Russian soldier Mikhail Charokopos, who was wounded in Syria, died from wounds in a hospital in Moscow, said the Russian defense Ministry. Voennoslujashi posthumously presented to the courage award.
According to the Ministry, Sergeant Charokopos was wounded in early may in Aleppo, Syria, during the shelling of the motorcade of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria. He died on 7 June in the Main military clinical hospital im. N. N. Burdenko.
“The best doctors of the Main military clinical hospital. N. N. Burdenko fought for his life, but the wound was incompatible with life. Soldier buried with honors at home in Amur region”, — reported the Ministry of defense (quoted by “Interfax”).
Earlier, on 16 June, on the death of Junior Sergeant Mikhail Charokopos said the state broadcasting company “Cupid”. According to relatives, who were interviewed by the TV channel, Charokopos served under contract in 35-th combined arms army as a gunner.
Earlier, the Russian government confirmed the death of nine Russian soldiers in the Syrian operation.