The press has published details of death of three Russian soldiers, who served in Syria, and called the names of two of them. According to journalists, the Russian scouts in a mine explosion in June.
Ivanovo regional newspaper “Rodnikovskoe prospect” reported that four other soldiers went to a combat mission June 14. As a result of the mine explosion, only one scout was not injured. Oleg Arhireev of the Penza region, according to the publication, died on the spot.
28-year-old native rodnikovskogo region Ivanovo region Sergey Pechalov and another scout, whose name was not called, was seriously injured and was rushed by plane to Moscow, where the Institute of neurosurgery named after academician Burdenko introduced them into an artificial coma. However, as the article says, doctors are unable to help the wounded – not regaining consciousness, they died with a difference in three days.
Buried Sergei Pechalova his native land, in the village of Mikhailovskoye rodnikovskiy district, with a military salute and military band of the 98th Ivanovo airborne division. About the dead we know that he graduated from the Ryazan higher airborne school, he served in the composition of the special operations Forces of the Main intelligence Directorate (GRU) of the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation. He was awarded orders and medals. Participated in three parades of Victory in Moscow on May 9.
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According to official data, in Syria since the beginning of the operation killed 20 Russian soldiers. In July, the Russian defense Ministry has confirmed the death of 14 soldiers. Five more died on August 1 in Idlib – three crew members and two officers aboard the downed Russian Mi-8 helicopter. In August, the head of Kabardino-Balkaria Yuri Kokov has officially confirmed the death in Syria of a resident of the city of Nartkala, the URVAN district of the Republic of Asker Bigaeva.
On 22 July it was reported that the average Mykyta Shevchenko died in the Syrian province of Aleppo accompanied by a convoy of the center for reconciliation of the warring parties.
Pilot-instructor Eugene Dolgin and the commander of the 55th separate regiment of army aviation Colonel to Rafagat Khabibullin died July 8, in Syria, when he overflew Syrian Mi-25 with ammunition in HOMS province. Hit them from the ground fighters.
On 19 June it was reported about the death of Andrew Timoshenkovaguarding the convoy and managed their lives to prevent the undermining of the suicide bomber.
In may it became known about the death in Syria of the soldier Anton Erygin. Also in may, the defense Ministry confirmed that the hospital in Moscow from wounds sustained during fighting in Syria, died a contractor Michael Charokopos.
On 12 April near Palmyra crashed Mi-28N “Night hunter”, killed two crew members – commander Andrew Okladnikov and Navigator Viktor Pankov.
March 17, triggering fire in the area of the village of Tadmor, died heroically Lieutenant Alexander Prokhorenko.
In February of 2016 became aware of the fact that as a result of mortar attack killed military adviser Ivan Cheremisin. March 17, Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking in St. George hall of the Kremlin at a meeting with servicemen who distinguished themselves during the military operation in Syria, and widows of the fallen, confirmed the death of a fifth of the Russian military – Fedor Zhuravlev.
24 Nov 2015 killed the pilot of the downed Turkish air force su-24 Oleg Peshkov, and also participant of the rescue operation – marine Alexander Pozynich. In October 2015, on the Syrian-based “Hamim” hanged aircraft Vadim Kostenko.
The military operation of the Russian Air and space forces (VKS) in Syria began on 30 September last year. March 14, 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered to withdraw from Syria, the bulk of the Russian troops. However, some military equipment and a limited contingent of troops remained in the country to support the Syrian army in the fight against terrorists.
October 14, Putin signed a law on ratification of agreement between Russia and Syria on the indefinite deployment of Russian air group in Syrian territory free of charge.