Pavel Sergeyevich Grachev (Russian: Па́вел Серге́евич Грачё́в)(1 January 1948– 23 September 2012), sometimes transliterated as Grachov, was a Russian Army General and the Defence Minister of the Russian Federation from 1992 to 1996; in 1988 he was awarded Hero of the Soviet Union gold star.
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- We shall respond to every Chechen shot with thousands of our own.
- These 18-year-old youths [Russian conscripts in Grozny] died for Russia, and they died with a smile.
- Vladimir Boxer, "Between Heaven and Earth: Human Rights and Politics in the Chechen War", The Caucasus and the Caspian: 1996–1998 Seminar Series (July 10, 1998).
- Everybody keeps saying - reform, reform. The T-72 has proved itself wonderfully in Chechnya. So we will be making reform on the basis of T-72.