SARATOV, April 24 – RIA Novosti. Rais Buranov, a serviceman from the Saratov region, died during a special military operation in Ukraine, he was awarded the Order of Courage posthumously, the administration of the Soviet district of the region reported.
“During a special operation aimed at protecting the civilian population of the Donetsk and Lugansk republics, our fellow countryman Rais Izmailovich Buranov died … He served as a grenade launcher in the motorized rifle squad of the motorized rifle company of the motorized rifle battalion of the 163rd Guards Tank Regiment of the 150th Motorized Rifle Division of the 8th Combined Arms Army of the Southern Military District. He honorably and “He was faithful to his oath with dignity to the end and died in the line of military duty. For us, Rais will always remain an example of courage and heroism, a true defender of the Fatherland … He was awarded the Order of Courage posthumously,” the message says.
April 21, 13:41
The relatives of the officer Zorin who died in Ukraine were awarded the star of the Hero of Russia
It is noted that the 19-year-old soldier grew up in a large family in the regional center of Stepnoye, was a graduate of the cadet-Cossack class of the local school No. 1 and the boxing section of the sports school, studied at a branch of the Engels Mechanical and Technological College.
The district administration expressed its condolences to the families and friends of the deceased.
© Photo: Administration of the Soviet District of the Saratov RegionSoldier from the Saratov Region Rais Buranov
© Photo: Administration of the Soviet district of the Saratov region
A serviceman from the Saratov region Rais Buranov
Russia launched a military operation in Ukraine on February 24. President Vladimir Putin called its goal “the protection of people who have been subjected to bullying and genocide by the Kyiv regime for eight years.” For this, according to him, it is planned to carry out “demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine”, to bring to justice all war criminals responsible for “bloody crimes against civilians” in Donbass. According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, as of March 25, the main tasks of the first stage were completed – they significantly reduced the combat potential of Ukraine. The main goal in the Russian military department was called the liberation of Donbass. On April 19, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced the start of the next phase of the special operation.
Translation by RJ983
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