Summary: Russian politician and former deputy commander of the joint group of federal forces in the Northern Caucasus Military District during the second of the first two battles in Chechnya throughout the 1990's who gained notoriety after advocating public executions of separatist fighters when he publicly defended convicted military officer Yuri Budanov, on trial for war crimes in the 2000 rape and murder of an 18-year-old Chechen woman during the Second Chechen War.
Cause of Death: Airplane accident
Born: March 14, 1947
Died: September 14, 2008
Location: Perm, Russia