The Order appoints Sergei Makarov head of the Armed Forces General Staff Military Academy.
The same Order releases Andrei Tretyak from his duties as head of the Academy.
The Armed Forces General Staff Military Academy is Russia’s main military academy and leading centre for defence and national security research. The Academy’s main task is to train senior officers and national security and defence specialists and provide ongoing training for senior officers. The Academy also trains officers sent from other countries.
The Armed Forces General Staff Military Academy is one of Russia’s oldest military universities and celebrated its 180th anniversary on December 8, 2012.