In Kamensk-Ural opening of a monument to Hero of Russia

He rose from platoon commander to the chief of the General Staff. Hero of the Russian Viktor Dubinin erected a monument in his hometown Kamensk-Uralsk. On the pedestal of three bronze figures — Major General Victor Dubinin and two soldiers, reconnaissance, and signalman. This is one of the episodes of the war in Afghanistan, where the 40th Army under the command of Dubynina conducted combat operations.



As explained in the Office of Press and Information of the Government of Sverdlovsk region, Victor Dubinin (01.02.1943, Kamensk— 22.11.1992, Moscow) — Soviet and Russian military commander and military leader. Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (May — November 1992), General of the Army (1992). Hero of the Russian Federation (2003, posthumously). After graduating from high school in 1961 he joined the army, the cadet. In July 1964 he graduated from the Far Eastern Tank School. and appointed commander of the training tank platoon training tank training tank regiment of the Guards Division of the BVI, Lieutenant. Then the commander of a training company. In October 1971 he was appointed commander of a tank battalion, and in February 1973 he was awarded the rank ahead of major. In September 1973 he graduated from the senior officers 'courses'Shot. " In August 1975 he was appointed chief of staff — deputy commander of the Guards Tank Regiment. Then the commander of a tank regiment, served as deputy division commander. After graduating in 1978 from the Military Academy of Armored Forces named RJ Malinowski was appointed commander of the 8th Guards Tank Division. In December 1982 he was awarded the rank of Major General. In 1984 he graduated from the Military Academy of the General Staff and was appointed to the position of 1st Vice Commander of the 32nd Army, and in September of the same year transferred to the equivalent position in the 40-th army TurkVO (Afghanistan) .. April 30, 1986 VP Dubinin took command of the 40th Army and ably led it in a combat situation. Thanks to the well-organized exploration, including space, non-standard tactical actions, he managed to halve casualties in their units. He revised the tactics of Soviet troops, moving from incessant hostilities throughout the country to consistent, well trained military operations to destroy the key strongholds of the enemy. To do this effectively applied the tactics of large-scale helicopter landings. At the same time, from January 1987, Dubinin was authorized by the Government of the USSR for a temporary stay of Soviet troops in the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan.

In May 1987 he was awarded the rank of lieutenant-general, and in June of the same year appointed commander of the 7th Panzer Army in the BVI. In May 1988 transferred to the Chief of Staff — 1st Deputy Commander of the CHED, and in June of the following year, I entrust the Northern Group of Forces … In difficult conditions, Colonel-General Dubinin skillfully organized the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Poland.

In May 1992, the President signed a decree on the establishment of the Armed Forces, and on 10 June of the same year — the appointment of Colonel-General V. Dubynina Chief of the General Staff — 1st Deputy Minister of Defense. In this role, effectively worked on nuclear policy and strategy of Russia, proved the necessity of programs for the development of the army and navy, to solve other important issues of strengthening the defense of the state.

He died from a serious illness. He was buried in the Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow.

He was awarded the Order of the USSR: the Red Banner, "For service in the Armed Forces of the USSR"2nd and 3rd st., Red Star and medals.

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