Chief was GICHKIN, Gennadiy, Col-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda 2 Apr 93 p 1).
(Armeyskiy Sbornik, Jan 96 No 1, (Signed to press 27 Dec 95) pp
9-12). BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION, GICHKIN: born 18 Jan 1942 in
Ul'yanovsk. Ul'yanovsk Military School of Communications (1962).
Platoon commander. Military Communications Academy (1971). Deputy
commander of a technical battalion. Rose to Chief of Communications
Troops of Moscow MD. General Staff Academy (1984). Chief of
Communications Transbaykal MD. 1986-88 Head of Communications Troops
of the Main Command of Far Eastern Forces. 1988-1992 successively:
Chairman of the Scientific- Technical Committee of USSR Communications
Troops; Deputy Chief of Communications for Special Questions; Chief of
Communications of the CIS Combined Armed Forces. (Moscow VOYENIFORM
MILITARY NEWS BULLETIN No 10 (34), Oct 94 p 9). Represented Russia at the
Belarusian-Russian talks on strategic forces. (RIA 2111 GMT 2 Apr 93).]
First Deputy Chief --- IVANOV, Aleksandr Anatol’yevich,
Col-Gen, (Armeyskiy Sbornik No 11, Nov 96 pp 6-8).
INFORMATION, IVANOV: born in Moscow on 15 May 1940. Moscow Electrical
Engineering Institute of Communications (1962). Military Signal
Academy. General Staff Academy. Successively held various engineer
and staff positions with the troops and on staffs, was Deputy and Chief of
Signal Troops of an army, and served on the Staff of Joint Armed Forces of
Warsaw Pact Member States. In 1988 became Deputy and in 1992 First Deputy
Chief of Communications of the Russian Federation Armed Forces. Doctor of
Technical Sciences, Professor. Order "For Service to the Motherland
in the USSR Armed Forces" 3rd Class and many medals. (Armeyskiy
Sbornik No 11, Nov 96 pp 6-8).]
Courier and Postal Services
Chief --- DURNEV, Vladimir, Major-General (Nezavisimoye
Voyennoye Obozreniye in Russian 27 Jun 03).
was born on May 9, 1949 in the town of Ostrog, Rovensk Oblast. He is a graduate
of the Ulyanovsk Military Academy of Communications (1970), and the Soviet
Union's War College of Communications (1979). He has served various assignments
from signals platoon leader to chief of communications at the Transbaykal
Military District [ZabVO], and then at the military headquarters of the Far
East. In 1987-1990 he served in the General Staff. Since 1990 he has been the
Chief of Courier and Postal Services Directorate of the RF Armed Forces. In his
current capacity, he has repeatedly been part of the battle array of the
operational forces in Dagestan and Chechnya. He has been decorated with the Red
Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, and Combat Service Medal. He holds the
rank of Major General. He is married, with one daughter" (Nezavisimoye
Voyennoye Obozreniye in Russian 27 Jun 03).]
[Signal Communications (Directorate)]
- (Krasnaya Zvezda 21 Nov 90
1st ed p 4.) (Krasnaya Zvezda 9 Jan 91 First Edition p 2.)
Higher Military Command School of Signal Communications [Signal
- Address: 346418,
Novocherkassk, Rostov Oblast, Ul. Atamanskaya, 36, Tel. 2-72-27 (Krasnaya Zvezda 4 Feb 95 p 6).
Institute For State Signals Troops [Signal Communications (Directorate)]
ORLOV HIGHER MILITARY COMMAND SCHOOL OF SIGNAL COMMUNICATIONS i M.I.
KALININ. 5-year program (Krasnaya Zvezda 9 Apr 92 1st ed p 4).]
Higher Military Command Signal Communications Institute imeni K.S.
Moskalenko [Signal Communications (Directorate)]
Higher Military Command School of Communications [Signal
Tomsk-29, Prospekt Frunze, 9. Tel: 90-52-03. (Krasnaya Zvezda 8 Jul
93 p 4). (Krasnaya Zvezda 4 Feb 95 p 6).
Electronics Cadet Corps (Military
Zvezda, 6 Dec 03 (RF Defense
Minister Order No 337 of 22 September 2003, Moscow)).