Oleg Valeryevich Bazhenov

Secretary of State - Deputy Minister for Civil Defense, Emergency Situations and Disaster Relief

Mr. Bazhenov was born on 12 April 1959 in the town of Halle, the German Democratic Republic. Russian.

In 1980 Mr. Bazhenov graduated from the Artillery High Military School in Tbilisi, in 1994 graduated with honors from the Kuybyshev’s Military Engineering Academy. He is a Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences.

Since 1995 and to the present serves in the Emergencies Ministry of Russia.

Mr. Bazhenov was Deputy Minister and the Head of the Central regional Center of the Emergencies Ministry of Russia before he was appointed to a position of the Secretary of State - Deputy Minister.

Since 2010 to 2016 he participated in several operations dedicated to mitigation of emergency situations in Northwestern and Central Federal Districts.

Mr. Bazhenov is decorated by Departmental awards and the Order for Military Merit.

2nd Class Full State Counsellor of the Russian Federation