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Monday, March 19, 2018

Killed in Syria, the Sergeant buried at home

Near Voronezh buried Anton Erygin, who was killed in the shelling by militants of the “Islamic state” in the Syrian province of HOMS. In a combat mission in Syria a 31-year-old signalman-contractor went a month ago. Erygin – representative of the whole line of soldiers in the army of his father, is now serving brother.

Awarded the Order of Courage posthumously

The coffin with the body of the Voronezh Communicator Sergeant Anton Erygin with military honors was buried at the cemetery in Certovica near Voronezh.

“As a result of attack by fighters was seriously injured Russian soldier Anton Erygin”

A farewell speech was made commander of the 20th guards combined arms army major-General Sergey Kuzovlev, reports “Interfax”. The commander noted that the Sergeant did his duty and died, acting in a complex combat situation. “He was a worthy son of his parents and a great warrior. As befits a soldier, guardsman, acted bravely in battle. For courage and bravery during combat missions Anton was awarded the Order of Courage posthumously,” said Kuzovlev.

Deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased expressed in the farewell and the mayor of Voronezh Alexander Gusev.

Before burial, a funeral service was read.

A memorial service was held in the Voronezh House of officers. To say goodbye to Anton Original came several hundred people, as relatives, friends, military, and other caring residents.

Aunt Marina Anton Belyaev told RIA “news” that he was born and raised in Voronezh. Graduated in this city the Institute of Economics, and then went to serve in the army. Upon completion of military service left to serve under contract as a communications officer. In Syria ” there is no Sergeant went on a business trip for three months in early April of this year.

According to Belyaeva, the young man died on the 7th of may. And the next day the tragedy said his mother.

Friends of the family Erigenia also told me that he called or texted from Syria almost every day. And when may 5 he didn’t call, worried relatives, said the colleague of the mother of the deceased soldier Sofia Geonova.

“I knew… his family, specifically his… a Child… Younger brother in the army – Topic. After the army, Anton three years served under the contract”, – she said and added that the place of service in Syria Anton sent a “beautiful picture”.

Details of the biography

Anton Erygin he served in the Russian army is actually several times. First served urgent in the Pskov region. Then stayed there on a contract. Then he returned to his native Voronezh, writes “Komsomolskaya Pravda – Voronezh”.

In Voronezh for some time he worked as a judge at the local competitions in Motorsport.

“It is a great misfortune for his relatives, for friends and also for our team… Because we lost a very kind, sympathetic, responsible person and judge,” – said “Газете.Ru” the representative of the Voronezh club Mikhail Noskov.

According to him, cars Erygin fond childhood. During racing Anton as a judge, or “Marshal”, was assessed competitions of different rank. The team all thought he was a kind and helpful guy.

Being a “citizen”, was fond of Erygin and climbing.

Again for military service, not as conscripts, but a contractor, he was in December last year, notes TASS. He served in Voronezh, ran the army radio station.

Trip to Syria began Erygina for a little over a month ago, April 3, and on the day after his birthday. 2 APR Sergeant turned 31.

It is important to note that the family Originy – hereditary defenders of the Motherland. His father is the Colonel of the interior Ministry, I put myself at risk, served in Chechnya. Younger brother Artem is now at the military base of Gyumri in Armenia.

Last year Anton Erygin married but to have children did not, although going.

Killed in the shelling

About the fact that Syria lost another soldier, became known yesterday.

What made the army of Syria with the help of Russian troops (infographic)”In the province of HOMS when performing tasks in support of cars of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in the result of attack by fighters was seriously injured Russian soldier Anton Erygin. The injured soldier was quickly taken to hospital, where the Russian military doctors within two days fought for the life of Anton, but to save him failed,” – said the representative of the Russian base in Syria Hamim.

“As far as I know, it happened on 5 may. Anton, along with other military “tiger” went round the cordon, put up around Palmyra. At this time, their car was shot at by fighters of the “Islamic state”. The shell hit the rear side window of the car just on the other side, where he was Anton. It very much hurt with a mixture of shell fragments and glass armored vehicles”, – on condition of anonymity, told “Komsomolskaya Pravda” one of the colleagues of the deceased.

According to him, everyone else sitting in the car received only easy contusion.

However, the RIA “Voronezh” believes Anton Erygin, who served as a signalman in Syria, was killed by a sniper’s bullet, when lay cables in newly liberated from terrorists Palmyra.

We add that it is not only the loss of Russian troops in Syria. Erygin became the ninth died.

The first was 19-year-old Vadim Kostenko. On his death it became known in late October. According to the Ministry of defence, he committed suicide due to the disorder with the girl.

In November last year, the Russian su-24 was shot down by Turkish F-16s over Syrian territory. The pilot of the su-24 Oleg Peshkov during ejection was shot from the ground by militants on the territory controlled by the Syrian Turkmens. Peshkov was posthumously awarded the title Hero of Russia.

At the same time during the RAID to rescue the pilots of the su-24 marine was killed, Alexander Pozynich. For his heroism Alexander Pozynich was posthumously awarded the Order of Courage.

Their memory was dedicated a monument in the Amur region, which had recently been desecrated by vandals.

Another loss – a Russian military Advisor Ivan Cheremisin, who was killed in Syria on February 1. His activities were connected with the training of Syrian counterparts working with Russian technology.

March 17, at the ceremony presenting state awards President Vladimir Putin revealed the name of the fifth Russian soldier who was killed during operations in Syria, Fedor Zhuravlev. He was engaged in restoring to the objectives of the strategic bombers.

On 25 March it became known that the Russian special forces officer Alexander Prokhorenko died heroically in the heart of Palmyra at the village of Tadmor. The officer “was performing a combat mission during the week, identifying the most important objects of ISIS and giving exact coordinates for strikes by Russian aircraft”.

April 12 in Syria, crashed helicopter Mi-28N “Night hunter” Russian HQs. Then, two people were killed – commander Andrew Okladnikov and Navigator Viktor Panov.

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