Nikolay Bordyuzha

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Nikolay Bordyuzha
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Nikolay Nikolayevich Bordyuzha (Russian: Никола́й Никола́евич Бордю́жа, born 1949 in Oryol) is a Russian general and politician.


In 1972, he graduated from Perm Military School of the High Command of the Russian Strategic Rocket Forces and later attended KGB intelligence courses in Novosibirsk.

From 1989 to 1991, he was Head of KGB human resources, and from 1992 to 1998 served as First Deputy Chief and later Chief of Russia's Federal Borderguard Service.

On 7 December 1998, he was appointed Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, and also Chief of the Russian presidential administration.[1] He served in this position until 18 March 1999. During this period he was viewed by some analysts as a possible successor to President Boris Yeltsin.

From 1999 to 2003, Bordyuzha served as the Russian ambassador to Denmark.

On 28 April 2003, he was appointed Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, a military pact of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

He holds the rank of Colonel General.

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Preceded by
Andrey Kokoshin
Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation
1998 - 1999
Succeeded by
Vladimir Putin
Preceded by
Valentin Yumashev
Chief of the Russian presidential administration
7 December 1998, – March 1999
Succeeded by
Alexander Voloshin