Relatives and friends, the hero of Russia Alexander Kolesov, as well as the head of Yakutia Aisen Nikolaev personally came to greet the brave tankers.
“For many people, they have become a true example of courage, courage and incomparable devotion to their Motherland. And I was proud to personally shake their hands and congratulate them on the well-deserved award. Our heroes are happy to return to their their republic after a long separation,” Aisen Nikolaev wrote on his Telegram channel.
Recall that Aleksey Neustroev from the Ust-Aldan region and Filipp Evseev from the Suntar region, together with their comrades, repelled an attack by an armored group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The Russian Alyosha tank single-handedly hit two enemy tanks and eight armored vehicles.