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17 December 2002

FBIS/Central Eurasia Program
Directory of RF Defense Related Agencies and Personnel

 

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BLACK SEA FLEET

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 Commander --- MASORIN, Vladimir Vasilyevich, Admiral

APPOINTED 10 Oct 02, (Rossiyskaya Gazeta, 10 Oct 02).

Promoted to Admiral, (ITAR-TASS, 13 Dec 03).

[Masorin: Born on August 24, 1947 in the village of Popovka, Kalinin Region, he graduated from the Black Sea Higher Naval School in 1970 and served on the Northern Fleet as head of the missile systems group of a large anti-submarine ship and department commander. In 1977 he graduated from me Higher Specialized Officer Classes and served as first lieutenant of a large missile ship, commander of a large anti-submarine ship and commander of a destroyer. In, 1983 he was appointed chief of staff - deputy commander of a group of destroyers of the Northern Fleet. In 1986 he graduated from the correspondence department of the Naval Academy, became commander of a group of destroyers of the Northern Fleet in 1987 and was promoted to chief of staff - deputy head of an operational formation of the Northern Fleet in 1989. After graduating from the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces in 1993, he was appointed chief of staff - deputy flotilla commander of the Northern Fleet. In 1996 he was promoted to commander of the Caspian Flotilla (from June 26, 1996). He was promoted vice-admiral by presidential decree on May 9, 1997. He was appointed Commander of the Black Sea Fleet by presidential decree of October 4, 2002  (ITAR-TASS  9 Oct 02; Military News Bulletin No 011, 1 Nov 02). Promoted to Admiral, (ITAR-TASS, 13 Dec 03).

[Previous Commander was KOMOYEDOV, Vladimir, Adm Appointed, 4 July 1998.  Relieved, 10 Oct 02 (Trud, 10 Oct 02).]

Black Sea Fleet MAIN STAFF

41st Missile Boat (Kater) Brigade

Armored Vehicle and Tank Service

Aviation

Coastal Troops

Combat Training Directorate 

Construction, Engineering Support and Billeting

Educational Work Directorate

Engineering Service

Feodosiya Naval Base

Military Procuracy

Moskva, Guards Missile Cruiser

Novorossiysk Naval Base

Rear Services

Search and Emergency Rescue

First Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff --- TATARINOV, Aleksandr, V-Adm  (Krasnaya Zvezda, 4 Nov 00; Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey 9 Aug 01 ).
Deputy Commander --- ORLOV, Yevgeniy V., V-Adm (Krasnaya Zvezda, 11 Jan 02; 6 Nov 02).

  • [BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION, ORLOV: "Born on June 20, 1950 in Novocherkassk, Rostov Region, he graduated from the Black Sea Higher Naval School in 1972 and served on the Black Sea Fleet as battery commander, commander of the ship's fighting unit and second in command.  After graduating from the Higher Specialized Officer Classes in 1980, he returned to the Black Sea Fleet as second in command. In 1984 he graduated from the Naval Academy and served on the Black Sea Fleet as ship commander, chief of staff - deputy brigade commander, brigade commander, chief of staff - deputy commander of a naval base, commander of a naval base complex and commander of the Novorossiysk naval base.  He was appointed Deputy Commander of the Black Sea Fleet by a presidential decree of September 29, 2001" (Voyeninform Military News Agency, 1 Jan 02).]

Deputy Commander (Construction, Engineering Support and Billeting) --- KIM, Vyacheslav, Maj-Gen, (Krasnaya Zvezda 6 June 01).
Deputy Commander (Rear Services) --- BELKIN, Aleksey, Capt 1st Rank  (Nezavisimaya Gazeta, 01Feb01).
Assistant to the Commander --- YEPANCHIN, Petr, Capt 1st Rank  (Nezavisimaya Gazeta, 01Feb01).
Chief of "Command" [?] --- SHAMARDIN, Vladimir, promoted toi R-Adm (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 17 Dec 02)

  • ["Shamardin was born in the village of Aleksanrdovskoye in the Stavropol territory on December 25, 1952, entered service in 1975, and served with the Northern Fleet till 1999.  Shamardin graduated from Higher Commissioned Officers' Naval Classes in 1982, and from the Admiral Kuznetsov Naval Academy in 1986. From 1986-1992, he was promoted to chief of staff, then commander of the antisubmarine squadron of the Northern Fleet. Since 1992 till 1999 - in service with the Staff of the Northern Fleet. Shamardin was appointed deputy chief of Command, Northern Fleet, then chief of command, Black Sea Fleet. Marital status: married; has got a daughter" (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 17 Dec 02).]

Main Staff [Black Sea Fleet]

Chief of Staff --- TATARINOV, Aleksandr Arkad'yevich, V-Adm  (Krasnaya Zvezda, 4 Nov 00; Krasnaya Zvezda 10 Jan 02).

41st Missile Boat (Kater) Brigade

         (Tribuna, 10 Jan 02).

Armored Vehicle and Tank Service [Black Sea Fleet]

Chief --- KHARITONOV, Viktor, Maj-Gen (Nezavisimaya Gazeta, 01 Feb 01).

Aviation [Black Sea Fleet]

Commander --- BYKOV, Anatoliy, Maj-Gen (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 17 May 00; Sevastopol Flag Rodiny, 18 Jan 02; Interfaks, 6 Aug 02).

Coastal Troops [Black Sea Fleet]

Chief --- KOCHESHKOV, Anatoliy, Maj-Gen  (AVN, 08Jun00)

Combat Training Directorate [Black Sea Fleet]

Chief --- MIKHAL'CHENKO, Nikolay, R-Adm (Krasnaya Zvezda 26 Jul 01).

Construction, Engineering Support and Billeting [Black Sea Fleet]

Chief --- KIM, Vyacheslav, Maj-Gen, (Krasnaya Zvezda 6 June 01).

Education Work Directorate [Black Sea Fleet]

Chief --- OSYAKIN, Valeriy, R-Adm  (Nezavisimaya Gazeta, 01Feb01)

Feodosiya Naval Base [Black Sea Fleet]

Chief --- KOSTYRKO, Yuriy, R-Adm  (Nezavisimaya Gazeta, 22Jul00)

Military Procuracy [Black Sea Fleet]

Military Procurator --- LEBED, Igor Ivanovich, Col of Justice  (Nezavisimaya Gazeta, 1 Feb 01).

Moskva, Guards Missile Cruiser [Black Sea Fleet]

Commander --- ZHELEZNYAKOV, Aleksey, Capt 1st Rank (Krasnaya Zvezda 9 Feb 01). (Krasnaya Zvezda, 18 Jul 01).

Naval Engineering Service [Black Sea Fleet]

Chief  --- KUTUGIN, Viktor Mikhailovich, Col  (MS 2, Feb00)

Novorossiysk Naval Base [Black Sea Fleet]

Commander --- ROGATIN, Vladimir, promoted to V-Adm (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 17 Dec 02).

         ["Rogatin was born in Odessa on February 24, 1954, entered service in 1976, and served with the Northern Fleet till 1991.   From 1991 till 1994 - chief of staff (deputy commander) of a missile cruiser line, Northern Fleet.   From 1994 till 1996 - trainee at the General Staff Academy. From 1996 till 1998 - commander of a missile cruiser line, Northern Fleet.   From 1998 till 2001 - chief of staff (deputy commander) of a missile cruiser squadron, Northern Fleet.   Appointed Commander of the Novorossiysk Naval Base, Black Sea Fleet, October 2001.   Marital status: married; has got a son and a daughter"  (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 17 Dec 02).]

Rear Services [Black Sea Fleet]

Chief --- BELKIN, Aleksey, Capt 1st Rank  (Nezavisimaya Gazeta, 01Feb01)

Search and Emergency Rescue Work [Black Sea Fleet]

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Chief --- VASIL'CHUK, Vasiliy, Capt First Rank (Krasnaya Zvezda 16 Mar 01).

UI Surface Ship Division [Black Sea Fleet]

Commander --- VASYUKOV, Vladimir, R-Adm  (KZ, 04Nov00).

Upbringing Work Department

Chief --- OSYAKIN, Valeriy, Rear-Admiral (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 23 May 02).