Major General Muradov with a personal standard
Today in Samara, a solemn ceremony was held, at which the Deputy Commander of the Central Military District, Major General Sergei Poletuchy, presented the new standard to the new commander and presented the officers of the army headquarters- reported in the district
Major General Muradov Rustam Usmanovich graduated from the St. Petersburg Higher All-Arms Command School, the All-Arms Academy of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. He passed all command positions from the platoon commander to the chief of staff - deputy commander of the combined-arms army.
For dedication, courage and bravery shown during the hostilities in the North Caucasus region, he was awarded two Orders of Courage, for ensuring the defense capability of the Russian Federation - the Order for Military Merit.
The previous commander of the 2 Army, General Gennady Zhidko, became Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the RF Armed Forces.