Who is Andrei Sukhovetsky, Russian general killed in Ukraine-Russia conflict?

Military sources claim that Russian General Andrei Sukhovetsky was killed in action by Ukrainian forces. FoxNews reports.

While his death has yet to be confirmed by the Russian Defense Ministry, the news was announced on social media by his colleague Sergey Chipilev.

Here’s what we know about the reports.

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According to reports, a Russian general died in the conflict between Ukraine and Russia

Kremlin-backed Pravda first reported the news of the death of Major General Andrei Sukhovetsky. According to the Russian publication, the senior military official was killed in action, although details are scarce at the time of writing.

Sukhovetsky’s death was confirmed by his colleague Sergey Chipilev, deputy of the Russian Combat Brotherhood veterans group. on social media.

“It is with great pain that we learned the tragic news of the death of our friend Major General Andrey Sukhovetsky on the territory of Ukraine during the special operation,” Chipilev wrote. “We offer our deepest condolences to his family.”

Who is Andrei Sukhovetsky?

Andrei Sukhovetsky graduated from the Ryazan Higher Airborne Command School in 1995, according to Pravda. He began his career as a platoon commander before moving on to become Chief of Staff for the Guards Airborne Assault Unit.

The Independent The 47-year-old is reportedly the highest-ranking military man to have died in the conflict. He previously served in Syria.

Sukhovetsky served as the commanding general of Russia’s 7th Airborne Division and deputy commander of the 41st Combined Arms Army.

The latest in the Ukraine-Russia conflict

More than 1.2 million people have fled the conflict following the Russian invasion of Ukraine that began on Thursday February 24.

In the early hours of Friday (March 4) the Russian military attacked the Zaporizhzhia power plant, the largest nuclear power plant in Europe, which caused a fire and led to fears that a nuclear catastrophe would occur.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called on Russian citizens to protest against Russia’s military seizure of the plant.

Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he had discussed the matter with Zelenskyy. He said:

“Russia must stop its attack on the power plant immediately and allow emergency services full access to the power plant.”

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