Sergey Shoygu

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Sergey Kuzhugetovich Shoygu (Серге́й Кужуге́тович Шойгу́, ; born 21 May 1955) is a Russian politician and General of the Army who has served as Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation and as Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Defense of the CIS since 2012.wikipedia
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Ministry of Defence (Russia)

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Sergey Kuzhugetovich Shoygu (Серге́й Кужуге́тович Шойгу́, ; born 21 May 1955) is a Russian politician and General of the Army who has served as Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation and as Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Defense of the CIS since 2012.
The current Russian Minister of Defence is Sergey Shoygu.

Council of Ministers of Defense of the CIS

Council of Ministers of Defense
Sergey Kuzhugetovich Shoygu (Серге́й Кужуге́тович Шойгу́, ; born 21 May 1955) is a Russian politician and General of the Army who has served as Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation and as Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Defense of the CIS since 2012.

Ministry of Emergency Situations (Russia)

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Previously, Shoygu was Minister of Emergency Situations from 1991 to 2012, and briefly served as Governor of Moscow Oblast in 2012.
The first Minister in charge of EMERCOM was Sergei Shoigu.

Russian Navy

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The operation was carried out by the created on 1 August 2015 Aerospace Forces, with the support of the Russian Navy.
In August 2014, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said that Russian naval capabilities would be bolstered with new weapons and equipment within the next six years in response to NATO deployments in eastern Europe and recent developments in Ukraine.

3M-54 Kalibr

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7 October 2015 President Vladimir Putin, during the took place in Sochi working meeting with Shoygu, summing up the first week of operation, once again gave a high appreciation of the work of the Ministry of Defense: to the Ministry actions in general, and combat operations conducted by the Russian pilots of Syria Air Group, which applied with air strikes against predetermined objectives, and seamen of the Caspian Flotilla, which carried out the firing of cruise missiles 3M-54 Klub from the Caspian Sea and successfully struck all the targets set.
The U.S. Department of Defense estimates its range at, and Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu put its range at "almost ."

Moscow Oblast

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Previously, Shoygu was Minister of Emergency Situations from 1991 to 2012, and briefly served as Governor of Moscow Oblast in 2012.
Sergey Shoygu was elected as Governor of Moscow Oblast in April 2012 by the Moscow Oblast Duma.

Yulia Shoygu

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Daughters — Yulia (1977) and Ksenia (1991).
She is the eldest daughter of the Minister of Defence of Russian Federation Sergei Shoygu.

Silovik

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According to expert Sergey Smirnov, the so-called "Petersburg group" siloviki of Sergei Ivanov, Sergey Chemezov and Viktor Ivanov wanted one of its associates to take Serdyukov's place at the Defense Ministry.
Senior siloviki under Putin's presidency included Sergei Ivanov, Viktor Ivanov, and Sergey Shoygu, who had close working relationships with Putin and held key positions in Putin's governments.

Anatoliy Serdyukov

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On 6 November 2012, Shoygu was appointed Minister of Defence when Putin ousted his longtime ally, Anatoliy Serdyukov.
Serdkuyov was sacked by Putin on 6 November 2012 and replaced by Sergei Shoigu.

Governor of Moscow Oblast

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On 5 April 2012, he was elected by Moscow Oblast Duma (legislature) as the 3rd Governor of Moscow Oblast, and took office on 11 May 2012.

Tuvans

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Shoygu was born on 21 May 1955 in Chadan, Tuva, to a Tuvan father and a Russian mother.

Caspian Flotilla

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7 October 2015 President Vladimir Putin, during the took place in Sochi working meeting with Shoygu, summing up the first week of operation, once again gave a high appreciation of the work of the Ministry of Defense: to the Ministry actions in general, and combat operations conducted by the Russian pilots of Syria Air Group, which applied with air strikes against predetermined objectives, and seamen of the Caspian Flotilla, which carried out the firing of cruise missiles 3M-54 Klub from the Caspian Sea and successfully struck all the targets set.
On 7 October 2015, Russia's Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu announced that four Russian Navy warships in the Caspian Sea had fired a total of 26 Kalibr-class cruise missiles at the positions of the terrorist group ISIL in Syria.

Russian military intervention in the Syrian Civil War

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On 30 September 2015, Russia conducted a military operation in Syria.

United Russia

United Russia PartyUREdinaya Rossiya
Charismatic Minister of Emergency Situations Sergei Shoigu was appointed as the party leader.

Andrey Yuryevich Vorobyov

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His father is Yuriy Vorobyov, a founder of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia, a close ally of Sergei Shoigu.

Boris Gryzlov

In October 1999 he became head of the St Petersburg regional branch of Sergey Shoygu's Unity party and in December 1999 he was elected to the State Duma running on the Unity party ticket.

Unity (Russian political party)

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In 1999 he became one of the leaders of the Russian pro-government party Unity.
It was at this meeting that Minister of Emergency Situations Sergey Shoygu was selected as Unity’s leader.

Medal "In Commemoration of the 300th Anniversary of Saint Petersburg"

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Deputy Prime Minister of Russia

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Army general (Russia)

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Shoygu holds the military rank of General of the Army.

Russia

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Sergey Kuzhugetovich Shoygu (Серге́й Кужуге́тович Шойгу́, ; born 21 May 1955) is a Russian politician and General of the Army who has served as Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation and as Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Defense of the CIS since 2012.

General of the army

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Sergey Kuzhugetovich Shoygu (Серге́й Кужуге́тович Шойгу́, ; born 21 May 1955) is a Russian politician and General of the Army who has served as Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation and as Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Defense of the CIS since 2012.