Son of Deputy Prime Minister of the Jewish Autonomous Region, posthumously awarded the title of Hero of Russia 11:28

The son of Andrey Kovtun, Deputy Head of the Government of the Jewish Autonomous Region, was posthumously awarded the title of Hero of Russia for participating in the military operation in Ukraine. DEA News.

Reportedly, Kovtun closed the reconnaissance group with an infantry fighting vehicle, ensuring its evacuation. The ambushed soldiers managed to escape from the fire, but Kovtun himself received shrapnel wounds, from which he died in battle.

Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that he would sign a decree conferring the title of Hero of Russia to Generals Alexander Lapin and Esedulla Abachev, under whose leadership the Russian army closed the circle around Lisichansk.

The President added that he will sign the decree today.

Also the head of state presented It offers for rewards the whole army that distinguished themselves during the hostilities in the Lugansk direction.

He noted that the units participating in the “liberation” of the LPR should rest and increase their combat capabilities.

At the same time, Putin stressed that the Eastern and Western groups must carry out their tasks according to the previous plan.



Source: Gazeta

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