Who Was Major General Andrei Sukhovetsky? Russian Army Officer Shot Killed! Russian Army and citizens of the country are paying tribute over the death of Major General Andrei Sukhovetsky. Yes, the Major General of the Russian Army, Andrei Sukhovetsky has been killed in the war in Ukraine. He was 47-years-old. According to the sources, Sukhovetsky was the top officer in the Russian Army. Along with this, the statement was released by Russia said that around 500 soldiers of the country have been killed since the country is facing a war with neighboring Ukraine last week. With these reports, the country also shared some more official details.
As Russia said that almost 1,600 others have been injured in this war. Well, the British officials say that this is just a figure but the actual figures were likely to be higher than this. Since the news of his passing went viral on social media, many senior officers and commandants are paying tribute to him. It is really saddening to hear about the death of Major General Sukhovetsky. The sources from the military said that he was killed by a sniper. Keep reading to know more about this news.
Russia’s President, Putin confirmed in a speech that the general had been killed. The death of the Major General was confirmed by a local officer’s organization in the Krasnodar region in Southern Russia will be seen as Putin’s war efforts are not moving to plan.
Who Was Major General Andrei Sukhovetsky?
According to the sources, Andrei Sukhovetsky was the commanding general of the Russian 7th Airborne Division and a deputy commander of the 41st Combined Arms Army, and recently, the most senior Russian Army figure has been killed in the war. Being a gentleman, Maj Gen Sukhovetsky was a respected paratrooper, who practiced in missions in “Hostile territory”.
The deputy of the Combat Brotherhood Russian veterans group, Sergey Chipilev took social media and paid tribute to him. He wrote,” With great pain, we learned the tragic news of the death of our friend, Major General Andrei Sukhovetsky on the territory of Ukraine during the special operation. We express our deepest condolence to his family”.
Mr. Andrei Sukhovetsky took his graduation from the Ryazan Higher Airborne Command School in 1995. He was serving as a platoon commander before becoming chief of staff of the Guards airborne assault unit.
He had the courage to serve the nation and today, a soldier died for his country. We salute his courage and passion. The current reports of Russia which is claiming 498 soldiers of the country have been killed in Ukraine and another 1597 have been injured.