Operations Commander - Lieutenant Colonel
Unit: 943rd Central Operations Center
Cargo ID: #114
Full Name: Miras Silkanovich Bashakov
Russian Name: Башаков Мирас Силканович
Date of Birth: December 28, 1982 (age: 39 years)
Place of Birth: Rudny, Kustanai region, Kazakh SSR
Place of Death: Mariupol, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine (Air Defense strike)
Education: Chelyabinsk Tank Institute (2005), Military Educational and Scientific Center of the Ground Forces, the Combined Arms Academy of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, (2019)
Awards: “For Military Valor”, 2nd degree, “For Military Valor” 1st degree and “For Merit in the Fight against international terrorism.", Order of Courage (ph.), others being investigated
Previously Served: Syria
In December 2018, he was awarded the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. In July 2019, he graduated from the Combined Arms Academy of the Russian Armed Forces and was appointed to the position of battalion commander of the 126th Separate Guards Coastal Defense Brigade, 22nd Army Corp, Black Sea Fleet.
In August 2021, he was appointed head of the 943rd Central Operations Center; from February 2022, he participated in a special operation in Ukraine.
Lieutenant Colonel Bashakov Miras Silkanovich died in Mariupol on March 31, 2022 during the execution of the air defense in Ukraine. By order of the President of the Russian Federation he was awarded the Order of Courage (posthumously). He was married with three children.