Andrei Sukhovetsky Death – Obituary, Another high-ranking Russian military leader Passed Away: Ukraine said it killed another senior Russian military leader. Russian Army Major General Vitaly Gerasimov was “eliminated” near Kharkiv, according to Ukraine’s Defense Intelligence Service.
“Another loss to the top ranks of the occupying power’s army,” the bureau wrote on its Facebook page and Twitter account. Gerasimov was killed in the fighting near Kharkiv, the command said.
According to the bureau, Gerasimov is the Russian military commander, chief of staff and first deputy commander of the 41st Army of the Russian Central Military District.
According to the bureau, he “participated in the Second Chechen War and Russian military operations in Syria”. He received the “Return to Crimea” medal.
The Russian embassy in Washington did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Last week, Russian media said another military leader was killed in the country’s war against Ukraine.
The Russian news agency reported that Andrei Sukhovitzky, deputy commander of the 41st Combined Arms Army of the Central Military Region, was killed last week.
According to Pravda, Sukhovitsky was killed in a special operation in Ukraine, his comrade-in-arms Sergei Chipilev wrote on social media.
“We are deeply saddened to learn of the tragic news of the death of our friend Major General Andrei Sukhovitsky on Ukrainian soil during the special operation. Our deepest condolences go out to his family, according to the publication,” he wrote.
According to Pravda, Sukhovitz graduated from the Ryazan Advanced Airborne Command School in 1995. “He started his career as a platoon commander and later became chief of staff of the Guards Airborne Assault, according to the Ministry of Defense website.”