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Vladimir Boldyrev
General of the Army Vladimir Anatolyevich Boldyrev (Russian: Владимир Анатольевич Болдырев; born January 5, 1949) was Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Ground Forces (2008-2010). Boldyrev was born on 5 January 1949 in Krasnoyarsky, Volgograd Oblast. He graduated the Moscow Higher Military Command School
Moscow Higher Military Command School
in 1971, and Frunze Academy
Frunze Academy
in 1978. He served in various command positions in the Belorussian Military District, and later served in senior staff for operations department in the Transbaikal Military District. He later served as Commander of the 36th Army in 1994, and First Deputy Commander of the Transbaikal Military District in 1998. In May 2001, he moved to position of the First Deputy Commander of the Siberian Military District, and later became commander
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Transbaikal Military District
Transbaikal, Trans-Baikal, Transbaikalia (Russian: Забайка́лье, tr. Zabaykalye, IPA: [zəbɐjˈkalʲjɪ]), or Dauria (Даурия, Dauriya) is a mountainous region to the east of or "beyond" (trans-) Lake Baikal in Russia. The steppe and wetland landscapes of Dauria are protected by the Daurian Nature Reserve, which forms part of a World Heritage Site named "The Landscapes of Dauria".Contents1 Etymology and history 2 Fauna and flora 3 Geography 4 References 5 External linksEtymology and history[edit]The oldest building in the region is the Dormition Church, built 8 km from Nerchinsk in 1706-12.The alternative name, Dauria, is derived from the ethnonym of the Daur people. It stretches for almost 1,000 km from north to south from the Patomskoye Plateau and North Baikal Plateau to the Russian state border
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Kommersant
Kommersant
Kommersant
(Russian: Коммерса́нтъ, IPA: [kəmʲɪrˈsant], The Businessman, often shortened to Ъ) is a nationally distributed daily newspaper published in Russia
Russia
mostly devoted to politics and business
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Krasnoyarsky (rural Locality)
Krasnoyarsky (Russian: Красноя́рский; masculine), Krasnoyarskaya (Красноя́рская; feminine), or Krasnoyarskoye (Красноя́рское; neuter) is the name of several rural localities in Russia:Krasnoyarsky, Chelyabinsk Oblast, a settlement in Buranny Selsoviet of Agapovsky District
Agapovsky District
of Chelyabinsk Oblast Krasnoyarsky, Orenburg Oblast, a settlement in Krasnoyarsky Settlement Council of
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Volgograd Oblast
Volgograd
Volgograd
Oblast (Russian: Волгогра́дская о́бласть, Volgogradskaya oblast) is a federal subject (an oblast) of Russia, located in the Volga region
Volga region
of Southern Russia. Its administrative center is Volgograd. The population of the oblast was 2,610,161 in the 2010 Census.[8] Formerly known as Stalingrad Oblast, it was given its present name in 1961, when the city of Stalingrad was renamed Volgograd
Volgograd
as part of destalinization. Volgograd
Volgograd
Oblast borders Rostov Oblast in the southwest, Voronezh Oblast in the northwest, Saratov Oblast in the north, Astrakhan Oblast and the Republic of Kalmykia
Republic of Kalmykia
in the southeast, and has an international border with Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
in the east
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Moscow Higher Military Command School
The Moscow
Moscow
Higher Combined Arms Command School (MVOKU) is a higher military educational of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. Contents1 History 2 Gallery 3 See also 4 ReferencesHistory[edit] The school was formed in December 15, 1917 (O.S., December 28 N.S.), by order of Vladimir Lenin as the 1st Moscow
Moscow
revolutionary machine gun officers school. It later became the 1st Moscow
Moscow
Machine Gunners' Officers Course and as "WPRA 1st Soviet Higher Military School All-Russian Central Executive Committee" and from 1925 to 1935, mounted the guard at Lenin's Mausoleum. It received the first of its 3 order medals, the Order of the Red Banner in 1938 as a result of its Corps of Cadets and some alumni of the school who fought the Battle of Khalkhin Gol, and the Second World War's Eastern Front it contributed to the defense of the Moscow
Moscow
Region and the city itself
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Frunze Academy
Russia
Russia
has a number of military academies of different specialties. This article primarily lists institutions of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation rather than those of the Soviet Armed Forces. Russian institutions called "academy" are post-graduate professional military schools for experienced, commissioned officers who have the equivalent of a bachelor's degree. Upon graduation, officers receive the equivalent of a master's degree and, if trained in military leadership are appointed as battalion commanders or higher from Lt. Colonel
Colonel
and up. Graduates with non-command training are appointed to various staff positions equivalent to Major or Lt. Colonel. Commissioned officers can study on the Kandidat Nauk
Kandidat Nauk
(Russian: кандидат наук) level, equivalent to a Ph.D. degree
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Belorussian Military District
The Byelorussian Military District (Russian: Белорусский военный округ, Belarusskiy Voyenyi Okrug; alternative spelling Belorussian) was a military district of the Soviet Armed Forces. Originally formed just before the World War I
World War I
as the Minsk Military District out of the remnants of the Vilno Military District and the Warsaw Military District, it was headed by the Russian General Eugen Alexander Ernst Rausch von Traubenberg. With the outbreak of the Russian Civil War
Russian Civil War
it was reorganized into the Western Front and in April 1924 it was renamed to the Western Military District. In October 1926 it was redesignated the Belorussian Military District, with its staff in Smolensk. And in July 1940 it was renamed the Western Special
Special
Military District
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Russian Language
Russian (русский язык, tr. rússkiy yazýk) is an East Slavic language, which is an official language in the Russian Federation, Belarus, Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
and Kyrgyzstan, as well as being widely used throughout Eastern Europe, the Baltic states, the Caucasus and Central Asia.[22][23] It was the de facto language of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
until its dissolution on 25 December 1991.[24] Although nearly three decades have passed since the breakup of the Soviet Union, Russian is used in official capacity or in public life in all the post-Soviet nation-states, as well as in Israel
Israel
and Mongolia. Russian belongs to the family of Indo-European languages, one of the four living members of the East Slavic languages, and part of the larger Balto-Slavic branch
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Special
Special
Special
or the specials or variation, may refer to:.mw-parser-output .tocright float:right;clear:right;width:auto;background:none;padding:.5em 0 .8em 1.4em;margin-bottom:.5em .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-left clear:left .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-both clear:both .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-none clear:none Contents1 Policing 2 Literature 3 Film and television 4 Music4.1 Albums 4.2 Songs5 Computing 6 Other uses 7 See alsoPolicing[edit] Specials, Ulster
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Russian Ground Forces
The Ground Forces of the Russian Federation (Russian: Сухопутные войска Российской Федерации, tr. Suhoputnye voyska Rossiyskoy Federatsii) are the land forces of the Russian Armed Forces, formed from parts of the collapsing Soviet Army
Army
in 1992
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Aleksandr Postnikov
Aleksandr Nikolayevich Postnikov-Streltsov (Russian: Александр Николаевич Постников-Стрельцов; born 23 February 1957) is the former commander-in-chief of the Russian Ground Forces
Russian Ground Forces
(since January 2010). He currently holds the rank of Colonel General.[1][2] He was the Commander of the Siberian Military District
Siberian Military District
since 2007. Previously, he held the positions of Chief of Staff and First Deputy Commander of the Siberian Military District
Siberian Military District
(from 2006-2007), Chief of Staff and First Deputy Commander of the North Caucasus Military District (2004-2006), and Commander of the 20th Guards Army, Moscow Military District, (2002-2004). References[edit]^ "Постников-Стрельцов, Александр". Lenta.ru
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General Of The Army (Russia)
General of the army (Russian: генерал армии, general armii) is the second highest military rank in the Russian Federation, inferior only to a marshal and superior to a colonel general. It is a direct counterpart of the Soviet "General of the army" rank. At present it is also the highest rank in the air force, artillery, aerospace defense forces, armored troops, engineer troops and signal troops. Unlike the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
where similarly ranked officers were called marshals and chief marshals of a branch. The corresponding naval rank is admiral of the fleet. On appointment as Defense Minister on 7 May 1992, Pavel Grachev was the first officer to be promoted to this rank
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Volga-Urals Military District
The Volga–Ural Military District was a military district of the Russian Ground Forces, formed on 1 September 2001 by the amalgamation of the Volga Military District and the Ural Military District. The headquarters of the Ural Military District, located at Yekaterinburg became the new headquarters of the merged district
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North Caucasus Military District
The North Caucasus Military District
North Caucasus Military District
was a military district of the Russian Armed Forces, which became in 2010 the Southern Military District and lately also included the Black Sea Fleet
Black Sea Fleet
and Caspian Flotilla. It comprised the Republic of Adygeya, the Republic of Dagestan, the Republic of Ingushetia, the Kabardino-Balkar Republic, the Republic of Kalmykia, the Karachay–Cherkess Republic, the Republic of North Osetia-Alaniya, the Chechen Republic, Krasnodar
Krasnodar
Krai, Stavropol
Stavropol
Krai, and Astrakhan, Volgograd, and Rostov
Rostov
oblasts. It has the same borders as the Southern Federal District
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Siberian Military District
The Siberian Military District
Siberian Military District
was a Military district
Military district
of the Russian Ground Forces. The district was originally formed as a military district of the Russian Empire
Russian Empire
in 1864. In 1924 it was reformed in the Red Army. After the end of World War II
World War II
the district was split into the Western and Eastern Siberian Military Districts. In 1956 the district was reformed. In 2010 it was divided between the two newly formed Central and Eastern Military Districts.Contents1 History 2 District forces c
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