Yuri Grigorievich Khachaturov ( Armenian Յուրի Գրիգորիի Խաչատուրով ; born May 1, 1952 , Tetri-Tskaro , Georgian SSR , USSR ) - Armenian military leader, colonel general . CSTO Secretary General (2017–2018), Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Armenia (2008–2016).
|Yuri Grigoryevich Khachaturov|
|arm Յուրի Գրիգորիի Խաչատուրով|
|Predecessor||Valery Semerikov (acting)|
|Successor||Valery Semerikov (acting)|
|Birth||May 1, 1952 (67 years old)|
Tetri-Tskaro , Georgian SSR , USSR
|Years of service||1976 — Until now|
|Affiliation||USSR → Armenia|
- 1 Biography
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Yuri Grigorievich Khachaturov was born on May 1, 1952 in the city of Tetri Tskaro, Georgian SSR , in the family of an employee.
After graduating from the secondary school of the city of Tetri Tskaro in 1969, he entered the Tbilisi Artillery Command Red Banner School , which he graduated with honors in 1974 .
After graduating from college, Khachaturov was appointed to the post of commander of a fire platoon of the artillery regiment of the motorized rifle division of the Far Eastern Military District .
From 1976 to 1982, he served as battery commander, chief of staff, deputy commander of an artillery division, commander of a separate anti-tank artillery division in the Far Eastern Military District .
From 1982 to June 1985 he was a student of the command faculty of the Leningrad Military Artillery Academy. M.I. Kalinina . After graduating from the academy, he was appointed to the post of chief of staff of the missile forces and artillery of the tank division of the Belarusian military district.
From 1987 to February 1989 he served as chief of staff of the missile forces and artillery of the 5th Guards Motorized Rifle Division of the 40th Army in Afghanistan .
In October 1989, after serving in Afghanistan, Khachaturov was appointed commander of the 231st artillery brigade of the 7th Panzer Army of the Belarusian Military District.
In April 1992, by a special order of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Belarus, he was seconded to the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia and was appointed commander of the 2nd Motorized Rifle Regiment. Participated in hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh , took an active part in protecting the state border of the Republic of Armenia .
In September 1992, he became head of the border troops department and deputy commander of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia . He formed the Goris Motor Rifle Regiment, the Tavush Motor Rifle Brigade, the first and fourth army corps, for many years he commanded these units, formations and associations. He also held the posts of commander of the operational area and deputy chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia .
In 1995, by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Armenia Khachaturov was awarded the military rank of Major General , in 2000 - Lieutenant General , on April 15, 2008 - Colonel General .
On March 21, 2000, by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Armenia, he was appointed Deputy Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia .
On April 15, 2008, by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Armenia, he was appointed to the post of Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia.
On October 3, 2016, he was appointed Secretary of the National Security Council of the Republic of Armenia.
April 14, 2017 was approved by the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) (started work on May 2, 2017)   .
On July 26, 2018, Khachaturov was charged with overthrowing the constitutional order on the basis of his actions as commander of the Yerevan garrison on March 1-2, 2008, when opposition protests led by Levon Ter-Petrosyan , who accused the authorities of rigging the results of the February 19 presidential election , were suppressed 2008 year  . On July 27, he was released from custody on bail of 10 thousand dollars, and Armenia turned to the CSTO countries with a proposal to release Khachaturov from the post of Secretary General of the organization  .
On November 2, 2018, the CSTO press service announced the completion of the procedure for the early termination of powers of the Secretary General Yu. G. Khachaturov 
Married, has three sons  .
- Two orders of the Red Star .
- Order For Service to the Motherland in the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, Third Class.
- Order of the Battle Cross of Armenia and NKR II degree.
- Order of Nerses Schnorali of the Armenian Apostolic Church.
- Order "Star" II degree DRA .
- Order of Vardan Mamikonyan .
- Medal "For Merit to the Fatherland"
- 1st Class Medal of Excellence
- Medal "For Impeccable Service" 2nd degree
- Medal "Marshal Baghramyan"
- Medal "Andranik Ozanyan"
- Medal “For Combat Commonwealth” of RA National Security Service
- Medal “For Strengthening the Commonwealth” of the RA Police
- Commemorative Medal of the Prime Minister
- By orders of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia he was repeatedly awarded with registered military weapons.
- Other medals.
- representative of Armenia was approved by the CSTO Secretary General . TASS (April 14, 2017). - International panorama. Date of appeal April 14, 2017.
- CSTO Secretary General Yuri Khachaturov took up his duties
- CSTO Secretary General was accused of overthrowing the constitutional order in Armenia . RBC (July 27, 2018). Date of treatment July 28, 2018.
- Armenia proposed to replace the CSTO Secretary General in connection with the case against him on the overthrow of the constitutional order . Echo of Moscow (July 28, 2018). Date of treatment July 28, 2018.
- On completion of the tenure of the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization Yu. G. Khachaturov
- Sputnik. Biography of the new CSTO Secretary General Yuri Khachaturov . ru.armeniasputnik.am. Date of treatment January 1, 2019.