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New commanders of the Eastern and Central Districts appointed

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Former commander of the Russian grouping in Syria, Colonel-General Alexander Zhuravlyov was appointed commander of the troops of the Eastern Military District, having received the standard from Deputy Defense Minister Dmitry Bulgakov, reports press office military department.


New commanders of the Eastern and Central Districts appointed


The corresponding presidential decree was signed on November 22.

He achieved success at all the commissioned sites. Deep, special knowledge, innovative thinking, possession of modern methods of command and control of the troops allowed him, commanding a group of troops in the Syrian Arab Republic, to achieve significant success in the fight against international terrorism and to transfer his military experience to the leadership of the Syrian armed forces,
said Bulgakov at the standard ceremony.

“Alexander Alexandrovich Zhuravlev was born in 1965 in the village of Golyshmanovo, Tyumen Region. In service in the Armed Forces since 1982. In 1986 he graduated from the Chelyabinsk Higher tank command school, in 1996 the Military Academy of Armored Forces, in 2008 the Military Academy of the General Staff. In 2016, he commanded a group of the Russian Armed Forces in Syria. Since January 2017, the deputy chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, ”the report said.

By the same decree, Lieutenant-General Lapin Alexander Pavlovich was appointed commander of the troops of the Central Military District.



According to Bulgakov, the new commander is an experienced leader and skillful organizer, with experience in leading troops, as well as the practical use of interspecific formations.

Heading the headquarters of the Eastern Military District, a military educational research center of the ground forces, showed his best qualities as a leader. High moral and professional qualities allowed him to successfully command two operational groups in certain areas, and then fulfill the duties of the head of the force grouping in the Syrian Arab Republic,
added the deputy minister.

Alexander Pavlovich Lapin was born in Kazan in 1964 year. He graduated from the Kazan Higher Tank Command School, the Military Academy of Armored Forces, the Military Academy of the General Staff. Passed all the command positions. Prior to his appointment, he headed the All-Arms Academy of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, told the press service.
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Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation
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  1. Maz
    Maz 28 November 2017 09: 33
    +1
    So much for the successor, Comrade Radion
    1. kirgiz58
      kirgiz58 28 November 2017 09: 50
      +2
      And note - both indigenous tankers. Armate green light !!! Urrrraaa comrades! fellow fellow smile
  2. aszzz888
    aszzz888 28 November 2017 09: 37
    +2
    ... have proved themselves - let them work with increasing ... good luck in business ...
  3. Uncle lee
    Uncle lee 28 November 2017 09: 37
    +9
    Combat generals in the posts! Congratulations ! drinks
    1. Jedi
      Jedi 28 November 2017 09: 40
      +5
      I join in the congratulations. drinks
      1. badens1111
        badens1111 3 December 2017 09: 51
        +1
        All the generals, immigrants from 58 A, it pleases. The time of the rear meeting members has passed.
  4. bistrov.
    bistrov. 28 November 2017 09: 38
    +2
    It is good that generals with combat experience come to key positions in the Army.
    1. Grandfather
      Grandfather 28 November 2017 10: 32
      0
      Quote: bistrov.
      It is good that generals with combat experience come to key positions in the Army.

      "SUVs" are not in fashion, dashing times.
  5. Sergey53
    Sergey53 28 November 2017 11: 11
    0
    In this case, the main thing is a competent personnel policy.
  6. Chaos
    Chaos 29 November 2017 09: 16
    0
    Zhuravlev was demoted. Strange destination