22 December 2003

Directory of RF Defense Related Agencies and Personnel


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·  Biographical Index

·  Unit Register

Editor's Notes


(ФСЖВ России)

107066, г.Москва. Телефон: (095) 262-5363. Факс: (095) 262-5019

Commander--- KOGAT'KO, Grigoriy Iosifovich, Col-Gen Appointed Feb 1992(30 Mar 92 in Tyl Vooruzennykh Sil, 3/92 p 55; Moskovskiy Komsomolets, 20 Nov 03).
Telephone: 262-50-19 (reception), 262-72-79 (press service) (RIA Novosti, 27 Jun 02).


  • [President Putin publicly agreed to S. Ivanov proposal to resubordinate RR Troops to RF Ministry of Defense (Moskovskiy Komsomolets, 20 Nov 03).]
  • [The previous structure derived from RF Presidential Edict No. 821 of 1 August 1997.]
  • [In 1995 established as a separate Federal Service by Presidential Decree during 1995. (Krasnaya Zvezda 5 Oct 95 p 2).]
  • [The RR Troops were officially subordinated to the Ministry of Architecture, Construction and Housing and Utilities by Decree of the Russian President of 18 April 1992. However, a 1994 article stated that the Railroad Troops were "operating as an independent institution  under the Ministry of Railways of Russia." (Krasnaya Zvezda 30 Nov 94 p 1).]
  • [“The troops' mission has been broadened somewhat. Under the laws, they are henceforth to be used not only to provide technical cover, rebuild and secure railroads in order to support combat and mobilization operations, build new railroads in peacetime and wartime, and enhance the survivability and carrying capacity of existing railways, but also rebuild railroads destroyed as a result of natural disasters and accidents. Another new element is to perform  missions under international treaties.
  • [“... Units and formations of the Railroad Troops now have the status of legal entities, which enables them to independently enter into contracts and agreements, thereby participating, in effect, in the Russian market for railroad construction and modernization alongside the Russian Federation Ministry of Railroads, the Transport Construction Corporation, and other construction  companies. For the Railroad Troops, however, participation in the construction of facilities on a commercial basis allows them not only to use such activities to provide specialized training to their personnel, but also to build and modernize railways in strategically and operationally important sectors at their customers' expense.”(Krasnaya Zvezda 5 Oct 95 p 2).]
  • [“the Railroad Troops include four railway corps, 28 separate railway brigades as well as several military units, scientific and research entities. (ITAR-TASS, 2 May 99).]

First Deputy Commander (Chief of Staff) --- LAPSHIN, Vyacheslav Vasil'yevich, Col-Gen Ph: 262-91-34 (, 3 Jan 03; Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 17 Dec 03).

First Deputy Commander --- LESHCHEV, Vladimir, Vladimirovich, Ph: 262-19-83 (, 3 Jan 03).

Deputy Commander --- BURY, Vyacheslav, Lt-Gen (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 22 Dec 03).

Deputy Commander --- AZAROV, Vitaliy Mikhaylovich, Ph: 262-68-05 (, 3 Jan 03).

Deputy Commander --- VLASENKO, Valeriy Vasil'yevich, Ph: 262-41-28 (, 3 Jan 03).

Deputy Commander --- ZHUDINOV, Vladikmir Il'yich Ph: 262-69-72 (, 3 Jan 03).

Deputy Commander --- КАМАЛОВ Хамит Искарович - 262-07-46 (, 3 Jan 03).

Deputy Commander (Chief Engineer) --- KORNISHIN, Yevgeniy, Lieutenant-General (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 7 Aug 02; 22 Dec 03).

Deputy Commander --- YAKIMENKO, Viktor, Lt-Gen, (ITAR-TASS, 2 May 99). (Krasnaya Zvezda, 4 May 01).

Deputy Commander --- KHIMCHENKO, Viktor, Lt-Gen, (Interfax 1338 GMT 4 Feb 95;, 3 Jan 03).

Director's Staff (Аппарат директора)

RR Troops Staff (Штаб Железнодорожных войск)

Armaments and Maintenance Directorate (Управления вооружения и эксплуатации)

Combat Training and Cadres Directorate (Управлениe боевой подготовки и кадров)

Chief --- VEREMEYEV, Anatoliy, Lt-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda, 20 Jul 01).

Finance Directorate (Финансовоe управлениe)

Independent Departments (Самостоятельныe отделов)

Управления железнодорожных корпусов - 4

76 Railroad Corps [Railroad Troops]

Commander --- GUROV, N., ?-Gen, (Komsomolskaya Pravda 19 Dec 95 p 2).

Отдельные железнодорожные бригады - 28

39th Separate Railway Battalion

Commander --- ORLOV, Yuriy, Lieutenant-Colonel (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 7 Aug 02).

Воинские части, научно-исследовательские учреждения, организации и военные образовательные учреждения профессионального образования.

Operational Group (in Chechnya) (OGFUZhDV) [Railroad Troops]

Commander --- KOSHMAN, N.P., Lt-Gen, (Krasnaya Zvezda 19 Jan 95 p 3).

St. Peterburg Military-Transport Institute [Railroad Troops]

  • Address: 190000, Sankt-Peterburg, Naberezhnaya reki Moykim 96. Teleph: (812) 311-93-95 (Krasnaya Zvezda, 22 Jan 94; 15 Apr 94).

Operations Directorate (Оперативноe управлениe)

Organizational/Mobilization and Manning Directorate (Управлениe организационно-мобилизационноe и комплектованиe)

Chief --- KRYLOV, Sergey, Col (Krasnaya Zvezda 9 Feb 01).

Rail-road Construction and Reconstruction Directorate (Управлениe восстановления и строительства железных дорог)

Rear Services (Управлениe тыла)[Railroad Troops]

Upbringing Work Directorate (Управлениe воспитательной работы)

Chief --- BURY, Vyacheslav, Lt-Gen (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 22 Dec 03).