Regiment Commander - Colonel

Unit: 1232rd Motorized Rifle Regiment (Tartastan), 3rd Army Corps, Western Military District

Cargo ID: #932

Call Sign: "Armour." (Броня)

English Name: Vladimir Gennadievich Kochetkov

Russian Name: Кочетков Владимир Геннадьевич

Date of Birth: June 29, 1971 (age: 52 years)

Place of Birth: Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia

Education: Kazan Higher Tank Command School (1990's)

Awards: Order of Courage (ph.),others under investigation

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Vladimir Kochetkov was born on June 29, 1971 in Bugulma. After graduating from school with excellent marks, he entered the Kazan Higher Tank Command Red Banner School.
With the rank of lieutenant, the Tatarstan citizen went for further service in the Trans-Baikal Military District. After many years of service, Vladimir Gennadievich retired to the reserve with the rank of colonel. During his service he was repeatedly nominated for various awards.
On September 26, 2022, Vladimir Kochetkov was called up for service as part of partial mobilization and became the commander of the Tatarstan motorized rifle regiment No. 1232. He died on August 17, 2023 while performing another combat mission. Awarded the Order of Courage.
"At the end of June, the colonel turned 52 years old. In the 1990s, he graduated from the Kazan Tank School, after many years of service he retired with the rank of lieutenant colonel. He worked as an engineer in various Kazan firms, and in the fall of 2022 he returned to the ranks of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation again - as a mobilized. On October 30, 2022, Kochetkov, while still in the regiment's deputy commander, but already with the rank of colonel, led thousands of mobilized servicemen from Tatarstan. Later he headed the division. And on August 17, during the performance of another combat mission, he died, and, as his acquaintances said, not from a fragment or bullet, but from cardiac arrest."


English Name: Marina Pashina (Kochetkova)

Russian Name: Марина Пашина (Кочеткова)

Date of Birth: April 12, 1973

Lives in: Kazan

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English Name: Yulia Kochetkova (Garipova)

Russian Name: Юлия Кочеткова(Гарипова)

Date of Birth: July 31, 1993

Education: Kazan National Research Technological University

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English Name: Ekaterina Garipova (Kochetkova)

Russian Name: Екатерина Гарипова (Кочеткова)

Date of Birth: August 1

Living in: Kazan

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A memorial plaque to special operation soldier Vladimir Kochetkov was unveiled in Bugulma
On the facade of Bugulma secondary school No. 5 with in-depth study of individual subjects, a memorial plaque was solemnly installed today to school graduate Vladimir Gennadievich Kochetkov, who died while performing his military duty in the zone of a special military operation.
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