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General Pavel GRACHEV

General Pavel GRACHEV, Russian Minister of Defence.


  • GRACHEV, General Pavel was born on January 1, 1948 in Rvy, Tula Oblast, USSR.

  • Education

    • Ryazan Air Landing Force University, 1969. Frunze Military Academy, 1981. Academy of the General Staff, 1990.


    • Deputy commander, Air Landing Forces of the USSR, 1990-1991, commander, since 1991. First deputy minister of defence, minister of defence, 1992. Commander, regiment of landing forces in Afghanistan, 1982-1983.

      Commander, division of landing forces, 1985-1988.
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    Born January 1, 1948
    (age 69)