Pavel ARTEMEV, USSR Colonel-General; First Deputy Commander, Ural Military District. orders; medals.
ARTEMEV, Pavel was born in 1897.
Fought in Civil War; since 1918 until appointment as Commander of a military distr. occupied important pos. in Soviet Army and State Security organization. 1941-1947 and 1949-1953 Commander, Moscow Military District, and Chief, Moscow Garrison. During World War П troops under his command were involved in defense of Moscow.
Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1946 and 1950 convocation. At 1952 Communist Party of the Soviet Union Congress elected member of the Central Committee.