The message reads, in part:
“General of the Army Mikhail Moiseyev devoted his life to serving the Fatherland. His knowledge, experience and commitment to his work were invariably needed to accomplish complicated and responsible assignments. He honourably performed his military duty and was an example to his colleagues and subordinates.”
In 1988–1991, Mikhail Moiseyev served as Chief of the General Staff of the USSR Armed Forces – First Deputy Defence Minister of the USSR.
General of the Army Mikhail Moiseyev died on December 18 at the age of 83.