2022-09-27

The governor of the Pskov region announced the death of two soldiers in Ukraine

In the Pskov region, they said goodbye to the corporal and sergeant who died in Ukraine, the governor of the region said. This is the third message from the head of the region on this topic in a week. The last time the Ministry of Defense reported losses on March 25 * Pskov region announced the death of two soldiers in Ukraine” />

Andrey Mikhailov and Stepan Zhuravlev

The funeral of two soldiers who died in Ukraine was held in the Pskov region, the governor of the region Mikhail Vedernikov said in Telegram.

“We said goodbye to the military who died in the fight against the Nazis in Ukraine. Sergeant Stepan Zhuravlev, Corporal Andrey Mikhailov were escorted on their last journey, — Vedernikov wrote, expressing condolences to the families of the victims.

Russia launched a military special operation in Ukraine on the night of February 24th. President Vladimir Putin called its goals the protection of the inhabitants of Donbass from “genocide by the Kyiv regime”, as well as the denazification and demilitarization of the neighboring state. After that, the Ukrainian authorities severed diplomatic relations with Moscow, declared martial law and general mobilization.

Vedernikov, after the start of Russia's special operation in Ukraine, regularly publishes reports of the dead, expressing condolences to their families. Over the past week, this is the third message about the death of servicemen from the Pskov region in the Governor's Telegram channel. So, on June 21, the governor wrote about the death of private Vladimir Kachkin, on June 25— about the funeral of Guards Senior Sergeant Alexander Bibyakov, Guards Junior Sergeant Andrei Usanin and Guards Corporal Artem Topalov.

The authorities of other regions also report the death of military personnel. So, the day before, a farewell was held in Chelyabinsk for 20-year-old marine Oleg Kuznetsov, who died during a special military operation in Ukraine back in March.

From the beginning of June, the military commander of Channel One Irina Kukusenkova reported that Russia and Ukraine had several body exchanges of the dead. According to her, from June 4 to 14, the parties agreed to exchange more than 260 phones.

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At the request of Roskomnadzor, RBC provides data on the details of the special operation in Ukraine only on the basis of official Russian sources.

Since the beginning of the special military operation in Ukraine, the Russian Ministry of Defense has twice issued an official information on the number of dead: at the beginning and end of March. As of March 25, 1,351 Russian servicemen were killed in Ukraine, 3,825 people were injured.

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