Alexander Fomin

Alexander Vasilyevich Fomin (Russian: Александр Васильевич Фомин, born May 25, 1959) is the Russian Deputy Minister of Defence.

Alexander Fomin
Александр Васильевич Фомин
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Deputy Minister of Defence
Assumed office
31 January 2017[1]
PresidentVladimir Putin
MinisterSergey Shoygu
Personal details
Born (1959-05-25) May 25, 1959 (age 63)
Leninogorsk, East Kazakhstan Region, Kazakh SSR, USSR (now Ridder, Kazakhstan)
Military service
Allegiance Soviet Union (1977–1991)
 Russia (1991–present)
Branch/serviceBanner of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (obverse).svg Armed Forces of the Russian Federation
Years of service1977 — 1993
RankColonel General[2]


Alexander Fomin was born on May 25, 1959, in Leninogorsk. He attended the Military Institute of the Red Banner of the Ministry of Defence (Now the Military University of the Russian Defence Ministry), graduating in 1984.[3]

Fomin was promoted to Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation in 2017.[3][1]


  1. ^ a b "Russian Deputy Defence Minister Colonel General Alexander Fomin met COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa". Dispatch News Desk. 7 August 2018. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Russian deputy defense minister, EU envoy to Russia discuss European security". TASS (in Russian). Retrieved 6 September 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Alexander Fomin : Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation". Retrieved 6 September 2018.