Many of the dead were posthumously presented for awards. Most of these military men served on a contract basis, among them was a volunteer *
Servicemen from nine regions of Russia died in a military operation in Ukraine.
Egor Balyakin (Photo: vesti_kurort/VK)
According to the administration of the Kurortny District St. Petersburg, Yegor Balyakin, a resident of Sestroretsk, born in 2001, died on May 24 “when performing special tasks.” He will be buried on June 3 at the Sestroretsk cemetery.
Vladimir Ivashkin (Photo: chibis.andrey/VK)
Vladimir Ivashkin from Apatity died while performing tasks in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine, said the governor of Murmansk region Andrey Chibis. Ivashkin graduated from the city polytechnic college, after which he joined the Armed Forces.
Government of Ivanovo Regionreported the death in Ukraine of Bobojon Radjabov, born in 1981, who served under a contract in another region. “During the special operation, he showed an example of the highest heroism, for which he was presented for the award of the Order of Courage posthumously,” — told the government, adding that Radjabov had already been awarded this order twice.
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Sergei Khudyakov (Photo: kishertadm/VK)
Naberezhnye Chelny City Hallreported the death of a 56-year-old resident of the city Vasily Makoveev. He went to Ukraine as a volunteer as part of a detachment sent on April 21. On May 7, the head of Tatarstan, Rustam Minnikhanov, announced that 62 residents of the republic were killed during the special operation. According to the Kazan Reporter, after that, the regional authorities reported the death of another 15 residents of Tatarstan.
Vasily Makoveev (Photo: nabchelny.ru)
In the Oktyabrsky district Chelyabinsk Regionsaid goodbye to 19-year-old corporal Ildar Galizeev, the First Regional Agency reports with reference to the district administration. He was born in the Kurgan region, but lived in the village of Podovinnoye, Chelyabinsk region. Galizeev served under a contract in the guards tank division stationed in Chebarkul. He was posthumously presented with the Order of Courage.
In Sverdlovsk Regionreported two dead soldiers. The head of Tavda, Valentin Mironov, told E1.ru that 21-year-old driver Nikolai Tsvegun died in Ukraine. He completed military service in the airborne troops, after which he signed a contract. The Sosva administration announced the death in Ukraine of a 21-year-old native of the city, Daniil Gorbunov, who also served in the army under a contract.
Two more dead soldiers— natives of Zabaikalsky Krai. The administration of the Kuytunsky district said that on the territory of Ukraine on May 21, the commander of a combat vehicle Grigory Skovorodin, born in 1994, died. “During the shelling, his colleague was wounded, Grigory ran to him to pull him out of the shelling, an explosion occurred nearby, as a result of which he himself was mortally wounded,” — told the administration. Before the special operation, Skovorodin served under contract in a unit in the town of Bikin, Khabarovsk Territory.
Maksim Veselkov (Photo: courtesy of the Darasuna village administration)
The mayor's office of the village of Darasun, Karymsky district, informed Chita.ru about the death of Maxim Veselkov, born in 1992. He died on May 6, and on May 18 he was buried in the village, posthumously awarded the Order of Courage.
Four residents of Sakhalin Oblast died in Ukraine. As Governor Valery Limarenko said on the Telegram channel on May 30, these are ensign Akramjon Azimov and Ibryat Mehdiyev, both of whom previously served in a unit in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. On May 1, Limarenko also announced the death of Corporal Igor Kalinin and Senior Lieutenant Andrei Noskov.
Russia has been conducting a military operation in Ukraine since February 24. The Ministry of Defense disclosed data on the losses of the Russian army twice, on March 2 and 25. According to the agency, as of March 25, 1,351 Russian servicemen were killed and 3,825 were wounded. Local authorities reported about the deaths of residents of the regions during the special operation.
The day before, the head of the State Duma Committee on Defense, former Deputy Defense Minister Andrei Kartapolov said that the Ministry of Defense does not disclose data on the dead, because now “there are no such number of dead” due to changes in combat tactics. According to him, at the beginning of the special operation, the Russian military entered the territory controlled by Kyiv without using weapons, but the tactics were changed after the servicemen “began to shoot, burn, capture.” “Now it is carried out strictly according to military science, in accordance with all the governing documents, combat regulations, instructions for the use of various branches of the armed forces and types of the Armed Forces,” — said Kartapolov.
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