The Russian peacekeeping contingent in Artsakh will have a new commander

The Russian peacekeeping contingent in Artsakh will have a new commander


Major-General Andrey Volkov will be appointed the new commander of the Russian peacekeeping contingent in Nagorno Karabakh. Sputnik Armenia writes about this, referring to its sources in Artsakh.

According to the website, the commander is being replaced within the framework of a planned rotation.

Major General Volkov was the Deputy Commander of the Russian peacekeeping contingent in Nagorno-Karabakh from November 2020 to May 2021, when the peacekeepers were led by Lieutenant General Rustam Muradov.

Volkov is currently the head of the radiation, chemical and biological defense forces of the Southern Military District of the Russian Ministry of Defense.

Andrey Volkov will be the 4th commander of the Russian peacekeeping contingent in Artsakh. From November 2020 to September 2021, the commander of the Russian peacekeepers was Rustam Muradov. He was replaced by Mikhail Kosobokov, who served for about a month. And since September 2021, the hero of Russia, Lieutenant General Gennady Anashkin, has been the commander of the Russian peacekeeping contingent in Nagorno Karabakh.



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