It became known about the death of two Russian military in Syria: the death of Yuri Khabarov of the Yaroslavl region and Magomed Tasbulatov from Chechnya.
On the death of Khabarov said investigative group Conflict Intelligence Team (CIT) with reference to his friend, who wrote about the death of Habarova “Vkontakte” on September 25. According to investigators, before sending to Syria the Russians fought on the side of the separatists in the Donbass.
“He was in Syria as a contractor of the Russian army or as a mercenary PMC – unknown at this time. However, it should be noted that veterans of the fighting in Eastern Ukraine has been repeatedly observed by us in the ranks of the PMC Wagner,” say the investigators CIT.
The funeral of the employee of the Chechen interior Ministry, Magomed Tasbulatova reported the Internet-the edition “the Caucasus.Realities”. Based on profile pictures Tasbulatova in the “Classmates”, the reporters came to the conclusion that he was a police officer.
According to the publication, the body Tasbulatova brought home in the Foothill village of the Nadterechny district, on 24 September, and in Syria he went to the Chechen military police in December 2016.
Relatives of the deceased said that Tasbulatov little more than a year ago, he got married and he has a young child.
On 20 September, the Russian defense Ministry reported surrounded by 30 soldiers of the military police in the Syrian province of Idlib. About the victims, the office said.
The reason for the death of General Asapuwa in Syria called the data leak to terrorists
Last week it became known about the death in Syria of five Russian soldiers, including Lieutenant-General Valery Esipova, which tore at the forefront during a mortar shelling of Deir ez-Zor. Data from the Syrian side of the preliminary investigation of the death of Isupova confirm the version about information leakage to terrorists, informs RIA “news” referring to a source in the security agencies of the Syrian Republic.
“The results of the preliminary investigation of the death of General Asapuwa in Deir-ez-Zor indicate a possible leak of information about his whereabouts to the party made a fire,” he said.
As reported, the Russian defense Ministry, a senior group of Russian military advisors, Lieutenant-General Valery Isupov was at the command post of the Syrian forces in providing aid to Syrian commanders in the management of the operation to liberate the city of Deir ez-Zor. Due to a sudden mortar attack by the militants of the IG* Isupov received a mortal wound from bursting mines.
Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov accused in his death the U.S., the state Department said that the US was not involved in the incident and do not support terrorists.
According to estimates by the media, Usupov became the 38th Russian soldiers killed in Syria since the beginning of operation of Russian Air and space forces in this country. The Russian defense Ministry reported that in 2017 the number of deaths to 10 people. The Ministry said that the General was posthumously nominated for the state award.
*Islamic state (ISIS, ISIL, DAISH) is a terrorist group banned in Russia.