The dying of Col Sergei Sukharev, of the 331st Guards Parachute Attack Regiment from Kostroma, was once showed by means of state TV in Moscow.
Previous his ‘liquidation’ were claimed by means of Ukraine’s Centre for Strategic Verbal exchange and Data Safety.
‘Commander of the Kostroma Airborne Regiment, Colonel Sergei Sukharev… were given misplaced within the “[military] workouts”, however returned house the correct means,’ stated the Ukrainian remark.
His deputy Main Sergei Krylov was once killed along him, stated the document.
Colonel Sergei Sukharev of the 331st Guards Parachute Attack Regiment, Kostroma, died in Ukraine in conjunction with senior sergeant Sergei Lebedev, sergeant Alexander Limonov and corporal Yuri Degtyaryov of the similar regiment
They have been amongst a bunch slain from the ‘superb’ Kostroma regiment, observed as amongst Russia’s maximum elite preventing forces.
Russia stated that senior sergeant Sergei Lebedev, sergeant Alexander Limonov and corporal Yuri Degtyaryov have been additionally killed.
Sukharev was once observed on Russian TV in January when he led his troops again from Kazakhstan the place they’d been despatched following a wave of protests.
Sukharev was once observed on Russian TV in January (pictured) when he led his troops again from Kazakhstan the place they’d been despatched following a wave of protests
Russia described their challenge as ‘peacekeeping’ and Sukharev stated his forces secure an important energy plant in Almaty.
Killed, too, in the newest Ukrainian preventing was once army intelligence officer Sergey Vishnyakov, of the GRU’s twenty second Separate Particular Forces Brigade.
He’s believed to were killed preventing close to Mariupol in a Grad assault by means of Ukraine’s Azov battalion.
Lieutenant Colonel Yuri Agarkov, from Volgograd, commander of a motorised rifle regiment, died all over a different operation.
Main Ruslan Petrukhin, deputy battalion commander of the thirty eighth Motorised Rifle Brigade, was once additionally reported killed in motion in Ukraine.
Commander of the Guards Tank Kantemirovskaya Department, Colonel Andrey Kolesnikov, of the twenty ninth Blended Hands Military was the newest top profile casualty of the struggle on 11 March once you have killed all over preventing
Oleg Mityaev, 47, left, primary basic of the Russian military – commander of the elite one hundred and fiftieth motorized rifle department, reportedly died in Ukraine, in addition to Main Normal Vitaly Petrovich Gerasimov, who was once killed on 7 March outdoor the japanese town of Kharkiv (pictured proper)
Russia has did not announce its estimated dying toll in Ukraine for greater than two weeks.
There are claims it runs to round 7,000 with suspicions the real determine is being stored secret to forestall a sapping of strengthen in Russia.
But the day by day toll – together with elite infantrymen – signifies Russia is haemorrhaging its forces in a ‘army operation’ supposedly fought to spice up its safety, and ‘deNazify’ Ukraine.
Moscow had deployed the 331st Guards Parachute Attack Regiment in the past in Chechnya in two wars after the autumn of the USSR, in Georgia in 2008, and within the Donbas in 2014.
Russia has observed the deaths of a minimum of 4 generals in Ukraine.
Sooner than the newest dying of Sukharev, Main-Normal Oleg Mityaev, 47, commander of the military’s one hundred and fiftieth motorised rifle department, died preventing across the besieged town of Mariupol, Ukraine’s inner ministry stated overdue Tuesday as officers launched a photograph of what they claimed was once his corpse at the battlefield.
Two weeks in the past, Main Normal Andrei Sukhovetsky, 47, deputy commander of the forty first Blended Hands Military of the Central Army District, was once reportedly killed by means of a sniper on 3 March
He marked the fourth Russian basic that Ukraine claims to have taken out and the thirteenth officer total, as Putin’s invading forces undergo heavy losses by the hands of dogged Ukrainian defenders.
Sooner than him, on 11 March, Main Normal Andrei Kolesnikov of the twenty ninth Blended Hands Military was the newest top profile casualty of the struggle, which got here 4 days after the killing of Main Normal Vitaly Gerasimov, 45, the primary deputy commander of Russia’s forty first military.
And two weeks in the past, Main Normal Andrei Sukhovetsky, 47, deputy commander of the forty first Blended Hands Military of the Central Army District, was once reportedly killed by means of a sniper on 3 March.
The deaths have come as Russia’s invasion grinds into its 3rd week with heavy losses for Moscow.
The Pentagon estimates a minimum of 7,000 Russian troops have now died within the preventing, with every other 14,000 to 21,000 having been wounded, accounting for just about a 5th of the estimated 150,000 males that Putin accrued at the border ahead of ahead of giving the order to assault 21 days in the past.
The selection of Ukrainians fleeing from their nation handed 3 million on Tuesday, in line with the UN.
The ones escaping preventing and Russian bombardment are emerging in numbers after Sunday’s Russian strike at the Yavoriv army base close to Lviv, with some other folks from western Ukraine having now joined the refugee float around the border.
Russia’s struggle casualties
Main Normal Andrei Kolesnikov: Commander of the twenty ninth Blended Military Military
Main Normal Vitaly Gerasimov: First deputy commander of Russia’s forty first military who took section in operations in Syria and Crimea
Main Normal Andrei Sukhovetsky: Deputy commander of the forty first Blended Hands Military of the Central Army District killed all over a different operation by means of a sniper
Main Normal Andrei Kolesnikov of the twenty ninth Blended Hands Military was once killed final week in every other blow to the Kremlin
Main Normal Vitaly Gerasimov (left) was once killed final week and was once the primary deputy commander of Russia’s forty first military. Main Normal Andrei Sukhovetsky (Proper), 47, deputy commander of the forty first Blended Hands Military of the Central Army District, was once additionally killed in Ukraine
Colonel Andrei Zakharov: Killed in a Ukrainian ambush close to Kyiv
Lieutenant Colonel Dmitry Safronov: Chief of marine brigade killed after Ukrainian forces recaptured Chernihiv
Lieutenant Colonel Denis Glebov: Chief of air attack troops killed in Chernihiv
Colonel Konstantin Zizevsky: Chief of air attack troops killed within the south of Ukraine
Lieutenant Colonel Denis Glebov (left) and Lieutenant Colonel Dmitry Safronov (proper) died in a fight in Chuhuiv and
Colonel Konstantin Zizevsky (left), who led air attack troops died within the south of Ukraine and Captain Alexey Glushchak (proper), of the GRU intelligence provider, who died preventing close to Mariupol
Colonel Andrei Zakharov (proper, with Vladimir Putin) was once killed in an ambush close to Kyiv within the opening days of the struggle, whilst
Normal Magomed Tushaev: Chechen particular forces chief killed in an ambush close to Hostomel
Vladimir Zhonga: Chief of neo-Nazi Sparta Battalion subsidized by means of the Kremlin
Georgy Dudorov: Deputy commander of the reconnaissance corporate for the 137th regiment of the 106th Tula Guards Airborne Department
Aleksey Aleshko: Paratroop intelligence officer that was once a graduate of the celebrated Ryazan Guards Upper Airborne Faculty
Vladimir Zhoga (left), the chief of an army crew from the self-proclaimed Donetsk Folks’s Republic, was once killed in Volnovakha whilst Chechen basic Magomed Tushaev (proper) was once reported killed in an ambush on an armoured column
Georgy Dudorov (left), deputy commander of an airborne reconnaissance department, and Aleksey Aleshko (proper), a paratroop intelligence officer, have additionally been killed