Full name: Surovikin Sergey Vladimirovich

Place of birth: Novosibirsk, Russia

Address: Moscow, ul. Aviakonstruktor Mikoyan 14, building 2, sq. 53.

Passport: Series 4511 No. 600088 issued on April 23, 2012 by the Department of the Federal Migration Service of Russia in the Khoroshevsky district of Moscow.

INN: 360306966285

NUMBERS: 190-469-642 98

Military rank: Army General

Cell phone: 79663418536


Wife: Surovikina Anna Borisovna, businesswoman, owner of the “Argus” group of companies. Her company “Argus-Les” was engaged in the construction of a thermal power plant in the Sverdlovsk region and the organization of plywood production, the founder of LLC “Art of Beauty”, LLC “Rudny”.


He has three daughters and a son.



The family maintains close friendships with a wide circle of acquaintances among Russia’s top military, power and business elites. Thanks to this, wife Anna Surovikina is a successful businesswoman. А. Surovikina does business together with Anastasia Misharina, the daughter of the former governor of the Sverdlovsk region, A. Misharin.

They own the Argus group of companies. It was established that the enterprise “Argus-Les” was allocated 300 million. rubles from the budget of Yekaterinburg for the construction of a cogeneration plant, which was to run on waste wood.

In February 2011, Yekaterinburg City Duma deputy Leonid Volkov accused one of the Surovikins’ firms of illegally obtaining benefits, but the claim was not proven in court.

It was established that his wife Anna was one of the direct organizers of PR activities for her husband in the Russian official and commercial media before his possible appointment as head of the military police and commander-in-chief of the Russian Aerospace Forces.


Omsk Higher Combined Arms Command School named after M.V. Frunze (1983-1987);

M.V. Military Academy. Frunze (1995);

Military Academy of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (2002).

Passage of Service:

Since 1987, he was a motorized rifle platoon commander, motorized rifle company commander, chief of staff – deputy commander of a motorized rifle battalion.

Since 1995, he served as commander of a motorized rifle battalion, chief of staff – deputy commander of a motorized rifle regiment.

1998 – Commander, 149th Guards Motorized Rifle Regiment, 201st Motorized Rifle Division.

Since 1999 – Chief of Staff – Deputy Commander of the 201st Motorized Rifle Division.

Since June 2002, he has been the commander of the 34th Motorized Rifle Division.

2004 – Commander of the 42nd Guards Motorized Rifle Division.

Since 2005 – Deputy Commander, Chief of Staff, since April 2008 – Commander of the 20th Guards Combined Arms Army.

From October 2008 to January 2010. – Head of the Main Operative Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

2010 г. – Chief of Staff – First Deputy Commander of the Volga-Urals Military District.

From July to December 2010. – Acting Chief of Staff – First Deputy Commander of the Troops of the Central Military District.

From December 2010 to April 2012. – Chief of Staff – First Deputy Commander of troops of the Central Military District.

2012 г. – Head of the working group on the formation of the Military Police of the Ministry of Defense of the russian Federation.

Since October 2012. – Chief of Staff – First Deputy Commander of the Eastern Military District troops.

From October 2013 to October 2017. – Commander of the Troops of the Eastern Military District.

October 31, 2017. – Commander-in-Chief of the Air and Space Forces.

On August 16, 2021 by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation the military rank of “General of the Army” was awarded.

Since June 2022 he commands the Southern Operational Group of Russian troops.

On October 8, 2022, by order of the Russian Ministry of Defense, he was appointed commander of the United Group of Forces in the war in Ukraine. On January 11, 2023, Vladimir Putin dismissed Surovikin from the post of commander of the united group of troops in Ukraine and appointed Valery Gerasimov to this post, while Surovikin became the latter’s deputy.

Terrorist activities:

On February 23, 2022, he was added to the EU sanctions list “for actively supporting and implementing actions and policies that undermine and threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, as well as stability and security in Ukraine. On March 14, 2022, added to Canada’s sanctions list; on March 15, 2022, added to the UK’s sanctions list. It is also on the sanctions lists of Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Ukraine, and Japan.

From March to December 2017 – as commander of a group of troops of the Russian Armed Forces in Syria, he made a number of grave mistakes in management.

The consequence of this was the most sensitive losses of Russia in Syria over the entire period of the group’s existence, namely, the deaths of Major General V. Asapov and a number of colonels, the largest losses in the so-called “Syrian” army. units of private military companies. In addition, Surovikin failed to organize a crossing of the Euphrates River in Deir ez-Zor and to block the Kurds. As a result, the Kurds retained control over the largest oil fields (75% of all Syrian oil).

Participant in Russia’s attack on Ukraine on February 24, 2022. Involved in the genocide of the Ukrainian people through participation in the planning and execution of military operations on the territory of Ukraine. Consciously carries out the orders of the Putin regime to destroy the Ukrainian state and Ukrainians. T.n. “Hero of the Russian Federation” (2017) for genocide in Syria.