Revised: 23 July 2003

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Acronyms and Abbreviations

Main Directorate for Indoctrination Work

(Главное управление воспитательная работа)


Chief --- REZNIK, Nikolay Ivanovich, Col-Gen, (Vremya Novostey, 3 Sep 02; promoted to Col-Gen, Profil, 30 Jun 03).

  • ["Reznik was born in Stavropol Kray on 30 June 1948.   He graduated from the Novosibirsk Higher Military-Political Institute and the Military-Political Academy imeni V.I. Lenin.   He served in various positions in the Transbaykal and Odessa military districts, in the group of Soviet forces in Germany, and in the Main Personnel Directorate of the RF Defense Ministry.  He worked on the staff of the Security Council of the Russian Federation from March 1997 to February 2000 and later became the first deputy chief of the Main Personnel Directorate of the RF Defense Ministry.   He was appointed to head the Main Directorate for Indoctrinational Work of the RF Armed Forces by an RF presidential edict of 22 June 2002.   He is a doctor of political sciences and a candidate of economic sciences" (Armeyskiy Sbornik, Jun 03).

11th Separate Cossack Cavalry Regiment
Information Support
Krasnaya Zvezda
Judicial Service 

Mass Media Department
Military Discipline and Military-Social Work Directorate
Military-Sociological Research and Information


  • ["Reznik was elected Chairman of the Committee of the Heads of HR departments in the CIS defence ministries" (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 29 Oct 02).]
  • [". . . known to be a member of the St. Petersburg team.   Reznik worked on the Security Council staff from 1997 to 2000 and came to the Ministry of Defense with Sergey Ivanov.   Before his appointment as chief military indoctrinator, Reznik was the first deputy chief of the Defense Ministry's Main Personnel Directorate.   This position is now occupied by another former intelligence officer, Lieutenant General Nikolay Pankov" (Vremya Novostey, 3 Sep 02).]
  • [Previous Chief was AZAROV, Vitaliy Mikhaylovich, Col-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda, 9 Aug 00; Nezavisimaya Gazeta, 6 Mar 02). BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION, AZAROV: "родился в 1954 г. во Львове. После окончания в 1975 г. Ленинградского высшего командного училища военных сообщений имени М.В. Фрунзе проходил службу в железнодорожных войсках. Командовал взводом, ротой, был заместителем командира батальона, бригады по политической части. В 1988 г. окончил Военно-политическую академию имени В.И. Ленина. Был заместителем командира корпуса, командующего железнодорожными войсками по воспитательной работе. С 1997 г. - в Главном управлении воспитательной работы (ГУВР) Вооруженных сил РФ, в январе 2000 г. назначен на должность начальника ГУВРа. Кандидат исторических наук" (Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye, 14 Sep 01).]
  •  [N.B.  This agency is the successor to the Soviet era Main Political Directorate or GlavPUR).]

First  Deputy Chief --- KOZHEMYAKIN, Vladimir, Lt-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda 27 Oct 00; Vremya Novosti, 23 Jul 03).

11th Separate Cossack Cavalry Regiment

·  [Regiment near Moscow used primarily to support film production.  Funded by Ministry of Culture (Parlamenstakaya Gazeta, 19 Apr 02).]

Information Support

Chief --- BURBYGA, Nikolay, Maj-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda, 6 Apr 01).

Judicial Service

Chief --- KORYAKIN, Viktor, Col (Krasnaya Zvezda, 6 Dec 02).

Krasnaya Zvezda

Editor-in-Chief --- Yefimov, Nikolay Nikolayevich  (, 21 Feb 02).

Mass Media Department

Chief --- DERGILEV, Anatoliy, Col (Krasnaya Zvezda, 26 Apr 01).

Military Discipline and Military-Social Work Directorate

Chief --- KLYUCHNIKOV, Viktor, Maj-Gen (Krasnyy Voin, 7 Jan 99; Krasnaya Zvezda, 12 Apr 02).

Military-Sociological Research and Information, Directorate for

Chief --- BURBYGA, Nikolay, Maj-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda 28 March, 2000).