Media reported about the dead in the first days of the operation in Syria military

Soldier of Kabardino-Balkaria Sergeant Edward Sokurov was awarded the medal “For courage”. This was reported on the official website of the administration of the Republic’s capital of Nalchik, reports “RIA Novosti”.

The message was later deleted, but a copy remains in the cache “Yandex”. From the message follows that “October 1, 2015, fulfilling its constitutional duty, Edward was killed in Syria. In Syria, Edward was guarded by Russian pilots, and helped deliver humanitarian goods”.

In a press-service of the city administration, the Agency TASS confirmed that Edward Sokurov was killed in Syria. The award was presented by sister Sokurov. “I understand that for you, for loved ones is an irreparable loss. We all take what happened as a personal grief. We are grateful to you for such a brother” — quoted TASS words of the mayor of Nalchik Arsene Alukaeva. Also the relatives of Sergeant as a gift from the Minister of defense of Syria was transferred to the order of the Dedication of the IV degree of the Syrian Arab Republic and saber.