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Yuriy Eduardovich Sadovenko (Russian: Юрий Эдуардович Садовенко) is a Russian Deputy Minister of Defence and recipient of Order of Military Merit and Medal of Suvorov.

Yuriy Sadovenko
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Yuriy Sadovenko, 2014
Native name
Юрий Садовенко
Born (1969-09-11) 11 September 1969 (age 49)
Zhytomyr, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic
Allegiance Soviet Union
Service/branchBanner of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (obverse).svg Armed Forces of the Russian Federation
Years of service1990 — present
RankColonel General
AwardsOrder of Military Merit
Order of Honour
Medal of the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" (2nd grade)
Medal of Suvorov


Sadovenko was born on September 11, 1969, in Zhytomyr, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic. He graduated from Ryazan Higher Airborne Command School in 1990 and the same year began serving in the Russian Armed Forces where he was a participant in combat operations. Four years later he served at the Ministry of Emergency Situations where he used to rescue and provide humanitarian aid until 2002, and from that year until 2007. From 2002 to 2007, he was an Assistant to the Minister in the same place. In 2007, he became Head of the Office there, and from May to November 2012 became the Head of the Executive Office of the Moscow Oblast. On January 9, 2013, Sadovenko was appointed as a Head of the Office by Presidential Decree.[1]


  1. ^ "Yuriy Sadovenko". Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation. Retrieved July 26, 2013.