Igor Sergun

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Lieutenant-General
Igor Sergun
Игорь Дмитриевич Сергун
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Director of Russian Military Intelligence
Incumbent
Assumed office
2011
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin
Preceded by Alexander Shlyakhturov
Personal details
Born (1957-03-28) March 28, 1957 (age 57)
Military service
Allegiance Russia Russia
Service/branch Armed Forces of the Russian Federation
Years of service 1973–
Rank Lieutenant General
Battles/wars Cold War
First Chechen War
Kosovo War
Second Chechen War
Awards Order of Military Merit
Order of Honour
Medal for Battle Merit
Medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow"
Jubilee Medal "60 Years of the Armed Forces of the USSR"
Jubilee Medal "70 Years of the Armed Forces of the USSR"
Medal "For Impeccable Service"

Lieutenant General Igor Dmitrievich Sergun (in Russian: И́горь Дми́триевич Сергу́н , born 28 March 1957) is a Russian military officer. He is currently Director of the GRU, the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Gen. Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, since December 26, 2011.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

He was born in March 28, 1957. He served in the Armed Forces since 1973, and graduated from the Moscow Suvorov Military School and the Moscow Supreme Soviet Higher Military Command School, and the Military Academy of the Soviet Army and as well in the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

He worked in military intelligence since 1984, and served in various positions in the Main Intelligence Directorate. He speaks several foreign languages and was awarded state awards. In 1998 as a colonel, he served as a RF Military Attaché in Tirana.

In December 2011, he was appointed as Head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Russian General Staff.[3]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Alexander Shlyakhturov
GRU Chief
December 26, 2011–present
Incumbent