As reported by “the Courier-environment”, Thursday, January 4, Berdsk buried Lieutenant Colonel Valery Matveev. He was a native Benjamin, he served in the regiment, which was transferred from Berdsk after the dissolution of the Ob. In this case, before his trip to Syria, he lived in Berdsk with the family.
The deceased 45-year-old officer is survived by his mother, wife and three children.
The second pilot, major Artem Kulish, also on Thursday, was buried in the city of Pugachev Saratov region.