Gradenko briefing the player, portrayed by Alan Terry
Radik Gradenko is a Soviet general and director of the secret police in the computer game Command & Conquer: Red Alert. Ambitious and mistrustful, he is in frequent conflict with Nadia Zelenkova for Stalin's favour. Nadia frequently calls him out on operational blunders, but his personal friendship with Stalin initially protects him from retribution. After Gradenko loses a supply truck containing components of the Iron Curtain project, Nadia takes matters into her own hands and poisons Gradenko during a meeting with the player.