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In Stavropol, a solemn ceremony was held to hand over the standard to the commander of the 49th combined arms army of the Southern Military District (YuVO), Major General Yakov Rezantsev, who replaced Major General Mikhail Zusko in this post.

The event began with the removal of the Combat Banner and the standard of the army into the hall of the headquarters of the association. At the ceremony, the commander of the Southern Military District, General of the Army Alexander Dvornikov, expressed confidence that the personnel of the 49th Combined Arms Army would fulfill all the tasks assigned to it with dignity, thanked Major General Mikhail Zusko for the worthy leadership of the personnel, and congratulated the new commander of the formation, General- Major Yakov Rezantsev with the appointment to a new high official position.

“All the glorious martial traditions laid down by previous generations, all the best have been fully absorbed by the current collective of the association. Today it is a modern, strong and reliable shield on the southern borders of Russia. The servicemen of the military units and formations of the association have adequately demonstrated their skills and professionalism during joint exercises with the armies of foreign states and the main exam of the year – the strategic command-staff exercise Caucasus-2020, ”General of the Army Alexander Dvornikov said.

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Major General Yakov Vladimirovich Rezantsev was born in 1973 in the Altai Territory. In 1994, he graduated with a gold medal from the Far Eastern Higher Combined Arms Command School named after Marshal of the Soviet Union K.K. Rokossovsky, in 2002 – the Combined Arms Academy of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation with honors. In 2008 he graduated from the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation with a gold medal. Passed major command positions from platoon commander to army commander. Has a large number of state and departmental awards.

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