Unit: Wagner PMC
Cargo ID: #644
Full Name: Vladimir Nikolaevich Nikishin
Russian Name: Никишин Владимир Николаевич
Date of Birth: February 7, 1966
Education: Lugansk Higher Military Aviation School of Navigators (1983-1987)
Awarded: Hero of Russia (ph.); Order of Military Merit; For Merit to the Fatherland (2nd Degree)
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1988-1991: 143rd Bomber Aviation Regiment (localization point - Kopitnari airfield, Georgian SSR)
1991-2002: 559th Bomber Aviation Regiment (the city of Morozovsk, Rostov region). Participated in hostilities during the counter-terrorist operation in the North Caucasus.
2002-2013: Served in an aviation regiment based at the Pereyaslavka airfield (Khabarovsk Territory).
2013: He entered the reserve with the rank of major.
2014-2021: He worked in Moscow at the Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Center for Aeronautical Information of Civil Aviation" as a navigator of the Department of Federal Aeronautical Information.
2021: Signed a contract with Wagner PMC. Repeatedly served in Libya and Syria, where he made many combat sorties.
2022: Deployed to Ukraine in mid-November 2022.