Pavel Gravech



Age: 64


Summary: Russian defense minister under President Boris N. Yeltsin who led troops into Chechnya in the 1990's and was a commander of elite paratroopers from 1981 to 1988 during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.



Cause of Death: Complications from meningitis and encephalitis


Born: January 1, 1948


Died: September 23, 2012


Location: Moscow, Russia