Deputy Commander for Armament - Major

Unit: 31st Separate Guards Airborne Assault Brigade, Western Military District

Cargo ID: #220

Full Name: Yuri Alexandrovich Zhogolev

Russian Name: Жоголев Юрий Александрович

Date of Birth: April 11, 1980 (age: 41 years)

From: Komsomolets village, Tambov region, Russia

Education: Ryazan Higher Airborne Command School (graduated 2004)

Awarded: Order of Courage (ph.)

Since 2004, he was the commander of a parachute platoon in the 116th separate parachute battalion of the 31st Guards Airborne Assault Brigade in Ulyanovsk. He was the commander of the parachute platoon, the commander of the repair company, the deputy commander for armament of the airborne assault battalion. Since 2010, he has been a veteran of military operations for performing peacekeeping tasks in the zone of the armed Georgian-Abkhaz conflict.
He was awarded the distinction "Peaceful Mission", the insignia "For Merit", the Suvorov Medal, "For Military Valor", "For Distinction in Military Service" of the 3rd degree, the medal "For the Return of the Crimea", the medal of the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" of the 2nd degree with swords, "For Military Distinctions", "Member of the Maneuvers of the Troops East 2018", the medal "100 years of the Ryazan VVDKU named after V.F. Margelov".
"On January 25, 2023, a solemn meeting was held at the Komsomolskaya Secondary School to unveil a memorial plaque in honor of Yuri Alexandrovich Zhogolev, a graduate of our school who died in the line of duty in a special military operation in Ukraine."
Yuri's widow and daughter attended the event