Birth 4 February 1939, Mr.. He graduated from the Armavir Pilot School behalf of the Chief Air Marshal Paul Kutahova, the Air Force Academy named after Yury Gagarin, the Military Academy of the General Staff of Armed Forces. After graduating from college has been appointed as an instructor pilot. Passed all stages of the job ladder Army. He has held the post of regimental commander, division commander of the Air Defense. He commanded a separate army air defense.
C 1989 - Commander of the Moscow Air Defense District.
Since September 1991 - Chief of Defense Forces of the USSR.
Since 1992, Mr.. - Commander of the Defense Forces of the United Armed Forces of the CIS. In the future - Chairman of the Coordinating Committee for the common air defense system at the Council of CIS Defense Ministers.
October 23, 1997, Mr.. at a closed meeting of the Council of Heads of CIS was resolved to approve Viktor Prudnikov
as chief of staff for coordinating military cooperation between the countries of the Commonwealth.
. Dossier on Prudnikova VA