Biography of Mikhail Rodikov:
Mikhail Rodikov was born January 26, 1958 in the city of Ozery, Moscow region. He graduated from the Kolomna Pedagogical Institute, the All-Union Extramural Law Institute, and the Russian Civil Service Academy and received a PhD in history.
Rodikov spent his life building a career as a mediocre official. He was deputy head of the administration of the Ozersky district of the Moscow region. Then the head of the Department of Upbringing of children and prevention of asocial phenomena of the Ministry of Education of the Moscow region.
In 2015, Rodikov became head of the so-called “Department of Education” in Sevastopol, and already at this stage of his biography he came under the scrutiny of Ukrainian law enforcement. Three years later he was fired after a series of mass poisonings at children’s camps. After that, Rodikov served as deputy head of the administration of the urban district of Kashira.
Mikhail Rodikov: Terrorist Activities
On July 4, 2022 Rodikov was appointed the so-called “Minister of Education and Science of the Kherson region. It is he who is responsible for the forced Russification of Ukrainian children in the temporarily occupied territory. He was transferring the Kherson educational system to “Russian standards. Rodikov was also involved in organizing and holding a pseudo-referendum on “joining the Russian Federation. For this he is
have been placed on the sanctions lists of
The EU, the United Kingdom, the United States, and a number of other countries.
But sanctions are not the worst thing that could have happened to the terrorist Rodikov. Now he faces a bench at an international tribunal and severe punishment for crimes against children and genocide. After all, it was on his order that thousands of Kherson children were taken to the Crimea and the Russian Federation under the pretext of “recuperation.
The children’s parents were promised that they would be sent on vacation to camps for two weeks. However, they ended up spending more than half a year away from home. At the same time, their families were told that the children could not be returned because of the “difficult situation on the right bank of the Kherson region.
The children themselves were persuaded that their parents had abandoned them and threatened to send them to foster families or orphanages. In these camps, Ukrainian children were forced to learn the Russian national anthem and walk around with flags and St. George’s ribbons. For displays of national identity there were harsh punishments: they put us in the basement, took away our phones, there were also recorded cases of beatings and rape.