Valeriy Georgievich PETROV

Deputy Prosecutor General —
Chief Military Prosecutor


Valeriy Georgievich Petrov was born in 1957 in the Irkutsk Region. In 1979 he graduated from Irkutsk State University with a degree in jurisprudence.

1979-1983 – Senior Legal Counsel of the Manufacturing Department of Agriculture of the Nukutsky District Executive Committee of the Irkutsk Region, Novonukutsky settlement of the Nukutsky District of the Irkutsk Region.

1983-1984 – Prosecutor of the Division for Supervision over Investigation and Inquiry in the bodies of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Buryatiya Soviet Socialist Republic, Ulan-Ude.

1984-1984 – Prosecutor of the Investigations Unit of the Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Buryat Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, Ulan-Ude.

1984-1984 – Assistant to the Public Prosecutor for the city of Ulan-Ude of the Buryat Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, Ulan-Ude.

1984-1985 – Senior Investigator of the Public Prosecutor’s Office of the city of Ulan-Ude of the Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Buryat Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, Ulan-Ude.

1985-1987 – Deputy Prosecutor of the Soviet District of the city of Ulan-Ude of the Buryat Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, Ulan-Ude.

1987-1992 – Prosecutor of the Ivolginsky District of the Buryat Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, Ivolginsk settlement of the Ivolginsky District of the Buryat Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.

1992-1997 – Senior Personnel Assistant to the Public Prosecutor for the Republic of Buryatia, Ulan-Ude.

1997-1998 – Head of the Personnel Division of the Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Buryatia, Ulan-Ude.

1998-2006 – Deputy Public Prosecutor for the Republic of Buryatia, Ulan-Ude.

2006-2017 – Public Prosecutor for the Republic of Buryatia, Ulan-Ude.

2017- present – Deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation – Chief Military Prosecutor, Moscow.

He has been repeatedly encouraged for strengthening the rule of law and order and has received state and departmental awards.

2nd Class State Counsellor of Justice.