasian regional command of internal troops, and on October 13 the 2016th he became the commander of East district of troops of National guard.

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