Ship Captain - Lieutenant Colonel

Unit: Landing Ship Saratov, Black Sea Fleet

Actual Rank: Navy Captain (2nd Rank)

Cargo ID: #118

Full Name: Vladimir Aleksandrovich Khromchenkov

Russian Name: Хромченков Владимир Александрович

Date of Birth: 28 June, 1983 (age: 38 years)

Place of Death: Berdiansk, Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Ukraine (Tochka-U)

Wounded Mar 24, Died Apr 14

The port of Berdyansk on March 24, 2022. The result of the arrival of Ukrainian Tochka-U on Russian large landing craft "Orsk" and "Saratov"

Vladimir defected to serve in the Russian Black Sea Fleet in 2014 from the Ukrainian Navy after the annexation of Crimea to Russia, first serving on the Orsk BDK, and then was appointed commander of the Saratov BDK. In April, his ship was attacked in the port of Berdyansk by the Ukrainian Tochka-U