They don't make the list, since they didn't die as a result of invading Ukraine, but more dead Russian senior officers are always worth covering here:
In the Murmansk, Rostov regions and in Yekaterinburg, they said goodbye to the officers who died in Nagorno-Karabakh On September 29, a farewell to the servicemen who died in Nagorno-Karabakh was held in the Murmansk region. These are Captain 1st Rank Ivan Kovgan, Lieutenant Colonel of the Medical Service Alexei Oleynikov and Lieutenant Commander Mikhail Golofast.
Ivan Kovgan always interacted with the regional government, was a sympathetic person. It is important that his family is completely under guardianship, "said the head of the region, Andrei Chibis.
"A patriot, a Russian officer who gave his life for the Motherland, a faithful friend and comrade," said everyone who came to say goodbye to him.
Recall that on September 20, in Nagorno-Karabakh, near the village of Janyatag, a UAZ with Russian peacekeepers was fired upon, the servicemen who were in the car were killed.
Also on October 2, a farewell to the Russian colonel killed in Nagorno-Karabakh was held at the House of Officers in Yekaterinburg.
The 51-year-old deputy commander of the Russian group in Nagorno-Karabakh, 51-year-old Colonel Tagaymurod Garayev, who died during the shelling by the Azerbaijani military, will be brought to Yekaterinburg for farewell. In the Ural capital, the colonel served as deputy commander for military-political work in the 29th separate brigade of radiation, chemical and biological protection.
"Farewell to Colonel Karaev was held at the District House of Officers. His body was brought to Yekaterinburg. After saying goodbye, Karaev will be taken away to be buried in his homeland in Tajikistan. Although the woman with whom he has lived for the past eight years would like to bury him in Yekaterinburg, his relatives insisted on Tajikistan," a colleague of Colonel Garayev told EAN.
Tagaymurod Karaev served in the Russian army for more than 30 years, went through hot spots. In 1992 he graduated from the Humanitarian Academy of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
The shooting of Russian peacekeepers took place in Nagorno-Karabakh near the village of Janyatag on September 20. The UAZ Patriot car, in which five Russian servicemen were traveling, was shot from an ambush, after which the attackers finished off the wounded and took their personal belongings. Together with Karaev, the deputy commander of the submarine forces of the Northern Fleet, Captain First Rank Ivan Kovgan from Gadzhiyevo, was killed. In addition, Lieutenant Colonel of the Medical Service Alexei Oleynikov and Lieutenant Commander Mikhail Golofast from Severomorsk were killed. All three sailors were buried in the Murmansk region on September 29.
They said goodbye to the driver Anton Shvoren on September 29. Comrades, relatives and acquaintances came to see the man on his last journey. A terrible tragedy that claimed the lives of a 39-year-old father and husband happened on September 20 near the village of Janyatag (Chankatakh). Anton Shvoren was driving.