Oleg Baklanov

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Oleg Dmitriyevich Baklanov
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Олег Бакланов, Олег Дмитриевич Бакланов
Central Committee of the CPSU, Communist, Communist Party worker, Duma deputy, Laureate of state prize, Member of Parliament, Member of the CC CPSU, Minister, Nominee, Statesman
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Oleg Dmitriyevich Baklanov (Russian: Оле́г Дми́триевич Бакла́нов; March 17, 1932 – July 28, 2021) was a Soviet politician, and high functionary in government and industry. He was a scientist and businessman. As Minister of General Machine Building, he was responsible for Soviet space industry during the 1980s.


Baklanov was a member of the CPSU Central Committee (1988–1991) responsible for defense issues, and one of the GKChP members during the 1991 Soviet coup d'état attempt. Baklanov worked in an instrument engineering factory in Kharkov, Ukraine, and later became chief of the factory. He was appointed engineering industry minister of USSR in 1983 and Supreme Soviet deputy (1981–91). Baklanov was arrested after the 1991 coup d'état attempt. Released on recognizance not to leave in January 1993. Amnestied by the State Duma in 1994. Baklanov was the chairman of the board of governors at the Rosobshemash company.

Honours and awards

  • Hero of Socialist Labour (1976)
  • Order of Lenin (1976)
  • Order of the October Revolution
  • Order of the Red Banner of Labour, twice
  • Order of the Badge of Honour (1960)
  • Lenin Prize (1982)
  • Chairman of the Society of Friendship and cooperation between the peoples of Ukraine and Russia
  • Member of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Cosmonautics Tsiolkovsky
  • International Academy of Information Technology
  • Academician of the Academy of Security, Defence and Law Enforcement.

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