In the Russian defense Ministry confirmed information about the death of the tenth Russian soldier participating in a military operation in the Syrian Arab Republic. Sergeant Michael Charokopos was mortally wounded in the Syrian province of Aleppo in the first half of may.
As explained in the press service and information of the Russian defense Ministry, the deceased was 35 years, he served as a gunner in the 35th army under the contract. A trip to the SAR, he went in April 2016, and a month of military service he was wounded in Aleppo.
The doctors fought for the life of Charokopos about a month immediately after being wounded, he was taken by a special plane of the Russian defense Ministry in the Main military clinical Burdenko hospital in Moscow, – however, to save the soldier failed.
“On 7 June in a military hospital in Moscow, died from wounds received during the shelling of the motorcade of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria, Sergeant Michael Charokopos… the Best… the doctors fought for his life, but the wound was fatal… the Command he presented the order of Courage posthumously” – quotes the message of the defense Ministry RIA Novosti.
The soldier was buried in his homeland in the Amur region. He told local TV channel “the Cupid” the victim’s father, Gennady Charokopos, her son’s body was brought from Moscow by a special plane Il-76.
“The plane was met with full honors, the honor guard had about 80 people,” he said.
The defense Ministry released a video of air strikes on the firing position rocket artillery units of the Islamic state terrorists in Idlib province. In the result the point of impact there was a fire equipment and detonation of ammunition.