Igor Rodionov

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Igor Rodionov
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Rodinov at a Pentagon briefing while serving as Russian Minister of Defence
Minister of Defence
In office
17 July 1996 – 22 May 1997
President Boris Yeltsin
Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin
Preceded by Mikhail Kolesnikov (acting)
Succeeded by Igor Sergeyev
Personal details
Born Igor Nikolayevich Rodionov
Игорь Николаевич Родионов

(1936-12-01)1 December 1936
Kurakino Village, Penza Oblast, Russian SFSR, USSR
Died 19 December 2014(2014-12-19) (aged 78)
Moscow, Russia
Awards Order of the Red Banner
Order of the Red Star (2)
Order for Service to the Homeland in the Armed Forces of the USSR, 2nd class and 3rd class
Military service
Allegiance Template:USSR
 Russia
Service/branch Russian Ground Forces
Years of service 1954–1997
Rank General of the Army
Unit 40th Army (Soviet Union)
Commands Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation
Transcaucasian Military District
Battles/wars Soviet War in Afghanistan

Igor Nikolayevich Rodionov (Russian: Игорь Николаевич Родионов; 1 December 1936 – 19 December 2014[1]) was a Russian general and Duma deputy. He was best known for his service heading the Defence Ministry of the Russian Federation.

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