Sergey Kozlov (politician)

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Sergey Ivanovich Kozlov
Сергей Козлов ЛНР 2018.png
Kozlov in 2018
Prime Minister of the Luhansk People's Republic
Assumed office
26 December 2015
PresidentIgor Plotnitsky
Leonid Pasechnik
Preceded byGennadiy Tsypkalov
Personal details
Born (1963-11-07) 7 November 1963 (age 58)
Krasnodon, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Political partyPeace for Luhansk Region
Military service
AllegianceUkraine Ukraine (1994–2014)
Luhansk People's Republic Luhansk People's Republic (2014–present)
Branch/serviceDSNS emblem 2016.svg State Emergency Service of Ukraine (DSNS)
Emblem of the People's militia of Lugansk People's Republic.svg People's Militia
Years of service1994–present
RankColonel (Ukraine)
Major general (LPR)

Sergey Ivanovich Kozlov[a] (born 7 November 1963) is a politician from Luhansk Oblast, Ukraine, who has served as the Prime Minister of the Luhansk People’s Republic since 2015.

He is a major general in the People's Militia of Donbas, which he joined in response to the 2014 Ukrainian Revolution, followed by the LPR's declaration of independence. Prior to his defection, he served in Ukraine's State Emergency Service.

Biography[edit]

Prior to his appointment, he held the position of the vice-commander of the 2nd Army Corps of the Republic.[1]

In 1981, Kozlov enrolled in the Voroshilovgrad Higher Military Aviation School of Navigators.

From 1994 to 2005, Kozlov served in the State Emergency Service of Ukraine.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Russian: Сергей Иванович Козлов
    Ukrainian: Сергій Іванович Козлов, romanizedSerhiy Ivanovych Kozlov

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Правительство ЛНР возглавил Сергей Козлов". Vesti. 26 December 2015.