The Minsk told about the funeral who served in the Russian military, native of Belarus


The head of the main Department of ideological work of the Ministry of defense of Belarus Vladimir Makarov has informed “RIA Novosti” that the city of Grodno was buried a native of Belarus who served in the Armed forces of Russia.

“This officer was a Russian citizen but was originally from Grodno,” said Makarov.

Earlier, the TV channel Belsat, citing unnamed sources reported that in Grodno was buried a soldier of the armed forces who was killed in Syria. The Ministry of defense of Belarus declined to comment to channel this information. As noted by Belsat, the deceased was dressed in a military uniform, his body was covered with the Russian tricolor.

Rejects as “RIA Novosti”, the Russian Embassy in Syria information about the death of Russian serviceman hailing from Grenoble have not commented on, in the Embassy of Belarus in Syria, the Agency stated that it has no data for this reason.

Earlier, on June 19, the Russian defense Ministry officially confirmed the information about the death in Syria of Russian military Andrew Timoshenkova.According to the Ministry, he prevented a breakthrough of the car with explosives to the place of issue of humanitarian aid. He was the eleventh Russian soldiers who served in Syria, whose death is officially confirmed by the Russian authorities.

22 Jun Amaq news Agency that reports news on behalf of the group “Islamic state” (banned in Russia), said that the ISIS militants killed three Russian soldiers, undermining on the road of raqqa — the Itria bomb. The Russian defense Ministry has denied this information.