In Syria in the period from late January to the killing of two Russian soldiers whose death was not confirmed by the defense Ministry officer Sergei Travin, who was a little over forty, and commander of the mountain reconnaissance battalion 37-year-old Igor Crow, writes Reuters. Details of their deaths the Agency does not. A friend of Igor Crows Svetlana Goncharova in conversation with has confirmed his death. According to her, the soldier was killed on 5 February 2017.
Igor Vorona — a career military man, said his friend Roman Sevostyanov. “Igor is my former colleague. In 2001 took place with him serving in the 84th separate reconnaissance battalion in the 3rd infantry division Beslanskoy — said Sevostyanov. According to him, the Crow would make in the army special forces to the rank of Colonel. “About Syria announced, usually just copied civil Affairs,” added the former colleague.
Igor Crow recently graduated from the Moscow military Academy and recently died in Syria, said his friend Elena Petrova. “This is my friend, the native people. On the death of found out in February, almost immediately. What is in the Ukraine, in Syria with travel many do not return. On TV do not say anything, and together that’s all they know” — said Petrov. According to her, the Crow was a Lieutenant Colonel of the Russian army.
In addition, Reuters found that in Syria also killed one of the soldiers of private military companies (PMCs) — 52-summer Yury Sokal. According to an acquaintance with him of 10 January, he sailed from Noumea, where he lived in Rostov-on-don to join the team working for a private company that went to Syria.
31 Jan Sokal died of wounds from shrapnel in These (province of HOMS), writes Reuters citing a document from the Russian Consulate in Damascus, as well as a certificate of death, decorated military hospital in HOMS. In addition, the same day, according to Reuters, killed Alex Ninten, Roman Rudenko, as well as another man, a resident of Kropotkin, whose name the Agency could not figure out.
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Earlier Nanodyne and Rudenko, who were killed in one day, wrote in the article about the death of nine Russians in Syria following the investigation conducted together with Conflict Intelligence Team (CIT).
On March 6 it became known about death of two Russian military in Syria — George Slyshkina and Artem Gorbunov. The second death was confirmed, the Ministry of defense, and the first, according to fought in the ranks of the PMC Wagner.
March 7, CIT announced the death in Syria of Russian Vasily Jurlina, who was also a fighter PMC Wagner. Father Sergei, the military Urlin confirmed his death. To the question, did his son to a private military company, said, “Yeah, something like that.” 20 Mar “Fontanka” wrote about the death of 45-year-old soldier PMCs Alexander Sagaydak. This information was confirmed by his friends.