["Created by Presidential Decree as the
federal state unitary enterprise Rosoboroneksport [Russian defence
export]. The decree notes that the state enterprise Rosoboroneksport
is being created by merging Rosvooruzheniye and Promeksport, with the aim
of enhancing the effectiveness of military-technical cooperation between
Federation and foreign states." (Interfax,4 Nov 00).]
["…the functions of monitoring arms exports
have passed from the Ministry of Industry, Science, and Technology to the
Defense Ministry. Spheres of influence in a system that annually
brings in between $2 billion and $4 billion have been divided up."
(Kommersant 09 Nov 00).]
First Deputy General Director
Sergey (Interfax, 1137 GMT 27 Nov 00).
(Interfax, 14 Jun 01).
Deputy General Director --- KABARDIN, Viktor, (Nezavisimoye Voyennoye
Obozreniye, 22 Feb 02; ITAR-TASS, 22 Jul 02).
Chief Military Adviser --- GRACHEV, Pavel, Mar RF (referred to as Gen
Army, Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 11 Mar 02).
["Grachev graduated from the RyazanHigherAirborneSchool, FrunzeMilitaryAcademy and General Staff Academy. He led the 103rd
Airborne Division in Afghanistan, became Hero of the Soviet Union and was
Russian Defense Minister in 1992 to 1996" (Agentstvo Voyennykh
Novostey, 11 Mar 02).]
Decree 750 Putin ordered the merger of Promeksport and Russkiye Oruzheiye
in late April 2000. …According to Kommersant's information, Putin was
disappointed with Promeksport's performance (the decline in its exports
last year was around 50 percent of the 1998 level) but has not abandoned
the services of his protege. And he has sacrificed Rossiyskiye
Tekhnologii to Chemezov. (Kommersant 29 Apr 00).
to the merger Promeksport was a "Federal State Unitary
Enterprise." It is unclear as yet what form the merged company
will take. In fact this merger did not occur when ordered.]
CHEMEZOV, Sergey (ITAR-TASS 14 Apr 00).
Appointed fall 1999.
Deputy General Director --- ARTYAKOV, Vladimir (Nezavisimaya Gazeta 16 Sep 00 P 1).
Deputy General Director --- FILIMONOV, Vyacheslav (Kommersant 29 Apr 00).
was "demoted" from the post of General Director (Kommersant 29
(State Company for the Export and Import of
Armaments and Military Equipment)
Established 25 Nov 1993 by Presidential Decree. (Krasnaya Zvezda
27 Jan 94 p 1, 2).]
["At the end of January 1992 the Main
Engineer Directorate of the Ministry of
Foreign Economic Relations of the Russian Federation, the traditional exporter of Soviet
weapons and military equipment, was converted into the Russian State
Foreign Economic Association for the Export of Military Goods and
Services, the Oboroneksport Military Association (General Export
[The Association was the legal heir of the
Main Engineering Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Relations and was
registered With the Moscow
Registration Office on 5 February 1992." (Moscow TEHKNIKA I VOORUZHENIYE
in Russian No 7-8, 92 p C3). It was in turn merged into
Rosvooruzheniye. (Vladimir ZAVTRA in Russian No 16, April 94 p 2).]
[Rosvooruzheniye also replaced the State
Foreign Trade Company for the Export and Import of Armaments and Military
Equipment, (Spetsvneshtekhnika), the President of which was BRAYLOVSKIY,
Valeriy Georgiyevich, Maj-Gen, (Trud 30 Mar 93 Evening Edition p 2). (Moscow Programma Radio Odin Network in Russian 1530 GMT
8 Oct 93).]
[At least four banks were authorized to
work with Rosvooruzheniye in financing arms sales. They are Menatep,
Most-Bank, Intermed, and the Moscow National Bank. (Vladimir ZAVTRA in
Russian No 16, April 94 p 2).]
[See also Kargotrans in the
Non-Governmental Organizations Section]
General Director --- OGAREV,
Aleksey (Nezavisimaya Gazeta, 29 Apr 00). "Released…
from his duties as director-general of the federal
state unitary enterprise Rosvooruzheniye in connection with his transfer
to other work." (Interfax in Russian 1723 GMT 4 Nov 00).
["It is known that Aleksey Ogarev has a
friendly relationship with the first Russian Federation president's [Yeltsin's] daughter Tatyana
Dyachenko, to whom, indeed, he owes the rapid ascent of his career.
In 1995, unexpectedly to
everyone, he became deputy head of the Presidential Staff for the problems
of the military-industrial complex and military-technical
cooperation. Ogarev's name began being actively mentioned in
the media as of late 1997, and mainly in critical terms. On
becoming head of Rosvooruzheniye, Aleksey Ogarev restored to the company
many of those who had been expelled after the dismissal of Aleksandr
Kotelkin. At the same time, there was a tough purge at the
state company, as a result of which almost all of [former Rosvooruzheniye
boss] Grigoriy Rapota's favorites lost their jobs. (Nezavisimaya Gazeta, 29 Apr 00).]
--- ANANYEV, Yevgeniy, (Interfax 0750 GMT 21 Aug 97). “Ananyev's MAPO-Bank traditionally
handles the accounts of MAPO MiG...Aleksandr Urinson, the economy
minister's brother, who heads the Strategiya bank, Reserve Lieutenant
Vladimir Shilov (whom Yakov Moiseyevich [Urinson] recently tipped for
general director of VPK MAPO and who, according to information that has
percolated to the press, is known to be very friendly with the minister's
daughter), and a couple of people from the president's entourage whose
wives work at MAPO-Bank....” (Moscow Moskovskiy Komsomolets in
Russian 14 Jan 98 p 2). URINSON: “former chairman of the board of
MAPO-bank and present head of Rosvooruzheniye. It is known that in 1987-1991,
he was chief editor of the Megapolis Ekspress newspaper (incidentally, at
that time Sergey Yastrzhembskiy, Yeltsin's press secretary, worked under
him). In 1992 Ananyev became an adviser to the MAPO MiG general director
and in 1993 he became head of the bank of the same name. ” (Moscow Moskovskiy Komsomolets in Russian 14 Jan
98 p 2).]
--- KOTELKIN, Aleksandr Ivanovich, Col Appointed, (Krasnaya Zvezda 30 Nov 94 p 1).]
--- SAMOYLOV, Viktor, Lt-GenAppointed 28 Dec 93. (Interfax 1416 GMT 28 Dec 93). (Krasnaya Zvezda 19 Jul 94 p 1).
SAMOYLOV was Military adviser to Deputy PM Vladimir Shumeyko. (Interfax
1416 GMT 28 Dec 93). He is also said to be a supporter of Grachev
(Vladimir ZAVTRA in Russian No 16, April 94 p 2).]
First Deputy General Director
--- TIMKIN, Mikhail, (Interfax 1924 GMT 3 Feb 97). (Kommersant-Daily
21 Feb 97 p 4).
First Deputy General Director --- BELAVENTSEV, Oleg, (Izvestiya 1 Aug 96 p 3).
Deputy Director --- AKSENOV, Anatoliy, (Interfax in English 1227 GMT 15 Sep 98).
Deputy Director --- KOZIN, Aleksandr, (Agentstvo voyennykh novostey, , 29 Jun 00).
Adviser to the General Director --- KOTELKIN, Aleksandr, Maj-Gen (Nezavisimaya
Gazeta, 29 Apr 00).
Chief Marketing Advisor --- KOTELKIN, Aleksandr, Ivanovich,
Col appointed (Interfax, 2 Nov 99).
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION, KOTELKIN: Appointed
General Director of Rosvooruzheniye, (Krasnaya Zvezda 30 Nov 94 p
1). (Krasnaya Zvezda 18 Nov 95 p 5). born
into a service family in 1954 in Kiev. Kiev Higher MilitaryAviationSchool and Diplomatic Academy. Served in KievMD. Rapidly progressed to the post of chief of the
Air Force Army Engineering Service. For a long time engaged in diplomatic
work abroad and knows English, Spanish, Ukrainian, and Belorussian
[Belarusian]. In 1987 was in the Foreign Ministry. 1988-1991 worked at a
UN Permanent Commission. In April 1993(-1994) became chief of the
Main Administration for Military-Technical Cooperation with Foreign
Countries, engaging in questions of Black Sea economic cooperation, conversion,
and the procedure for monitoring missile technologies....He was in charge
of and ensured the signing of contracts for the export of Russian arms,
including contracts with Hungary, Angola and Kuwait. (Krasnaya
Zvezda 30 Nov 94 p 1). (Rossiyskiye Vesti 1 Dec 94 p 1). "...notable
for his determination and intolerance of pointless, outdated
instructions." (Izvestiya 30 Nov 94 p 3). (Krasnaya Zvezda 18 Nov 95
p 5). Headed Rosvooruzhenie from November 1994 to August 1997, when he was
appointed first deputy foreign economic relations and trade minister. From
August 1998 to September 1999 he oversaw the MoscowCity government's relations with defense plants. (Interfax, 2 Nov 99).]
Adviser to the Director --- GRACHEV,
Pavel Sergeyevich, Mar (Interfax, 28 Apr 98).