11 Oct died the so-called “hero of Russia”, the commander of the Eastern district of National guard troops of the Russian Federation the General-Colonel Igor Grunow. Military was 60 years old.
A message appeared on the official website Rashguard.
As emphasized in the Department, Grodno loved the far East and was planning to complete his service.
Among the advantages of its work, in particular, noted that he, along with other security agencies managed to reduce poaching in the far East and in time quickly-preventive actions to restore Russia tons of illegally harvested biological resources”.
On the causes of death of the military commander in Reguard no information provided.
It is known that Grunow since 1980, he served in command positions in the Department of internal troops MVD of the USSR, the Ukrainian SSR and the Moldavian SSR, then from 1989 passed into the Control of internal forces in the far East and Eastern Siberia.
In 1996, he was transferred to the North Caucasus, where he commanded a brigade and was Deputy commander of the division. Since October 1999 he obtained the position of chief of staff and then commander of group “North” on the territory of Chechnya.
In 2000 he was awarded the title “hero of Russia” for courage and bravery, able leadership of the operation to liberate Grozny from terrorists”.
To manage the Eastern district of the national guard troops of the Russian Federation, he started in 2016.
Recall that in late August in the Sudan under unknown circumstances died, the Russian Ambassador to the country, Mrgas Shira.