|Native name||Владимир Михайлович Шуралёв|
|Born||3 April 1935|
Kovrov, Vladimir Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Died||2 March 2020 (aged 84)|
|Allegiance|| Soviet Union|
|Years of service||1955–1992|
|Commands held||8th Tank Army|
2nd Guards Tank Army
Belorussian Military District
|Awards||Order of Honour|
Order of Lenin
Order of the October Revolution
Order of the Red Star
Order "For Service to the Homeland in the Armed Forces of the USSR" Third Class
Patriotic Order of Merit in Gold
From 1989 he was representative of the commander-in-chief of the Warsaw Pact armed forces in the National People's Army of the German Democratic Republic, and in 1990 became a Deputy Minister of Defence and Chief Inspector of the Ministry of Defence. His final active role was to command the Vystrel higher officer courses, before his retirement in 1992.
References[change | change source]
- "Бывший замминистра обороны СССР Шуралев погиб в ДТП" (in Russian). Russia Today. 2 March 2020. Retrieved 3 March 2020.
- "Советский генерал скончался после наезда на него иномарки в Москве" (in Russian). Izvestia. 2 March 2020. Retrieved 3 March 2020.