Игорь Дмитриевич Сергун
|Director of Russian Military Intelligence|
|Assumed office |
|Prime Minister||Vladimir Putin|
|Preceded by||Alexander Shlyakhturov|
|Born||March 28, 1957|
|Allegiance||Template:Flag icon Russia|
|Service/branch||Armed Forces of the Russian Federation|
|Years of service||1973–|
First Chechen War
Second Chechen War
|Awards||Order of Military Merit|
Order of Honour
Medal for Battle Merit
Medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow"
Jubilee Medal "60 Years of the Armed Forces of the USSR"
Jubilee Medal "70 Years of the Armed Forces of the USSR"
Medal "For Impeccable Service"
Major General Igor Dmitrievich Sergun (in Template:Lang-ru, born 28 March 1957) is a Russian military officer. He is currently Director of the GRU, the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Gen. Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, since December 26, 2011.
Biography[edit | edit source]
He was born in March 28, 1957. He served in the Armed Forces since 1973, and graduated from the Moscow Suvorov Military School and the Moscow Supreme Soviet Higher Military Command School, and the Military Academy of the Soviet Army and as well in the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
In December 2011, he was appointed as Head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Russian General Staff.
State Awards[edit | edit source]
- Order of Military Merit
- Order of Honour
- Medal for Battle Merit
- Medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow"
- Jubilee Medal "60 Years of the Armed Forces of the USSR"
- Jubilee Medal "70 Years of the Armed Forces of the USSR"
- Medal "For Impeccable Service", 1st class
- Medal of the Order "For Merit", 2nd class
- Medal "For strengthening of the state system of protection of information", 2nd class
- "Medal "Participant of Operation March-Shot Bosnia-Kosovo 12 June 1999"
References[edit | edit source]
- "Official biography of the Chief of the New Russian Military Intelligence, Igor Sergun", official website of the Russian Ministry of Defence.
- Voice of America, Russia Names New GRU Chief, January 2012
- RIA Novosti Col. Gen. Alexander Shlyakhturov has retired as chief of Russia’s military intelligence agency and handed over his duties to Maj. Gen. Igor Sergun
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- RIA Novosti, Russian Military Intelligence Targets Terrorism Hot Spots, GRU Director said, January 19, 2012
- President Medvedev visited the GRU Headqurters after Igor Sergun's Appointment, Kremlin.ru, January 19, 2012.
[[Category:Recipients of the Order of Military Merit (Russia)