Spetsnaz Commander

Unit: Special Purpose Center “Senezh” (Spetsnaz Command), 346th Spetsnaz Brigade, 8th Directorate, GRU

Cargo ID: #599

Full Name: Boris Vladimirovich Mikheev

Russian Name: Михеев Борис Владимирович

Date of Birth: 26 December 1985 (age: 36 years)

Education: Omsk Cadet Corps; Novosibirsk Higher Military Command School

Girlfriend: Tatyana Volkova (VK.com)

Awards: Order of Courage (x2); the Medal "For Courage"; the Suvorov Medal; the Zhukov Medal; the medal "For Military Valor" of the II degree; the medal "For Distinction in Military Service" of the II and III degrees; the medal "Participant of the Military Operation in Syria"; the Hero of Russia (ph.)

The Russians themselves have come up with two separate version of the events that lead to his death:

On August 4, 2022, during a special military operation, Lieutenant Colonel Boris Mikheev participated in a battle with the task of disrupting the offensive of superior enemy forces. During the battle under heavy enemy fire, Lieutenant Colonel Mikheev selflessly risked his life to hold the occupied line of defense. Wounded, he led the personnel and supporting firepower until the end of the battle. The unit fulfilled the task, Lieutenant Colonel Mikheev himself died from his wounds.
On August 4, 2022, while performing a combat mission as part of a reconnaissance group, he came under mortar fire, was wounded, but he continued to provide assistance to the wounded of his group. Lieutenant Colonel Boris Mikheev died in a military hospital from blood loss.
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