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Central Military District
Центральный военный округ
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Headquarters of the Central Military District in Yekaterinburg
Founded October 21, 2010
Country  Russian Federation
Type Military district
Part of Armed Forces of the Russian Federation
Headquarters Yekaterinburg

The Central Military District (Russian: Центральный военный округ) is one of Russia's Military Districts. The district was formed in Presidential Decree №1144 signed on September 20, 2010.[1] The district includes the territories of the former Siberian Military District. Until 2010, Colonel General Vladimir Chipkin was the district commander with Lieutenant General Sergei Surovikin acting as the district chief of staff. From the next year onward the district was headed by now General of the Army Valery Gerasimov and later by Major General Alexsandr Dvopikov. Colonel General Nikolai Bordanovskiy is the current district commander.

Component Units

Russian Ground Forces

  • 2nd Guards Army (Samara)
  • 41st Army (Novosibirsk)
  • 3rd Spetnaz Brigade
  • 24th Spetnaz Brigade

Russian Air Force

  • 2nd Air Force and Air Defense Command

References

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