Anatoly Kvashnin

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Anatoly Vasiliyevich Kvashnin
Born(1946-08-15)15 August 1946
Ufa, Bashkir ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Died7 January 2022(2022-01-07) (aged 75)
Moscow, Russia
Allegiance Soviet Union
Service/branchBanner of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (obverse).svg Armed Forces of the Russian Federation
Years of service1969–2004
RankArmy General
Commands heldGeneral Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation
Battles/warsWar of Dagestan
Second Chechen War
Other workPresidential Envoy to the Siberian Federal District

General of the Army Anatoly Vasiliyevich Kvashnin (Russian: Анатолий Васильевич Квашнин; 15 August 1946 – 7 January 2022) was a Russian general. He was the Chief of the Russian General Staff from 1997 to 2004.

Kvashnin died from COVID-19 on 7 January 2022 in Moscow, at the age of 75.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Умер экс-глава Генштаба ВС РФ Квашнин" (in Russian). BFM. Retrieved 7 January 2022.