Ural Red Banner Military District
Уральский Краснознаменный военный округ
Military Unit: 12678
Colonel-General Fyodor Isidorovich Kuznetsov, 2.45 - 11.2.48
Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgiy Konstantinovich Zhukov, 12.2.48 -
General of the Army Mikhail Ilich Kazakov, 21.3.53 - 6.1.56
General of the Army Nikolay Ivanovich Krylov, 13.1.56 - 16.11.57
General of the Army Dmitriy Danilovich Lenyushenko, 25.1.58 - 12.6.60
Colonel-General Yakov Grigorevich Kreyzer, 13.6.60 - 21.7.61
Colonel-General Ivan Vasilevich Tutarinov, 22.7.61 - 28.9.65
Colonel-General Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Egorovskiy, 6.10.65 - 30.4.70
Colonel-General Nikolay Kuzmich Silchenko, 4.5.70 - 4.5.80
Colonel-General Mikhail Aleksandrovich Tyagunov, 5.5.80 - 13.12.83
Colonel-General Ivan Andreevich Gashkov, 23.12.83 - 11.84
Colonel-General Nikolay Fyodorovich Grachyov, 11.84 - 8.7.87
Colonel-General Nikolay Grigorevich Madudov, 9.7.87 - 4.1.89
Colonel-General Albert Mikhaylovich Makashov, 5.1.89 - 1.9.89
Colonel-General Yuriy Pavlovich Grekov, 16.7.92 - 12.97
Colonel-General Vyacheslav Valentinovich Tikhomirov, 12.97 - 22.1.00
General of the Army Aleksandr Ivanovich Baranov, 24.1.00 - 19.7.04
General of the Army Vladimir Anatolevich Boldyrev, 19.7.04 - 31.7.08
Colonel-General Arkadiy Viktorovich Bakhin, 31.7.08 - 9.7.10
Lieutenant-General Vladimir Valentinovich Chirkin, 9.7.10 - 20.9.10
Activated 17.5.35 in Sverdlovsk, Sverdlovsk Oblast.
9.7.45 new HQ activated from the old HQ Ural Military District
and HQ 51st Combined Arms Army.
In 8.60 the 63rd Army Corps was disbanded.
In 4.62 the 44th Tank Division and
78th Motorised Rifle Division became training
In 1967 the 65th Motorised Rifle Division
(mobilisation) was activated.
15.1.74 awarded the Red Banner.
In 1975 the 163rd Motorised Rifle
Division (mobilisation) were activated.
In 1978 the 248th Motorised Rifle
Division was activated.
In 1979 the 260th Motorised Rifle
Division was activated.
1.9.89 united with the Volga Military
District, and HQ was renamed HQ 43rd Combined Arms Army.
7.7.92 re-activated from parts of the Volga
Military District, and HQ from HQ 43rd Combined Arms Army.
24.3.01 united with the Volga Military
District, and renamed Volga-Ural Military District.
20.9.2010 disbanded, and absorbed by the new Central Military
7.45 - 1.58: Sverdlovsk Oblast, Molotov (from 1957 Perm) Oblast, Chelyabinsk
Oblast and Kurgan Oblast
1.58 - 3.60: Sverdlovsk Oblast, Perm Oblast, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Kurgan
Oblast and Bashkirskaya ASSR
3.60 - 9.89 and 7.92 - 3.2001: Sverdlovsk Oblast, Perm Oblast, Chelyabinsk
Oblast, Kurgan Oblast, Bashkirskaya ASSR, Komi ASSR and Nenetskiy Autonomous
3.2001 - 9.2010: Kuybyshev Oblast, Ulyanovsk Oblast, Penza Oblast, Kuybyshev
Oblast, Orenburg Oblast, Kirov Oblast, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Perm Oblast,
Chelyabinsk Oblast, Kurgan Oblast, Tatarskaya ASSR, Udmurtskaya ASSR,
Mariyskaya ASSR, Bashkirskaya ASSR, Komi ASSR, Chuvashskaya ASSR and
Nenetskiy Autonomous Okrug
Sverdlovsk, Sverdlovsk Oblast, 5.35 - 9.10 [56 50 30N, 60 37 27E] - from
1992 Yekaterinburg, Yekaterinburg Oblast
General Staff RKKA, 6.41 - 2.46
General Staff Armed Forces of the Soviet Union, 2.46 - 7.5.92
General Staff Armed Forces the Russian Federation, 7.5.92 - 9.10