Vladimir G. Kiknadze

Кикнадзе, Владимир Георгиевич









Was born on April 22, 1976 in Grozny,

the Chechen-Ingush Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (RSFSR).


Graduated from the Minsk Suvorov Military School with a silver medal (1993), Kaliningrad Higher Naval  School with honors (1998), adjuncture  at  the  Baltic  Naval  Institute  named  after  Admiral F.F. Ushakov (2005),


He passed retraining and advanced training at the:

  • Military Academy of the General Staff of the RF Armed Forces in the specialty of command-staff operational-strategic (2009),
  • Moscow Institute of Open Education under the Program of Training of Members of the Subject Commission for the State final certification on History (2017),
  • Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation "under the program" State and municipal management "with the qualification" Specialist in the field of state and municipal management " (2018);
  • State Academic University of Humanities under the program "Strategy and tactics of development and promotion of a scientific publication of the international level" (2019).


The service in the ranks of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation was held in command and operational positions in units and headquarters of the Baltic Fleet (1998-2002); editor (2005), senior editor (2005-2007), executive secretary of the editorial board of the Military-Historical Journal (2007-2008).


Since 2008, the Institute of Military History of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation (since 2010 - the Research Institute (Military History) of the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation): deputy head of the research department (general problems and methodology of military history, 2008-2009), deputy chief of the Military Encyclopaedic Administration - head of the department (military history and military figures) (2009-2013); the teacher of the department (military art) of the Higher Technical School of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (2013); from September 2013 to May 2016 - head of the research department (domestic military history since the beginning of the Second World War).


Prominent Russian scientists worked in leading scientific teams: Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences G.A. Kumanev, M.A. Gareev, S.A. Tyushkevich, I.S. Danilenko, O.A. Belkov, V.V. Izonov, N.F. Kovalevsky, M.S. Monakov, V.P. Plyaskin.


Doctor of Historical Sciences, Candidate of Military Sciences, Assoc. Professor, Colonel (reserve).


Advisor to the Russian Academy of Missile and Artillery Sciences, member Association of science editors and publishers (ASEP), member of the Society for the Study of the History of Russian Special Services, professor at the Academy of Military Sciences, full member of the European Academy of Natural Sciences, member The European Association of Science Editors (EASE), member Association Comitas Gentium France Russie (CGFR), Expert of the Expert Council of the Higher Attestation Commission for History Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation  (2016-2018). 


Member of dissertation councils on the basis of:


  • Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russian Federation), 2016-2018;
  • Kant Baltic Federal University (Kaliningrad, Russian Federation);
  • Military Educational and Scientific Center Navy "Naval Academy named after Admiral of the Fleet N.G. Kuznetsov" (Kaliningrad, Russian Federation).


Vladimir G. Kiknadze is the author of more than 200 scientific works, including the monograph "Exploration of the Soviet Navy in the Soviet-Finnish War of 1939-1940", noted by the Certificate of Honor of the Russian Academy of Sciences, monographs "The Invisible Front of War at Sea. Domestic marine radio electronic reconnaissance in the first half of the twentieth century "and" The invisible front of war at sea. Marine radio electronic reconnaissance in the first half of the twentieth century ";


Vladimir G. Kiknadze member of the author's collectives of books and monographs:

  • Essays from the history of the Baltic Fleet;
  • Soviet Navy during the Second World War. Analysis, reflection, memories;
  • Sailors-Baltic in the battles for their country. 1941-1945;
  • Baltic Fleet: history, traditions, modernity;
  • Triumph and the tragedy of the Senyavin squadron;
  • Victory in the Far East and Military Intelligence;
  • Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945. Myths and Reality;
  • Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945: encyclopedia for the Suvorov military, Nakhimov Naval Schools and Cadet Corps;
  • The main political management of the Soviet Army and the Navy - in the mirror of history and modernity;
  • Liberation of Belarus, 1943-1944;
  • Great Patriotic War: encyclopedia;
  • Public Administration in Military Conflicts of the Second Half of the XX - Early XXI Century;
  • Collection of articles by Russian and Chinese military historians dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Victory in World War II (China);
  • Great Patriotic War of 1941 - 1945: 12 t.;
  • Great Victory: 15 t.;
  • Nazi Germany against the Soviet Union: planning for war;
  • The political and strategic content of the Third Reich's plans for the USSR: A Compendium of Documents and Materials;
  • Military activities of the Marshal of the Soviet Union A.M. Vasilevsky. To the 120th anniversary of his birth;
  • First World War of 1914 - 1918. In six tons;
  • Baltic region in the New and Newest Times: History and Regional Policy;
  • Problems of coordinating the interests of strata of modern civil society in Russia: a scientific and practical dictionary-reference book;
  • Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945. The historical truth about key events and phenomena in questions and answers


Vladimir G. Kiknadze author of scientific articles, publications of documents, reviews and scientific reports in journals:


Participated in more than 30 international and all-Russian scientific conferences and congresses.


Publicistic works are published in the:


In total there are more than 250 works in the bibliographic list, incl. ed. in English, Chinese. and fr. languages.


Vladimir G. Kiknadze participant, scientific consultant and scriptwriter of TV shows and films:


Member of the Editorial Board of the research and publishing project "Military History of the Russian State", the editorial board of the journal "Questions of History", the Editor-in-chief journal "Science. Society. Defense".


Winner (2016, 2014), Laureate of the main prize (2019, 2018, 2017, 2013) of the All-Russian Contest "Patriot of Russia" for the best coverage in electronic and print media of the topic of patriotic education:


  • for a series of publications on Russian science and the country's defense (2019);
  • for consistent work on highlighting the current problems of Russian science, the development of Russian society and ensuring the defense capability of Russia (2018);
  • for the consistent development of patriotic themes in the Internet publication "Science. Society. Defense" (2017);
  • for a series of publications on the defense of modern Russia (2016);
  • for a series of materials in the sections "Patriotic education," "Objective history," "Countering attempts to falsify and distort history to the detriment of Russia's interests" (2014);
  • for a series of materials on the development of Russian society, the current problems of domestic science, ensuring the country's defense capability, published in the online edition of Science, Society and Defense (2013).


Vladimir G. Kiknadze Laureate of the first incentive award of the contest of the best materials published in the journals of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation and the newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda in 2012 (for the article "State and Military Management in Internal Armed Conflicts in the North Caucasus (end of XX - beginning of the XXI century)" / / Military-Historical Journal. 2012. №2, 3).


Laureate of the Forum "Public Recognition" (for strengthening the power and glory of Russia); the decision of the Supreme Council of the National Association of Reserve Officers' Unions of the Armed Forces (MEGAPIR) No. 3984 of January 22, 2014.


Laureate of the International Photography Contest "Heroes of the First World. Photos from personal archives" (2014).  


Lit .: Minsk IED and cadet brotherhood. M.-M. 2004, p. 331; Kunz N.Z. Your sons, school: Graduates of the Minsk VCA in the service of the Fatherland. M. 2007, p. 549, 659; Gorin Yu.P. Through the difficulties to the heights. St. Petersburg. 2001, p. 71, 110; The Baltic Naval Institute named after Admiral F.F. Ushakov. 1948-2008. Kaliningrad. 2008; Academy of Military History. St. Petersburg. 2008, p. 74-90; "Military Thought." 2006. № 2, p. 48; "Military-Historical Journal." 2008. № 6, p. 45; Military Order of Lenin Red Banner of the Order of Suvorov Academy of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. Faculty of retraining and advanced training. M. 2009, p. 39; Gorin Yu.P. Through the lens of fate ... Kaliningrad. 2011, p.254; Kunz N.Z. The pride of the Cadet brotherhood. Graduates of the Suvorov military and Nakhimov naval schools, which achieved state and public fame (Vol. 2). M. 2014, p.150-153; Chernobaev AA Historians of Russia at the end of the XIX - beginning of the XXI century: Biobibliography-graphic dictionary: in 3 volumes. T. 2. M., 2017, p. 78-79.


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Патриотические сводки от Владимира Кикнадзе
"Внимание к российской истории не должно ослабевать"  // Путин В.В. Послание Президента Российской Федерации Федеральному Собранию. - 2012.
Военная безопасность России: взгляд в будущее, Российская академия ракетных и артиллерийских наук, РАРАН /Russia's military security: a look into the future, 2019, Russian Academy of Rocket and Artillery Sciences
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