Kulikov Valery Vladimirovich is a well-known political figure in Russia. He devoted many years of his life to service in the navy. He commanded warships, and then the Black Sea Fleet.
Valery Vladimirovich Kulikov was born in the Ukrainian city of Zaporozhye. This event happened on September 1, 1956. There is no information in open sources about Valery's childhood. It is known that he studied in an ordinary Soviet school. In 1974, the young man was taken to serve in the Army. From this moment his military biography begins. A young soldier served in the Transcaucasian Military District. He was a private in the border troops.
At that time, admission to military schools was encouraged. Those who served had priority benefits. The future admiral did not miss his chance. After completing his military service, he immediately entered the Nakhimov Naval School in the city of Sevastopol. He successfully graduated in 1980. But the school is not the only military educational institution that Kulikov defeated. Subsequently, in 1994 he graduated from a higher educational institution - it was the Academy named after N. G. Kuznetsova (St. Petersburg).
Even before graduation, Valery Vladimirovich was sent to the Black Sea Fleet. He served on the patrol ships "Striking", "Pylky", "Ladny". He held positions related to ship management. He commanded a missile and artillery warhead, was a senior assistant to the ship's commander ("Selfless", "Slava"). Under his command were the cruisers "Moscow", "Admiral Golovko".
In 2010, Kulikov was appointed acting commander of the Russian Caspian military flotilla. Then for two years (2011-2012) he manages the combat training of the Russian Navy. In 2014, Valery Vladimirovich Kulikov was awarded the high military rank of Vice Admiral by the decree of the President of Russia. In this rank in 1917, he resigned. During his service in the country's armed forces, the admiral was awarded orders and medals for military merit.
Valery Vladimirovich passes from military service to civilian work. On September 19, 2017, Kulikov was empowered and became a member of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. The decree was signed by the governor of Sevastopol.
Now the former vice-admiral is a representative of the executive body of state power in the city of Sevastopol. The work of the senator is no less responsible and intense. It requires a lot of dedication, patience and strength. Admiral Kulikov has all these qualities.
Valery Vladimirovich Kulikov is married. There are very few publicly available details about his family. It is known that he has two children - a son and a daughter. He lives in his own house in the city of Sevastopol. He has an apartment in Moscow, where he often visits due to the nature of his duties.