Senior Sergeant Magomed Ismailov and Lieutenant Sergei Voronin
We continue to acquaint you with the heroes of the special operation “Z” – participants in the hostilities in the Donbass. Soldiers, sergeants, corporals, and officers who demonstrated their professional experience, character, and completed combat missions. His determination, assertiveness and combat experience in the Ministry of Defense of Russia, in the police units of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, receive the highest marks.
Our heroes thwarted the attacks and prevented the counter-offensive of the nationalists, for which they received state awards. But they do not serve for the sake of praise. The military is sure that the enemy has no chance of success, because Donbass and Russia are fighting for a just cause.
“He who is brave is alive. Who dared? He is complete. Whoever is afraid is half beaten, ”said Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov, who did not lose a single battle. And he repeated to the soldiers: “Don’t be afraid of death, then you will probably win. Two deaths cannot occur, but one cannot be avoided.
HIT WITH PRECISION AVOIDING THE ENEMY
Lieutenant Sergei Voronin
“Self-propelled howitzer artillery platoon under the command of Lieutenant Sergei Voronin carried out a combat artillery support mission for Russian motorized rifle units on an important line of defense. The enemy, with superior forces, tried to dislodge our troops from the occupied lines. Supported by artillery and mortars, the Ukrainian nationalists attacked Russian positions with infantry forces reinforced with tanks and infantry fighting vehicles. Under fire from Ukrainian nationalists, Voronin ensured the continuous combat work of his self-propelled artillery platoon, as well as interaction and coordination with other Russian artillery units. Having received the task to destroy and the coordinates of the enemy targets, the howitzer artillery battalion opened fire on the enemy. During the performance of the combat mission, Voronin correctly determined the aiming points, transmitted the coordinates of the enemy with impeccable accuracy, anticipating the enemy in time. As a result of the fire of the Russian artillery unit, a militant motorized infantry squad, two foreign-made armored fighting vehicles were destroyed and an enemy field ammunition depot was hit. Thanks to the skillful leadership of the entrusted unit, the professionalism and courage of Lieutenant Sergei Voronin, as well as the coordinated actions of his subordinates, the enemy attack was thwarted, serious damage was inflicted on the Ukrainian militants, and their troops were forced back to their original positions.
SUPPORT THE INFANTRY WITH A ROCKET
Senior Sergeant Magomed Ismailov
“Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) combat vehicle commander Senior Sergeant Magomed Ismailov, defending a strategically important settlement, conducted combat missions as part of a rocket artillery battalion for artillery support and cover for Russian motorized rifle units. Being on the combat contact line, being subjected to artillery and mortar fire from Ukrainian nationalists, Senior Sergeant Ismailov timely detected the advance of militant personnel, vehicles and armored vehicles in the direction of Russian positions. Having reported to the higher commander about the movement of the enemy and having received an order to destroy it, Magomed quickly determined the range of fire missions and the general order of fire engagement of the nationalists, taking into account the possible variant of their actions. he, he unequivocally decided the order of firing and the engagement of the targets and engaged them with directed artillery fire. Thanks to the professional skills of Ismailov, as well as the teamwork of the crew, an infantry fighting vehicle, an armored car and as many as ten nationalists were destroyed. Having hit the enemy’s armored vehicles and infantry, Ismailov quickly led the combat vehicle out of the zone of enemy artillery fire into a safe area.
The professional and selfless actions of Senior Sergeant Magomed Ismailov thwarted the attack of the militants, the enemy was detected in a timely manner and suffered significant losses in manpower and armored vehicles. The settlement remained under the control of Russian units.