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As a result of the attack on Crocus City Hall, a GRU colonel was killed

As a result of the attack on Crocus City Hall, Russian army colonel Timur Myasnikov was killed. He came to Moscow from the war in Ukraine to meet his family, received several bullet wounds and died in hospital. About it reported in VK, the head of the Samara branch of the “Officers of Russia” organization, Artur Malivanchuk.

According to Malivanchuk, Myasnikov served in the General Staff and in the 3rd separate special forces brigade. This is an army special forces based in Tolyatti, it belongs to Russian military intelligence. The unit has been involved in the war in Ukraine since at least 2015. It follows from the post that the GRU special forces are the colonel’s last duty station.

The man killed had been fighting in Ukraine for at least the last two years, Malivanchuk said, and he had also participated in Russian operations in Kosovo and Tajikistan.

According to the latest data, 143 people became victims of the attack on Crocus City Hall. A criminal case has been opened in Russia regarding a terrorist attack. Eight people were arrested on charges of preparing the attack and executing it.

Myasnikov was listed in the list compiled by the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations of those wounded as a result of the attack on Crocus. Mediazona drew attention to Malivanchuk’s publication and the telegram channel of graduates of Suvorov military schools.

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