General of the Army.
Graduated from the Minsk Higher Engineering Anti-Aircraft Rocket School of Air Defense; Frunze Military Academy; General Staff Academy. Full Member of the Russian Academy of Missile and Artillery Sciences, Doctor of Sciences (Technology).
For over 20 years, worked at the Central Intelligence Directorate (GRU) of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the USSR and then the Russian Federation, first as an operative and later as a commanding officer.
From 1997 to 2009, Head of the Central Intelligence Directorate (GRU) of the General Staff of the Russian Federation Armed Forces.
At various times, member of the Interdisciplinary Coordinating Council for Military-Technical Cooperation with Foreign States, member of the Supervisory Council Observing the Activities of Rosvooruzhenie and Promexport; member of the Presidential Committee for Military-Technical Cooperation with Foreign States.
Author of academic papers on informational support for decision-making. Supervisor of research on trends in the development of information systems and applications.
Recipient of state awards.
In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements 33 (31%) U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity 30 (28%) U.S. wants to dissolve Russia 24 (22%) U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China 21 (19%)
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