The Executive Branch

Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation

  • Address: 19 Ulitsa Znamenka, Moscow 119160
  • Telephone/fax: + 7 (495) 696-88-00
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Defence Minister

The Ministry of Defence (Minoborony) is a federal executive body responsible for drafting and implementing government policy and legal regulation of defence and other related functions stipulated by the Constitutional and other federal laws and acts of the president and the government; it is also authorised to manage the property of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and subordinate organisations.