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Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation: names, titles, achievements

In the Russian Federation, the issue of security is one of the most important, because it is not an easy task to provide and maintain it on the territory of the world's largest state in the world. In this regard, for a couple of decades, the country has established the most stable and reliable management of the defense of Russia. Even the building, where the Ministry of Defense operates, impresses with its scale. It employs responsible and executive people, thanks to which Russia retains its status as a great power and has an impressive influence in the world.

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The deputies of the Minister of Defense, their achievements and awards are the main topic of this article. There are ten in all, and each of them is equally responsible for this or that component of the security structure in the country. Almost all of these specialists have risen to the rank of army general, in parallel have scientific degrees in science, most of them are current state advisors of the Russian Federation of the 1st class. They clearly understand the tasks facing them, and at the moment are successfully implementing the new defense plan of the country, a report on which will be provided in 2020.

In 2012, a presidential decree announced the replacement of the military leadership of the state. The Minister of Defense was replaced, first of all. Instead of Anatoly Serdyukov, the President chose Sergei Kuzhugetovich Shoigu for this position. Together with him, for 2010-2013, new assignments were placed by the Minister of Defense. All new employees were selected in the most thorough manner from various state structures, and they are not considered "their people" at all. At appointment, first of all, their professionalism, reputation on former work and ability qualitatively and in time to report on performance of tasks in view were estimated.

Gerasimov Valery Vasilyevich

So, the first deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation and concurrently the chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces - Gerasimov Valery Vasilyevich. All his life he devoted to military service. After the termination of two military educational institutions in different years headed the Far East, North Caucasus, Leningrad and Moscow military districts. Since 2012, he commands the Central Military District. In the same year, Valery Vasilievich received the post of Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, while becoming, in accordance with the decree of V.V. Putin, first deputy S.K. Shoigu. In his submission, in comparison with colleagues, there is a greater number of military bodies.

In general, he is responsible for the organization of the working process of the General Staff, the operational management of the communications of the Armed Forces, electronic warfare, and the military topographic department. Its main task is to maintain a high level of combat readiness of the armed forces of the state. In addition, Gerasimov VV Accountable to the military police of the Moscow region, the security and flight operations of aviation, military orchestral department. He has access to the archives of the Armed Forces.

The main orders:

  • For services to the Fatherland (third degree).
  • St. George's (fourth degree).
  • For services to the Fatherland (fourth degree).
  • For service to the Motherland in the USSR Armed Forces (third degree).

Tsalikov Ruslan Khadzhimelovich

Another new Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation - Tsalikov Ruslan Khadzhimelovich, Honored Economist of Russia (has a doctor's degree). Having worked for a long time in the sphere of economic management, he soon became Minister of Finance of North Ossetia. But already in the 2000s he moved away from financial and economic activities, now he works in the field of civil defense, controls emergency situations and promotes their liquidation. R.H. Tsalikov heads the financial inspection. He is accountable for the construction projects of the Ministry of Defense. The provision of judicial and legal activities, the optimization of the work of information institutions (press services), cooperating with the ministry, are also within the scope of its official duties.


  • "For services to the Fatherland" (Order, third degree).
  • Order of A. Nevsky and Friendship.
  • Several medals.

Borisov Yuri Ivanovich

The most famous among colleagues is Yu.I. Borisov - Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation in 2012. Before taking up his post he was employed in the military-industrial sector, he was engaged in research and development of radio electronics (Doctor of Technical Sciences). At the Ministry of Defense, Borisov is in charge of the armament of the country, directs the purchases of the AMST, its storage, modernization, use and destruction. All state defense orders pass through it, the development of new types of weapons is legalized.

Wears the Order:

  • For services to the Fatherland (fourth degree).
  • For service to the Motherland in the USSR Armed Forces (third degree).
  • Honor.
  • Laureate of the State Prize. G.K. Zhukov.

Antonov Anatoly Ivanovich

A.I. Antonov, Deputy Minister of Defense of Russia and an expert on international relations, has the following number of powers. First, he establishes and maintains relations with foreign military departments, conducts the most important negotiations with colleagues from other countries as the plenipotentiary ambassador of the Russian Federation. Secondly, all military international treaties concluded by Russia are subject to review, since for their implementation he bears personal responsibility.

He was awarded:

  • "For services to the Fatherland" (Order, 4th degree).
  • 2 Orders of Honor.
  • Order of Friendship, A. Nevsky.
  • The Order "For Military Merit".

Popov Pavel Anatolyevich

Like all the new deputies of the Minister of Defense, Popov PA. Appointed to this post for his professionalism and exceptional diligence. His work is connected with the development of military-scientific branches. He manages the institutes for the development and dissemination of various innovations in military affairs, promotes the development of robotics, telecommunications, and IT.

Has the following orders:

  • For service to the Motherland in the USSR Armed Forces (third degree).
  • For services to the Fatherland (second degree).
  • For military merit.

Pankov Nikolay Alexandrovich

This specialist in the past was engaged in scientific and teaching activities (defended candidate for legal science) and is a civil servant, being discharged from military service. In addition to the main post of NA. Pankov is also the State Secretary of the Ministry of Defense. Pedagogical experience determined his terms of reference. He is engaged in the selection and training of military specialists at various levels, providing a list of potential personnel for consideration by the President of Russia. He is entrusted with ensuring in the military circles discipline and observance of order, contributing to the improvement of the quality of military education, physical, psychological and moral education of future officers.

He was awarded orders:

  • For services to the Fatherland (2, 3, 4-th degree).
  • Honor.
  • Alexander Nevsky.

Sadovenko Yuri Eduardovich

Yu.E. Sadovenko is really a worthy new post of Minister of Defense. He has combat experience behind him, regularly took part in rescue operations, personally dealt with the prevention of various kinds of emergencies. Now his work is connected with the organizational and coordination activities of the Defense Ministry. He acts as an intermediary between the Central Organ and the federal bodies. Along with this, he compiles reports on the level of compliance with orders and tasks coming to the Ministry of Defense, and also considers citizens' appeals to the ministerial reception.


  • Order of Merit for the Fatherland (second and fourth degree).
  • Orders of Honor and A.V. Suvorov.
  • Has gratitude from the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces.

Bulgakov Dmitry V.

Dear Deputy Minister of Defense. The title of Hero of the Russian Federation confirms the credibility and brilliant reputation of this man. About 14 years he worked at the headquarters of the Rear of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and became his boss. He has been actively engaged in research and development, and already has more than 70 works on his account, for which he was awarded a number of prizes (named after GK Zhukov, AV Suvorov, etc.). He is a professor, and also a doctor of economic sciences. Now his responsibilities include all matters relating to the logistics of the Armed Forces and the maintenance of military units. In its direct subordination there are such departments as armored, rocket-artillery, transport, metrological.

Has the following rewards:

  • Order of A. Nevsky.
  • For services to the Fatherland (Order of the fourth degree).
  • For service to the Motherland in the USSR Armed Forces (Order of the third degree).

Ivanov Timur Vadimovich

All the deputies of the Minister of Defense, Appointed in the 2010s, have vast experience in military and related structures. And TV. Ivanov is no exception, because he devoted 13 years of work in the fuel and energy industry, and even awarded the title of Honorary Worker of the Fuel and Energy Complex. As Deputy Defense Minister, he resolves issues related to housing and property support (including accumulative and mortgage), provision of medical services, and state expertise.

From awards:

  • Order "For Services to the Fatherland" (second degree).
  • Prize of the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of science and technology.

Shevtsova Tatyana Viktorovna

The only representative of the weaker sex in the headquarters of deputies. Initially, she built her career in the Federal Tax Service of Russia, eventually leading it. As part of the new post he oversees the Finance Department of the Defense Ministry. In other words, he heads the processes of planning, budget allocation, staff salary determination. Supervises the departments on compiling economic forecasts and providing social guarantees to servicemen.


  • For services to the Fatherland (Order of the fourth degree, medal of the Order of the second degree).
  • The title of Honored Economist of the Russian Federation.

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