Stepanov Vladimir Viktorovich

First Deputy of Minister of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters, Colonel-General of the reserve.

Date of Birth – 16 May 1959

Place of Birth – Moscow

Education: Mr. Stepanov graduated in the Command the Moscow Higher Military College of Engineering and Road Repairing Troops in 1983 in the Command and Tactical Field of Engineering Troops as the Engineer for operation and maintenance of engineering equipment.

He graduated Kuybyshev’s MilitaryEngineeringAcademy in 1993 in the Head-quarters of the Civil Defense field with the qualification of the Officer with the Higher Education.

Mr. Stepanov is the Candidate of Economic Sciences.

He was awarded the Order of Alexander Nevsky, the Order of Military Merits, the Order of Honour, the For Courage during Fire Medal and other departmental awards.

Mr. Stepanov was the Commander of the 86614 Troop Unit in Moscow Military District from 1977 to 1979.

He was the cadet of the Moscow Higher Military College of Engineering and Road Repairing Troops from 1979 to 1983.

From 1983 to 1990 he was the Training Platoon Commander, Maintenance Company Commander, the Chief of Staff - Training Battalion Deputy Commander, Commander of the Training Battalion for the 1114th Civil Defense Training Regiment, the Ural Military District.

From 1990 to 1993 he is the student in the Kuybyshev’s MilitaryEngineeringAcademy.

From 1993 to 1996 Mr. Stepanov is the Chief of Staff – the Deputy Commander of the 143th Separate Rescue Brigade, the CentralRegionalCenter.

From 1996 to 1999 he is the Commander of the 147th Separate Rescue Brigade, the central RegionalCenter.

From 1999 to 2003 Mr. Stepanov is the Head of the Tver Region Directorate of the Emergencies Miinistry – the Deputy Head of the Civil Defense of Tver Region.

From 2003 to 2004 he is the Deputy Head of the Civil Defense Academy of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters.

From 2004 to 2006 he is the Head of the Management of Forces and Civil Defence of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters.

From 2006 to 2008 Mr. Stepanov is the Head of the CentralRegionalCenter of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters.

From 2008 to 2009 he is the Director of the Emergency Management Department of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters.

From 2009 to 2013 he is the Head of the National Crisis Management Center of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters.

From 2013 to 2015 Mr. Stepanov is the Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation of Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters.

Since November 2015 and until now he is the First Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation of Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters.

The Acting 2nd Class State Councilor of the Russian Federation.