Regiment Chief of Intelligence and Deputy Chief of Staff - Major

Unit: 15th Guards Motorized Rifle Regiment, 2nd Guards Motorized Rifle Division, 1st Guards Tank Army, Moscow Military District, Russian Ministry of Defense (MOD)
Previously: After Graduating in 2011 he was in the 8th Guards Mountain Motorized Rifle Brigade, Southern Military District, In 2015, he was selected to the counter-terrorism unit. He then went into the reserves.

Cargo ID: #1218

Call Sign: “Topaz” (Топаз)

English Name: Alexander Yuryevich Lifanovsky

Russian Name: Лифановский Александр Юрьевич

Date of Birth: 1990 (age: 33 years)

Place of Birth: Stavropol, Stavropol Krai, Russia

Lived in: Moscow, Russia

Place of Death: Pershotravneve, Kupiansk region, Ukraine (Artillery)

Education: Moscow Higher Combined Arms Command School (Graduated 2011)

Order of Courage (ph.),
Medal of the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" 2nd Class
Medal "For Distinction in Combat",
Medal "For Distinction in Service in the Ground Forces",
Badge "Officer 3rd Class",
Badge "Graduation from a Higher Education Institution",
Badge "For Service in the North Caucasus"

8th Guards Mountain Motorized Rifle Brigade of the Southern Military District of the Russian Defense Ministry. In September 2015, he was selected to the counter-terrorism unit of the TsSN SSO MOD of the Russian Federation. In February 2018, he was transferred to the reserve, and already in October, among those mobilized, he went to the Northern Military District.
"At one stage of the operation, in the area of ​​​​the city of Grayvoron, Belgorod region, under his leadership of the assault detachment "Storm", under incessant enemy artillery fire, Alexander Lifanovsky took a key position in the probable direction of the enemy's advance, in order to prevent a second attempt to enter the territory Russian Federation. For completing this combat mission he was awarded the medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, 2nd class."
On October 2, 2023, he was appointed commander of the combined assault detachment “Storm”, with the call sign “Topaz”. In the shortest possible time, he carried out a program of combat coordination of the unit subordinate to him, after which he began to carry out combat missions in the most difficult and dangerous sections of the Kupyansky direction.
On October 10, 2023, during the operation to capture and storm the village of Pershotravnoye, Kupyansky district, the enemy struck an artillery strike against the battle formations of the assault detachment. Alexander was seriously wounded, was carried from the battlefield, and despite the efforts of doctors, he died from his wounds.
He was buried at the Federal War Memorial "Pantheon of Defenders of the Fatherland", located in the urban district of Mytishchi, Moscow Region.
By decree of the President of the Russian Federation, Major Alexander Yuryevich Lifanovsky was awarded the Order of Courage (posthumously) for courage and heroism shown in the performance of military duty.

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