Valentin Varennikov

Politician

1923 – 2009

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Who was Valentin Varennikov?

Valentin Ivanovich Varennikov was a Soviet/Russian Army general and politician, best known for being one of the planners and leaders of the Soviet war in Afghanistan, as well as one of the instigators of the Soviet coup attempt of 1991.

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Born
Dec 15, 1923
Krasnodar
Nationality
  • Russia
  • Soviet Union
Profession
Died
May 6, 2009
Moscow

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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