Media reported about the death of the tenth served in the Syrian military


Tuesday, July 14, the state broadcasting company “Cupid” reported the death of Junior Sergeant Mikhail Charokopos. According to relatives, who were interviewed by the TV channel, Charokopos served under contract in 35-th combined arms army as a gunner. The wife of the deceased outride that Charokopos was sent to Syria in April 2016. A month later Sergeant was injured as a result of the bursting mines. According to relatives, he was operated on in Syria and were sent for treatment to Moscow. In Russia, the soldier died.

According to local news Agency “the Cupid.info Charokopos funeral took place on Saturday, June 11. The correspondent of the edition reported that a Junior Sergeant was given military honors — the funeral was attended by a military band and honor guard gave a three-fold salvo, photos of the funeral are given in the publication. According to the publication, relatives have not yet reported any medical examination, as well as a state award, which was awarded Charokopos.

sent a request to the Ministry of defense.

Earlier, the authorities announced the death of nine Russian soldiers in the Syrian operation. In October 2015, a suicide of 19-year-old contractor from the Krasnodar region Vadim Kostenko. In November of that year killed captain Fedor Zhuravlev, directing air strikes from the Russian group videoconferencing. Also in November, Turkish F-16 fighter was shot down by Russian su-24. Killed the commander of crew Oleg Peshkov.

During the search and rescue operation helicopter Mi-8 made an emergency landing and was destroyed by fire Turcoman groups. On Board the helicopter were a marine Alexander Pozynich. In February 2016, during a mortar attack died on the Russian military adviser Ivan Cheremisin. In March, triggering a fire that killed Alexander Prokhorenko, passing on intelligence and directing air strikes from Russian bombers. The April disaster killed the crew of the helicopter Mi-28N Andrew Okladnikov and Victor Pankov. In may, died from his wounds a contractor Anton Erygin.

In addition, in February, according to colleagues, under unknown circumstances, killing the veteran of Internal troops of the interior Ministry Serhiy Chupov. However, this information is not officially confirmed.

The Russian operation in Syria began on 30 September 2015. Five months later, on March 14, President Vladimir Putin ordered to withdraw the bulk of Russian forces from the territory of Syria.