Chelyabinsk commandos received state awards

  • Press and Information Office of the Interior Ministry.
  • Press and Information Office of the Interior Ministry.

The commander of the Ural Regional Command of Internal Troops of Russian Lieutenant General Alexander Poryadin and Chelyabinsk Region Governor Mikhail Yurevich presented state awards Chelyabinsk military special forces.

This was reported Press Service Ural regional command of internal troops of the Russian Interior Ministry.

  • Press and Information Office of the Interior Ministry.
  • Press and Information Office of the Interior Ministry.

Awarded the Order of Courage Ensign Jamil Ishembetov, Marat Zhapaspaev sergeant, corporal and a soldier Nikolai Gorbachev Ravil Fakhretdinov. Medal "For Courage" was awarded a warrant officer Sergei Tretyakov. Sergeant Denis Kozlov, Junior Sergeant Eugene Malov, Lance Corporal Artem Sadchikov awarded the Order of Courage (posthumously). Awards deposited their parents.

 

In January 2012, during a reconnaissance and search operations units of internal troops of the Russian Interior Ministry found carefully masked gunmen base and entered with them into battle. Bandits have repeatedly tried to break through battle lines commandos.

At a critical moment in the battle, when the fire fighters was particularly dense, shrapnel wounds received several commandos. Fighters of continued fighting. Covering fire, some assisted the wounded, others were aimed fire on fleeing militants. Bandit group was destroyed, but the four men were killed.

Eugene Epov awarded the title of Hero of Russia (posthumously). In August 2012 the Star of the Hero of Russia Artem Katunkinu ensign, destroyed in that battle three militants, presented by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

In November last year in Moscow in the Main Command of Russian Interior Ministry troops have received the Order of Courage Major Vladimir Trushkin, Sergeant Eugene Jachin, corporals Andrew Teriokhin and Yuri Zhuravlev.

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