Brigade Commander

Unit: 205th Separate Motor Rifle Cossack Brigade, 49th Combined Arms Army, Southern Military District (as of 21 September, 2022)

Shandura was killed on October 8 in Ukraine by a sniper's bullet near the village of Borozenskoye, Kherson Oblast.

Previously: Chief of Staff of the 71st Motor Rifle Regiment, 42nd Guards Motor Rifle Division, 58th Combined Arms Army, Southern Military District

Cargo ID: #467

Full Name: Eduard Yurievich Shandura

Russian Name: Шандура Эдуард Юрьевич

Awarded: Hero of Russia (ph.)

On October 8 the enemy tried to break through the defense, but Eduard had competently organized the defense, led the 3rd motorized rifle battalion into the battle and personally headed it. Due to the commander's courageous, heroic and professional actions, four APCs and about 46 [AFU soldiers] were destroyed. The line was held. But the commander himself was mortally wounded by a treacherous shot from an enemy sniper.

Date of Birth: 5 April, 1983

Personnel Number: X-296728

Officer ID: 01628676

Passport Information: #716153; Issued: 7 May, 2003