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The widow of the deceased in Syria Russian army officer reported that he had killed another officer from Russia

Major Burgundy buried in Simferopol in Crimea

Photo: From family archive Burgundy / RBC

Russian major Sergei Burgundy was killed in Syria in the explosion of a missile from a U.S. anti-missile system (ATRA) in TOW. This was announced by the widow of a soldier Vitalina Burgundy with reference to the story of a colleagues husband, RBC.

“He killed two Syrians and a Russian officer, presumably from Orenburg,” – said the widow.

According to Grey, this was the second trip of her husband to Syria. The first time the Maroon went 29 Sep 2015 for 2.5 months with the amphibious reconnaissance company, which he commanded. The second trip, he went as a counselor.

According to the widow, her husband was three times presented the order of Courage: two times for Chechnya and one for the annexation of Crimea.

“For “the Crimean spring” still got major – the Minister of defence has promoted over the old merits, because the husband whole life in intelligence. After his death I was informed the team that represents the reward, but to what, nobody knows. None of the authorities; of spoke – like compensation should be, but for so many years he even for the apartment not earned,” said the woman.

She added that her husband served over 20 years in the marine corps. Major was buried in Simferopol on Saturday, April 22.

On the death of a Russian officer in the rank of major in Syria became known on April 20. In the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation information on the death of the second Russian military did not confirm.

According to the newspaper “Kommersant” on April 11, Moscow acknowledged the death of 30 soldiers in Syria. Reuters and several other media reported that the official data on losses is significantly undervalued.

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