The head of Kabardino-Balkaria announced the death of the Russian military in Syria


The Russian military, a resident of Kabardino-Balkaria, Asker Bizhoev killed in Syria and was posthumously awarded the order of Courage, said the head of the Republic Yuri Kokov in Instagram on Friday.

According to Kokov, Bizhoev was killed during a combat mission. He was posthumously awarded the order of Courage by decree of the Russian President. The award, as told by the kochs handed to his parents. The date and circumstances of death of the military head of Kabardino-Balkaria said.

On the death of Bigaeva in Syria at the end of may reported by the “Caucasian knot”. According to a source in the administration of Urvansky district of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic, the military body was taken to his home town of Nartkala, where he was buried.

Asker Bizhoev died 19 may 2016, said Friday TASS citing a source in the administration of Urvansky district. According to the interlocutor of the Agency, Bizhoev, born in 1992, were under contract, was a major. To clarify the kind of troops which were Bizhoev, the interviewee found it difficult.

The last time about the death of Russian military in Syria was reported at the beginning of August. 1 August in the province of Idlib was shot down a Mi-8 helicopter. On Board were three crew members and two officers of the Russian center for reconciliation, they all died. Then taking into account those killed in the helicopter crash, the number of Russian soldiers killed during a military operation in the Arab country, according to the latest data, reached 19 people.