1 November 2002
FBIS/Central Eurasia Program
Directory of RF Defense Related Agencies and Personnel
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    Chief --- SERDTSEV, Nikolay, Col-Gen.   Promoted to Col-Gen (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 11 May 00; noted in same post, Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 13 May 02).
    [The Engineering Troops  were directly  subordinate to the General Staff.  However, Minister of Defense Sergey Ivanov, ordered them resubordinated directly to Deputy Minister of Defense and CINC, Ground Troops, Col-Gen Nikolay Kormiltsev, "until the Main Command of the Russian Ground Troops is set up, which must be done by 1 December 2001."  (Interfax, 5 May 01).]
    CINC Ground Troops
    Deputy Head --- MATUS, Stepan M., Major-General  (Military News Bulletin No 011, 1 Nov 02).