Valery Baranov (soldier)
Valery Baranov (Russian: Валерий Баранов) Born on November 16, 1948 in Orenburg region. He graduated from the Kazan' tank college (1970), the academy armored troops (1978), the academy of General Staff (1988), the academy of civil service with the President RF (1998).
Baranov served as the deputy commander-in-chief of Moscow military district forces on the combat training and as the deputy commander-in-chief of forces North-Caucasian military district from July 2000 to October 2001. He commanded the united group of the troops in the North-Caucasian region since August 2002.
He held the post of the deputy commander-in-chief of the internal troop of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia since September 2003 until May 2004.
On May 9, 2004 former commander of Joint Group of Forces in the Chechen Republic during the Second Chechen War lost a leg during the assassination of Akhmad Kadyrov in Grozny, Chechen Republic, Russian Federation.
He is married and has two children and one granddaughter.
- "http://www.rg.ru/2005/07/28/baranov.html". Retrieved 7 November 2014.
- "http://www.gazeta.ru/2001/08/03/ReshuffleofM.shtml". Retrieved 7 November 2014.
- Scott and Scott, Russian Military Directory 2004, p.162, 239
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