Senior sergeant saved four soldiers from burning equipment during shelling of the Ukrainian Armed Forces

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The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation spoke about new exploits of the Russian military, who heroically showed themselves during the special operation to protect Donbass.

Yes, communications center technician midshipman Oleg Kudinov was engaged in ensuring uninterrupted communications in the interests of the command of the Black Sea Fleet. During the offensive of the Ukrainian Armed Forces (AFU), he was wounded, but did not stop performing his tasks under enemy fire.

“The personal courage, bravery and dedication of Midshipman Kudinov made it possible to ensure stable communication and quickly coordinate the interaction of units,” – noted the Ministry of Defense.

They emphasized that the enemy suffered serious losses and was unable to break through the defenses of Russian troops.

Artillery crew commander guard senior sergeant Suren Movsisyan commanded an artillery crew to destroy Ukrainian Armed Forces mortars. During an enemy attack on the positions of Russian artillerymen, several military personnel were injured.

Movsisyan provided first aid to the victims under fire from Ukrainian nationalists and evacuated four soldiers from one of the crews from the burning equipment.

“After that, he returned and extinguished the self-propelled artillery unit, preventing the ammunition from detonating, thereby preserving the combat vehicle for repairs and its subsequent return to service,” – added the defense department.

Russian special operation to protect Donbass

Let us recall that on February 17, 2022, the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics announced the aggravation of the situation. The republics announced the evacuation of civilians.

On February 21, 2022, the leaders of the Donbass republics turned to Russian leader Vladimir Putin with a request to recognize the independence of the DPR and LPR. The head of state chaired a meeting of the Security Council, after which he announced the recognition of the republics. Treaties of friendship and cooperation were also signed with the independent Donetsk and Lugansk people’s republics. The State Duma and the Federation Council ratified these agreements.

On February 23, 2022, the heads of the DPR and LPR appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin with a request to help repel the aggression of Ukraine to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe and civilian casualties.

On February 24, 2022, the Russian leader addressed the nation and announced the start of a special operation in Ukraine to protect Donbass.

On September 30, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin and the heads of the DPR, LPR, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions signed agreements on the inclusion of these regions into the Russian Federation

Source: Ren TV


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