Assault Detachment Commander.

Unit: Wagner PMC

Rank: Unknown. Former FSB Spetsnaz Sniper.

Call Sign: "Terek" (Терек)

Nagin, in “co-authorship” with the founder of Wagner, Yevgeny Prigozhin [Cargo ID #365], shot the film “The Sun” about the events in the Donbass in 2014, and also worked on a new film “The Best In Hell”. Prigozhin personally attended Nagin's funeral.

Cargo ID: #438

Full Name: Alexey Yurievich Nagin

Russian Name: Нагин Алексей Юрьевич

He fought in Chechnya, Georgia, Syria, Libya, and the Donbass, where he was eliminated by the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Bakhmut.

Awarded: Hero of Russia (ph.), Order of Courage (x3)

Date of Birth: March 21, 1981 (age: 41 years)

The film “The Best in Hell” describes one of the battles led by Alexei Nagin. He is described as "an outstanding commander, tactician and strategist who did not hesitate to go into battle with a machine gun in his hands in order, as before, to be in the place of the commander of the assault groups".
CID#365 and "Lotus", Lotus yet to appear on the list

Alexey Yuryevich Nagin (Terek), commander of the 5th assault detachment of the Wagner PMC.
As a serviceman, Alexey took part in combat missions in Chechnya (second campaign), in South Ossetia in 2008. After his dismissal from the FSB special forces, Terek connected his life with work at Wagner.
As part of the “Orchestra” he performed tasks in Syria and Libya. In Libya, together with his unit, he participated in the assault on Tripoli, where he had to walk less than five kilometers to the prison where Maxim Shugaley and Samer Sueyfan were kept. The promotion of Wagner PMC contributed to the negotiation process, as a result of which Shugaley and Sueyfan returned home.
On March 21, 2022, Terek, as the commander of the 5th assault detachment, arrived in the Northern Military District zone, where, together with his unit, and together with the 1st assault detachment Ratibor, he began the assault on Popasnaya, which was taken on May 8. On May 12, Nagin was seriously wounded in the arm, and after rehabilitation he returned to his squad.
Terek’s “Five” was one of the first to set foot on the streets of Bakhmut, namely Patrice Lumumba Street, thereby actually starting the hellish Bakhmut Meat Grinder.
On September 20, 2022, Alexey “Terek” Nagin died during shelling. He was buried in Volgograd, he was 41 years old.
Terek was subsequently replaced as commander of the 5th SHO by Salem, who in turn, after severe injuries, was replaced by Mekhan, who went through the Bakhmut meat grinder to the end. It is noteworthy that in a row three commanders of the 5th detachment became Heroes of Russia.
• Hero of Russia (posthumously)
• Platinum star of the Hero of the PMC
• Hero of the LPR
• three Orders of Courage
• medal “For Courage”
• awards of the PMC “Wagner”

A monument to Alexei Nagin was unveiled in Volgograd☠️
Alexey Nagin died heroically on September 20, 2022. Relatives and colleagues noted Alexey’s incredible fortitude and courage in any situation. He inspired heroism and never backed down. The monument depicts Alexey's numerous awards, including Hero of the Russian Federation - the highest title awarded for services to the state and people associated with the accomplishment of a heroic feat.