Sergeant Alexei BELOKRYLOV and guard lieutenant Alexander BARANOV
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 Lugansk 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 and awards.
The military is sure that the enemy has no chance of success, because Donbass and Russia are fighting for a just cause.
“Truth supports only merit,” said Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov, who never lost a single battle. And he warned: “Assumptions and prejudices bother everyone.”
HE ORGANIZED THE TRANSFER OF TROOPS TO THE OTHER SHORE
Guard Lieutenant Alexander BARANOV
“A platoon of floating ferries under the command of Guards Lieutenant Alexander Baranov went on a combat mission to equip a ferry crossing one of the water barriers. Ukrainian nationalists, trying to disrupt the transfer of our troops to the other side, opened artillery and mortar fire in the area of the crossing. Despite the continuous shelling, Lieutenant Alexander Baranov continued to command the staff and did not leave the crossing site until it was completely ready, after which he organized its defense and, together with his subordinates, repelled the attacks of the enemy infantry. Thanks to the bold and decisive actions of Alexander Baranov, as well as the consistency and altruism of his subordinates, the passage of our troops to the opposite shore was ensured. For courage and heroism shown in the performance of combat missions, Guards Lieutenant Alexander Baranov was awarded the Order of Courage.
BECOME AN ANGEL SAVIOR OF THE WOUNDED
Sergeant Alexei BELOKRYLOV
“In the course of a special military operation, the squad leader, sanitary instructor sergeant Alexei Belokrylov, performed the tasks of providing medical support to a unit of the Russian Armed Forces. In fierce battles with the Ukrainian nationalists who had one of the settlements under their control, Aleksey, despite the enemy’s artillery and mortar salvoes, assessing the severity of the wounds, provided emergency assistance to our military right at the places of massive bombings. Being under heavy fire from enemy artillery and aviation, Alexei personally carried 7 wounded Russian servicemen who could not move independently of enemy fire to safety, after which he gave them first aid, which saved their lives. In addition, Sergeant Belokrylov repeatedly provided medical assistance to the wounded on the spot, therefore part of the military personnel, who received minor injuries, continued to carry out combat missions. The perseverance and professionalism of Alexei Belokrylov made it possible to ensure the fulfillment of the combat mission of defending the settlement of units of Ukrainian nationalists.