Brigade Commander - Colonel

Unit: 123rd Separate Guards Motor Rifle Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, 8th Guards Combined Arms Army, Southern Military District

Brigade Arm Patch

Killed by an FPV drone strike on the car he was driving near Nyrkove, Luhansk Oblast, Ukraine. Footage from the drone is included in the video below.

Cargo ID: #875

Call Sign: Tashkent (Ташкент)

English Name: Denis Evgenievich Ivanov

Russian Name: Иванов Денис Евгеньевич

Date of Birth: July 27, 1981 (age: 41 years)

Place of Birth: Tambov, Russia

Place of Death: Nyrkove, Luhansk Oblast, Ukraine (FPV Drone Strike)

Education: Military University of the Russian Chemical Biological Plant in Tambov

Awards: Hero of the LPR (#0015, dated April 22, 2022), Medal "For Distinction in Combat", Medal "For Military Valor" 2nd Class, Medal "For Distinction in Military Service" 2nd Class, Medal "For Distinction in Military Service" 3rd Class, Medal "For Personal Courage", Badge "Officer 1st Class", Badge "Instructor Parachutist", Badge "Graduation from a Higher Education Institution", Badge "Guard"

Drone footage starts at timestamp 00:10 (Note: we did not edit any of the audio in any of the clips. Don't blame us for shitty music!)

"A mural with the image of the Hero of Russia, Colonel Denis Ivanov, call sign “Tashkent” appeared in Tambov. He is symbolically depicted against the background of Soviet Marshal Georgy Zhukov. Since 2014, Denis served in the 2nd brigade of the People's Militia of the LPR, participated in military operations in the Lugansk People's Republic. On July 17, 2023, he died in the village of Nyrkovo in the LPR."


English Name: Angelina Vladimirovna Ivanova

Russian Name: Ангелина Владимировна Иванова

Date of Birth: January 8, 1993

Profession: Video Editor

Living in: St. Petersburg, Russia

Phone Number: +7-915-865-52-42

Social Media:, YouTube, Instagram

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English Name: Platon Denisovich Ivanov

Russian Name: Иванов Платона Денисовича

Date of Birth: February 13, 2014


English Name: Polina Denisovna Ivanova

Russian Name: Полина Денисовна Иванова

Date of Birth: April 23, 2018

Polina's birth certificate

In Lugansk, lilacs were planted on the Walk of Fame in memory of the Hero of Russia, Colonel Denis Ivanov. The legendary brigade commander with the call sign "Tashkent" died in early July. He participated in the Illegal annexation of Rubezhnoye, Lisichansk, Severodonetsk and many other settlements. And at the memorial cemetery a plaque appeared in honor of the commander. The ceremony was attended by soldiers of the 123rd brigade, the same one commanded by “Tashkent”.
Opened on November 3, 2023 in the City of Tambov on the building of the secondary school N0 22