British newspaper Dailymail reports that Russian forces have lost two more colonels in Ukraine – including one of the youngest Russians to reach such a high rank – when a video shows a Russian battalion being hit by artillery fire. when trying to rescue a casualty.
A video released this week also shows Ukrainian bombs destroying a Russian ammunition depot. Pictures released by Kiev also show a Russian unit being destroyed.
Meanwhile, fierce fighting for the eastern city of Severodonetsk continued on June 9, after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the fate of the entire Donbass region depended on the fierce battle. this.
The Ukrainian side believes that Russia has lost 52 colonels in the conflict with Ukraine. However, the Kremlin has not confirmed this information.
Lieutenant Colonel Vadim Gerasimov, 36 years old, a battalion from the Leningrad region, was posthumously awarded the title Hero of Russia – the country’s highest honor. His widow is also expected to receive the Medal of Courage.
The funeral of Lieutenant Colonel Vadim Gerasimov was held on Thursday, June 9 in the Leningrad region of Russia. Lieutenant Colonel Vadim Gerasimov graduated from the prestigious Frunze military academy.
Details of his being awarded the title of Hero of Russia were not immediately announced.
The second senior officer believed to have died in action is Colonel Ruslan Shirin, a brigade commander. He was chief of staff of the 336th Separated Guards Marine Brigade, of the Baltic Fleet. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Courage.
The reports did not specify the circumstances under which the Russian officers were killed.
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