Photo: Alexander KOTS
We continue to present the heroes of special operation “Z”, participants in the fighting in Donbass. Soldiers, sergeants, corporals and officers who demonstrated their professional experience, character and completed combat missions. His determination, assertiveness and combat experience are highly appreciated by the Russian Ministry of Defense and the police units of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics.
Our heroes thwarted attacks and prevented nationalist counteroffensives, for which they received state awards. But they are not useful for praising. The military is confident that the enemy has no chance of success, because Donbass and Russia are fighting for a just cause.
“The Russian is distinguished by faith, loyalty and reason. All of Europe will act against Russia in vain: there you will find Thermopylae, Leonidas and his own coffin,” Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov, who did not lose a single battle, warned Russia’s enemies. And also, as if he wrote about the current members of NATO: “Whoever rakes with another’s hands will then burn his own.”
UNDER ENEMY FIRE I SAVED THE LIFE OF A SUBORDINATE
Major of the Guard Roman VASILIEV
“The Chief of Communications – Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Guard, Major Roman Vasiliev, from the first days of the special military operation in intense combat zones takes measures to ensure uninterrupted communication in the interests of the anti-aircraft missile brigade. operations. During the communications deployment, the position of one of the anti-aircraft missile batteries was attacked by enemy mortars. Roman, showing courage and bravery by retreating and changing position, despite the impact of fire, did not allow the loss of information that constituted a state secret and quickly provided first aid to a wounded subordinate, after which he organized his transfer to a field hospital. that saved his life. “The brave and professional actions of Guard Major Roman Vasiliev made it possible to quickly establish communications in a new position, transmit data about the enemy units, after which an artillery attack was carried out on the enemy positions.”
DESTROYED AN ENTIRE APU ART UNIT
Guard soldier Sergei Karapuzov
“The artillery crew, among which was the guard soldier Sergei Karapuzov, occupied a camouflaged firing position in one of the defensive lines of the Russian troops. Ukrainian militants began to shell the positions of Russian troops with mortars, supporting the advance of their assault groups. Private Karapuzov’s guard team received coordinates of enemy artillery positions from reconnaissance units. Sergei competently and quickly entered all the necessary data and fired the first shot at one of the enemy cannons. Then, receiving the coordinates of the target from the drone crew, Karapuzov quickly made adjustments, as a result of which the entire personnel of the enemy artillery unit was destroyed. Thanks to the courage and bravery of the guard soldier Sergei Karapuzov, the enemy did not manage to break through the defense of our troops and, having suffered losses, had to retreat to their original positions.”