Igor Rodionov

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Igor Rodionov
Rodinov at a Pentagon briefing while serving as Russian Minister of Defence
Minister of Defence
In office
17 July 1996 – 22 May 1997
PresidentBoris Yeltsin
Prime MinisterViktor Chernomyrdin
Preceded byMikhail Kolesnikov (acting)
Succeeded byIgor Sergeyev
Personal details
Igor Nikolayevich Rodionov
Игорь Николаевич Родионов

(1936-12-01)1 December 1936
Kurakino Village, Penza Oblast, Russian SFSR, USSR
Died19 December 2014(2014-12-19) (aged 78)
Moscow, Russia
AwardsOrder 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 Soviet Union
Branch/serviceRussian Ground Forces
Years of service1954–1997
RankGeneral of the Army
Unit40th Army (Soviet Union)
CommandsMinistry of Defense of the Russian Federation
Transcaucasian Military District
Battles/warsSoviet 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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  1. "Скончался бывший министр обороны России Игорь Родионов" (in Russian). Echo of Moscow. 20 December 2014. Retrieved 20 December 2014.

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