Ukrainian defenders eliminated the Russian top colonel Yevgeny Vashunin, who commanded the "Leningrad Regiment"
The Armed Forces of Ukraine eliminated the Russian colonel-commander of the "Leningrad Regiment"
This is reported by the Russian channel "Fontanka" in Telegram, with reference to the head of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg Oleksandr Bielskyi.
According to his words, Vashunin was mortally wounded on July 14, when he and his squad tried to help the Storm's occupants who were surrounded.
He claims that the leader of the occupiers with a support group came forward to meet the squad. Their movement was noticed by the Ukrainian military and a battle began. During the clash, Colonel Vashunin was "cut off from his fellow soldiers" and seriously wounded. He died.
"Fontanka" adds that the "Leningrad regiment" was formed mainly from St. Petersburg mobilized.
Corresponding information has already been confirmed by journalist Denys Kazanskyi.
We will remind you that today, July 11, in the Berdyansk region, Russian Lieutenant General Oleh Tsokov was killed .
The next evening, it became known about the murder of the commander of the Krasnodar submarine, Stanislav Rzytskyi . According to the mass media, around 8 am, an unknown person ambushed him near the Olymp sports complex in Krasnodar and shot him dead.
Rzytsky could have been involved in the July 2022 rocket attack on Vinnytsia, which killed at least 27 people .