Full name: Dvornikov Alexander Vladimirovich

Date of birth: August 22, 1961

Place of birth: Ussuriysk, Primorsky Krai.

Address: Moscow region, Naro-Fominsk district, village Kalininets 262, sq. 53.

Passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation: Series 4607 No. 865538, issued on 18.09.2007 by the territorial subdivision in the settlement of the Russian Federation. The Salyatino section of the Office of the Federal Migration Service of Russia in the Naro-Fominsk district of the Moscow region.

Russian Armed Forces Personnel Certificate: Series AA No. 0024116, issued on January 15, 2004, by the head of the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces.

Military rank: Army General

Owns a residential house on a plot of 15 hectares at the address: Moscow region, Ramensky district, s. Klisheva, Shkolnaya ul. 71.

Phone: +79263505800, +79381055100


Wife – Dvornikova Irina Erikhovna, born December 7, 1960.


Svetlana Alexandrovna Dvornikova, born on 01 February 1985, graduated from Moscow State University, Psychophysiology Department (2007). Worked in the Main Department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in the Sverdlovsk region, psychologist. Unmarried.

Maria Alexandrovna Dvornikova, born on January 20, 1990, graduated from the Military University of the Russian Ministry of Defense (2012). She is doing her military service in the Southern Military District. Married, raising a daughter.

Military service:

Graduated from Ussuriysk Suvorov Military School (1978), Moscow Higher Combined Arms Command School (1982), Frunze Combined Arms Academy of the Russian Armed Forces (1991) and the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces (2005).

From 1982 to 1991 he served as a platoon commander, company commander, and battalion chief of staff in the Far Eastern military units;

1991-1992. – Deputy, commander of a motorized rifle battalion in the Western Group of Forces;

1992-1994 – commander of the 154th Motorized Rifle Battalion of the 6th Motorized Rifle Brigade. – Commander of the 154th Independent Motorized Rifle Battalion of the 6th Independent Motorized Rifle Brigade;

1995-1996. – Chief of Staff, Deputy Commander, and Commander of the 248th Motorized Rifle Regiment, 10th Tank Division, Moscow Region;

1997-2000. – Commander of the 1st Motorized Rifle Regiment, 2nd Motorized Rifle Division, Moscow Region;

2000-2003. – 2000-2003, Divisional Chief of Staff, Commander of the Motorized Rifle Division in the North Caucasus Military Division of the Russian Armed Forces;

2005-2007. – Deputy Commander of the Army, Chief of Staff of the 36th Army of the Siberian Armed Forces of the Russian Federation;

2008-2010. – Commander of the 5th Army of the Far Eastern Division of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation;

2011-2012. – Deputy Commander of the Troops of the Eastern Military District of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation;

2012-2015. – Chief of Staff – First Deputy Commander of the Troops of the Central Armed Forces of the Russian Federation;

09.2015-15.03.2016. – Commander of the Group of Forces of the Russian Armed Forces in Syria;

since 01.07.2016. – Commander of the Southern Military District of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

On April 8, 2022 he was appointed commander of the group of Russian troops engaged in the open military invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022.

Terrorist activities:

The units of the Russian Armed Forces and National Guard troops subordinate to him were involved in war crimes against civilians in Mariupol.

He led the combat operations of a group of Russian troops in Syria, which led to the mass deaths of local civilians, qualified by the international community as a war crime.

In March 2016, he was awarded the title “Hero of Russia” for his participation in the killing of civilians in Syria by the decree of the Russian president.

Has a heavy character, constantly uses profanity during communication with subordinates and official meetings. Demonstrates a dismissive attitude toward subordinate personnel. He loves praise and admiration from his surroundings. If the goal is not achieved, he is deeply upset and looks for the culprits among his subordinates. A vivid example of this was the public accusation of his direct subordinate, General Mikhail Zusko (commander of the 58th Army), of significant casualties among the troops in the south of the Donetsk Region.

Russian war criminal and occupant. Participant in the Russian-Belarusian military aggression against Ukraine on February 24, 2022. Involved in the genocide of the Ukrainian people by waging hostilities against civilians, civilian objects and infrastructure.

Under his instructions and with his direct participation, the aggression against Ukraine was planned, invasion forces were dispatched both to the territory of Crimea and to the eastern regions of Ukraine, as well as their supplies. Involved in the destruction of civilians in Syria.