Moscow confirmed the death of an officer in Syria
Photo: Russian defense Ministry the Russian defense Ministry confirmed the death of the officer in Syria
Russian military Advisor killed in an attack by gunmen on a military garrison of government troops.
In the defense Ministry confirmed the death of military adviser Sergei Burgundy.
Earlier, Reuters reported the death of the Russian major Burgundy in Syria. The Agency, in atom referred to his former colleague. According to him, killed another soldier.
It is reported that the soldier was part of a group of Russian military advisors, carrying out the task of training one of the divisions of Syrian troops.
“During the attack by militants of a Russian officer organized actions of Syrian troops, not allowing a breakthrough of terrorists in the residential town of”, – said the Russian defense Ministry.
At the same time, the Russian defense Ministry said that reports of the death in Syria two Russian soldiers are another misinformation .
“Distributed by the British Agency Reuters the rumors about the death in Syria two Russian soldiers are another misinformation, not the truth”, – stated in the message of the defense Department.
Last week, Russia confirmed the death of two more soldiers in Syria. At the same time, according to Reuters, the death toll of the Russian military since the end of January 2017 year reached 21.
Recall that recently it was reported the deaths of two Russian contractors in Syria – Alexei Safonov and Vladimir Plucinska.
Also note that at the beginning of March, the defense Ministry officially acknowledged the death of 27 Russian military in Syria.