Ship Captain - Major

Unit: Landing Ship Caesar Kunikov, 197th Landing Ship Brigade, Black Sea Fleet

Actual Rank: Navy Captain (3rd Rank)

Cargo ID: #124

Full Name: Aleksander Grigoryevich Chirva

Russian Name: Чирва Александр Григорьевич

Date of Birth: February 15, 1988 (age: 34 years)

Place of Birth: Sevastopol, Crimea, Ukraine

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

Education: VUNTS Navy "Naval Academy" of the Naval Institute of Radio Electronics (2010)

Awards: Order of Courage (ph.) others being investigated

Previously Served: Syria

Wounded March 24, Died April 11
He began his service on the large landing ship "Nikolai Filchenkov", where he was the commander of the warhead-4-7, then as the first mate on the large landing ship "Yamal".
Since 2015, he has been the senior assistant to the commander of the large landing ship Caesar Kunikov.

Footage of the strike that killed Chirva