His unit was responsible for seizing and holding the bridge near Kakhovka and reportedly repelled 7 attacks. He received shrapnel wounds to the head, but apparently survived. It was announced that he is replacing Major General Sergei Chubarykin as commander of the 11th Air Assault Brigade. He will likely be (or already has been) promoted to Major General.
Unit: 11th Air Assault Brigade.
Previously Commander of the 104th Air Assault Regiment, 76th Guards Air Assault Division. Then Deputy Commander of the 98th Airborne Division.
Rank: Last known to be Colonel
Awarded: Hero of Russia
Full Name: Denis Nikolaevich Shishov
Russian Name: Шишов Денис Николаевич