The governor of St. Petersburg confirmed that an additional Russian common has been killed amid the invasion of Ukraine, honoring him in a ceremony on Saturday, Russian media documented.
The deputy commander of the 8th Military, Maj. Gen. Vladimir Petrovich Frolov, died when combating versus Ukraine, Russian information outlets noted, citing St. Petersburg’s administration’s press support.
“Today we say goodbye to a serious hero. Vladimir Petrovich Frolov died a heroic dying in battle with Ukrainian nationalists,” Governor Alexander Beglov said, Russian state news company Tass reported, citing the press assistance.
“He sacrificed his life so that young children, gals and the elderly in the Donbas would no for a longer period listen to bomb explosions. To halt waiting around for dying and leaving home , to say goodbye as if it have been the last time.”
The governor called Frolov a “true patriot” and “brave,” adding he “fulfilled his military and human obligation,” according to St. Petersburg on the internet newspaper Fontanka.
Quite a few other Russian generals and major military services staff have reportedly been killed midst Russia’s ongoing invasion towards its neighbor, like deputy commander of the 41st Mixed Arms Army of the Central Military services District Andrei Sukhovetsky Maj. Gen. Vitaly Gerasimov, Lt. Gen Yakov Rezantsev and Col. Sergei Sukharev, commander of the elite 331st Guards Airborne Regiment.
Russia, unsuccessful in its preliminary tries to seize Kyiv, is now readying alone for a renewed offensive in Ukraine’s jap Donbas area.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned in an interview with Ukrainian media that negotiations in between Russia and Ukraine could sunset if Russia kills the remaining Ukrainian forces in Mariupol.