Alphagroup.ruInternational Veterans Association of the Alfa Counterterrorism Unit
Alphagroup.ruInternational Veterans Association of the Alfa Counterterrorism Unit
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President

Oleg Tankov

The Alfa Trans Group President, Smolensk.
Retired colonel Оleg Tankov was born in 1952. He was on service in the Committee for State Security of the USSR, the Presidential Security Service and the Federal Guard Service of the Russian Federation from 1977 till 2000. Mr. Tankov was an agent of the Alfa Group from 1980 till 1994.
Mr. Tankov contributed significantly to the creation and development of the International Veterans Association of the Alfa Counterterrorism Unit – a non-governmental organization protecting and supporting Alfa veterans and families of deceased officers.

He was honored with the following government awards:

  • medal for Service to the Motherland, II degree;
  • medal for Bravery;
  • medal for Distinguished Service in Defending State Borders of the USSR;
  • the President of the Russian Federation Acknowledgement;
  • medal of the National Security Veterans’ Association “F. Dzerzhinsky”;
  • honorary agent of the Presidential Security Service of the Russian Federation;
  • medal of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan "From the grateful nation of Afghanistan to the peacekeeping soldier";
  • the Ministry of Emergency Situations medal "For the participation in emergency humanitarian operations";
  • medal "20 years of Security Service to the President of the Republic of Belarus".

Currently Оleg Tankov is the President of the Alfa Trans Group a member of the International Veterans Association of the Alfa Counterterrorism Unit.